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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

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® introduces the G5 electronic flight instrument as a DG/HSI in certificated aircraft

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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Shaw Aerox® LLC Announces Relocation of Facilities

Shaw Aerox® Aviation Oxygen Systems is pleased to announce the relocation of their manufacturing and engineering facilities starting June 12 and completing on June 16, 2017.   Operations will resume on June 19, 2017. The Shaw Aerox operations will now be comprised of  two locations: The Manufacturing Center located at: Shaw Aerox, LLC 25190 Bernwood Drive […]

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Introducing the VIRB® 360: An immersive 360-degree 5.7K camera experience from Garmin®

OLATHE, Kan./May 24, 2017/Business Wire – Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd.  (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the versatile VIRB 360, a compact, rugged and fully spherical 360-degree camera. The waterproof (1) VIRB 360 is an easy-to-use camera that captures impressive high-quality video up to 5.7K/30fps, with four built-in microphones to ensure everything sounds as […]

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Airforms

Airforms, Inc. Awarded Global AMOC for AD 92-23-13

WASILLA, ALASKA, 22-May-17 – Airforms, Inc. announced today that they have been granted FAA Approval of a Global Alternative Method Of Compliance (AMOC) to paragraph (b)(1) and (b)(2) of AD 93-23-13.  Airforms demonstrated that installation of their FAA PMA Approved baffle assemblies or their silicone seal kits on PA31(-310) aircraft provide an equivalent level of […]

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Garmin Pilot™ application expands features, capabilities and global reach

EASA Approval Announced for the Garmin® G1000 NXi

Garmin® announces EASA approval for the G1000 NXi integrated flight deck Aftermarket STC upgrade includes King Air 200/300/350 aircraft models Garmin is pleased to announce European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approval of the next generation integrated flight deck, the G1000 NXi, in the King Air 200/300/350 aircraft models. Boasting a modernized flight display design with […]

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Introducing the Garmin® Head-up Display (GHD) System for Integrated Flight Decks

Introducing the Garmin® Head-up Display (GHD) System for Integrated Flight Decks Selected for new super-midsize Cessna Citation Longitude OLATHE, Kan. /May 17, 2017/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the Garmin Head-up Display (GHD 2100), for super-midsize, midsize and light business aircraft. The GHD system incorporates modern […]

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Quality Aircraft Accessories Expands Facility and Capabilities at its Ft. Lauderdale Location

QAA’s range of services in Fort Lauderdale now includes; Bendix/CMI magnetos, Slick by Champion magnetos, Dukes Fuel Pumps, Weldon Fuel Pumps, and Hartzell Engine Technologies Turbo System Components as well as a robust inventory of engine accessories available on an exchange basis.     Tulsa, Oklahoma (May 15, 2017) – Quality Aircraft Accessories (QAA) announces that it has completed […]

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Hartzell 5-Blade Composite Prop Approved for the Piper M600

  Piqua, Ohio, May 9, 2017 – Hartzell Propeller’s new five-blade composite swept tip prop has received FAA approval for installation on the Piper M600 turboprop aircraft. Hartzell’s newest propeller was designed specifically for the Piper M600. It features thin, maximum efficiency airfoils providing increased performance and outstanding ramp appeal. The durability of the new […]

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Gulf Coast Avionics

Gulf Coast Avionics and Pacific Coast Avionics Appointed Exclusive Dealers of REXON RHP-530

  GULF COAST AVIONICS AND PACIFIC COAST AVIONICS ARE APPOINTED THE EXCLUSIVE NORTH AMERICAN DEALERS FOR THE NEW AIR BAND HANDHELD RADIO FROM REXON TECHNOLOGY CORP. New lightweight handheld air band radio offers 760 VHF COM channels, 200 NAV channels and optional Bluetooth wireless connectivity to compatible headsets. Lakeland, FL (May 08, 2017)  — Rick Garcia, President […]

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Pacific Coast Avionics Expands with New Hangar

New hangar is to help the growing company keep up with increases in all areas of its avionics business including the rapidly growing demand for ADS-B installations. Portland, OR (May 02, 2017)  — Dewey Conroy, Vice President and COO, Pacific Coast Avionics, announced today that the company has completed a new 5,000 square foot hangar expansion […]

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Hartzell Trailblazer Composite Prop Receives STC for Cessna Cardinals

Piqua, Ohio, May 2, 2017 – Hartzell Propeller’s composite Trailblazer prop has received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for Cessna Cardinals. The approval covers retractable gear normally aspirated and turbonormalized C-177RG Cardinals with IO-360s and IO-390s engines. “Our testing found the Trailblazer two-blade prop to have excellent performance. Its light weight and the composite materials […]

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Garmin® Announces G5000H Upgrade Program for the Sikorsky S-70 and UH-60 Black Hawk Helicopters

OLATHE, Kan. /April 26, 2017/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the availability of the G5000H integrated flight deck upgrade for the existing fleet of Sikorsky S-70 and UH-60A/L Black Hawk helicopters through Global Aviation Solutions (GAS). The G5000H modernizes the cockpit, offers key safety enhancements, improves […]

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