GE Aviation and the University of Cincinnati to collaborate on research

Posted on October 31st, 2013 by

GE Aviation, in collaboration with the University of Cincinnati Research Institute (UCRI), has created the GE Aviation Research Center at the company’s headquarters in Evendale, Ohio. Continue Reading →

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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 →

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#NBAA13: Dallas Airmotive releases app

Posted on October 23rd, 2013 by

LAS VEGAS — Dallas Airmotive has released MyTurbine, a new mobile app designed to connect the customer with Dallas Airmotive on-the-go. Continue Reading →

StandardAero launches Mobile Repair Teams

Posted on October 23rd, 2013 by

TEMPE, Ariz. – StandardAero has launched dedicated Mobile Repair Teams (MRT) that will conduct on-wing hot section inspections (HSIs) and repairs for the Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) PW610 and PW615 series engine. Continue Reading →

Lycoming Thunderbolt engines to power Red Bull Air Race 2014

Posted on October 16th, 2013 by

Lycoming Engines has been selected to power the Red Bull Air Race World Championship, which is set to return in February 2014. Each Red Bull Air Race airplane will be powered by a Lycoming Thunderbolt engine, standardized to Red Bull... Continue Reading →

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D’Shannon Aviation opens Engine Department

Posted on October 11th, 2013 by

BUFFALO, Minn. — D’Shannon Aviation recently launched an engine department in Mooresville, N.C., that is designed to service all Continental direct drive engines, restoring them to standards that meet or exceed “factory new” specs. Continue Reading →

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What does a cracked cylinder look like?

Posted on August 27th, 2013 by

The flurry of news reporting related to the NPRM and recently proposed AD on TITAN 520/550 style cylinder heads has created a case of “Crack Confusion,” according to officials at Engine Components International (ECi). That’s why they put together a... Continue Reading →

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Shell Aviation remembers the past, with an eye to the future

Posted on August 26th, 2013 by

Shell Aviation recently supplied the engine oils for a memorial flight that recreated an important aviation event that Shell did the same for 100 years ago. A historic Catalina seaplane landed on Sunday having replicated the 1913 Circuit of Britain,... Continue Reading →

Proposed AD could have devastating effect on GA

Posted on August 22nd, 2013 by

WASHINGTON, D.C. — From the 1940s to the 1970s, Max Karant was a senior vice president of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) who tirelessly and fearlessly fought for the interests of GA. Even though he frequently was blunt... Continue Reading →

Continental responds to proposed AD

Posted on August 21st, 2013 by

AVweb reports that Continental Motors is working to ease concerns about the FAA’s recently proposed airworthiness directive for ECi cylinders, noting that “no Continental Motors factory-new/rebuilt engines or parts are affected.” The post notes that Continental has never used the... Continue Reading →