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G1000® NXi upgrade available for the Citation Mustang

Garmin® announces availability of the G1000 NXi upgrade for the Citation Mustang OLATHE, Kan. /February 7, 2019/Business Wire — Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the certification and availability of the G1000® NXi integrated flight deck upgrade for the Cessna Citation Mustang. The G1000 NXi offers a number of […]

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The Schweiss hydraulic one-piece door gives the hangar a nice clean look and locks up tight to protect the chemicals and equipment stored inside. Leimbach Construction Inc. of Fort Pierre, S.D., received an award from Chief Buildings for construction of the 100-foot by 140-foot Agtegra hangar. They also installed the hydraulic doors.

Schweiss Doors hydraulic drive-thru doors help speed up crop operation

Agtegra Coop award-winning aerial spray hangar sports 70-foot drive-thru hydraulic doors from Schweiss   FAIRFAX, Minn., February 5, 2019 – Agtegra Cooperative has expanded its service area to reach rural customers in 60 communities throughout North and South Dakota. One of those communities is Harrold, S.D., home of the Harrold Municipal Airport, site of Agtegra’s […]

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Red Bull Air Race Championship Selects Hartzell Propeller Again

Mike Goulian and Team "Kiss the Bricks" at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Where They Won in 2018   Piqua, Ohio, Feb. 4, 2019 -- Hartzell Propeller will be the 2019 propeller technical partner of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship for yet another year. It is the sixth year in a row that Hartzell Propeller […]

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Whelen Engineering to Acquire LoPresti Aviation

  Whelen and LoPresti announce an alliance that positions the companies to boost competitiveness and better serve customers in an era of rapid change within the industry. Chester, Connecticut – February 1, 2019 - Whelen Engineering Company announced today that it completed an acquisition and spin-off of its Aviation Division with LoPresti Aviation. Whelen’s Aviation Division […]

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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 availability of the GPS 3000

Garmin® announces availability of the GPS 3000, enabling ADS-B and WAAS/SBAS operational capabilityRecently certified as an ADS-B position source for the Embraer E135/E145 and Legacy 600/650 OLATHE, Kan. /January 30, 2019/Business Wire — Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the availability of the GPS 3000, a high-integrity GPS position […]

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Lawrence pilot donates training time

An area pilot has given more than 500 young people a free demonstration airplane ride as part of the Experimental Aircraft Association’s Young Eagles program. Among the more than 50,000 volunteers around the world who have donated their time and aircraft to the effort is James Drake of Lawrence. All pilots in the Young Eagles […]

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Garmin® TeamX introduces the GTR 200B comm radio with Bluetooth® intercom designed for experimental aircraft

OLATHE, Kan. /January 16, 2019/Business Wire — Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the GTR 200B, a comm radio and Bluetooth-enabled intercom designed specifically for experimental and amateur-built aircraft. In addition to advanced auto-squelch, stereo intercom, alert inputs, standby frequency monitoring and more, Bluetooth connectivity allows pilots to connect a […]

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Collaboration to create the world's busiest airport each year

10,000 Airplanes, 1,000 Processes, One Goal:The Power of Collaboration January 2019 By Brian Wierzbinski Executive Vice President/CFO, Experimental Aircraft Association As we enter 2019, many of us see a big, open frontier, ready to be developed with the results and events we want to accomplish during the coming year. At same time, we see a […]

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Aircraft Spruce to be at the Copperstate Fly-in

    Buckeye Municipal Airport (KBXK) in conjunction with the Buckeye Air Fair will be hosting the fly-in on February 8, 9 & 10, 2019. Come and enjoy this FREE event and be sure to stop by the Spruce booth! Along with traditional features such as: Educational Forums, Aircraft Displays, Aviation Vendors, Youth Activities and […]

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Garmin announces Q1 2019 aviation webinars

