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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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Momentum Aeronautics has Completed a Wheel and Brake Installation STC for the Pilatus PC-7

Momentum Aeronautics completes wheel and brake installation STC for Pilatus PC-7 Supports Parker Hannifin Corp. with engineering and project completion services Lake Elmo, MN (21D), March 20, 2018 – Momentum recently completed an aircraft Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) project for Parker Hannifin Corp. Aircraft Wheel and Brake Division through the FAA Chicago Aircraft Certification Office (ACO). […]

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Help wanted: Experienced air traffic controllers

MARCH 16, 2018 BY GENERAL AVIATION NEWS STAFF The FAA is hiring experienced air traffic controllers to work in facilities throughout the country — and specifically for the facility that handles the busy New York area airspace. The agency will accept applications March 19 to March 26, 2018, from experienced candidates to fill slots at the New […]

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Vulcanair Selects Hartzell Prop for V1.0

Piqua, Ohio, March 12, 2018 – Vulcanair Aircraft has selected Hartzell Propeller’s two-blade aluminum constant speed propeller for its new single-engine V1.0 four-seat utility aircraft. The recently certificated V1.0 is powered by a single 180 hp Lycoming IO-360-M1A engine matched with a Hartzell prop that has been specifically designed for Lycoming’s undamped four-cylinder engines. “Vulcanair picked the 74-inch […]

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Garmin® Announces New 2018 Classroom Pilot Training Classes

Garmin is pleased to announce expanded pilot training opportunities for 2018 to include additional classes throughout the United States. Instructor-led training classes are available for the GTN 650/750 touchscreen navigator series, the G500/G600 glass flight display systems, and all Garmin Integrated Flight Decks. Supplemental eLearning opportunities are also available, and additional training for the G500 […]

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AOPA and Stallion 51 Help Get Pilots Flying Again

(KISSIMMEE, Fla.) – January 23, 2018 – AOPA Rusty Pilots Seminar is coming to Stallion 51 Flight Ops at the Kissimmee Gateway Airport (KISM) March 3, 2018. There are more than 500,000 pilots who have taken a little breather from flying. The good news is that through AOPA ‘s Rusty Pilot seminars it is easy […]

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Stallion 51’s Lee Lauderback wins International Council of Air Shows highest honor.

(KISSIMMEE, Fla.) – 2017 has been a stellar year for Stallion 51 Corporation filled full of adventure, awards and anniversaries. To cap off this amazing year, Stallion 51’s founder and chief pilot, Lee Lauderback was just named the recipient of the 2017 International Council of Air Shows (ICAS) Sword of Excellence. “The Sword” is considered […]

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Tecnam Selects TKS Ice Protection System for P2012 Traveller

Tecnam today announced it has selected CAV Ice Protection to provide the TKS Ice Protection System and support services for the twin-piston Tecnam P2012 Traveller aircraft. CAV Ice Protection thoroughly tested the TKS Ice Protection System in an icing wind tunnel at the latest certification levels for planes flying in known icing conditions. A total […]

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AeroShells Aerobatic Team Member Gene McNeely Retires After 24 Years.

AeroShell Aerobatic Slot Flyer McNeely Retires

As the 2017 Stuart Air Show closed at Witham Field in Florida on November 5th, aviation enthusiasts bid a fond farewell to AeroShell Aerobatic Team member, Gene McNeely, who retired after 24 years of service with the team. Fans will likely remember McNeely for his years of flying the ‘slot’ position for the AeroShell Aerobatic […]

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Improved Insulate Covers from Bruce’s Custom Covers

MORGAN HILL, CALIFORNIA, NOVEMBER 2, 2017 – Bruce’s Custom Covers announced today their new and improved insulated covers for aircraft engines. Insulated covers from Bruce’s are constructed using 3M Thinsulate for superior heat retention and WeatherMax performance fabric for maximum durability. Bruce’s engine covers come with many customization features specific to each aircraft application. Bruce’s […]

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Aviation Explorers Launches Youth Representatives Program

