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Hartzell Receives STC for 2- & 3-Blade Composite Top Props for Maule STOL

Piqua, Ohio, Aug. 20, 2018 – Hartzell Propeller’s carbon fiber composite two and three-blade Trailblazer replacement props for Maule short takeoff and landing (STOL) aircraft have received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC). Hartzell’s 80-inch diameter Top Props can replace Hartzell and McCauley propellers on the backcountry aircraft. “Bush flying just gets better with the Hartzell Trailblazer pulling you out of […]

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Garmin® Navigation Database Expands to Include South America

Garmin® expands cost-effective navigation databases to include South America OLATHE, Kan. /August 14, 2018/Business Wire — Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the addition of new, cost-effective Garmin Navigation Database information for South America. This database will soon be available in the newly expanded Americas OnePak, which offers coverage […]

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Aerostar Landing Gear Upgrade Kit now Available at Aircraft Spruce

The Full Landing Gear Upgrade kit from Marsh Brothers Aviation is for all models of Aerostar aircraft. This kit is a culmination of all of the Marsh Brothers smaller kits M1004 to M1012 for the Aerostar aircraft models. Lifetime lubricated AeroTough™ bushings prevent problems: ♦ Eliminate anxiety about damages to the supporting structure ♦ Never […]

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McFarlane Aviation Products Cessna 208/208B Caravan Products

Cessna 208/208B Caravan Baldwin City, KS, August 8, 2018: McFarlane Aviation Products is quickly becoming the leading supplier of FAA-PMA and STC aftermarket parts for Cessna 208/208B Caravans. As stated by McFarlane’s president, Dave McFarlane, “We are working with the owners and operators to improve the quality of parts and lower their cost of repairs. […]

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Best of Hangar Awarded to Ely Helicopter Services

FAIRFAX, Minn., August 2, 2018 – Winning an award for a job well done is surely gratifying, but a  satisfied customer is the top priority among craftsmen in any field. Bill Buckner of B&B Welding in Sallisaw, Okla., installed a 46- by 15-foot hydraulic door from Schweiss Doors on the Ely Helicopter Services hangar project, […]

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Garmin Announces New Aviation Webinars

Garmin is pleased to announce it is expanding its robust line-up of popular aviation webinars. Ranging from Garmin Pilot tips and tricks, cost-effective autopilot upgrades to low-cost ADS-B solutions, these free webinars offer pilots and customers with a broad overview of the latest Garmin has to offer, while also providing a general operational overview of […]

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Facts and Figures from EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018 Facts and Figures                   July 30, 2018 –  Comment from EAA Chairman Jack Pelton: “A ‘perfect’ event may be unattainable, but AirVenture 2018 came about as close as one could imagine. The combination of outstanding programs, aircraft variety, a robust economy, and good […]

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This Girl is Ready to Soar

10-year-old: ‘Airplanes Have Always Been in My Blood’ By Barbara A. Schmitz July 23, 2018 – Taylor Peeff, of Louisville, Kentucky, is one focused 10-year-old who can’t wait to turn 15 so she can take the private pilot written test. And when she’s not drawing, practicing karate, playing soccer, or flying a simulator, she is reading […]

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Hartzell Exhibiting Patriotic Liberty Vans RV 10 at Oshkosh

Oshkosh, Wisc., July 24, 2018 – Rodney Jarrell’s special Vans RV10, named Liberty, salutes veterans from all the U.S. military services. The patriotic livery is on display at Hartzell Propeller’s EAA AirVenture booth in the Main Aircraft Display area. Jarrell who was just getting out of high school when the Vietnam War was winding down […]

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Lycoming Engines Announces EAA AirVenture 2018 Activities

Williamsport, PA – 23 July 2018 – Lycoming Engines, an operating division of Avco Corporation, announces its 2018 EAA AirVenture activities that will take place July 23-29 in Oshkosh, WI. With its portfolio of over 700 certificated piston aviation engines, Lycoming has been powering aircraft worldwide since 1929. Attendees of this show can visit Lycoming […]

