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Six Days. 18 Forums. When: Monday thru Saturday at 9:30, 11:00 and 12:30 Where: Superior Air Parts Tent #257 New for 2018: Select Superior Air Parts Forums Qualify for FAA A&P I/A Renewal Credit! Monday, July 23 9:30: Engine Leaning Made Simple. Presented by Superior Air Parts 11:00: Maximizing Engine Longevity. Presented by RAM Aircraft 12:30: Engine Longevity and Reliability. Presented by CamGuard Tuesday, July 24 9:30: Compression Testing Aircraft Engines and Maximizing Cylinder Life. Presented by Superior Air Parts 11:00: Maximizing Aircraft Break Performance and Longevity. Presented by Aviation…
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WASILLA, ALASKA, 3-May-18– Airforms, Inc. announced today they have been awarded FAA PMA approval for engine mount isolator heat shields for the Cessna C206/207/210 family of aircraft (Continental powered). The aluminum construction of the heat shields absorbs less heat than steel, and a ceramic powder coating on one side inhibits heat transfer to the flexible isolators. According to company officials there is a sizeable fleet of 1986 and prior Cessna 206’s as well as 207’s and 210’s that increasingly benefit from additional aftermarket PMA support. They further state that these…
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Curtis Superior Valve Co. Inc. has been a manufacturer of oil and fuel valves for the aviation industry for over 70 years. Curtis is proud to announce that they have received FAA PMA approval for the CCB-38000 low profile, aluminum oil quick drain valve. This drain valve fits most Lycoming engines. When installed, the valve extends slightly more than the drain plug installed by Lycoming. The valve was designed specifically for retractable gear aircraft and twin engine aircraft with close fit cowling; however, it will fit any Lycoming engine where…
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WASILLA, ALASKA, 5-April-2018 – Adding to their growing list of FAA Approved products available in support of the world’s Cessna Caravan fleets, Airforms, Inc. has announced FAA STC approval for part number AF2617076-1. This component is a step approved to replace any one of the three Cessna steps in the passenger airstair door on both the C208 & C208B models. The step is a direct replacements for Cessna P/N’s 2617076-1, 2617076-10 or 2617076-11. Airforms step is engineered for increased longevity and is constructed solely from aluminum to eliminate the incidence…
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WELLINGTON, KS (May 21, 2018) – Air Plains Services, a world leader in extreme performance upgrades for a variety of general aviation aircraft models, today announced it is hosting a regional open house/fly-in on July 13 at its facility in Wellington for current and prospective customers. The event, open from 5 to 7 pm, will offer inspection of the company’s signature XP line of high horsepower engine upgrades for Cessna 180, 182 and 172 model aircraft, as well as feature information on the wide range of Air Plains products and…
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New touring exhibit highlights home front contributions to World War II EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (May 21, 2018) — The EAA Aviation Museum in Oshkosh on May 24 opens a new special exhibit – Manufacturing Victory: The Arsenal of Democracy, presented by national touring exhibit sponsor HP with additional support provided by Citi. Produced by The National WWII Museum in New Orleans, the exhibit follows the industrial journey that took the United States from a nation perilously unprepared for war to a global superpower that led the Allies…
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Place your order over $100 online or by phone and pick up at The AirVenture Show Oshkosh in our booth. Orders for pick up must be placed by noon Monday July 16th EST and they will be brought to the show on our truck at no additional cost to you. All orders must be paid by credit card at the time the order is placed, and any products not in stock can be processed as a standard backorder following the show. Please visit www.aircraftspruce.com for complete Oshkosh preorder service details.…
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Washington, DC — The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) today published the first quarter 2018 aircraft shipment report. The overall delivery of airplanes and rotorcraft rose compared to the same quarter of 2017, but with some mixed performance within the types. “We are pleased to see the industry is, overall, trending positively,” said GAMA President and CEO Pete Bunce. “Training needs are driving the demands in the rotorcraft segment, while a stabilizing used market, overall global economic growth and aviation innovation are driving the other segment increases. We expect the…
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AOPA and Commerce Bank have come together to offer an exclusive AOPA credit card. The card offers 4 percent cash back1 for select AOPA purchases; 3 percent cash back1 for all purchases at select AOPA partners including Aircraft Spruce & Specialty Co., Aero-Space Reports, Jeppesen®, Sirius XM® Aviation, PilotWorkshops, and Sporty’s® Pilot Shop; 2 percent cash back1 for fixed-based operator (FBO) purchases, aviation and auto fuel costs, ride sharing and taxi costs; and 1 percent cash back1 for all other purchases*. Cash back1 is applied as a statement credit. Cardholders…
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Lightweight, Comfortable, Three Levels of User Selectable Active Noise Cancellation April 10, 2018 - Bose, a leader in premium aviation headsets, introduced its new active noise cancelling headset for the flight deck, the Bose ProFlight Aviation Headset. Designed for the professional pilot, the ProFlight is the industry's smallest, quietest, and most comfortable active noise cancelling communication headset, and joins the acclaimed Bose A20' in the company's aviation headset line. With more than 30 U.S. design and utility patents, the Bose ProFlight Headset features a lightweight and comfortable in-ear configuration, three…
