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Blackhawk Modifications completes 500th engine upgrade

Posted on July 29th, 2014 by

OSHKOSH — Blackhawk Modifications, a provider of new engine Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) upgrades for single- and twin-engine turboprop aircraft, has reached a milestone: The installation of its 500th new engine upgrade. The historic upgrade included installation of two new Pratt & Whitney Canada... Continue Reading →

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CAP cadets gather for leadership training

Posted on July 29th, 2014 by

MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. – Civil Air Patrol’s Cadet Officer School will be in session beginning Tuesday in Alabama. Continue Reading →

Superior Air Parts introduces Superior Skyhawk SV

Posted on July 29th, 2014 by

OSHKOSH — Superior Air Parts has entered into an agreement with Tulsa-based Christiansen Aviation to obtain an FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) that will allow Superior’s FAA-certified 180-horsepower Vantage Engine to be used on Cessna 172 aircraft. Continue Reading →

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AOPA testing new ways to open doors to aviation with ‘reimagined aircraft’

Posted on July 28th, 2014 by

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) says it wants to open new doors to aviation by exploring the concept that aircraft ownership can be made more accessible and affordable through the development of “Reimagined Aircraft.” Continue Reading →

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Lockheed Martin Flight Services approves InReach

Posted on July 28th, 2014 by

General aviation pilots can now fly safer and get help faster with their inReach satellite communicators linked to Lockheed Martin Flight Services. DeLorme reported that its inReach satellite communicator is now a supported device for the Lockheed Martin Flight Services Adverse Condition... Continue Reading →

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First production ICON A5 flies

Posted on July 28th, 2014 by

OSHKOSH — The night before EAA AirVenture opened, ICON Aircraft unveiled the first production A5, an aircraft the company refers to as Engineering Serial Number 1 (ESN-1). This is the first A5 built from the production design, with production tooling, and... Continue Reading →

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Aspen Avionics expands ADS-B product line

Posted on July 28th, 2014 by

OSHKOSH — Aspen Avionics revealed on opening day of AirVenture that it has expanded its ADS-B product line to include more options to meet the NextGen ADS-B mandate. Continue Reading →

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Cessna unveils Turbo Skyhawk JT-A at Oshkosh

Posted on July 28th, 2014 by

OSHKOSH — Cessna confirmed on opening day of EAA AirVenture Oshkosh its launch of the Turbo Skyhawk JT-A, which joins the Turbo Skylane JT-A as the latest diesel powered platform in the company’s single-engine product line up. The company is displaying the Turbo Skyhawk... Continue Reading →

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Wipaire wins new approvals for Cessna 182 modifications

Posted on July 28th, 2014 by

OSHKOSH – Wipaire has won approval for performance- and utility-enhancing modifications for the Cessna 182 Skylane.  These modifications include the Lycoming IO-580 engine conversion and a gross weight increase to 3,500 pounds when on Wipline 3000 floats. Continue Reading →

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It’s Turbo Time at Oshkosh

Posted on July 28th, 2014 by

OSHKOSH — Sonex Aircraft began accepting orders on opening day of AirVenture for the AeroVee Turbo, with deliveries to commence in the fourth quarter of 2014. The AeroVee Turbo is rated as a 100-horsepower engine at sea level, and yields “significant performance enhancement” to the... Continue Reading →