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Garmin® Navigation Database Expands to Include South America

Garmin® expands cost-effective navigation databases to include South America OLATHE, Kan. /August 14, 2018/Business Wire — Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the addition of new, cost-effective Garmin Navigation Database information for South America. This database will soon be available in the newly expanded Americas OnePak, which offers coverage […]

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Garmin® Introduces the Latest Generation in Aviator Watches

Garmin® introduces the D2 Delta, the latest generation in aviator watches Three distinct sizes with internal music storage, Garmin Pay and optional wrist-based Pulse Oximeter OLATHE, Kan. /July 18, 2018/Business Wire — Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the D2™ Delta PX, D2 Delta S and D2 Delta aviator […]

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Garmin® Announced the Addition of the GWX™ 75

Garmin® introduces the GWX 75 aviation Doppler weather radar Four-times more color contouring for superior weather analysis OLATHE, Kan. /July 18, 2018/Business Wire — Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the GWX™ 75, a new addition to its suite of weather radars. Intended for a wide range of aircraft, […]

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Schweiss Doors rescues Florida hangar owner

FAIRFAX, Minn., June 13, 2017 – Imagine walking out to your hangar to see its 74-foot door in a twisted heap, lying on the ground. Tom Vaughan, a manager at two Florida municipal airports, recently experienced this headache, discovering inferior hinges were the culprit. His next call was to Schweiss Doors. Vaughan says the door […]

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Shell Aviation Introduces Industry First Electric Pump Jet Refueller

London, 4 July 2018: Shell Aviation has announced the introduction of a first-of-its-kind electric pump jet refuelling vehicle in its operations at Stuttgart Airport, Germany. The vehicle significantly reduces diesel consumption during aircraft refuelling, supporting airports in their efforts to reduce emissions across their operations. This refueller is a part of Shell Aviation’s commitment to […]

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Airforms, Inc. Awarded FAA PMA Approval

Airforms, Inc. Awarded FAA PMA Approval for Cessna 206/207/210 Engine Mount Heat Shields WASILLA, ALASKA, 27-June-18– Airforms, Inc. announced today they have been awarded FAA PMA approval for engine mount isolator heat shields for the Cessna C206/207/210 family of aircraft (Continental powered).  The aluminum construction of the heat shields absorbs less heat than steel, and […]

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Aviation Exploring 2018 Scholarship Recipients Announced

Aviation Exploring Announces 2018 Scholarship Recipients $65,000 in scholarships awarded to deserving Explorers Megan Ryan of Aviation Exploring Post 8 in Topeka, Kansas, has been awarded a $20,000 academic scholarship to be used toward earning a collegiate degree in aviation. Megan will be attending Liberty University this fall and plans to pursue a Bachelor of […]

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The Flying Musicians Association Announced the 2018 FMA Solo Scholarship Recipients

June 14, 2018, Fort Worth, TX:  The Flying Musicians Association (FMA) is proud to announce our 2018 FMA Solo scholarship recipients – John Laughman of Pleasant Hill, Ohio and Nathan Nothelle of Imlay City, Michigan. Nominations from all across the United States and Canada made the selection difficult. John Zapp, co-founder and President of FMA, […]

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The National Frame Building Association (NFBA) voted this rural farm hangar in Purcellville, Va., as a 2017 Building of the Year. A Schweiss 55-foot by 16-foot hydraulic door with tinted windows, faux porches and a faux sliding door give it a very distinct designer look.

Virginia Helicopter Hangar with Hydraulic Door Wins NFBA Award

FAIRFAX, Minn., June 7, 2018 – Fuog/InterBuild Inc. is no stranger to winning National Frame Building Association awards. During the last two decades, the Purcellville, Va., construction company has garnered four first-place awards for Building of the Year and numerous other second- and third-place awards. The Fuog/InterBuild reputation has also garnered the company “Superior Sales […]

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Boisterous Pilot and Rare Staggerwing in Fatal Accident

Pat Napolitano and the Beech D–17 Staggerwing he called Queenie were quite a couple. An irrepressible, obsessive, detail-oriented pilot and mechanic, Napolitano doted on the iconic and demanding starlet from aviation’s golden age, and he kept the fabric-covered biplane in pristine condition. Napolitano, an avionics salesman for Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics, crisscrossed the country with Queenie, visiting customers and […]

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History Meets Technology

US customer DeMase Trucking & Rigging moved recently this historical plane with a 3-axle double drop trailer from Faymonville. The historical plane is a 1946 Gloucester meteor. The world’s first jet fighter that has been used in the end of World War 2. It was 22′ wide without the wing tip. The plane was shipped […]

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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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NexAir Avionics Appoints Brian Wolfe, Avionics Sales Manager

Plymouth, MA, May 10, 2018 – NexAir Avionics, a leading avionics installation center in the Northeast, has appointed Brian Wolfe as the new Avionics Sales Manager. Brian has been with NexAir for over 3 years, after graduating from Bridgewater State University, with a major in Aviation Management. Obtaining his private pilots license, instrument & commercial […]

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Liaison Brief Newsletter 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 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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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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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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