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Trade-A-Plane’s 7 Tips for Buying Used Aircraft

We have gathered some tips to share for buying a used aircraft. Special thanks to Brian and our friends at NAAA for some of the content. Are you in the market for an aircraft?  View our current listings online.  You can also find a licensed mechanic as well as a profession aircraft appraiser through Trade-A-Plane. Find your next used aircraft on […]

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AvBlend Offers Online Promotion

AvBlend is offering 10% off on online only offerings. Use code AVX442E.   About AvBlend AvBlend is the only product of its kind to be approved by the FAA for use in aircraft piston engines. Its flight-proven performance has given peace-of-mind to pilots and mechanics for decades. Gain preventative maintenance, technical support and peace-of-mind with […]

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Garmin receives approval for the GFC 500 autopilot in several aircraft models

March 29, 2018 – Garmin is pleased to announce it has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Supplemental Type Certification (STC) approval for the GFC 500 autopilot in several more aircraft models. Intended for qualifying piston single-engine aircraft below 6,000 lbs., the GFC 500 delivers superior in-flight characteristics, self-monitoring capabilities and minimal maintenance needs when compared […]

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Brinkley Propeller Service Appointed by Hartzell as Recommended Service Facility

Piqua, Ohio, March 26, 2018 – Hartzell Propeller Inc. named Brinkley Propeller Services, one of Europe’s leading propeller repair and overhaul operations, as its newest Recommended Service Facility in the United Kingdom. Based 40 miles north of Central London in Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, Brinkley’s modern 14,250 sq. foot campus was designed for quality, efficiency and meeting […]

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Momentum Aeronautics has Completed a Wheel and Brake Installation STC for the Pilatus PC-7

Momentum Aeronautics completes wheel and brake installation STC for Pilatus PC-7 Supports Parker Hannifin Corp. with engineering and project completion services Lake Elmo, MN (21D), March 20, 2018 – Momentum recently completed an aircraft Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) project for Parker Hannifin Corp. Aircraft Wheel and Brake Division through the FAA Chicago Aircraft Certification Office (ACO). […]

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Shaw Aerox® to Offer 20% Off List Price at Sun ‘n Fun 2018

Shaw Aerox®, LLC is Offering a 20% off Promotion for all Portable Oxygen Systems and Components Purchased during SUN n FUN 2018 Bonita Springs, FL & Lakeland, FL, March 17, 2018 Shaw Aerox® Aviation Oxygen Systems will be offering a promotion of 20% off the list price for portable oxygen systems and components purchased during […]

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Help wanted: Experienced air traffic controllers

MARCH 16, 2018 BY GENERAL AVIATION NEWS STAFF The FAA is hiring experienced air traffic controllers to work in facilities throughout the country — and specifically for the facility that handles the busy New York area airspace. The agency will accept applications March 19 to March 26, 2018, from experienced candidates to fill slots at the New […]

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Continental Motors Group Receives 3 New VSTC’s in China for its Jet-A Power Solutions

Mobile, Alabama, March 13, 2018 — Continental Motors Group Ltd. an AVIC International Holding (HK) LTD company (HKEX: 232.HK), announced today that it received three new Type Certificate Validations from the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC). These type certificates authorize the use of the industry leading compression ignition engines, manufactured by Continental Motors™ at […]

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Vulcanair Selects Hartzell Prop for V1.0

Piqua, Ohio, March 12, 2018 – Vulcanair Aircraft has selected Hartzell Propeller’s two-blade aluminum constant speed propeller for its new single-engine V1.0 four-seat utility aircraft. The recently certificated V1.0 is powered by a single 180 hp Lycoming IO-360-M1A engine matched with a Hartzell prop that has been specifically designed for Lycoming’s undamped four-cylinder engines. “Vulcanair picked the 74-inch […]

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Garmin® Completes First Flight of the Newly Retrofitted Citation XLS Featuring the G5000® Integrated Flight Deck

