FAA: 2020 ADS-B deadline won’t change

Posted on July 14th, 2014 by

In testimony on the progress of NextGen before the Senate Subcommittee on Aviation, FAA Deputy Administrator Michael G. Whitaker said unequivocally that the 2020 deadline for installation of mandated ADS-B equipment in general aviation aircraft is hard and fast. According... Continue Reading →

LandingFinder.com launches

Posted on July 14th, 2014 by

The makers of Day Flier have released LandingFinder.com, a free tool that allows pilots to quickly find the closest airport to an unfamiliar destination. Continue Reading →

Annual ‘migration’ to Willapa Harbor Airport approaching

Posted on July 14th, 2014 by

Pilots from throughout the northwest – and beyond – are invited to “flock” to the Willapa Harbor Airport (2S9) Saturday, August 9 (11 a.m.-4 p.m.). The promise of fresh succulent Willapa Bay Oysters beckons private pilots to the fifth annual... Continue Reading →

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Greg Koontz to receive 2014 Bill Barber Award for Showmanship

Posted on July 14th, 2014 by

Greg Koontz has been named the 2014 recipient of the Bill Barber Award for Showmanship. Continue Reading →

Pacific Coast Avionics is a Garmin top ten dealer 18 years in a row

Posted on July 14th, 2014 by

Pacific Coast Avionics has been recognized as a Garmin Elite Platinum Dealer for 2013. Wayne McGhee, Garmin Western Regional Sales Manager presented Dewey Conroy, Vice President and General Manager of Pacific Coast Avionics on July 10. “Our Company has held... Continue Reading →

Guardian Avionics introduces FMS 650

Posted on July 14th, 2014 by

Guardian Avionics, a division of CO Guardian, has introduced the FMS 650, a state-of-the-art connected cockpit system. The unit is installed in your panel and communicates via the RS232 data bus. Bluetooth technology provides multiple data feeds from the FMS 650 to... Continue Reading →

New services offered to pilots attending Oshkosh

Posted on July 14th, 2014 by

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — Services such as morning weather briefing and flight planning will be available in a new location for pilots at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2014, slated for July 28-Aug. 3 at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh. Continue Reading →

World War I drama coming to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

Posted on July 14th, 2014 by

DAYTON, Ohio – Commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I as one of the nation’s premier historical aviation events brings the excitement of early air power to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force Sept. 27-28.... Continue Reading →

Air Orlando Maintenance names Burdzy service manager

Posted on July 14th, 2014 by

Joe Burdzy has joined Air Orlando Maintenance as Service Manager. He brings over 35 years of experience to the company, which is at Orlando Executive Airport (ORL) in Florida. His position encompasses all maintenance and parts functions including customer liaison, employee... Continue Reading →

Crosswind crimps Pacer

Posted on July 14th, 2014 by

Aircraft: Piper Pacer. Injuries: None. Location: Cooperstown, N.Y. Aircraft damage: Substantial. What reportedly happened: The pilot stated that, before initiating the takeoff, he noted that the two windsocks located on the runway indicated a crosswind. Continue Reading →

Unmanned Aircraft Systems hold tremendous potential

Posted on July 13th, 2014 by

By MICHAEL TOSCANO From Amazon to Google to Domino’s Pizza, unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) have been drawing significant attention in recent months.  Amazon plans to launch a “Prime Air” delivery system, while Google aims to use UAS to bring internet to... Continue Reading →

Global Parts Group acquires Tulakes Aero assets

Posted on July 13th, 2014 by

Global Parts Group of Augusta, Kan., distributors and producers of parts for business, general, and commercial aviation, has acquired the assets of Tulakes Aero of Bethany, Oklahoma and incorporated them into a new division of the Global Parts Group, named Global... Continue Reading →

John Wayne Airport prepares to change runway designations

Posted on July 13th, 2014 by

SANTA ANA, Calif. – For nearly half a century, John Wayne Airport (JWA) has operated two runways, a commercial runway – one left and one nine right (1L-19R) — and a general aviation runway – one right and one nine left (1R-19L).... Continue Reading →

The Total Track System for aviation launches

Posted on July 12th, 2014 by

REDMOND, Washington — Dynamic Systems, which specializes in barcode software solutions and data collection applications, has unveiled a turn key system to track tools and inventory for the aviation/MRO/ BO industry based on the latest bar code technology. Continue Reading →

Power Flow celebrates 15 years of shipping tuned exhaust systems

Posted on July 12th, 2014 by

DAYTONA BEACH, Florida — Power Flow is celebrating the anniversary of shipping tuned exhaust systems around the world for 15 years. The first shipment followed two years of development, flight testing and pursuit of the first STC. Since then the company has... Continue Reading →