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Aerospace Welding

AWI ANNOUNCES NEW FAA/PMA APPROVALS ON SEVERAL CESSNA MODELS

  Many more announcements in 2016 will provide the General Aviation industry with affordable solutions for their exhaust needs    EAGAN, MINN., March 7, 2016 – Aerospace Welding Minneapolis, Inc. (FAA CRS # UWDR792L/EASA.145.6155) has announced FAA/PMA approval on the Cessna T206 & T210 Turbo Bracket [P/N’s A1250818-200 and A1250818-201]. These brackets replace Cessna P/Ns […]

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Can You Stop Nose Gear Shimmy?

Can You Stop Nose Gear Shimmy? By Dave McFarlane “A Cessna nose wheel is supposed to shimmy.” “You can’t really stop it.” “All the Pipers do it.” You have heard similar comments many times. My response is always the same question. “Did it shimmy when it was new?” Nose gear shimmy is destructive and not […]

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Junkyard Genius Builds World’s First Racing Airplane for Endurance Race

In the annals of the 24 Hours of LeMons — the racing series that combines a $500 vehicle spending limit with “Let’s Make a Deal” costumes into a weekend jubilee of junkyard engineering — few racers and builders have brought more innovation to the track than Jeff Bloch. Bloch, known around the pits as Speedycop, has built 13 […]

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Garmin Expands its Portfolio of Business Aviation Solutions with GTS™ 8000 TCAS II/ACAS II

OLATHE, Kan./October 29, 2012/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today the GTS 8000 Traffic alert and Collision Avoidance System (TCAS II)/Airbone Collision Avoidance System (ACAS II) for transport category aircraft. The GTS 8000 improves safety by maintaining constant surveillance, identifying potential […]

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“Discover Flying Challenge” Cessna Showcases Skycatcher Capability

Cessna Aircraft has challenged high-energy aviation students from around the country to see who can generate the most awareness and hands-on experience for the innovative Cessna Skycatcher. The inaugural “Cessna Discover Flying Challenge” commenced on June 23 at the Cessna Open House in Independence, Kan., an event which commemorated the company’s 85 year anniversary. The […]

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Cessna Selects Garmin G5000 Flight Deck for New Citation Longitude

Cessna Aircraft Company officials have selected the Garmin G5000 integrated avionics system, from Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN), for the company’s newest and longest-range business jet, the Citation Longitude. The G5000 provides a pilot interface with digital touch-screen controllers and multi-pane, widescreen displays with Garmin’s Synthetic Vision Technology (SVT) for situational […]

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Cessna Continues Single-Engine Aircraft Safety Education Initiative

Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, is building on a proactive safety initiative started in 2011 designed to educate single engine owner/operators on new inspection procedures. The latest effort is aimed at 100 series single-engine piston aircraft owners around the world, and informs them about new supplemental aircraft inspection procedures that will […]

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Cessna Announces Long-Range Citation Business Jet

Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. company, today introduced its newest and longest-range business jet, the Citation Longitude at the European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (EBACE). This launch follows on the heels of Cessna’s announcement, just over six months ago, of the new Citation M2 and Citation Latitude. Boasting a 4,000-nautical-mile range and a […]

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Compton Kids Learn to Fly After School

On a sunny afternoon at Compton Airport, 9-year-old Jose Pineda runs across the tarmac and makes a beeline for a single-engine Cessna Aircraft. He’s completely at ease –- clearly in his element –- laughing and joking about a special celebration coming up. A birthday. He runs his hand along the side of the plane and […]

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Dave Ramsey, wearing cap, helps children into his 1952 Cessna 195 while at the Experimental Aircraft Association’s annual Young Eagle Day at the Wetumpka Airport in Elmore on Saturday. / Photos by Lloyd Gallman/Advertiser

Flight Fancy: EAA 822 Fly-In Sparks Imagination for Tomorrow’s Pilots

Five years ago, 14-year-old Savannah Weaver of Millbrook was sitting in the back seat of a little Cessna Aircraft on the runway at Wetumpka Municipal Airport, nervous but eager to take her inaugural air flight. Saturday at that same spot, Weaver was sitting in the front seat of a similar Cessna, no longer nervous but […]

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WSU Students Invent Dolly for Broken-Down Small Airplanes

When a small, piston-powered aircraft gets a flat tire and blocks the sole runway at your rural airport, you can’t exactly call the auto club. “Bottom line, your runway is closed,” said Angie Johannsen, vice president of Redtail Aviation, which owns airports in Moab and Price. “Planes cannot land or take off. You need the […]

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