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Champion Aerospace

Champion Aerospace Achieves UTC Supplier Gold Status

LIBERTY, SC – Champion Aerospace is proud to announce that UTC has recognized their superior performance by awarding Champion the UTC Supplier Gold status. UTC’s Supplier Gold program is a recognition program established to acknowledge superior performance over a 12 month period. According to Maria Valerio, VP, Supply Management, Pratt & Whitney, “Champion’s performance in the […]

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The Estate of Mike Shaver to be Auctioned

Estate of Mike Shaver ABSOLUTE AUCTION, Saturday, May 19, 2018 beginning at 9:30 A.M. (PDT). 21010 Woodside Way, Groveland, California 95321. Auction comprised of aircraft projects including Waco, Stinson, Monocoupe and Piper models. Also available Aircraft tug, Vehicles, Forklift, Tools and more. Open house and pre-registration will take place on Friday, May 18, 2018 from […]

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Hartzell Engine Technologies Completes New Websites

Hartzell Engine Technologies Completes New Corporate and Product Line Websites as Part of Overall Corporate Rebranding Effort The company has launched new websites for AeroForce turbochargers, Plane-Power alternators, Sky-Tec starters, Janitrol Aero cabin heaters and Fuelcraft fuel pumps. Montgomery, AL (April 30, 2018) — Keith Bagley, president of Hartzell Engine Technologies (HET), announced today that […]

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Liaison Brief Newletter from American Legend Aircraft Company

Newsletter of American Legend Aircraft Company LEGEND LIAISON BRIEF ISSUE NO. 42, DATE: 2 MAY 2018 REAL|NEWS The Legend FloatCub is an Amphibious Airplane When the headline “Amphibious pitcher makes debut” rolled off the presses it was immediately recognized by many for the mistake it was. On the other hand (pun intended), when American Legend […]

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Shell Aviation Recognized as “Best Brand” by Aerokurier

London, 2 May 2018: For the second time in four years, Shell Aviation has been voted the ‘Best Aviation Fuels and Lubricant Brand’ by the readers of aviation magazine, Aerokurier. In the survey, Shell Aviation came first in the ‘Aviation Fuels and Lubricants’ category receiving 37.5% of the votes cast. The selection criterion is based […]

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Aviation journalist Richard L. Collins

Aviation Legend Richard L. Collins Passes Away

The aviation journalism giant wrote for 60 years about the wonders, risks and technologies of an ever-changing aviation world like no one before or after. Here’s just a snapshot of what he meant to aviation. Aviation journalist extraordinaire Richard L. Collins has passed away. Covering general aviation for more than 60 years, it’s fair to […]

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Spruce Super Sale Dates Announced

  Spruce Super Sale     Come join the fun and get a chance to win big prizes   This is the time of year when we go all out by offering spectacular discounts on our most popular products and provide a chance for our loyal customers to meet out vendors.   EAST SUPER SALE […]

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FAA Approval for the Garmin GFC 600 in the Baron 58 and Cessna 340

Garmin receives approval for the GFC 600 autopilot in the Baron 58 and Cessna 340 aircraft models April 26, 2018 – Garmin is pleased to announce it has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for the GFC 600 autopilot for the Baron 58/58A (1984 model year or later) and Cessna 340/340A aircraft. […]

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Avemco Exec Named Chair of Women in Aviation International

April 26, 2018 — Avemco Insurance Company Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Marci Veronie has been elected as the new board chair of the world’s foremost organization promoting the involvement and advancement of women in the fields of aviation and aerospace: Women in Aviation International (WAI). Veronie has served on the WAI Board of […]

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Sun 'n Fun

Sun sets on Knight’s days as chairman of SUN ‘n FUN

APRIL 25, 2018 BY JONI M. FISHER LEAVE A COMMENT When SUN ’n FUN closed on Sunday, April 16, 2018, Chairman of the Board Bob Knight stepped down as the point man of the organization after serving for six and a half years. While this was his last fly-in as chairman, he will remain on the SUN ’n FUN board. […]

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HAI President’s Message

Vietnam Pilots and Crew Members Come Home Every once in a while, you have a perfect day. Not often, but when you do, it is something to behold. I was lucky enough to have such a day recently. It was at the dedication of a memorial at Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, D.C. The monument […]

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Avemco Continues Support of the FAA WINGS-Pilot Proficiency Program

April 19, 2018— Avemco Insurance Company and the FAA Safety Team (FAASTeam) recently executed a new Letter of Understating (LOU) that will continue their partnership in promoting aviation safety awareness and training to all airmen and industry service providers. In addition to other recognized safety-based aviation initiatives highlighted in the newly signed LOU, Avemco® will […]

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This recently restored Junkers monoplane was one of the earliest practical "Executive" transports.

