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Marine / Avionics Update from Icom America

Marine / Avionics Update from Icom America

Icom America announces changes within the Marine and Avionics divisions. David McLain, our seasoned Marine and Avionics Senior Sales Manager, is leaving Icom to pursue new opportunities. We wish David all the best! Ray Novak (N9JA), Senior Sales Manager of Icom’s Amateur division, adds the Marine and Avionics divisions to his roster. Ray has an extensive background in the amateur radio industry spanning 32+ years. Ray began his career at Icom with the Technical Support Team, and for the last ten years, has been the lead for the Amateur Division.…
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Airforms Donates New Baffle Kit to AOPA Sweepstakes Airplane

Airforms Donates New Baffle Kit to AOPA Sweepstakes Airplane

Airforms, Inc. has donated a baffle kit to the AOPA Sweepstakes Aircraft. The Grumman AA5B Tiger selected for the Sweepstakes, is being powered by a Lycoming 0-360 zero-time, factory rebuilt engine. The new set of baffles designed for that engine has already been mounted by JA Air Center in Sugar Grove, IL. Baffle kits, with good seals, are essential for proper engine cooling. Airforms, Inc. is the leading manufacturer of new engine baffle kits, having shipped over 5,000 kits for over 60 certified aircraft models. For more information on baffle…
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SUPERIOR AIR PARTS ANNOUNCES THAT IT IS BRINGING BACK ITS POPULAR FORUM SERIES FOR OSHKOSH/AIRVENTURE 2021

SUPERIOR AIR PARTS ANNOUNCES THAT IT IS BRINGING BACK ITS POPULAR FORUM SERIES FOR OSHKOSH/AIRVENTURE 2021

The popular forum series will be held at 10:00 Monday through Saturday at Superior’s outdoor exhibit (#257/#258) across from Hangar B. Scott Hayes, vice president, sales and marketing for Superior Air Parts, Inc., announced today that the company is again hosting its series of 45-minute educational forums during Oshkosh AirVenture 2021. “The Superior Air Parts forums have become an important part of Oshkosh/AirVenture to so many of our customers. So, we are extremely happy to be able to again host our popular forums during Oshkosh/AirVenture 2021,” Hayes said. “I know…
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EAA begins ‘Project 21’ museum expansion for year-round aviation education and training

EAA begins ‘Project 21’ museum expansion for year-round aviation education and training

EAA Aviation Center addition to open at AirVenture 2022 The Experimental Aircraft Association’s “Project 21” initiative, including the first expansion of the EAA Aviation Center in Oshkosh in more than 20 years, will bring year-round aviation education and training to current and future aviators. Groundbreaking for the two-story, 30,000 square foot facility, connected to the EAA Aviation Museum, took place on Monday, April 26, with EAA and community leaders present. “While the EAA Aviation Museum highlights more than a century of accomplishments in personal flight, a major part of EAA’s…
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Garmin announces GWX 8000 StormOptix weather radar with automated weather threat analysis technology

Garmin announces GWX 8000 StormOptix weather radar with automated weather threat analysis technology

Simplified weather depiction helps reduce pilot workload and enhance situational awareness Garmin® International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the GWX™ 8000 StormOptix weather radar that delivers an extensive weather threat analysis and depiction to the cockpit. The system reduces pilot workload by providing an automated clear representation of weather by using an enhanced color palette now offering 16 colors, 3D volumetric scanning, hail and lightning prediction, advanced ground clutter suppression, and optional predictive wind shear detection. The GWX 8000 StormOptix weather radar provides pilots with…
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Garmin announces updated eLearning course for TXi flight displays

Garmin announces updated eLearning course for TXi flight displays

TXi Essentials 2.0 eLearning course helps pilots become familiar with new features and capabilities Garmin® International, Inc., is pleased to announce the TXi™ Essentials 2.0 eLearning course, a new pilot training opportunity that provides comprehensive instruction on the fundamental operation of the TXi touchscreen flight display. Designed for pilots new to the system, experienced pilots looking for recurrent training on their avionics, or pilots returning to flying after some time off, this updated course offers best practices for operational use, including instruction on features included in recent software updates as…
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DUAL ELECTRONIC IGNITION SYSTEMS REPLACES THE 4CYL. DUAL MAGNETO

