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Flying Musicians Awards FMA Solo Scholarship

July 1, 2015: Fort Worth, TX: The Flying Musicians Association has selected the very first FMA Solo Program Scholarship winner. The selection process was very difficult due to the high quality of so many high-quality nominees.   Five finalists, from Florida, Texas (2), Georgia, and Illinois were selected from nominations received from band directors across […]

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CUBCRAFTERS ANNOUNCES CARBON CUB FX BUILDER ASSIST PROGRAM

Yakima, Washington – June 22, 2015: Backcountry aircraft manufacturer CubCrafters has announced a new program designed to engage airplane buyers more intimately with their purchase. Carbon Cub FX Builder Assist immerses new owners in the construction of the aluminum, steel and composite parts that make up the Carbon Cub, allowing the customer to know their […]

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FMA Solo Program Update

The success of the FMA Solo program has been phenomenal.  We are receiving enormous media attention including a full page ad in the June edition of Aviators Hot Line, received educational and promotional gifts from AOPA, Avemco and Gleim, four learn to fly courses from Sporty’s Pilot Shop and ONE fully funded scholarship thanks to […]

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Corporate Angel Network Flies 48,000th Cancer Patient

White Plains, NY–Corporate Angel Network arranged its 48,000th cancer patient flight on June 11, 2015.  Onboard was 48 year old colon cancer patient James Etherton accompanied by his wife Tammy.  A Cessna Citation belonging to Blue Beacon International, Inc., flew them from treatment at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City to their […]

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Garmin® Introduces Stylish Aviator Watch With Sophisticated Aviation Features D2™ Bravo Combines Innovation with Advanced Worldwide In-Flight Navigation Functionality

OLATHE, Kan. /June 16, 2015/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today introduced D2 Bravo, a next-generation aviator watch that combines practical functionality and sophisticated design to bring pilots and aviation enthusiasts a premium GPS watch. D2 Bravo incorporates Garmin’s signature direct-to and nearest airport navigation features, complete with […]

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CUBCRAFTERS INTRODUCES NEW CARBON CUB EX-2

  Yakima, Washington – April 21, 2015: Backcountry aircraft manufacturer CubCrafters has announced an upgrade of its kit aircraft based on the popular Carbon Cub. The new Carbon Cub EX-2 improves on the Company’s Carbon Cub EX, an Experimental Amateur Built (E-AB) kit that features a lightweight airframe and powerful engine that provide formidable off-airport […]

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Virginia Aviation Council Refocuses Annual Fly‐In

The Virginia Regional Festival of Flight, an annual Fly-In held at Suffolk Executive Airport each spring, will not be held this year so that exciting reorganizational plans can be initiated to improve and expand the event for 2016.   After 17 years of successfully sponsoring the Virginia Regional Festival of Flight, the Virginia Aviation Council […]

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Paul and Shery Loewen, Owners of Lake Aero Styling & Repair, Are Very Pleased to Announce That a New Service Manager Has Joined the LASAR Team.

Lake Aero Styling & Repair “LASAR” “Serving your aviation needs since 1975” www.lasar.com November 26, 2014 Kyle Kennedy comes to us from Montana with his A&P and IA licenses and with much experience in maintaining small airplanes.   He has a background in piston and turbine aircraft, and he has worked on the King Air, Lear, […]

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INDUSTRY-FIRST AUTOMATED RNP AR NAVDATA VALIDATION SERVICE INTRODUCED

  OLATHE, KS. & ENGLEWOOD, COLO., OCTOBER 14, 2014 – Garmin International Inc. and Jeppesen, a part of Boeing Commercial Aviation Services, today introduced the RNP AR NavData Service, a new tool for pilots utilizing Required Navigation Performance – Authorization Required (RNP AR) procedures. The new service automates time-consuming data validation processes that are required […]

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Continental Motors Group Signs Aerodynamics Malaga SL of Spain to 16 Plane Diesel Engine Upgrade

