Improved FBO facility now open at Sandpoint Airport

Posted on September 29th, 2014 by

SANDPOINT, Idaho – Phillips 66 Aviation-branded dealer Granite Aviation recently opened its doors for business at a new FBO facility, located at Sandpoint Airport (SZT). The $1.6 million facility boasts a new 3,700 square foot terminal, a 7,000 square foot... Continue Reading →

CAV Ice Protection opens TKS Repair Station

Posted on September 29th, 2014 by

NEW CENTURY, Kan. – CAV Ice Protection has received FAA approval to operate a repair station at its North American Operations Center at the New Century Airport (KIXD) near Kansas City. The limited accessory repair station is approved to repair and... Continue Reading →

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Falcon Ridge Airpark to auction off lots

Posted on September 28th, 2014 by

YAKIMA, Wash. – A real estate auction isn’t always a good thing, unless it is. Too often we read of foreclosure auctions in the press. Well, the Falcon Ridge Airpark auction isn’t one them. Back to that in a minute.... Continue Reading →

Beechjet 400A In-Flight

Garmin G5000 completes first flight on Beechjet 400A

Posted on September 27th, 2014 by

Garmin recently celebrated the maiden flight of the Beechjet 400A featuring the G5000 Integrated Flight Deck. Continue Reading →


New officers for NASAO

Posted on September 27th, 2014 by

Members of the National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) have elected Carol L. Comer, Director, Division of Intermodal, Georgia Department of Transportation, as Chair of the Board of Directors for 2015. Comer has been a member of NASAO since... Continue Reading →

Sun Valley Aviation at HRL joins Avfuel network

Posted on September 26th, 2014 by

Sun Valley Aviation at Valley International Airport (HRL) has joined the  Avfuel branded FBO Network. Located in Harlingen, Texas, approximately 30 miles from the Gulf of Mexico, Sun Valley Aviation provides aviation services to the Rio Grande Valley as well... Continue Reading →

Six movie companies given OK to fly drones

Posted on September 25th, 2014 by

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The drones are coming. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and FAA Administrator Michael Huerta revealed at a news conference Sept. 25 that six aerial and video companies have been granted permission to operate unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in the... Continue Reading →

Innovators: Making flying safer

Posted on September 25th, 2014 by

In response to our call for innovations, Greg Stockman sent in his latest patented safety improvement, which he says addresses and corrects several common failures that cause inoperative alternators. Now installed on a friend’s 250 Comanche and Stockman’s own Cherokee... Continue Reading →

System in Action on Plane

Innovators: Keeping engines healthy

Posted on September 25th, 2014 by

In response to our call for innovations, Jerry Olson wrote to tell us about the engine dehydration system he developed, which he says removes virtually all the moisture from inside aircraft engines. “Removing this moisture should prevent many of the corrosion... Continue Reading →

Wings of Liberty Award given to Rep. Hal Rogers

Posted on September 25th, 2014 by

The Aerospace Industries Association presented its Wings of Liberty Award Sept. 18 to Rep. Harold “Hal” Rogers (R-Ky.), in recognition of his longtime support of the aerospace and defense industry. Continue Reading →