DUAL ELECTRONIC IGNITION SYSTEMS REPLACES THE 4CYL. DUAL MAGNETO

YOU ASKED – ELECTROAIR DELIVERED! DUAL ELECTRONIC IGNITION SYSTEMS REPLACES THE 4CYL. DUAL MAGNETO Part Number: EIS-42000D Price: $4,995.00 + core deposit* • Each electronic ignition is completely independent from the other. One system uses our MTH and the other uses a crankshaft trigger mechanism. • Supplemental back-up power is required. • 10-15% Fuel Savings • NO repetitive inspections required! Parts good for TBO of engine and beyond! • NO A.D. Notes! • Smoother running engine • Factory Support: 248-674-3433 • Sales: 281-728-8732 *$1,000 core deposit will be refunded when…
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Aerox® Aviation Oxygen Systems Celebrates Fortieth Anniversary and One-Year of New Ownership

Aerox® Aviation Oxygen Systems Celebrates Fortieth Anniversary and One-Year of New Ownership

Aerox® Aviation Oxygen Systems of Bonita Springs Florida comes back to an energized Sun n’ Fun Aerospace Expo celebrating its fortieth year as well as its one-year anniversary of ownership by pilot and entrepreneur Scott Ashton. Aerox is exhibiting at booth A-098 and highlighting its entire “Oxygen Made Easy” product line. Oxygen Made Easy Aerox® has announced several new easy to use, high performance oxygen systems that will be highlighted at the show. From Ashton’s deep connection with Aerox® customers as a pilot and CFI, the PrO2 Plus® Flight Bag…
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Concorde Battery Corporation is Excited to Engage at Sun ‘n Fun Aero Expo 2021 –

Concorde Battery Corporation is Excited to Engage at Sun ‘n Fun Aero Expo 2021 –

$50 Gift Card Show Special & Forum Talks WEST COVINA, CA – After an unforeseen year of pandemic and postponement, Sun N Fun Aerospace Expo resumes operations April 13 through April 18, 2021, on their grounds in Lakeland FL. Concorde Battery representatives are excited to see you in person. Join Concorde Battery in Hangar B booths #050-051! In support of participation in the Sun n Fun Aerospace Expo 2021, Concorde is offering a show special. During the Expo if you purchase a Concorde RG® Series battery either upgrading to or…
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Garmin announces new models of capable and compact  USB charger designed for aircraft

Garmin announces new models of capable and compact USB charger designed for aircraft

Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today introduced new models of its GSB™ 15, a powerful USB charger designed for a wide range of aircraft, now available with 27W USB Type-C charging ports. While maintaining the same compact and lightweight design, the new GSB 15 models include two USB ports that support up to 27W of power output per port simultaneously, allowing pilots and passengers to charge most mobile devices while they are using them. Other enhancements include new dimmable halo lighting around each port, new USB Power Delivery (PD) technology, and…
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Hartzell Propeller, RAF Agree to Incentives for Backcountry Pilots

Hartzell Propeller, RAF Agree to Incentives for Backcountry Pilots

Discounts for RAF Members Hartzell Propeller has reached an agreement with the Recreational Aviation Foundation (RAF) to offer a special $1,000 discount on all new Hartzell backcountry propellers sold to RAF members. The RAF is a national organization headquartered in Bozeman, Mont., which is dedicated to preserving, improving and creating airstrips for recreational access. “Hartzell Propeller is making this offer to RAF members through the end of 2022 as part of our commitment to the excitement and fun of backcountry flying,” said Hartzell Propeller President JJ Frigge. “The RAF has…
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Concorde Battery Corporation Trains Over 2,500  In Virtual IA Events this Year

