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Bell and Garmin Sign Teaming Agreement for On-Demand Mobility Avionics Systems

Fort Worth, TX (October 2, 2018) – Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today a signed teaming agreement with Garmin International, Inc. on the development and integration of the autonomous vehicle management computer (VMC) systems to support Bell’s vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft. “At Bell, we believe a convergence of technological advancements is […]

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Garmin® G950 NXi Integrated Flight Deck Certified for United States Forest Service Fleet of Sherpa Aircraft

  OLATHE, Kan. /September 26, 2018/Business Wire — Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the certification of the G950™ NXi integrated flight deck for the United States Forest Service (USFS) fleet of Sherpa aircraft (Shorts SD3-60). The installation and certification was completed by Field Aerospace in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. […]

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Aircraft Spruce is Now Open in Alaska

Aircraft Spruce has announced the opening of it’s newest location is Wasilla, AK on September 17th, 2018. This exciting development gives the parts supplier a local presence in the active flying community of Alaska for the first time in company history. The company plans to inventory the branch with all of the latest and greatest […]

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New McFarlane FAA-PMA Fuel Selector Valves and Parts for Cessna 170, 172, 175, & 177

Baldwin City, KS, September 21, 2018: McFarlane Aviation Products has approval on new complete fuel selector valve assemblies!       For years, McFarlane has been repairing Cessna fuel selector valves in an effort to keep everyone flying safely and affordably. Now they have taken this experience and their expert knowledge to the drawing board […]

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Trade-A-Plane has Partnered to Join the Job Distribution Network

          Abbey Hutter Marketing Coordinator 724-547-6203 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Partners with Acclaimed Pilot Resource, Trade-A-Plane Roanoke, Texas (September 19, 2018) –, an aviation-only job website with resume database access, is excited to announce Trade-A-Plane as the newest partner to join the Job Distribution Network. Abbey Hutter, marketing […]

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The ‘pilot shortage’ seems similar to the truck driver ‘shortage’

Is the Pilot Shortage Similar to the Truck Driver Shortage?

Last week, I was listening to a radio program called “Marketplace” when they mentioned a  “pilot shortage.” I did not expect the segment about airline pilots to resonate with me as much as it did. The issues they were discussing were a pilot shortage, an unwillingness to pay for accomplished pilots, and the prospect of technology alleviating […]

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Hartzell Appoints Texas-Based Recommended Service Facility

  Piqua, Ohio, Sept. 18, 2018 – Hartzell Propeller Inc. named Texas Aircraft Propeller & Accessories, an industry leader in propeller and governor overhaul, repair and sales, as a Recommended Service Facility. The company is based in a modern facility at Pearland Regional Airport (KLVJ), near Houston. “We are especially delighted to have Texas Aircraft Propeller […]

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IADA members and clients will celebrate the organization's new name at NBAA-BACE in Orlando next month, where once again the organization will have a large display of aircraft available for sale.

International Aircraft Dealers Association is Now NARA New Rebranded Name

Reflects Global Scope International Aircraft Dealers Association Is Now NARA’s New Rebranded Name Sept. 17, 2018 — International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA) is the new rebranded name for the former National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA). The organization’s board of directors changed the name to reflect the international presence and global importance that members of the […]

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Aircraft Spruce West Super Sale September 29, 2018

Spruce Super Sale – Corona, CA. 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 customer to meet our vendors.   Now gain the skills, […]

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Cowl Flap Hinges and Steering Rod Boots for Cessna

  McFarlane FAA-PMA Cowl Flap Hinges for Cessna aircraft and Steering Rod Boots for Cessna 182   Baldwin City, KS, September 5, 2018: McFarlane Aviation Products is excited to announce new approvals for Cessna Aircraft! McFarlane now has FAA-PMA approval for improved cowl flap hinges for Cessna 172, 180, 182, and 185 aircraft. “Cowl flap […]

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Pre-Order Your 2019 Trade-A-Plane Calendar

  Trade-A-Plane’s gorgeous 2019 Calendar is now available for *PRE-ORDER* for only $10 USD delivered to anywhere in the United States! International shipping will be extra (please contact us for rates). This 13 month calendar has months December 2018 through December 2019 plus 2019 Year at a Glance and 2020 Year at a Glance. The […]

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Aircraft Spruce will be at the AOPA Santa Fe Fly-in

  Aircraft Spruce will be at the AOPA Fly-In from September 14-15, 2018 in Santa Fe, New Mexico. More opportunities Deepen skills that will take you to new places in your pilot journey. More time Build genuine, long-lasting relationships with pilots from around the country. More of everything Everything that you love about the AOPA Fly-In! […]

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McFarlane Aviation Products Announces New Approvals for Cessna Aircraft

Cessna Upper Torque Link, Stop Lugs, and Shimmy Dampener replacement parts, developed by McFarlane Baldwin City, KS, September 4, 2018: McFarlane Aviation Products is excited to announce new approvals for Cessna Aircraft! McFarlane has announced more FAA-PMA replacement parts found on the Cessna nose gear! Torque link stop lugs and the attachment hardware found on […]

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Garmin Announces Multiple Software Upgrades

Garmin announces availability of TXi, GTN and GFC software upgrades Adds descent VNAV, G500 TXi compatibility with G5 & GFC 500 and more August 31, 2018 – Garmin is pleased to announce the availability of multiple software upgrades and approvals across several products including the GTN 650/750 touchscreen navigators, the G500 TXi/G600 TXi and G500/G600 […]

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D A M Window Cleaner – New from McFarlane Aviation Products

Baldwin City, KS, August 29, 2018: McFarlane Aviation Products announces the best D A M Window Cleaner! With over a year of development and testing, McFarlane is excited to offer their D A M Window Cleaner to you. It is a fast, streak-free liquid spray designed for acrylic and other surfaces. It does not contain […]

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Garmin® Acquires

Garmin® acquires, a leading electronic flight planning and services provider Schaffhausen, Switzerland/August 29, 2018/Business Wire — Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced that it has acquired Flight Plan LLC (FltPlan), a privately-held provider of electronic flight planning, scheduling, and trip support services, including the popular website and mobile application FltPlan Go. FltPlan is […]

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McFarlane Aviation Products Develops Aircraft Specific Kits

Baldwin City, KS, August 27, 2018: McFarlane Aviation Products has developed kits specific to your aircraft! Too often seal and repair kits have more parts than are needed or even worse, not enough parts to complete the job. McFarlane Aviation Products has done the research and developed main and nose strut seal and repair kits […]

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Cessna Tie-Down Eyebolts, Trim Wheel Shafts, Trim Wheel Sprockets and more, now available!

McFarlane Now Offers More Approved Parts Available for Cessna

  Baldwin City, KS, August 21, 2018: McFarlane Aviation Products is excited to announce new approvals for Cessna aircraft! Tie-down eyebolts found in the tail and wings of Cessna aircraft are now available from McFarlane. Replace your damaged and corroded eyebolts with these high strength parts forged from alloy steel. McFarlane eyebolts are FAA-PMA Approved […]

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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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