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West Star Aviation breaks ground on ALN expansion

Posted on October 28th, 2013 by

EAST ALTON, Ill. — West Star Aviation recently broke ground on a new maintenance facility totaling 47,000 square feet at St. Louis Regional Airport (ALN). In addition to the new maintenance facility, West Star also has plans to open a 14,000... Continue Reading →

Upgrades slated for KPTN seaway

Posted on October 28th, 2013 by

Upgrades to the 4,500 foot seaway at the Harry P. Williams Memorial Airport (KPTN) in Patterson, Louisiana, are set to begin Nov. 4. The upgrades begin with the construction of a new, additional concrete ramp for launching and retrieval of... Continue Reading →

Blackhawk taps J.A. Air Center as distributor

Posted on October 28th, 2013 by

Blackhawk Modifications has named J.A. Air Center as the newest distributor of its engine performance solutions for Beechcraft King Airs, Cessna Caravan 208A/208Bs, Conquest I and Cheyenne aircraft. Continue Reading →

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#NBAA1: Hill Aircraft extends agreement with Air Elite Network

Posted on October 24th, 2013 by

LAS VEGAS — At this week’s National Business Aviation Association Convention, World Fuel Services announced that Hill Aircraft, at the Fulton County Airport (KFTY) in Atlanta, has committed to a five-year membership with the Air Elite Network. Continue Reading →

#NBAA13: Beechcraft appoints Kalamazoo Aircraft service center

Posted on October 23rd, 2013 by

LAS VEGAS — Beechcraft announced at the 2013 National Business Aviation Association Convention the appointment of Kalamazoo Aircraft in Kalamazoo, Mich., as an authorized service center (ASC) for the company’s Baron and Bonanza products. Continue Reading →

Ross Aviation acquires Chester County Aviation

Posted on October 23rd, 2013 by

DENVER — Ross Aviation has acquired the assets and current FBO operations of Chester County Aviation at Chester County G.O. Carlson Airport in Coatesville, Pennsylvania (KMQS). Continue Reading →

#NBAA13: Sheltair joins Avfuel FBO network

Posted on October 22nd, 2013 by

LAS VEGAS — Sheltair has partnered with Avfuel FBO network, a global supplier of aviation fuel and services. As part of the Avfuel FBO Fuel Network, Sheltair customers will be able to receive AVTRIP rewards points and benefit from Avfuel’s... Continue Reading →

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Sheltair expands at FLL

Posted on October 21st, 2013 by

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Sheltair has completed Phase I of an expansion at the Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport (FLL). Phase I of the three-phase development project included 134,806 square feet of hangar and office space on more than 11 acres... Continue Reading →

ISM FBO hosts fly-in to support Wounded Warrior Project

Posted on October 16th, 2013 by

Signature Flight Support at Kissimmee Gateway Airport (ISM) in Florida is hosting a Pancake Breakfast Fly-In to support the Wounded Warrior Project. The event, which will benefit veterans, will take place on Saturday, Nov. 9 from 8 a.m. until 10:30... Continue Reading →

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$1 avgas experiment to end early

Posted on October 9th, 2013 by

SAN MARCOS, Texas — The $1 a gallon avgas experiment at Redbird Skyport at San Marcos Airport will end Oct. 15, not Oct. 31 as originally planned. That’s because demand for the discounted fuel far exceeded projections. Continue Reading →