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Back up to speed and European model introduced to North America

FLIGHT DESIGN BACK UP TO SPEED EUROPEAN MODEL INTRODUCED TO NORTH AMERICA January 31, 2019 | By Jim Moore Flight Design has left its financial troubles behind, bringing a speedy model popular in Europe to the American market with plans to announce details of a long-awaited four-seater in April. Tom Peghiny, president of Flight Design USA […]

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Garmin® announces certification of the G500H TXi flight displays

OLATHE, Kan. /January 3, 2019/Business Wire — Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the certification and availability of the G500H TXi touchscreen flight display for normal category VFR helicopters. The G500H TXi features a vastly expanded feature set that offers an array of panel possibilities and a streamlined upgrade […]

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Pilots cleared to start process to fly under BasicMed as of May 1

AOPA Announces More Than $156,000 in Flight Training Scholarships

AOPA ANNOUNCES MORE THAN $156,000 IN FLIGHT TRAINING SCHOLARSHIPS FREDERICK, MD, June 7, 2016 – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) announced applications are open for three different flight training scholarship programs that will award more than $156,000. Cindy Hasselbring, senior director of AOPA’s high school aviation initiative said, “AOPA’s scholarships are a great […]

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West Star Aviation named as an authorized dealer for SmartSky

West Star Aviation named as an authorized dealer for SmartSky 4G equipment sales and installation CHARLOTTE, N.C. – When the SmartSky 4G network takes flight later this year, West Star Aviation will participate as an authorized dealer for hardware sales and installation of SmartSky’s innovative technology. West Star will sell and install SmartSky equipment across […]

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5-Blade Propeller Available for Pilatus

  Hartzell 5-Blade Carbon Fiber Propeller Available For Finnoff Aviation Pilatus PC-12 Engine Upgrade Piqua, Ohio, June 6, 2016 - Hartzell Propeller has received an amended STC for installation of the propeller company's newest five-blade composite swept tip prop on Finnoff Aviation P&W PT6A-67P engine upgrades for Pre-NG Pilatus PC-12s. The new technology five-blade propeller […]

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American Legend Aircraft Company e-newsletter Available

LEGEND LIAISON BRIEF ISSUE                       NO. 33, DATE: 17 MAY 2016   NEWS Better Floats From Legend, Carbon Fiber Amphibs New Carbon Fiber Floats from American Legend Aircraft Company are now available for all Legend Cub models including open or closed cowling, Continental O-200, Lycoming […]

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Power by Blueprint, Inc. Offers Performance-built Aircraft Engine Overhauls

Power by Blueprint, Inc. offers performance-built aircraft engine overhauls Personalized overhauls are backed by the very best industry warranty—and the warranty is transferrable BEDFORD PARK, ILL., May 10, 2016 – With over 40 years of experience in serving the industry with the finest personalized products and service, the Blueprint name has been recognized for safe, […]

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Steve Champness (center), National Accounts Director for Trade-A-Plane, receives the 2016 Chairman’s Award from The Georgia Aviation Hall of Fame, in recognition of his lifetime of aviation contributions. Presenting the award is General George Harrison (right), chairman of the Hall of Fame. Also pictured is Jimmy Norton (left), GAHOF board member.

Champness receives Hall of Fame Chairman’s Award

  Crossville, TN (May 11, 2016) — Steve Champness, now in his 25th year as National Accounts Director for general aviation buy/sell publication Trade-A-Plane, has received the 2016 Chairman’s Award from The Georgia Aviation Hall of Fame. The award was presented recently at the Hall of Fame’s 2016 Enshrinement Ceremony in the Delta Flight Museum […]

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Lycoming iE2 Engine Powers Latest Lancair Piston Evolution

  Lycoming iE2 Engine Powers Latest Lancair Piston Evolution Williamsport, PA – 7 April 2016 - Lycoming Engines, an operating division of Avco Corporation, announced the first customer delivery of its Integrated Electronic Engine (iE2) on a Lancair Evolution. The new customer built piston-powered Evolution was showcased yesterday at the SUN ‘n FUN International Fly […]

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CAV Advanced Technologies, CAV Ice Protection to Attend A&DSS Seattle

New Century, Kan., March 29, 2016 -- Representatives of CAV Advanced Technologies and CAV Ice Protection will be attending Aerospace and Defense Supplier Summit (A&DSS) Seattle 2016 from April 20-23, 2016 in Seattle, Washington.   CAV Ice Protection, in support of CAV Advanced Technologies, will debut and display its new SLD Ice Protection System on […]

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AOPA Statement on AIRR Act

“FAA reauthorization legislation that passed out of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on Feb. 11 was beset by concerns from the aviation industry, partisan struggles, and jurisdictional questions before being set aside this week. Medical and certification reforms, long-term funding for projects like modernization, airports, and unleaded fuels—these are the issues that matter to […]

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American Legend Aircraft Company e-newsletter Available

LIAISON BRIEF ISSUE NO. 32, DATE: 19 Feb 2016   NEWS Legend Cub YouTube Channel Launched American Legend Aircraft Company is excited to announce the launch of a new YouTube channel exclusively for the Legend Cub. YouTube is a free video-sharing website offering exciting new possibilities for sharing Legend Cub flying experiences. The new Legend […]

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The first video, “Understanding Your Aircraft Starter's Duty Cycle” 
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  Based in Buchanan, Michigan, C&D Associates manufactures a line of aircraft cabin combustion heaters and FAA-PMA approved cabin heater components for general aviation aircraft. Montgomery, AL, (February 17, 2016) — Representatives of Hartzell Engine Technologies LLC announced today that the company has finalized the asset purchase of C&D Associates, Inc., which manufactures a line […]

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Piper Receives Approval of M500 from JCAB Japan

  VERO BEACH, Fla. - Feb. 17, 2016 - Piper Aircraft, Inc. has announced the Japan Civil Aviation Bureau (JCAB) has awarded type certification to the company for the M500. This marks the first time that a Piper Type Certificate has been fully validated in Japan. "M500 validation is excellent news for Piper and our […]

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Piper Announces Delivery of Archer and Seneca Aircraft to Indonesian Government Flight Program

  Singapore - Feb. 16, 2016 - Piper Aircraft has recently delivered 12 single-engine and 3 multi-engine training aircraft to Sekolah Tinggi Penerbang Indonesia (STPI), the government flight school at Budiarto Airport in Curug, Indonesia, as the first part of a 20 single-engine Archer and 5 multi-engine Seneca V sale completed in December 2015. The […]

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Curt Watson Inducted Into Hall of Fame

More than 500 aviation aficionados are scheduled to attend the 14th Annual Tennessee Aviation Hall of Fame Gala and Inductions Ceremony this coming Saturday evening, Nov. 7, at the Embassy Suites Convention Center in Murfreesboro. The event will celebrate and enshrine four extraordinary individuals who have made enduring contributions to aviation and aerospace. Capt. Curt […]

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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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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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Landmark Aviation Names Chief Operating Officer

(Houston, TX – April 15, 2014) Landmark Aviation has named Ted Hamilton as its Chief Operating Officer (COO). “As we grow our business there is a need for a more strategic outlook on how we integrate our business segments,” Ted explained. “In my role as COO, I will help integrate new locations as we make […]

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