January 8, 2019 - Garmin is pleased to announce aviation webinars through the first-half of 2019. Ranging from Garmin Pilot tips and tricks, cost-effective autopilot upgrades to low-cost avionics 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 […]

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Plane-Power announces the re-introduction of factory new six-phase aircraft alternators

    Montgomery, AL (January 8, 2019) — Keith Bagley, president of Hartzell Engine Technologies (HET), makers of the Plane-Power brand of alternators, announced today that the company has re-introduced factory new versions of its models C28-150, C14-100 and ALT-FLX series of FAA-PMA certified, six-phase, belt- and gear-driven alternators. “We are very happy to announce […]

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Merrill said he was tempted to get a Schweiss Doors hydraulic door but decided to go with the bifold door because he is able to park closer to it.

Tennessee barn hangar holds replica of Spirit of Columbus

      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FAIRFAX, Minn., January 3, 2019 – Driving up and seeing Dick Merrill’s wood-frame barn the first time, you’d never guess that it is almost exclusively used to hangar his 180 Cessna Spirit of Columbus and that over half of the end wall has a bifold door on it. The […]

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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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Strachn named CEO of The Cosby Harrison Company

CROSSVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cosby Harrison Company (formerly TAP Publishing) located in Crossville, Tennessee, announced that Adam Strachn has been appointed CEO. Strachn is a fourth-generation member of the founding Harrison family and great-grandson of the company namesake Cosby Harrison. He succeeds Steve Stone, who acted as interim CEO since the retirement of Cosby Stone in June 2016. Strachn graduated with bachelor's […]

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McFarlane Aviation Products Carries Complete Line of Interior and Exterior Fiberglass and Plastic Aircraft Parts

  Baldwin City, KS, December 20, 2018: McFarlane Aviation Products is rapidly becoming the leading supplier of FAA-PMA approved aftermarket plastic and fiberglass products for the interior and exterior of aircraft. These options utilize improved materials and enhanced manufacturing processes to provide a precision fit and long-lasting durability. As stated by McFarlane’s Sales Manager, John […]

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AirVenture Celebrates 50 Consecutive Years in Oshkosh at 2019 Fly-In

December 20, 2018 - EAA is marking the 50th consecutive year of its annual EAA AirVenture Oshkosh fly-in convention in Oshkosh in 2019 with a full schedule of activities for arriving aviators and residents of EAA’s hometown. The EAA fly-in convention was first held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in 1953. In 1959, the event moved to Rockford, […]

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2019 AOPA FLY-IN LOCATIONS REVEALED

In celebration of its eightieth anniversary, AOPA will host three grand, two-day fly-ins for the 2019 season. Returning to two previous favorite fly-in locations and one brand-new destination, these aviation festivities will run all day Friday and Saturday, and will feature expanded exhibit hours, seminars, workshops, aircraft displays, and special aerial demonstrations. The season kicks off May […]

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Hartzell Scimitar Prop Approved for Cessna 180/182 Fleets

Piqua, Ohio, Dec. 18, 2018 - Hartzell Propeller has received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for its two-blade aluminum Scimitar propellers for Cessna 180/182 aircraft. Offered through Hartzell's Top Prop performance conversion program, introductory pricing is $9,900 for the new swept aluminum two-blade 82-inch diameter propeller, including polished spinner and all STC documentation. "This replacement […]

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CILC bifold door installers take photos and videos of the now operational bifold door as it reaches the top of its near 22-foot clear opening.  Schweiss has shipped bifold doors to Costa Rica before, but this is the first large jet hangar door.

Schweiss Doors delivers first bifold corporate jet hangar door to Central America

FAIRFAX, Minn., December 12, 2018 – On a pleasant autumn Minnesota day, two representatives from CILC Central America Corporation, Costa Rica division, arrived for a couple days to tour the Schweiss Doors factory and place an order for a bifold liftstrap door. Jose Villegas, the CILC Compliance Manager, and Esteban Quiros, the Project Engineer, ordered […]

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