Concorde Battery Corporation Trains Over 2,500 In Virtual IA Events this Year

Early 2020 saw the last of in-person events including the Concorde Battery IA (Inspection Authorization) Renewal Series hosted annually at key locations throughout the country. Rather than cancel Concorde’s IA recurrent training events in 2021, Concorde pivoted, and created Concorde’s Virtual IA Renewal Series that provided the opportunity for airmen to complete the training necessary to renew their IA certificate through virtual classes provided free of charge. The inaugural Virtual IA Renewal Series event in January had nearly 1,500 attendees via virtual connection. This was the largest IA Seminar ever…
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Garmin Pilot adds Graphical Weather Briefings and NAVAID NOTAMs

Garmin Pilot adds Graphical Weather Briefings and NAVAID NOTAMs

Garmin® International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd., is pleased to announce the addition of new features to the Garmin Pilot™ app on iPad® or iPhone® mobile devices. These new enhancements to Garmin Pilot include the ability for users in the U.S. and Canada to generate a graphical weather briefing from Leidos Flight Service, plus graphical NAVAID NOTAMs to depict when a NAVAID has limitations or is out of service. Other recent enhancements include new NOTAM filtering options and a VFR trip briefing for subscribers in Europe. Leidos Flight Service…
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Desser Aerospace Launches eCommerce Website to better serve aircraft operators.

Desser Aerospace Launches eCommerce Website to better serve aircraft operators.

Montebello, CA, April 2021 - Desser Aerospace, Global Aviation MRO-PMA-Distributor, announces the launch of a new and improved eCommerce website (shop.desser.com). Desser Aerospace’s proprietary “Search by Aircraft’ search platform provides users the ability to find multiple products specifically matched to their aircraft. Created with retail and wholesale aviation operator client experience in mind, the website features a complete redesign of search options, navigation, integrated customer support tools and retail and wholesale product ordering options. The shop.desser.com website development was focused on providing a comprehensive ordering tool for new and retread…
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Max Trescott’s G3000TM & G5000TM Glass Cockpit Handbook

Max Trescott’s G3000TM & G5000TM Glass Cockpit Handbook

New, comprehensive guide helps pilots flying in twenty-three aircraft models equipped with the G3000 or G5000! What do some fighter jets, light business jets, turboprops and even Joby Aviation’s eVTOL all have in common? They all use, or plan to use, the Garmin G3000 or G5000 glass cockpit! The Garmin G3000 and G5000 are used in twenty-three aircraft models, and manufacturers have announced plans to use them in a half dozen other models. Now there’s a new source of information for pilots flying these aircraft: Max Trescott's G3000 and G5000…
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Garmin announces new capabilities for G5000 integrated flight deck

Garmin announces new capabilities for G5000 integrated flight deck

FANS-1/A+ and ACARS support for Cessna Citation Excel and Citation XLS aircraft now available Garmin® International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd., today announced the G5000™ integrated flight deck for Textron Aviation’s Citation Excel and Citation XLS is now certified for Future Air Navigation System (FANS-1/A+) and Aircraft Communications Addressing and Reporting System (ACARS) support, allowing these aircraft to meet the requirements to fly the North Atlantic Track System (NATS). In addition, this optional feature provides users access to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Data Comm program. The International Civil…
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Airforms, Inc. Adds Baffle Kits for Cessna 120/140

Airforms, Inc. Adds Baffle Kits for Cessna 120/140

Airforms, Inc., the world’s largest producer of replacement baffle kits for antique and classic general aviation aircraft, has received FAA approval to manufacture kits for the Cessna 120/140. The 18-piece kits will fit both models of the Cessna classics since both were powered by the Continental 85 hp engine. Owners can order the kits with bare metal or powder coated. Standard seals for the baffles feature black, high-temp silicone with a thin fiberglass “sandwich” in the middle. For a slight premium, the kit can be upgraded to orange or blue…
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Introducing Express Arrival at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2021

Introducing Express Arrival at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2021

The Safest Way in to the AirVenture GroundsEAA AirVenture 2021 is only five months away, and we are welcoming our members back to Oshkosh for our convention in a safe and efficient way. This year, we're offering an upgrade to greatly improve your visitor experience.Safety has always been a top priority for EAA and Airbus, and this year it's more important than ever. That's why we’ve proudly partnered with Airbus to offer Express Arrival. To make your admission to AirVenture as safe and effortless as possible, when you register in…
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Hartzell Receives Voyager Prop STC for  Cessna 180/182/185/206 Aircraft Fleet