Two Aviation Explorers have been selected for the first Aviation Explorers Youth Representative program. Yoni Butbul of Skokie, Illinois, and Megan Ryan of Valley Falls, Kansas, were elected to this one-year position by their fellow Explorers who took part at the Aviation Exploration Base at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017. Aviation Exploring is a nationwide, hands-on […]

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DeLand Showcase 2017 Remains True to Mission, Vision

EAA Workshops offered on-site, sponsored by Aircraft Spruce The 2nd annual DeLand Sport Aviation Showcase will take place November 2-4, 2017 and will mimic the inaugural show in design, layout, daily schedule, and hospitality. But most important, the mission and vision will remain the same: Committed to Sport Aviation. Held at DeLand (Florida) Municipal Airport […]

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The Salvation Army Responds to Catastrophic Flooding

The Salvation Army is responding to the catastrophic flooding in the Houston area and providing relief to first responders and survivors. Since Hurricane Harvey will likely impact more people than Hurricane Katrina, The Salvation Army is establishing multiple staging areas throughout Texas including San Antonio,Victoria, Arlington and Houston to coordinate relief efforts. The Salvation Army’s […]

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Global Parts offers $1000 off on DU-870 Display Units

Global Parts is offering $1000 off on their DU-870 for a limited time on their website. go to GLOBALPARTS.aero to check out this amazing deal and many more!    The Honeywell DU-870 is a display unit that features a large 8″ x 7″ display area with 16-color display, high resolution CRT and symbol generator integrated into […]

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Superior Air Parts Makes “Engine Management 101” Available as a Free Flip-Book Download

Anyone who wants to learn how to operate their aircraft’s engine for greater efficiency and longer life can request a copy of Engine Management 101, by sending an email to: EngineManagement101@SuperiorAirParts.com Coppell, TX (August 15, 2017) — Scott Hayes, VP, Sales and Marketing for Superior Air Parts, Inc., announced today that the company is making […]

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FAA Recognizes West Star Aviation’s Dave Girard

West Star Aviation’s Dave Girard Receives the Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Award East Alton, IL, August 8, 2017- West Star Aviation is pleased to announce Dave Girard received the Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Award for 50 years as a mechanic. The Charles Taylor Master Mechanic award is an honor presented by the FAA and recognizes […]

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Celebrating 50 Years of “Making Flying More Affordable”

SUPERIOR AIR PARTS WILL BE CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF “MAKING FLYING MORE AFFORDABLE” DURING OSHKOSH AIRVENTURE 2017 As part of the celebration, Superior will be giving copies of Bill Ross’ new book “Engine Management 101” to everyone who attends one of the company’s 15 educational forums. Coppell, TX, (July 17, 2017) — Keith Chatten, CEO […]

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Memorial Phantom F-4 Fighter Jet Moved by Crane

We Rise by Lifting Others: Dawes Crane Moves Memorial Phantom F-4 Jet Fighter June 27, 2017—A crane operator from Dawes Rigging & Crane Rental maneuvered the Link-Belt crane into place. The weight of the plane was transferred from its display pedestal to the crane’s extended boom. The pedestal’s bolts were released one by one. With […]

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Southwest Region’s Col. Mark Smith Named CAP’s Next CEO/National Commander

New Top Senior Leader Will Assume Command at 2017 National Conference in San Antonio Col. Mark Smith has been selected as Civil Air Patrol’s next chief executive officer and national commander by the organization’s Board of Governors. A change of command ceremony with Maj. Gen. Joe Vazquez, current CEO/national commander, will be held during CAP’s […]

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Airforms, Inc. Awarded EASA STC Approval For Installation of High Strength Wheel Hardware on C208/208B Main Wheels

  WASILLA, ALASKA, 16-June-17– Airforms, Inc. is pleased to announce it has received EASA Approval for a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) that allows the replacement of the standard AN5 wheel bolts and hardware on Caravan main wheels with high strength Mil-Spec bolts and hardware.  The EASA STC Number is 10062054. “We have received numerous requests […]

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