March 8, 2018 – Garmin today celebrated the maiden flight of the first retrofitted Citation XLS featuring the G5000 integrated flight deck. This marks a significant milestone toward completion of the G5000 upgrade for the Citation Excel and Citation XLS. The G5000 integrated avionics suite brings an entirely new flight deck to the aircraft, addressing […]

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Garmin Announce FAA and EASA Approval and Begins Shipment of the G500TXi and G600TXi

March 7, 2018 – Garmin is pleased to announce it has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approval and has begun initial shipments of the G500 TXi and G600 TXi flight displays. Boasting a clean-sheet touchscreen design and vibrant presentation, the TXi family incorporates greater situational awareness tools and an […]

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American Legend Aircraft Company e-newsletter Available

Newsletter of American Legend Aircraft Company LEGEND LIAISON BRIEF ISSUE NO. 41, DATE: 6 MAR 2018 NEWS Super Legend Scores Best Overall STOL Performance Hondo was the location for the 2017 Texas STOL Roundup and among the participants, two Super Legend aircraft outperformed the field. In the obstacle and traditional short-takeoff-and-landing (STOL) contests, the Super […]

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Garmin® Introduces the GDL 50 Portable ADS-B Traffic and Weather Receiver

OLATHE, Kan.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the GDL 50, a portable device capable of receiving Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) traffic and weather, GPS and aircraft attitude(1) information for display on select portables and mobile devices. A remote-mount version of the GDL 50, the GDL 50R, is also available. […]

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Concorde Battery Corporation Donates to Local High School

Concorde Battery Corporation, one of the world’s leading aviation battery manufacturers, has donated $1,000 to Cumberland County High School’s new Aviation Career Training Education program. “Today’s high school students will be the pilots and technicians that keep the aircraft of tomorrow in the air” stated Chris Holder, Concorde’s Eastern US Sales Manager. “As a company […]

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Meet the People of Trade-A-Plane

Now much more than a publisher, TAP Publishing has changed its name to The Cosby Harrison Company in honor of our founder. Though we have a new name, we are still the same family-owned business that holds to the core values and principles that started with the creation of Trade-A-Plane in 1937. Our founder, Cosby […]

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Mark Your Calendars for Fresh South Carolina Oysters

Celebrate spring with an Oyster Roast Fly-in at Big South Fork Airpark! We are ready to relax, have fun and toast the beginning of warmer weather! Join us for fresh oysters, grill items, cool drinks and live music. We are excited to welcome the musical talent of Clint Keeton, listen below to get a sneak […]

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United States Air Force Selects Garmin® D2 Charlie Aviator Watch

OLATHE, Kan. /Feb. 14, 2018/Business Wire — Garmin International, Inc. a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced that the D2™ Charlie aviator watch has been selected by the United States Air Force (USAF) for use by the pilots of the Lockheed U-2 aircraft. The high-sensitivity WAAS GPS-enabled D2 Charlie aviator watch incorporates global […]

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TruTrak Vizion Autopilot Approved for C175, PA28, and PA32

February 12, 2018, Springdale, AR – The STC for the TruTrak Vizion autopilot has been updated to include the remainder of the Cessna 172 series , the Cessna 175 series, the Piper PA28 series, and the PA32 series aircraft.  These aircraft are added to the existing AML STC which currently includes the Cessna 177 series […]

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Custom Metal Shearing Available from Wicks Aircraft Supply

Wicks Aircraft Supply is stocked with multiple sizes and alloys of various aluminum sheet. What sets Wicks apart is that they have a 12 foot hydraulic press that allows them to custom shear up to 12ft long. They can shear to any size for custom wing skins, leading edge, etc. All you need to do […]

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Red Bull Air Race Championship Picks Hartzell Propeller for 5th Year

  Piqua, Ohio, Feb 13, 2018 — Hartzell Propeller will be the 2018 propeller technical partner of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship for the fifth consecutive year. Hartzell is providing its three-blade structural composite propeller known as “The Claw,” carbon fiber composite spinners and lightweight governors to every Red Bull Air Race team. In […]

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