Hartzell Receives Voyager Prop STC for Cessna 180/182/185/206 Aircraft Fleet

Hartzell has expanded the eligibility of its popular three-blade aluminum Voyager props. The Voyager is now STC approved for the large fleet of Cessna 180/182/185/206 aircraft, powered by Continental 520 and 550 engines. The Voyager, which has been well received by bush pilots, was previously approved for Cessna's A185E/F Skywagon and AgCarryall aircraft. "Inspired by enthusiastic customer acceptance since we introduced the Voyager in 2019, we decided to make it available to a much broader fleet," said Hartzell Propeller President JJ Frigge. "We are also excited to partner with the…
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AeroTwin, Inc. Products now available through McFarlane Aviation

AeroTwin, Inc. Products now available through McFarlane Aviation

McFarlane is pleased to announce that AeroTwin Products are now in stock and available for order online or over the phone. McFarlane Aviation, Inc. is excited to kick off the new year, announcing they will now carry AeroTwin products! This distributorship partnership offers a unique availability of products being brought to the General Aviation market. “By offering these high-quality products” states John Cowan, Business Development Manager of McFarlane Aviation, “we are increasing our product offerings to our Caravan, Kodiak and Piper Navajo customers while also increasing the availability of products…
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McFarlane Partners with QMI

McFarlane Partners with QMI

McFarlane Aviation, Inc. has partnered with QMI, Inc. to now offer QMI’s STC’d Tail Cone Angle Replacement Kit and their STC’d Trim Wheel for Cessna 180, 182, 185 kit. The Tail Cone Angle replacement kit addresses the repair of the tail cone reinforcement angle issue found in Cessna Owner Advisory: SEL-55-01 and is in AD2020-21-22. The Tail Cone Angle Kit will drastically reduce cost and extend the inspection time from 500 flight hours/5 years to 1500 flight hours/10 years. The Trim wheel replacement kit will allow customers to upgrade their…
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Garmin announces a multitude of pilot training opportunities for 2021

Garmin announces a multitude of pilot training opportunities for 2021

Virtual training continues and in-person classroom training set to resume this fall Garmin® International, Inc.® is pleased to announce expanded pilot training opportunities for 2021, including virtual training options through June 2021 and plans for the resumption of in-person training starting in August. A variety of pilot training opportunities are available ranging from self-study materials, webinars, eLearning courses, and instructor-led training offered for the GTN™ Series, G500/G600, G500/600/G700 TXi™, G3X Touch™, and Garmin integrated flight decks. Instructor-led training opportunities provide pilots with a hands-on approach to learning Garmin avionics in…
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uAvionix AV-20-S Approved as Clock Replacement

uAvionix AV-20-S Approved as Clock Replacement

--- uAvionix today announced that the AV-20-S multi-function display has been approved by the FAA as a clock replacement for Part 23, Class I and II Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) aircraft as outlined in Advisory Circular (AC) 20-94A and meeting the requirements of 14 CFR 91.205(d)(6). The AV-20-S Non-Required Safety Enhancing Equipment (NORSEE) certification has been updated to reflect the approval. In addition to a clock replacement, the uAvionix AV-20-S adds a suite of in-flight information to nearly any panel. Designed to seamlessly fit in a standard 2 1/4” round…
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Genesys Aerosystems Announces New Virtual EFIS Tool

Genesys Aerosystems Announces New Virtual EFIS Tool

New software tool offers simulation training to customers with the Genesys avionics suite Genesys Aerosystems, a Moog company, announced today the availability of a new software tool for all levels of Full Flight Simulators/Flight Training Devices and integration testing, the Virtual IDU (VIDU). The VIDU is a software platform that runs on a Windows PC and emulates a physical IDU-680 or IDU-450. Utilizing standard TCP/IP, the VIDU can be configured in multiple instances that can run simultaneously together on a single or networked computer. The VIDU runs the same code…
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Free FAA Approved Virtual IA Renewal Series in March 2021

