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Cessna upgrades TTx

OSHKOSH — Cessna Aircraft Co. announced at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh new interior and exterior enhancements for the Cessna TTx.

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Schweiss Doors to show new product developments at Oshkosh

Schweiss Doors will have working display models of its two popular styles of hangar doors at AirVenture Oshkosh 2014, July 28-Aug. 3.

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Beechcraft celebrates King Air milestones at AirVenture

OSHKOSH – Beechcraft Corporation is celebrating two important King Air milestones this week at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh – the 50th year of King Air production, as well as the first anniversary of a record-breaking order from Wheels Up, the membership-based private aviation company. The order from Wheels Up represents the largest order in history for general aviation turboprop aircraft, encompassing up to 105 King Air 350i aircraft and including maintenance, service and support.

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Electronic International’s newest engine analyzer approved

Just in time for Oshkosh, Electronics International has received approval for the newest addition to its engine analyzer family, the CGR-30C. A companion to the CGR-30P, it provides pilots with up to 16 primary replacement engine instruments, including Fuel Level, Oil Pressure, Oil Temperature, Fuel Pressure, Volts, Amps, and more.

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Wipaire’s Smart Amphibious Gear Advisory System certified

OSHKOSH — At AirVentureWipaire, Inc. reported the certification of the first “smart” amphibious gear advisory system.  The system has been certified for installation in the Cessna 182 on Wipline 3000 floats.

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X-Copter gets FAA nod

OSHKOSH — X-Copter is offering more than $7,500 in incentives for the lease or purchase of its next generation helicopter simulator during AirVenture 2014 taking place through Aug. 3. The new X-Copter is on display at the show in the HAI HELI-CENTER (Helicopter Association International) helicopter central.

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FreeFlight selected for ADS-B Out in Legend Cub

FreeFlight Systems reported at AirVenture that its Model 1201 WAAS GPS sensor is now an optional approved ADS-B high-integrity position source integrated with a certified Mode S transponder to provide a 1090 MHz Extended Squitter (1090ES) ADS-B Out solution for American Legend Aircraft Company’s Legend Cub.

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King Schools releases EASA pilot courses on the iPad

OSHKOSH — King Schools officials noted at this week’s AirVenture that pilots the world over seeking an EASA Light Aircraft Pilot License (LAPL), Private Pilot License (PPL) or Night Rating certification now can study for their knowledge tests using an iPad training app available from King Schools.

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Parker Aircraft wheels and brakes featured on Pilatus PC-24

Parker Aerospace’s Aircraft Wheel & Brake Division reports at AirVenture that it was selected to provide the wheels and brakes for the Pilatus PC-24 twin jet.

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Piper Seneca V approved for Garmin GFC 700

VERO BEACH, Fla. — Piper Aircraft has received Amended Type Certificate approval from the FAA to incorporate the Garmin GFC 700 autopilot system in new Garmin G1000-equipped twin-engine Piper Seneca V aircraft.

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