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Start the flying season with a Trig Avionics spring promotion deal. As the weather starts to improve the flying season is getting underway. Right now Trig Avionics is offering a Spring promotional deal that will enhance your flying experience and serve as a great investment for your aircraft. Customers looking to update their stack radio in certified aircraft should consider the Trig TY96A stack VHF radio. Packed with pilot friendly features, at only 1.3” inches high this slimline 760 channel radio will take minimal space in your avionics stack. The…
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All smartPanel Mounts Approved for Installation in FAA Certified Aircraft Under NORSEE Authorization Tucson, Arizona – Guardian Avionics, announces the addition of new flush panel mount models for the Apple iPhone X and Apple iPad Pro 10.5-inch models to the smartPanel Mount line of mounting solutions to install an iPad or iPhone within the instrument panel on any FAA Certified Part 23 or experimental aircraft. The smartPanel line already includes mounts for the Apple iPad Pro (12.9”), the Apple iPad 9.7-inch models, iPad Mini, and the Apple iPhone 6/7/8 and…
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Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics today announced David Copeland, the company’s Director of Sales, has been elected to the Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA) Board of Directors. Seven new members, including Copeland, will serve a three-year term beginning this month. “I’m honored to support AEA and their membership,” said Copeland. “As a team, we share a common goal of exploring new perspectives and applying our unique experiences to further the success of our industry. We’re all very excited about what’s next for aviation!” The AEA Board of Directors governs the worldwide organization.…
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12,408 Women and Girls of All Ages Take Flight for the First Time at 8th annual Women Of Aviation Worldwide Week Participation in the 8th annual Women Of Aviation Worldwide Week grew by more than 15% year-over-year reaching more than 61,000 in 2018. The Institute for Women Of Aviation Worldwide (iWOAW) received post-WOAW event reports from 179 organizers in 33 countries and validated 12,408 Fly It Forward® flight reports – reports submitted by women and girls who went on their first flight experience on a small aircraft from March 5…
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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 addition, Hartzell supplies personnel for complete propeller technical support and maintenance services for all of the entrants in the races throughout the world. Hartzell Propeller Executive Vice President JJ Frigge said, "We are delighted that for the fifth consecutive year, Red…
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The D-Day Squadron is the American contingent participating in the Daks Over Normandy flyover crossing the English Channel to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day on June 6, 2019. The skies will be filled with dozens of meticulously restored C-47 aircraft and hundreds of paratroopers billowing through the sky in authentic Allied uniforms and World War II military-style parachutes. The D-Day Squadron is the American contingent participating in the Daks Over Normandy flyover crossing the English Channel to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day on June 6, 2019. The skies…
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EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (April 13, 2017) — A new how-to video from the Experimental Aircraft Association gives certificated aircraft owners a better understanding of preventive maintenance and ways to save money by personally completing some of the tasks. Aircraft Ownership: Understanding Owner Preventive Maintenance is a multi-part video series combined on one DVD. It shows certificated aircraft owners how to legally maintain an aircraft in accordance with FAA preventive maintenance regulations. “There are many tasks that a certificated aircraft owner can do that are completely legal under…
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The CiES digital fuel quantity system utilizes a high technology sensor system that allows repeatable accurate measurement of fuel in aircraft tank. This high technology and patented sensor system allows fuel measurements down to a change in fuel level to less than 0.03 of an inch. This measurement represents much less than 10ths of a gallon of AVGAS or Jet A. The non-contact measurement method insures a lifetime of operation providing the same consistent fuel level output in the cockpit with modern digital fuel indication. Find CiES’s entire aviation line…
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Part of NAA's mission is identifying and recognizing those who have contributed to the "art, sport and science of aviation and space flight in the United States." NAA presents more than a dozen awards throughout each year to honor achievements in aviation and space. The nomination period for the Collier Trophy is now open through January 31, 2018. If you have any questions, please contact Stephanie Berry at 703-416-4888, Ext. 104 or email . Robert J. Collier Trophy Awarded annually "for the greatest achievement in aeronautics or astronautics in America,…
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Mobile, Alabama, December 12, 2017 — Continental Motors Group (CMG) announced today that the Mobile Chamber of Commerce named Continental Motors Inc., its North American manufacturing center, as “Manufacturer of the Year” for 2017. This annual award recognizes companies for their economic growth and commitment to the local community. “Continental has long been the cornerstone of our ever-growing aviation sector," said Troy Wayman, the Chamber's Vice-President of Economic Development, Mobile Chamber of Commerce. "Their world-class engines and reputation shine a spotlight on Mobile on the international stage. Continental has played…
