TwinCommander 2

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 SR22

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 →

Concorde Battery RG24-11M

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 →