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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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Superior Air Parts, Inc. Announces Publication of “Engine Management 101”

Based on over 32 years of experience as a pilot and FAA A&P/IA, Bill Ross’ new book, Engine Management 101 gives pilot/owners proven tips and insights into how to get more performance, reliability and value out of their piston aircraft engine. Coppell, TX, (June 09, 2017) — Scott Hayes, Vice President of Sales and Marketing […]

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Stemme AG and Remos AG Announced Merger of Companies

Strausberg, 12th April 2017 – The Aircraft manufacturer Stemme AG and the Light Sport Aircraft manufacturer Remos AG announced today that both companies will be merged. This transaction is a logical continuation of the successful cooperation that started in 2014 whereby Remos AG has been producing structural composite parts for Stemme and ECARYS aircraft. The agreement […]

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Garmin® Receives STC for the G5 DG/HSI in Certified Aircraft

Garmin is pleased to announce the approval of the G5 electronic flight instrument for installation as a replacement directional gyro (DG) or horizontal situation indicator (HSI) in type-certificated fixed-wing general aviation aircraft. When paired with select VHF NAV/COMMs or GPS navigators, the G5 can be considered primary for displaying magnetic heading, VOR/LOC guidance and/or GPS […]

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Specially Designed 5-Blade Prop Passes 200 Milestone

Hartzell Specially Designed 5-Blade Prop for PC-12 Passes 200 Milestone Piqua, Ohio, June 5, 2017 – Hartzell Propeller has delivered more than 50 new Top Prop five-blade composite swept tip props for the Pilatus PC-12 fleet since introduction 18 months ago. In addition, Hartzell has delivered more than 160 of the new propellers to Pilatus […]

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Airforms, Inc. Awarded EASA STC Approval

WASILLA, ALASKA, 2-June-17:  As part of its continuing mission to support the worldwide fleet of Cessna Caravan family aircraft, Airforms, Inc. has obtained EASA STC approval for a procedure that provides repairs to worn Nose Gear Torque Links and Nose Gear Shock Struts, and replacement of their respective attaching parts with FAA PMA Approved oversize […]

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What’s in a Name? What’s the Difference Between a Citation and CitationJet?

Questions are asked about the origin of the Citation name and the many variants Cessna uses to name their line of business jets.  “What are the differences between the various CitationJets?”, “Are all Cessna Jet Aircraft called CitationJets?”, “Why are there so many CitationJet models?” and “What’s the difference between a Citation and CitationJet?”.  Clarification […]

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Hartzell 4-Blade Prop Approved for Texas Turbine’s Supervan 900

Piqua, Ohio, May 30, 2017 – Airplane modifier Texas Turbine Conversions has received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for Hartzell Propeller’s four-blade composite swept prop designed for single-engine Supervan 900™ aircraft. “This Hartzell and Texas Turbine collaboration partners engine upgrades for converted Cessna Caravans with Hartzell’s structural composite propellers especially engineered for the Supervan 900,” […]

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