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ATP Flight School instructors and students take delivery of factory-new Cessna 172 Skyhawks.

Ten Cessna 172 Skyhawks Delivered to ATP Flight School to Meet Demand for Airline Pilots

May 22, 2019 – Jacksonville Beach, FL – ATP Flight School has accepted delivery of ten 2019 Cessna 172 Skyhawks from Textron Aviation, Inc. Each of the factory-new aircraft is equipped with Garmin's latest generation of G1000 NXi glass-panel avionics. Once integrated into ATP's fleet of over 370 aircraft, these ten Cessnas will be flown by […]

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Anna Mascolo has been appointed Vice President of Shell's Aviation business.

Shell Aviation appoints new leader

London, United Kingdom – May 22, 2019: Anna Mascolo has been appointed Vice President of Shell’s Aviation business, taking over from Anne Anderson who is moving to a senior leadership role in Shell’s Chemicals business. “I am so proud of what we have achieved in recent years,” said Anne. “Shell Aviation is a thriving business […]

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Flying Musicians Association's 2019 Solo Scholarship Winners Announced

May 11, 2019, Fort Worth, TX:  The Flying Musicians Association (FMA) is proud to announce the 2019 FMA Solo scholarship recipients – Amaya Burns from Indiana, Scott Lutte from Texas, and Navya Pottumutu from Victoria, British Columbia. Outstanding nominees from all across the United States and Canada continue to impress the selection committee. John Zapp, […]

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Beech 1900D with Hartzell four-blade composite propellers.

Hartzell Presents Beech 1900 Series 4-Blade Props Through Top Prop

Piqua, Ohio, April 22, 2019 -- Hartzell Propeller has added legacy four-blade structural composite propellers for Beechcraft 1900C and 1900D turboprop aircraft to the company's Top Prop lineup. Hartzell's props were offered as standard equipment on Beechcraft 1900 series aircraft. "We are now offering special pricing on these new propellers for the popular 19-passenger Beech […]

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Spruce Super Sale Peachtree City, Georgia - May 18, 2019

Come join the fun and get a chance to win big prizes. This is the time of year when we go all out by offering spectacular discounts on our most popular products and provide a chance for our loyal customers to meet our vendors.     Gain the skills and learn the RV Assembly 2-Day […]

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G3000 flight deck

Garmin® celebrates first flight of G3000 in a supersonic tactical aircraft

OLATHE, Kan. /April 24, 2019/Business Wire — Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), recently celebrated the maiden flight of a Garmin integrated flight deck in a supersonic F-5 fighter aircraft. In just under six months, Tactical Air Support, Inc. (Tactical Air) completed the engineering design, installation and first flight with the […]

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GFC 500 AP controller(1)

Garmin receives approval for the GFC 500 autopilot in the Cessna 180/185

Garmin receives approval for the GFC 500 autopilot in the Cessna 180/185 GFC 500 approval for the 36/A36 Bonanza coming soon Garmin is pleased to announce it has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for the GFC 500 autopilot in the Cessna 180/185. Additionally, Garmin is also pleased to announce the GFC 500 […]

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Aero Has Record Attendance

By Paul Bertorelli | April 16, 2019 Following the trend at other aviation trade shows, attendance at last week’s Aero exhibition was up slightly over the previous year, according to show organizers. And a record 757 exhibitors showed their wares at Friedrichshafen, up 7% over 2018. While the weekly gate is a fraction of that at AirVenture or […]

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Meet the Female Refugee Who Flew Solo Around the World in a Single-Engine Airplane

BY LOUISE BEVAN April 8, 2019 Updated: April 8, 2019 Role model and aviation pioneer Shaesta Waiz overcame the perils of war to realize her dream, and now she’s helping fulfill the dreams of women everywhere. Especially if they want to fly airplanes. Waiz was born in Afghanistan, lives in Florida, and became the youngest woman to […]

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Hartzell Top Prop

Piper Navajo and Navajo Chieftan added to the Top Prop lineup

Hartzell Adds Piper Navajo/Chieftain Propellers to Top Prop Program Piqua, Ohio, March 25, 2019 -- Hartzell Propeller has added replacement propellers for twin-engine Piper Navajo and Navajo Chieftains to the company's Top Prop lineup. "Hartzell Propeller is now offering attractive pricing on new three-blade propellers for twin-engine Piper Navajo and Navajo Chieftains," said Hartzell Propeller […]

