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Wipaire’s Smart Amphibious Gear Advisory System certified

Posted on July 30th, 2014 by

OSHKOSH — At AirVenture, Wipaire, 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. Continue Reading →

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X-Copter gets FAA nod

Posted on July 30th, 2014 by

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... Continue Reading →

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FreeFlight selected for ADS-B Out in Legend Cub

Posted on July 30th, 2014 by

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. Continue Reading →

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King Schools releases EASA pilot courses on the iPad

Posted on July 30th, 2014 by

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... Continue Reading →

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Parker Aircraft wheels and brakes featured on Pilatus PC-24

Posted on July 30th, 2014 by

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. Continue Reading →

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One Week Wonder begins to take shape

Posted on July 29th, 2014 by

New at AirVenture this year is the One Week Wonder, in which everyone at Oshkosh gets a chance to help build a Zenith CH 750. The build kicked off at 8 a.m. Monday, July 28, and will continue throughout the... Continue Reading →

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Wipaire completes installation of floats on Airvan 8

Posted on July 29th, 2014 by

OSHKOSH — Wipaire reports it has completed installation of Wipline 3450 amphibious floats on a Mahindra Airvan 8 and has begun conducting preliminary flights to test the feasibility of the aircraft on floats. Pending successful outcome of the feasibility tests,... Continue Reading →

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Discovery Channel’s Airplane Repo back for second season, cast at Oshkosh

Posted on July 29th, 2014 by

The Airplane Repo crew are returning to the Discovery Channel Aug. 22 for a new season. Meanwhile, the crew are at Oshkosh this year for AirVenture. Continue Reading →

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Sun Flyer technology demonstrator debuts at Oshkosh

Posted on July 29th, 2014 by

OSHKOSH — On opening day of AirVenture,  Aero Electric Aircraft Corp. (AEAC) unveiled the single-seat technology demonstrator for its next-generation solar electric training aircraft called “Sun Flyer.” Continue Reading →

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Blackhawk Modifications completes 500th engine upgrade

Posted on July 29th, 2014 by

OSHKOSH — Blackhawk Modifications, a provider of new engine Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) upgrades for single- and twin-engine turboprop aircraft, has reached a milestone: The installation of its 500th new engine upgrade. The historic upgrade included installation of two new Pratt & Whitney Canada... Continue Reading →