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CAV Ice Protection Unveils New Website

New Century, Kan. – (April 27, 2015) – CAV Ice Protection today announced the launch of a new, redesigned version of its website, www.caviceprotection.com. Key features of the site include a cleaner design, a more engaging user experience with enhanced content, search and navigation, downloadable content, detailed product information including a list of Ice Protection […]

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Aircraft Spruce Celebrates 50 Years of Service to Aviation 1965-2015

1965  Flo Irwin starts new business in the basement of family home in Fullerton, CA selling one product....aircraft spruce lumber for aircraft builders. She takes the orders by mail and phone and hires one man to cut the spruce. A one page flyer is the first Aircraft Spruce "catalog".   1967-1969 Aircraft Spruce & Specialty […]

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Continental Motors Receives FAA STC for Diesel Powered Piper PA-28 Aircraft

Lakeland, FL, 21, April 2015—Continental Motors Group Ltd, an AVIC International Holding Corporation company, announced it has received the validation of its European supplemental type certificate (STC) by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the Piper PA28 family of aircraft powered by the jet fuel diesel cycle engines CD-135 (99 kW, 135 HP) and CD-155 […]

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Super Legend Fields The Quintessential Cub

SULPHUR SPRINGS, TEXAS, APRIL 21, 2015 - American Legend Aircraft Company announced today a host of new features for its Super Legend, adding functionality, comfort and safety to the lineage of Legend Cub aircraft. Standard and optionally available, these features range from advanced carbon fiber components, including the company's new carbon fiber amphibious floats, to […]

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Hartzell Sponsors “Trailblazer Sweepstakes” for Aspiring Back Country, Seaplane Pilots

Piqua, Ohio, April 20, 2015 – Hartzell Propeller is launching a Trailblazer Sweepstakes with the winner choosing between an expense paid back country flying adventure or a seaplane rating. The Trailblazer Sweepstakes is open to pilots age 21 or older with a current medical endorsement.    Partners for the Hartzell Propeller Trailblazer Sweepstakes include the Recreational Aviation […]

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Lycoming Engines to Display at SUN ‘n FUN 2015

Lakeland, FL – April 20, 2015 – Lycoming Engines, an operating division of Avco Corporation, will feature numerous activities during the SUN ‘n FUN International Fly-In and Expo April 21-26, 2015 in Lakeland, FL. Attendees of this show can visit Lycoming at booth D39-42. The Lycoming booth will feature an interactive, self-guided tour of the […]

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CUBCRAFTERS INTRODUCES NEW CARBON CUB EX-2

  Yakima, Washington – April 21, 2015: Backcountry aircraft manufacturer CubCrafters has announced an upgrade of its kit aircraft based on the popular Carbon Cub. The new Carbon Cub EX-2 improves on the Company’s Carbon Cub EX, an Experimental Amateur Built (E-AB) kit that features a lightweight airframe and powerful engine that provide formidable off-airport […]

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Shell Aviation Voted 'Best Brand' by Aerokurier Readers

16 Apr 2015  Shell was voted the ‘Best Aviation Fuels and Lubricant Brand’ by the readers of aviation magazine, Aerokurier. In their survey, Shell Aviation came out as the top brand in the ‘aviation fuels and lubricants’ category with 45.7% of the votes. One of Germany’s bestselling aviation magazines, Aerokurier, conducts the ‘Best Brand Awards’ […]

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International Diesel Certifications for Continental

Friedrichshafen (Germany), 17 April 2015—The Continental Motors Group Ltd, an AVIC International Holding Corporation company, announced the validation of additional diesel certifications thereby adding more countries to its expanding sales and service network. EASA certifications for CD-100 series jet fuel diesel engines are now active in Russia, South Africa, and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia […]

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Continental Motors Receives Production Certificate from FAA to Assemble CD-100 Series Diesel Engine Retrofit Kits in North America

Mobile, Alabama, April 16, 2015 – Continental Motors Group (CMG), an AVIC International Holding Corporation company announces receipt of Production Certificate from FAA to  assemble the CD-135 and CD-155 Diesel Engine Retrofit Kits in North America. By expanding final assembly of the diesel engine retrofit kits globally, customers will benefit with increased availability and improved lead times. The […]

