Arcadia releases McChord Field

Arcadia Publishing has built a strong reputation for producing pictorial walks through history in the form of their sepia-tinged books.

The latest from Arcadia’s Images of America series is McChord Field. Released on July 22, the book boast more than “200 vintage images and memories of days gone by.”

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Gleim giving away FAR/AIM books

Are you a CFI? Are you at AirVenture? If so, swing by the Gleim booth (4073) and get a 2013 Gleim FAR/AIM ($15.95 value).
Gleim is also giving away, to CFIs, access to their Flight Review Ground Training (FRGT) online course ($29.95 value). The FRGT is 3-4 hour primer for pilots who need to prepare for their Flight Review.

DTC Duat onsite at AirVenture to provide pilot services

DTC DUAT Service is on site at AirVenture to assist pilots in need of a weather briefing, flight planning or filing a departure flight plan. You can also access DTC DUAT via the web, your smartphone or via an iPhone or Android app. DTC DUAT Service is in Hanger “A” booth 1105.

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Engine Components debuts STC’d O-340

OSHKOSH, Wisc. – San Antonio-based Engine Components (ECi) debuted the third in its Titan 340 Stroker series engine here on Monday. The new STC’d version follows Experimental and ASTM versions of the engine.

“The 340 fits the same weight, size and mounts as a 320,” said ECi general manager Tim Moreland. “It is a direct replacement for the 150, 160 or 180 horsepower Lycoming.”

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Free Idaho A/FD iPad app

The August 2013 Idaho Aviation Association newsletter is online. In the newsletter are details on how to get a free Idaho A?FD iPad app; updates on the rebuilding of Big Creek Lodge; not to mention regular updates from president Jim Davies and District managers.

Bearhawk ships LSA kits, adds second door to Patrol

Bearhawk Aircraft started delivering kits of the Bearhawk LSA (pictured below) in June.

“We offer the Bearhawk LSA as a quick build, a plans-built, and everything in between,” said Mark Goldberg, Bearhawk Aircraft’s owner.

Announced last August, the prototype of the Bob Barrows-designed two seater will be on display at AirVenture.

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Helicopter Pilots Model Code of Conduct released

The Helicopter Pilots Model Code of Conduct (HMCC) was released last week by the project’s Permanent Editorial Board. The HMCC offers recommendations to advance helicopter flight safety, airmanship, and professionalism. Developed by a team of helicopter experts, the HMCC draws upon decades of research as well as input from key helicopter organizations in both the private and public sectors, and builds upon the foundation of the Aviators Model Code of Conduct initiative, a project of over ten years’ duration. The Code applies to a range of operating environments, from primary instruction to commercial flight operations.

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Recreational Aviation Foundation Summer newsletter available

The Summer 2013 newsletter of the Recreational Aviation Foundation is now available. Included is an introduction of Steve “SJ” Johnson, founder of, as the RAFs newest director; Utah pilot shelter completed; US Forest Service plans; recreation use statute successes; and more.

Pacific Coast Avionics earns Garmin Dealer Award

AURORA, Ore. – Pacific Coast Avionics has been awarded its 15th consecutive annual award as a Garmin Platinum Elite Dealer.

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LiveAirShowTV to provide video for AirVenture 2013

PFLUGERVILLE, Texas – The Experimental Aircraft Association has chosen LiveAirShowTV to provide LIVE coverage of AirVenture, July 30-August 3. Multiple cameras will capture the action in the sky and on the ground and feed it to large LED screens at show center. Mark Magin of On Board Images will bring in-cockpit video from several planes, the performers parking area, and of course Jetman.

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