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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, 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® delivers 500th G1000® integrated flight deck upgrade for King Air aircraft

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 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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2017 Sun ‘n Fun by the Numbers

APRIL 24, 2017 BY GENERAL AVIATION NEWS STAFF LEAVE A COMMENT The 43rd annual SUN ‘n FUN International Fly-In & Expo was the best fly-in SUN ‘n FUN has ever had, according to officials, who just released the following numbers: Approximately 200,000 guests attended from over 60 countries; Brazil, Canada and United Kingdom once again had […]

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

AOPA BasicMed Course & FAA Medical Exam Checklist Now Available

  FREDERICK, MD – The wait to get ready for BasicMed is over – the FAA has released the official BasicMed Comprehensive Medical Examination Checklist that pilots must fill out and have completed by a state-licensed physician. It has also published a link to the free online AOPA Self-Assesment Course that satisfies the requirement for pilots to […]

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Aspen Avionics to Provide Display for the Last Airworthy F-4 Phantom in the United States

Albuquerque, NM, April 17, 2017: Aspen Avionics announced today that it is donating an Evolution Pro 1000 Primary Flight Display to the Collings Foundation for installation in the last airworthy F-4 Phantom in the United States. Since 1999, the Phantom has been operated, along with other Viet Nam-era aircraft by the Collings Foundation. It is […]

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Garmin Pilot™ Application Expands Features, Capabilities and Global Reach

  OLATHE, Kan. /April 4, 2017/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced several global enhancements and an expanded feature set for the Garmin Pilot application on Apple and Android mobile devices. European IFR auto-routing and flight plan filing, improved airspace classifications, the wireless transfer of Jeppesen charts […]

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Garmin® announces EASA approval of the G5 electronic flight instrument for certificated aircraft in Europe

  EASA approval of the G5 electronic flight instrument for certificated aircraft in Europe STC demonstrates EASA’s initiative to economically improve aircraft safety and is available immediately OLATHE, Kan. /February 7, 2017/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approval of the G5 […]

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Red Bull Air Race Championship Picks  Hartzell Propeller for Another Year

Red Bull Air Race Championship Picks Hartzell Propeller for Another Year

  Piqua, Ohio, Feb. 6, 2017 — For the fourth consecutive year, Hartzell Propeller will be the 2017 propeller technical partner of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship, known as the new dimension of motorsports. The first race of the 2017 series is scheduled Feb. 10-11 in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Hartzell will provide its […]

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BELITE’S “RADIANT” PRODUCT LINE IS AVAILABLE AT AIRCRAFT SPRUCE

Come to Aircraft Spruce for you favorite Belite products. Belite’s Radiant instruments combine many functions into simple and small, lightweight units. Belite has created these new units with one specific feature in mind: persistence. The Radiant Instrument will display the last 30 minutes of fuel level information graphically along the current fuel level, providing pilots […]

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Continental Motors Group to Consolidate Manufacturing Operations

Continental Motors Group to Consolidate Manufacturing Operations to Its Facilities in Alabama, USA and Germany Mobile, AL, USA, August 17, 2016 – Continental Motors Group, Ltd. (CMG), an AVIC International Holding Corporation company, announced today that it will consolidate all manufacturing operations into its advanced manufacturing centers located Alabama and Germany. The manufacture of CMG’s […]

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