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Hartzell Trailblazer Prop Receives STC For American Champion Super Decathlon

  Piqua, Ohio, July 23, 2018 – Hartzell Propeller’s carbon fiber composite two-blade Trailblazer prop has received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for American Champion Aircraft’s Super Decathlon aerobatic tandem two-seat tail dragger. Offered as a new aircraft option by American Champion, the 76-inch diameter Hartzell Trailblazer is also available under Hartzell’s Top Prop program […]

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Hartzell Introduces Talon High Performance Propeller On Michael Goulian’s Extra at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

Piqua, Ohio, July 20, 2018 – Famed aerobatic and Red Bull Air Race Pilot Michael Goulian is Hartzell Propeller’s launch customer for the Talon, the next generation enhanced aerodynamic prop manufactured with Hartzell’s patented ASC-II™ resin transfer carbon fiber process. The specially designed performance propeller will make its first public appearance when Mike Goulian and […]

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Avemco Aviation Insurance Partners with Hagerty Classic Car Insurance

July 20, 2018 — The two companies will work together to promote their products and services to each other’s client base. “The affinity we both felt for each other was natural and immediate,” said Marci Veronie, Avemco Insurance Company Vice President of Sales. “Hagerty is as passionate about collectible vehicles and the enthusiasts who own […]

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Garmin® Continues Progress in Aircraft Approvals for Retrofit Autopilots

Garmin® expands aircraft approvals for the GFC 600 and GFC 500 retrofit autopilots for general aviation aircraft OLATHE, Kan. /July 18, 2018/Business Wire — Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced continued progress in aircraft approvals for the GFC™ 600 and GFC 500 autopilots. The imminent certification of several aircraft […]

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Garmin® Introduces the Latest Generation in Aviator Watches

Garmin® introduces the D2 Delta, the latest generation in aviator watches Three distinct sizes with internal music storage, Garmin Pay and optional wrist-based Pulse Oximeter OLATHE, Kan. /July 18, 2018/Business Wire — Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the D2™ Delta PX, D2 Delta S and D2 Delta aviator […]

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Garmin® Announced the Addition of the GWX™ 75

Garmin® introduces the GWX 75 aviation Doppler weather radar Four-times more color contouring for superior weather analysis OLATHE, Kan. /July 18, 2018/Business Wire — Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the GWX™ 75, a new addition to its suite of weather radars. Intended for a wide range of aircraft, […]

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Garmin® Brings New FIS-B Weather Products to Market

Garmin® continues leadership in ADS-B by bringing new Flight Information Service-Broadcast (FIS-B) weather products to market OLATHE, Kan. /July 12, 2018/Business Wire — Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced future product compatibility with the new FIS-B weather products available through the Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) ground station network in […]

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AOPA Insurance Agency at AirVenture 2018

WE KNOW HOW THE WORLD LOOKS FROM THE COCKPIT, NOT JUST ON AN ACTUARIAL TABLE     Are you overpaying for your aircraft insurance? Stop by and the AOPA Insurance Agency at AirVenture and find out. We’ll share our money saving tips and teach you how to avoid common but costly mistakes. Booth 463, July 23-29. […]

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Liaison Brief Newsletter from American Legend Aircraft Company

Newsletter of American Legend Aircraft Company LEGEND LIAISON BRIEF ISSUE NO. 43, DATE: 11 JULY 2018 NEWS Tweety is Teaching Kids to Fly Taildraggers Tweety, the Legend Cub built to venerate the enduring Piper J3 Cub, has been flying since 2005. This was the aircraft that introduced the world to a newly manufactured Cub. Tweety […]

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Garmin® Integrated Flight Deck Selected for Supersonic Fighter Jet

OLATHE, Kan. /July 11, 2018/Business Wire — Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the selection of a tandem Garmin integrated flight deck by Tactical Air Support, Inc. (TacAir) for its fleet of supersonic F-5 fighter aircraft. This configuration, which consists of a G3000™ flight display and dual Garmin touchscreen controllers […]

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