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Continental to Host 2nd European Flight School Congress

Friedrichshafen (Germany), 16 April 2015—The Continental Motors Group, an AVIC International Holding Corporation company, announced today to host the 2015 edition of the European Aviation and Flight School Congress. The congress date moves to late summer and will take place at the Technik Museum in Speyer from August 21 to 22. For the second time, […]

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Garmin® Enhances New and Existing G500 and G600 Glass Flight Display Systems Including ADS-B Display Capability, Faster & Modernized Mapping and More

OLATHE, Kan. /April 15, 2015/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced enhanced capability and an expanded feature set for the G500/G600 glass flight display systems. Pilots will experience a faster, more responsive and modernized mapping display, complete with a number of enhancements that bring new capabilities to […]

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Continental Motors and CAUC Enter Into a Cooperative Agreement to Expand and Enhance General Aviation Training in China

Tianjin (China), 15 April 2015—The Continental Motors Group Ltd, an AVIC International Holding Corporation company, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with The Civil Aviation University of China recently to support the growing demand of general aviation in China. The scope of the MOU is to establish a close partnership and cooperation in the field of […]

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Hartzell Offers Composite Props for Retrofit on Cirrus SR22 Aircraft

  Piqua, Ohio, April 14, 2015 – Owners and Operators of Cirrus SR22 series aircraft can now purchase Hartzell Propeller’s three-blade structural composite carbon fiber propeller for aircraft that were originally delivered with metal props.   This is the same ASC-II™ composite propeller that is incorporated on all new SR22T single engine aircraft that Cirrus delivers to […]

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Continental Diesel: Over 4.5 Million Flight Hours

Friedrichshafen (Germany), 14 April 2015—The Continental Motors Group Ltd, an AVIC International Holding Corporation company, celebrated the logging of over 4.5 million flight hours with a total of close to 4,500 Continental Diesel engines delivered since start of series production in 2002. As a result, the production figures of Continental Diesel are higher than that […]

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Continental Motors Sponsors 39th Annual Air Race Classic Terminus

The women pilot race teams cut the finishing line at the Fairhope airport on June 25   Fairhope, Alabama, April 13, 2015 – H.L. “Sonny” Callahan Airport (KCQF), 99s Emerald Angels of the Gulf Coast Chapter and Continental Motors Group, an AVIC International Holding Corporation company, welcomes the all-women Air Race Classic to Fairhope, Alabama […]

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Hartzell Propeller Heads to Germany and a Number of U.S. Trade Show Appearances

Piqua, Ohio, April 9, 2015 – Hartzell Propeller Inc. has begun an active schedule of aviation trade show appearances in 2015. Coming off a successful exhibit in Bangalore at Aero India, the propeller manufacturing company has exhibits scheduled at AERO Friedrichshafen in Germany and then a full slate of U.S. aviation trade shows. At AERO, April […]

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Aerocet Receives TSO Approval on 6650 COMPOSITE Aircraft Floats

Tuesday, March 31, 2015, Priest River, Idaho- Aerocet, Inc. today announces it has received FAA approval on the 6650 amphibious aircraft floats to Technical Standard Order TSO-C27 for Twin Seaplane Floats. The next phase of approval, STC, which would allow the floats to be installed on an aircraft, is also close to completion. Aerocet has installed the 6650 […]

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Schweiss Doors Now Offers a 'Build Your Own Door Kit'

Schweiss Doors has designed and figured out a simple way for customers to build their own hydraulic doorframe without sacrificing the Schweiss quality and the unique design features we offer! Benefits of building your own hydraulic one-piece door is not only rewarding but it can save you thousands of dollars. We have customers that start out with […]

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Hartzell Awarded TC for Two-Blade Bantam Prop for Rotax Engines

Piqua, Ohio, April 7, 2015 – Hartzell Propeller has received a Type Certificate from the Federal Aviation Administration for the new two-blade extremely lightweight Bantam propeller for use with the Rotax 912 and 914 four-stroke engines series, used mostly for light sport and ultra light aircraft.   “The Rotax 912 and 914 series of four cylinder four […]

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