St. Egidien, Germany on September 2, 2014 - Continental Motors Group, Ltd announced today that Aerodynamics Malaga S.L. (Aerodynamics), a leading Spanish flight training school, will retrofit sixteen aircraft with the state-of-the-art Continental Diesel jet fuel piston engine. Aerodynamics is an EASA ATO and Part 145 maintenance organization based in Malaga, Spain. They operate a fleet of […]

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AeroShell Team to be Inducted Into ICAS Foundation Airshow Hall of Fame

AeroShell Team Will Join All - Time Great Airshow Legends 21 August, 2014 The International Council of Air Shows (ICAS) Foundation announced today that it has inducted three new members into its Air Show Hall of Fame. Gene Soucy, Chuck Newcomb, and the AeroShell Aerobatic Team will be recognized at the ICAS Chairman's Banquet on […]

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Ray Johnson’s Stearman aircraft featured on the cover of Trade-A-Plane publication

Ray Johnson of Buffalo is very proud of his meticulously restored 1943 Boeing Stearman, Model E75N1 (most commonly just referred to as a Stearman) and he now has another feather in his cap because he and his airplane were the cover photo on the First July Issue of the internationally known aviation marketing publication called […]

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AERO ASIA to Be Held for the First Time in Zhuhai, China, in October 2015

Friedrichshafen – The AERO is landing in China: The organizer of Airshow China, Zhuhai Airshow Co., Ltd., and Messe Friedrichshafen, organizer of the international aviation show AERO, intend to host a general aviation exhibition every two years in China under the name of “AERO ASIA”. The air show will be held for the first time from October 28 to […]

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Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome Seeking Community Support for Visitor Center Fundraising Challenge

RHINEBECK, NY 8/14/14: With a goal of breaking ground in November, Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome volunteers are hustling to raise funds for a new $150,000 Visitor Center. Plans are now complete for the gift shop, model museum and modern restrooms in one building, and reviews are underway by the Red Hook Planning Board. The biggest challenge […]

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Garmin Highlights the Career of Tim Casey as He Prepares for Retirement

Working 23 years at any one company is an accomplishment, but even more of an achievement when the company is nearly 25 years young. Tim Casey will retire from Garmin in August, at which point he will spend some well-deserved time with his wife of 45 years and have time to reflect on the amount […]

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Shell Aviation Activities Take Flight at Oshkosh

Houston, 25 July 2014 Visitors are invited to participate in a variety of exciting activities offered by the Shell Aviation team for this year’s Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) AirVenture Oshkosh. Branding news, AeroShell booth, technical forums and a 30 year anniversary celebration for a team of talented and skilled aviators is among what is in […]

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Aircraft Spruce & Specialty 2014-2015 Catalog

Aircraft Spruce & Specialty will begin distributing printed copies and CD versions of their new 2014-2015 catalog at EAA’s AirVenture 2014. Few people today begin a homebuilt or restoration project without an Aircraft Spruce catalog and most people who own a certified aircraft find it invaluable for routine maintenance, upgrades, and pilot supplies. There are […]

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Garmin® Team X Introduces New G3X™ Touch 7-Inch Touchscreen Display Option And Connext™ Cockpit Connectivity for Experimental Aircraft

OLATHE, Kan. /July 23, 2014/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today a new 7-inch G3X Touch display option for experimental amateur-built and light sport aircraft. The new high-resolution infrared touchscreen display compliments the existing 10.6-inch G3X Touch system, offering new panel […]

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Garmin® GTN™ Adds Capability with Connext™ Cockpit Connectivity, WireAware™ and More GTN’s Fifth Major Update

OLATHE, Kan. /July 22, 2014/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today additional enhancements and new features for the GTN touchscreen avionics. New capabilities include Connext cockpit connectivity, which supports wireless flight plan transfer between the GTN 750/650 series navigators and Garmin […]

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Garmin® Pilot™ Goes Global Introducing Premium Worldwide Navigation Data Plus European and Canadian Charts

OLATHE, Kan. /July 17, 2014/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced worldwide coverage of the Garmin Pilot application for iPad and iPhone, which provides flight planning capabilities, comprehensive weather information and full-featured navigation. Pilots also have access to expanded coverage of […]

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