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#NBAA13: Certification testing complete on HF120 engine

Posted on October 24th, 2013 by

LAS VEGAS — GE Honda Aero Engines announced at the National Business Aviation Association convention it has completed all FAA certification testing on its HF120 engine, with all certification reports submitted. GE Honda anticipates receiving type certification by year end... Continue Reading →


#NBAA13: Lexavia EVS debuts on Eclipse 550

Posted on October 24th, 2013 by

LAS VEGAS — Lexavia Integrated Systems’ latest enhanced vision systems sensor, the LFS6000, is now available for the Eclipse 550 twin-engine jet. This advanced technology sensor is showcased on the first production Eclipse 550, which made its debut this week... Continue Reading →

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#NBAA13: Viking and Wipaire deliver first VIP interior for Twin Otter

Posted on October 23rd, 2013 by

LAS VEGAS — Viking Air Limited of Victoria, BC, Canada and Factory Endorsed Service Center partner, Wipaire, Inc. of South Saint Paul, Minnesota, have delivered the first Viking Twin Otter Series 400 equipped with a custom Wipaire executive interior. Continue Reading →

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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 →

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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 →