Free FAA Approved Virtual IA Renewal Series in March 2021

Free FAA Approved Aviation Training Day / Virtual IA Renewal Series on March 19, 20 & 27, 2021 Presented by Concorde Battery Corporation, FAASTeam, & Westchester Aircraft Maintenance Association – Concorde® Battery Corporation proudly presents the second event in the 2021 IA Renewal Series with support of the FAASTeam and Westchester Aviation Maintenance Association (WAMA). The Northeast Virtual Aviation Training Day / IA Renewal is an opportunity for Mechanics & Technicians to earn 8 hours of recurrent IA training credit and 8 hours of AMT credit. This free event will…
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Factory Technical Training

Factory Technical Training

Continental Aerospace Technologies™ has developed the Aviation Technician Advanced Training Program for certified aviation technicians. The program can be followed for AvGas as well as Jet-A (Diesel) engines. The AvGas program is held in Mobile, AL (USA) and the Jet-A program is held in both Mobile (USA) and St. Egidien (Germany). VIEW UPCOMING CLASS SCHEDULE AND SIGN UP FORM ----------- // ----------- Continental® is closely monitoring COVID-19 and has implemented the following safety precautions for all guests. A mask covering the nose and mouth is required when working within 6…
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EAA AIRVENTURE OSHKOSH 2021 TO HIGHLIGHT U.S. AIR FORCE SPECIAL OPERATIONS

EAA AIRVENTURE OSHKOSH 2021 TO HIGHLIGHT U.S. AIR FORCE SPECIAL OPERATIONS

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (January 26, 2021) — The aircraft and personnel of the U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) will be among the highlighted programs at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2021, which is July 26-August 1 at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh. AFSOC is comprised of highly trained, rapidly deployable Airmen, who conduct special operations missions worldwide. Airmen who undertake Special Operations careers specialize in unique skills such as parachuting, scuba diving, rappelling, motorcycling, survival skills, and more. Aircraft in the command include specialized mobility aircraft such…
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FREE ADMISSION FOR AGES 18 AND UNDER AT EAA AIRVENTURE OSHKOSH 2021

FREE ADMISSION FOR AGES 18 AND UNDER AT EAA AIRVENTURE OSHKOSH 2021

Encourages more youth and families to attend World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — Young people ages 18 and under will be admitted free to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2021, as a way to introduce more youth to the possibilities in the world of flight. The 68th Experimental Aircraft Association fly-in convention will be July 26-August 1 at Wittman Regional Airport. This effort is designed to encourage more aviation-minded families and their children to attend the event that brings more than 10,000 aircraft from around the world to…
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uAvionix Launches pingStation 2 Dual-Frequency ADS-B Receiver

uAvionix Launches pingStation 2 Dual-Frequency ADS-B Receiver

uAvionix today launched its upgraded dual-frequency ADS-B receiver, pingStation 2. The high-integrity, low-cost ADS-B ground station provides for networkable low-altitude airspace and airport surface monitoring, as well as Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Ground Control Station (GCS) integration for Detect & Avoid (DAA) capability. pingStation 2 integrates 978 and 1090 MHz ADS-B receivers, GPS, antenna, and Power-Over-Ethernet (POE) interface into an easy-to-install, rugged IP67 weatherproof enclosure. With a selection of non-proprietary data interfaces, pingStation 2 is designed to integrate into a multitude of end-user applications, including airport displays, UAS GCS, Unmanned…
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Air Plains Services Gains STC for Hartzell Trailblazer Propeller

Air Plains Services Gains STC for Hartzell Trailblazer Propeller

Air Plains Services, a world leader in general aviation engine and avionics upgrades, announced today it has gained a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) to offer the Hartzell Trailblazer composite propeller on all its 300hp XP Extreme Performance engine upgrades for Cessna 180 and 182 aircraft. “We’re very excited to be starting off the year with a new propeller STC, adding another option for our customers flying the upgraded 300 horsepower engine,” said Katie Church, head of marketing. “The Trailblazer enhances performance, really looks great on the airplane, and it’s the…
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