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Hartzell receives PMA for fuel pumps

Posted on September 30th, 2014 by

Hartzell Engine Technologies has received FAA Parts Manufacturer Approval (PMA) for is new 202F series fuel pumps. “We designed, developed and certified our new 202F series fuel pumps to fill a need in the market. The original Crane/Lear Romec RG9570... Continue Reading →

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Avidyne extends agreement with Duncan

Posted on September 30th, 2014 by

Avidyne Corporation has extended its repair service agreement with Duncan Aviation, of Lincoln, Nebraska, to include Avidyne’s EX500 series of multi-function displays (MFD). Continue Reading →

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Airforms awarded PMA for Helio Courier axle

Posted on September 29th, 2014 by

BIG LAKE, Alaska — Airforms, Inc. has announced another addition to its line of PMA replacement parts. This latest addition is Airforms’ Part Number AF250-040-495, a direct replacement for Helio part number 250-040-495 on all H-295 S/Ns. Continue Reading →


New book, ‘ATC and Inflight Emergencies,’ published

Posted on September 29th, 2014 by

Written by a flight instructor with more than 40 years of experience in collaboration with air traffic control (ATC) specialists,  a new book, “ATC and Inflight Emergencies: What ATC Specialists Should Know About the Piloting Environment,” provides air traffic controllers with... Continue Reading →


Did they hear you?

Posted on September 28th, 2014 by

As Dad and I flew over top of Memphis International Airport we realized, too late, it had gotten very quiet on the radio. Turns out we — Dad actually — had keyed the mic in the Baron and hadn’t realized.... Continue Reading →

Raisbeck begins certification testing for King Air composite propellers

Posted on September 27th, 2014 by

Raisbeck Engineering’s latest development in swept-blade propeller technology, the new Composite Swept-Blade 5-way Propeller for the Beechcraft King Air 350 series, has begun FAA certification flight testing at Boeing Field in Seattle. The Raisbeck/Hartzell team completed all ground and flight vibration and... Continue Reading →

Airforms awarded PMA for Cessna 208 tail tie-down handle

Posted on September 25th, 2014 by

BIG LAKE, ALASKA — Adding to its growing list of FAA PMA approved parts available in support of the world’s Caravan fleets, Airforms, Inc. has received FAA PMA approval for part number AF2612035-1, the Caravan Tail Tie-Down Handle. The part... Continue Reading →

Scope it out with ATS

Posted on September 24th, 2014 by

OSCODA, Mich.  — Aircraft Tool Supply now carries two video borescopes used to document maintenance issues, train mechanics, monitor progressive conditions, and provide evidence of work. Continue Reading →

Airforms awarded new FAA PMA approval for Cessna tie-down trim plates

Posted on September 23rd, 2014 by

BIG LAKE, ALASKA – On the heels of the announcement of PMA approval for the Caravan Crew Door Panels, Airforms, Inc. has received yet another PMA approval to support the world-wide fleet of Caravan family aircraft. Airforms Part Number AF2615118-1 recently... Continue Reading →

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Garmin AOA gets FAA nod

Posted on September 22nd, 2014 by

Garmin’s Angle of Attack (AOA) system has been approved by the FAA for installation in a wide variety of general aviation aircraft. The entire system is comprised of the GI 260 AOA indicator, GAP 26 angle of attack probe and GSU... Continue Reading →