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Air Plains Services, a world leader in extreme performance upgrades for a variety of general aviation aircraft models, marked a major milestone in September with its 2,500th 180 HP engine upgrade for Cessna 172 piston aircraft. The milestone 172XP Extreme Performance engine upgrade was installed on N733EA, a 1977 Cessna 172N. “The rate of climb with the new O360 engine is fantastic and the customer service at Air Plains was really great,” said Brandon Johnson, who spends his work hours flying international hops in a G550 for a Fortune 100…
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Head in the right direction with Icom’s new A25 Series. A powerful air band VHF radio, the A25 series expands communication coverage and enhances aircraft safety. Output power has increased to 6W (PEP). Plus, its easy-to-use interface and large 2.3-inch LCD display combine to provide stress-free programing and easy in-flight operation. Choose between two versions, NAV/COM or COM only. The new A25 series is full of features that are on a pilot’s must-have list. The “Flip-Flop” channel feature allows pilots to store the last 10 channels used, and easily switch…
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Tempest Plus Marketing Group (TPMG) announces SPIN EZ™, the industry’s first truly “NON-STICKING” oil filter. Although offering many filtration benefits, aviation spin-on oil filters have historically been difficult to remove from the engine. Heat, time and pressure can extrude oil, grease, DC4® compound or similar liquid lubricants from between a filter’s rubber seal and the filter mount pad – in many cases leaving the filter seemingly “bonded” to the engine making it nearly impossible to remove. Tempest is proud to introduce an engineered solution with its new SPIN EZ oil…
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Garmin is pleased to announce the addition of new features for the Garmin Pilot application for Android and iOS mobile devices. Garmin Pilot 6.2 for Android incorporates approach chart overlays on the moving map, enhancements to stadium TFR’s, glide range ring, logbook tracks and more, while the 9.1 version of Garmin Pilot for iOS adds a new high resolution basemap, worldwide gridded winds and a streamlined Connext devices page. Within the iOS version, pilots can also access aircraft performance profiles, checklists and weight and balance data for additional aircraft types.…
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WICHITA, Kan. (Nov. 16, 2017) – Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced it has selected the following universities for the 2018 Top Hawk program: Middle Tennessee State University, University of Dubuque, Lewis University, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott and California Aeronautical University. Each university will take delivery of a new, custom branded Cessna Skyhawk 172 to support flight training, university recruiting efforts and promotional activities throughout the year. “As the Top Hawk program enters its fourth year, we’re proud to build on a program that has…
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EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (July 10, 2017) — EAA AirVenture Oshkosh today announced another “Only in Oshkosh” first as it welcomes commercial space company Blue Origin and its historic New Shepard rocket and astronaut crew capsule the week of July 24-30. The exhibit will be one of the main attractions on Boeing Plaza during the Experimental Aircraft Association’s 65th annual fly-in convention at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh. “EAA AirVenture Oshkosh has always showcased innovation, imagination, and achievement in flight, which makes Blue Origin’s presence at Oshkosh an…
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Batavia moves to Oshkosh for EAA AirVenture week when Sporty’s Pilot Shop sets up business in its traditional 1600-square foot tent outside Hangar B in Outdoor Space #260. This year, Sporty’s presence will be augmented with an indoor booth, devoted to Stratus, located across from ForeFlight in Hangar C, Booth #3147. “Sporty’s big tent gives everyone some elbow room to touch, hold, try on and examine the multitude of Sporty’s products on display,” says Sporty’s Vice President John Zimmerman. “We’ve created an interactive buying experience where pilots and aviation buffs…
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Janitrol Aero heaters will not be affected by the FAA’s proposed AD on South Wind aircraft cabin combustion heating systems MONTGOMERY, ALA., Jan. 31, 2017 – Mike Disbrow, president of Hartzell Engine Technologies (HET), announced today that as a result of its asset purchase of C&D Associates in 2016, the company is now producing a line of South Wind replacement heaters under the Janitrol Aero brand. “Our new Janitrol Aero brand heaters are FAA PMA approved and will not be affected by the FAA’s proposed AD on South Wind aircraft…
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WICHITA, Jan. 30, 2017 – Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announced it is celebrating the 45th anniversary of the first Cessna Citation delivery. The first Citation jet, a Cessna Citation 500, was delivered to American Airlines in January 1972, where it was used for the development of the company’s training program. Since then, the Citation series has become the most popular line of business jets ever produced with more than 7,000 delivered to customers around the world. The worldwide fleet has amassed nearly 35 million flight hours.…
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Jan. 12, 2017 –The FAA has granted Sandia Aerospace an additional TSO on its popular SAI 340 Quattro Plus multifunction indicator. In addition to attitude, altitude, airspeed and slip, the SAI 340 is now TSO’d for Instantaneous Vertical Speed, or (I)VSI. Unlike a standard VSI that has a six- to eight-second lag, the SAI 340 gives virtually immediate vertical speed indications. The vertical speed is shown on the SAI 340 in both a tape and digital format. In addition to the (I)VSI, the new software version also adds an adjustable…
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