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 →

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Concorde Battery now original equipment on new Pipers

Posted on September 12th, 2013 by

Concorde batteries are now original equipment on all new 24-volt production Piper aircraft. Continue Reading →


Cessna celebrates first international TTx delivery

Posted on September 12th, 2013 by

WICHITA, Kan. — Cessna Aircraft Co. is celebrating the first international delivery of the new Cessna TTx to a customer in Thailand. Continue Reading →


First production Citation M2 takes flight

Posted on August 27th, 2013 by

INDEPENDENCE, Kan. — The first production unit of Cessna’s newest business jet, the Citation M2, took its maiden flight Aug. 23 out of the company’s Independence, Kan., facility. Continue Reading →

FAA seeks to expand Piper fuel selector AD

Posted on August 24th, 2013 by

AOPA is reporting that the FAA is proposing to add aircraft to an existing airworthiness directive that requires replacing the fuel selector valve cover on certain Piper PA-28-140, PA-28-150, PA-28-160, PA-28-180, PA-28R-180, and PA-28R-200 airplanes. Continue Reading →


Hartzell gains STC for Comanche Top Prop

Posted on August 21st, 2013 by

Hartzell Propeller has been granted a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for a new aluminum alloy, Scimitar-blade prop for the Piper PA-24 Comanche 180. The new prop, designed for Comanches built between 1957 to 1964 powered by the 180 hp Lycoming... Continue Reading →


Cessna’s 120: A delightful bird

Posted on August 18th, 2013 by

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho — I spied her across the hangar 12 months ago. It’s amazing how small a 1947 Cessna 120 looks tucked in a corner of a 30,000 square foot hangar. I had to fly her…but how? Oh wait, she’s... Continue Reading →


Eclipse releases safety enhancement package

Posted on August 15th, 2013 by

ALBUQUERQUE — Eclipse Aerospace has released a new package of safety enhancements for existing Eclipse Jet owners that includes anti-skid brakes, auto throttles, a new, independent standby display, and improved EFIS software, including the ability to display full size charts... Continue Reading →

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Twin Commander updates fuel tank liner install kit

Posted on August 15th, 2013 by

Twin Commander Aircraft has developed a new Custom Kit (CK) that improves the removal and reinstallation of the center fuel cell liner. Continue Reading →