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#NBAA13: TBM app debuts

Posted on October 23rd, 2013 by

LAS VEGAS — Just released is the latest “My TBM docs” application, which is available at no cost for Apple’s iPad. Continue Reading →


#NBAA13: Best-selling author first M2 customer

Posted on October 23rd, 2013 by

LAS VEGAS — Cessna Aircraft Co. revealed at the National Business Aviation Association convention that best-selling author and pilot Stuart Woods is the launch customer of the Citation M2. Continue Reading →


#NBAA13: BLR Aerospace delivers 600th winglet system

Posted on October 23rd, 2013 by

LAS VEGAS — BLR Aerospace reported at the National Business Aviation Association convention that it recently delivered its 600th Winglet System to Bssx Administradora e Participacoes Ltda of São Paulo, Brazil. The Winglet System was installed on a King Air... Continue Reading →


#NBAA13: Blackhawk Composites delivers 50th cowling for engine upgrade

Posted on October 22nd, 2013 by

LAS VEGAS — At this week’s National Business Aviation Association convention, Blackhawk Composites reported it has completed production and delivery of the 50th carbon-fiber composite cowling for Blackhawk Modifications, Inc.’s XP42A engine upgrade for Cessna Caravan and Grand Caravan aircraft. Continue Reading →


Mooney confirms comeback

Posted on October 14th, 2013 by

KERRVILLE, Texas — After a five-year hiatus from manufacturing airplanes, Mooney will restart manufacturing at the beginning of January 2014. New funding from Soaring America Corp., a California-based company, will provide the capital to relaunch and sustain the legendary brand,... Continue Reading →

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Revision to Twin Commander AD creates flexibility

Posted on October 8th, 2013 by

CREEDMOOR, N.C. — Twin Commander has received FAA approval for a procedure that provides relief for some owners from the strict compliance requirements in AD 2013-09-05, which is based on Service Bulletin (SB) 241. The revision to SB241 allows owners... Continue Reading →


Piper, ATP to debut POH for iPad at AOPA Summit

Posted on October 3rd, 2013 by

Piper Aircraft and Aircraft Technical Publishers (ATP) will debut new, electronic Pilot Operating Handbook (E-POH) libraries for Piper’s M-Class and Twin-Class aircraft using the HubConnect App for iPad from ATP. Continue Reading →


STC approved for MT composite prop for Cirrus with FIKI

Posted on October 1st, 2013 by

BLOOMER, Wis. — Flight Resource, the world’s largest distributor of MT Propellers, reports that an STC has been approved to install 4-blade MT composite propellers on the Cirrus SR22 and SR22T, including those with Flight Into Known Icing (FIKI). Continue Reading →


Eclipse to debut first production Eclipse 550 at NBAA

Posted on September 25th, 2013 by

The first production Eclipse 550 twin-engine jet will be on display at the 2013 National Business Aviation Association Annual Meeting in Las Vegas. Continue Reading →


Cirrus partners with college on workforce development program

Posted on September 12th, 2013 by

DULUTH, Minn. — Cirrus Aircraft has partnered with Lake Superior College to develop an Aircraft Assembly Pre-employment Program. The program is part of a Minnesota Job Skills Program Grant for workforce development and is aimed at recruiting, training and preparing... Continue Reading →