Trade-A-Plane joins Companies from Around the Globe at AERO Friedrichshafen

The 2018 edition of AERO Friedrichshafen is underway with sunny skies, strong crowds and over 600 exhibitors. Companies from all over the world gather in the beautiful Bodensee region to display their wares and make new contacts. Friedrichshafen has a great aviation tradition that dates back to the earliest days of flight. Count Zeppelin (Graf Zeppelin) built […]

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Garmin Announces the G1000 NXi Upgrade for the Phenom 100/300 Business Jets

April 6, 2018— Garmin is pleased to announce another addition to its portfolio of G1000 NXi integrated flight deck upgrades to now include the Embraer Phenom 100 and Phenom 300 equipped with the Prodigy Flight Deck. Significant performance enhancements accompany unique features such as SurfaceWatch, visual approaches, geographical map overlay within the HSI and more. […]

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Since the Weitman’s purchased their Oregon hangar home in 2007, it has become a personal art project, both inside and out.  Jim and Star Weitman share the skies in their 1946 Cessna 140 and love their Schweiss bifold door.

Schweiss Doors Completes Hangar Renovation with Polycarbonate Panels

Polycarbonate clad bifold door gives hangar exclusive look Schweiss Doors renovation offers appearance that appeals to homeowners FAIRFAX, Minn., April 2, 2018 – With a decorative star and patriotic blue front, it leads one to believe the home may be owned by Captain America. Jim Weitman of Weitman Excavation in Sherwood, Ore., along with his […]

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Aircraft Accessories Celebrates Golden Birthday

Since 1959, we have “Created goodwill by doing good work” – a saying from our late founder B. H. “Pop” Popplewell. Aircraft Accessories is expanding its operations by 2,800 square feet at its current location complete with a new customer lobby, inventory management system, and two quality control inspection areas. We now have capabilities for […]

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Lycoming

Meet the Lycoming Team at Sun ‘n Fun 2018

Lycoming Announces SUN ‘n FUN Activities Lakeland, FL – 9 April 2018 – Lycoming Engines, an operating division of Avco Corporation, is pleased to announce its 2018 SUN ‘n FUN activities. Visit the Lycoming booth D-041-042 to view our display engine and genuine Lycoming parts, learn the latest Lycoming news, and meet members of the […]

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STC for Piper Turbo Lance/Saratoga in March.

Hartzell Display New Propeller Technologies at Sun ‘n Fun, AERO

  Piqua, Ohio, April 4, 2018 – Hartzell Propeller will exhibit its next generation prop technologies at the SUN n’ FUN International Fly-in and Expo April 10-15 and at AERO Friedrichshafen, April 18-21. Hartzell’s substantial investment in innovative technologies is being recognized and leveraged by new aircraft manufacturers and by after-market STC (Supplemental Type Certificate) […]

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Airforms, Inc. Awarded New FAA STC Approval

  Airforms, Inc. awarded new FAA STC approval Cessna 208/208B Passenger Airstair Step WASILLA, ALASKA, 5-April-2018 – Adding to their growing list of FAA Approved products available in support of the world’s Cessna Caravan fleets, Airforms, Inc. has announced FAA STC approval for part number AF2617076-1.  This component is a step approved to replace any […]

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Trade-A-Plane’s 7 Tips for Buying Used Aircraft

We have gathered some tips to share for buying a used aircraft. Special thanks to Brian and our friends at NAAA for some of the content. Are you in the market for an aircraft?  View our current listings online.  You can also find a licensed mechanic as well as a profession aircraft appraiser through Trade-A-Plane. Find your next used aircraft on […]

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