Landmark completes acquisition of Ross Aviation

Landmark Aviation has completed the acquisition of Ross Aviation, a network of FBOs located throughout the United States.

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Trojan Phlyers to fly at inaugural Pikes Peak Regional Airshow

The Trojan Phlyers Demonstration Team is gearing up for a return to Colorado to perform in the inaugural Pikes Peak Regional Airshow at the Colorado Springs International Airport Aug. 9-10.

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Lancaster Airport to Host FMA Fly-In MusicJam

The Flying Musicians Association (FMA) and the Lancaster Airport Authority, in cooperation with Fiorentino’s Italian Restaurant & Bar and the Civil Air Patrol-Jesse Jones Composite Squadron 304, will hold a Fly-In MusicJam at Lancaster Airport in Pennsylvania, Sept. 12-13.

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Garmin enhances Connext with wireless cockpit connectivity to mobile devices

Garmin has introduced an expanded Connext portfolio of products and features, including wireless connectivity between select Garmin avionics and Garmin Pilot on an iPad/iPhone and some Android mobile devices.

When paired with compatible Garmin avionics, the Flight Stream 110 can share weather, traffic, GPS information, SiriusXM Aviation weather and SiriusXM satellite radio on mobile devices operating Garmin Pilot. The Flight Stream 210 adds two-way flight plan transfer and provides attitude information for display within Garmin Pilot.

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Snap-On introduces lightweight electronic torque wrench

When talking about tools, being referred to as a lightweight usually isn’t a good thing. But that’s not the case with the new ControlTech (CTECH) Aluminum Electronic Torque Wrench, according to officials with Snap-on Industrial.

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Concorde Higher Power RG‐380E/46 Series Batteries receive TSO approval

Concorde Battery Corporation has received TSO approval of the RG-380E/46 battery series.

The RG‐380E/46 series batteries have more power at the same weight and in the same dimensions as the RG Series RG‐380E/44 batteries, according to company officials.

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AOPA looking for airports to host 2015 regional fly-ins

Following on the success of its 2014 regional fly-ins, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has issued a “Request for Airport Proposal” for its series of regional fly-ins for 2015.

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Oshkosh attendance up from last year

OSHKOSH — Experimental Aircraft Association officials report that attendance at this year’s AirVenture topped 500,000, an increase of 5% to 6% over last year.

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Just Aircraft’s Troy Woodland receives EAA’s August Raspet Award

OSHKOSH  — Troy Woodland, a partner in Just Aircraft Company, was selected by the Experimental Aircraft Association for the August Raspet Award in 2014. The award is given each year to an individual who has made a significant contribution to the field of light aircraft design.

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Aircraft Kit Industry Association elects new officers

The Aircraft Kit Industry Association has elected new officers for the coming year. Sonex Aircraft’s Jeremy Monnett (pictured) will serve as president, Van’s Aircraft’s Dick Van Grunsven has become vice president, and Kitfox’s John McBean is the new secretary/treasurer.

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