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JJ Frigge

JJ Frigge Named Executive Vice President and General Manager

Piqua, Ohio, March 25, 2019 -- Hartzell Propeller has named JJ Frigge as Executive Vice President and General Manager. In his expanded role, he will be the company's business leader with a focus on long-term strategy. "JJ earned this promotion by combining strong personal talents and values with hard work, great judgement, and a deep […]

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Legend Skip Koss was a great friend to the aviation community

It is with great sadness that Concorde Battery Corporation announces the passing of Edward “Skip” Koss, long time Vice President of Marketing and great friend of the Aviation Industry. Skip was surrounded by family at his Redlands, California home March 19, 2019 at the time of his passing. Skip is survived by two sisters, nine […]

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AOPA scholarship deadline is April 2

LAST CHANCE TO APPLY FOR AOPA SCHOLARSHIPS DEADLINE TO APPLY FOR MORE THAN $1 MILLION IN SCHOLARSHIPS IS APRIL 2 March 18, 2019 | By Alyssa J. Cobb _____________________________________________________________________________________ Time is running out to apply for AOPA’s You Can Fly scholarships that could help you earn your initial pilot certificate or get started on advanced […]

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Aircraft Spruce opens a new location in Chicago

Aircraft Spruce & Specialty Co. announced that on March 1, 2019 they opened a distribution warehouse in West Chicago, IL, located in a 52,000 sq. ft. warehouse situated between Du Page and Aurora airports. Aircraft Spruce Midwest will provide lower shipping charges and faster delivery to customers throughout the central portion of the United States. […]

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Shaw Aerox® offers 20% off promotion during Sunn 'Fun 2019

Shaw Aerox®, LLC will be Offering a 20% off Promotion for all Portable Oxygen Systems and Components Purchased during SUN n FUN 2019 Bonita Springs, FL & Lakeland, FL, March 14, 2019 Shaw Aerox® Aviation Oxygen Systems will be offering a promotion of 20% off the list price for portable oxygen systems and components purchased […]

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2018 Embraer Supplier of the Year

Garmin® earns best supplier award from Embraer for the tenth time

OLATHE, Kan. /March 12, 2019/Business Wire — Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced it was awarded its 10th best supplier of the year award at the annual Embraer Suppliers Conference, which was held at Embraer’s facility in Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil, on February 28, 2019. Garmin was named the […]

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Garmin® expands aviation database coverage and capabilities in Australia

OLATHE, Kan. /March 5, 2019/Business Wire — Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced it has received approval of a CASR 175.C Data Service Provider (DSP) certificate from the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA), enabling expanded aviation database coverage in Australia. In addition to the integration of Airservices Australia data into […]

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GFC™ 500 Digital Autopilot

Garmin GFC 500 and GFC 600 autopilots approved for additional aircraft models

February 28, 2019 - Garmin is pleased to announce it has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Supplemental Type Certification (STC) in several aircraft models for the GFC 500 and GFC 600 autopilots. The GFC 500 and GFC 600 deliver superior in-flight characteristics, self-monitoring capabilities and minimal maintenance needs when compared to older generation autopilot systems. The […]

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Champion Cirrus SR-22 Kit - An Aircraft Spruce Exclusive

SLICK KIT AND SLICKSTART MAGNETO START BOOSTER KIT FOR CIRRUS SR-22 This complete PMA and STC kit for the Cirrus SR22 packages a K6380-32 Ignition Kit with magnetos, harness, and plugs with a SS1001 SureSTART ignition booster. Improve your engine starting hot or cold SlickStart™ unleashes a firestorm of ignition energy to get your engine […]

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MT-Propeller seeks repair station Service Manager

Aircraft Propeller Repair Station Service Manager MT- Propeller • Deland, Florida, USA Position Type: Permanent APPLY Job Description: Reports to: Company Vice President/General Manager MT-Propeller is one of the largest manufactures of aircraft propellers worldwide, having over twenty thousand composite propellers in the field, all the while continuing to manufacture propellers for aviation market place, for […]

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