SUN ‘n FUN Summer Camps take off

Posted on July 9th, 2014 by

LAKELAND, Florida — Destination Aviation and STEMtastic summer camps have started at the Aerospace Center for Excellence (ACE) on the SUN ‘n FUN Campus. Continue Reading →

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Hartzell to feature Sean D. Tucker at AirVenture

Posted on July 9th, 2014 by

EAA Air Venture aerobatic headliner Sean. D. Tucker and Hartzell Propeller are continuing their partnership for the 2014 edition of the world’s greatest aviation celebration – EAA Air Venture Oshkosh, held July 28 to Aug.3. In addition to performing his... Continue Reading →

Kemp Jet Services at KOGD joins Avfuel network

Posted on July 9th, 2014 by

Kemp Jet Services of Ogden, Utah, has joined the Avfuel network of FBOs to offer Avfuel Contract Fuel, AVTRIP points and more. Continue Reading →

Scholarship gets boost from Advanced Aircrew Academy

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At the recent Partnership for Corporate Aviation Training (PCAT) Safety Smackdown, Advanced Aircrew Academy presented a check from the Safety Clickdown program to fund PCATs scholarship program. PCAT is working with the National Flight Academy providing scholarships to the Ambition... Continue Reading →

FlightSafety promotes Standley at Dallas center

Posted on July 9th, 2014 by

FlightSafety International has promoted Robert Standley to an assistant manager at the company’s Learning Center in Dallas, Texas. He will oversee the Dassault Falcon, Gulfstream and Pratt & Whitney Canada maintenance training programs offered at the center. Continue Reading →

Carb ice catches Cub

Posted on July 9th, 2014 by

Aircraft: Piper Super Cub. Injuries: None. Location: North Myrtle Beach, S.C. Aircraft damage: Substantial. What reportedly happened: The pilot was conducting a banner-tow flight. The accident happened as he approached to pick up the banner. Continue Reading →

Respectfully yours

Posted on July 8th, 2014 by

Now and then I’ll receive a piece of mail that contains a dollar bill. These tend to be from companies that want information from me. You probably get similar mailers arriving at your home or office. Most of us do.... Continue Reading →

Complaint filed to keep Santa Monica Airport open

Posted on July 8th, 2014 by

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has joined with aviation businesses, other GA organizations and individuals in a complaint filed with the FAA July 2 to ensure that Santa Monica Airport (SMO) remains open after 2015. Continue Reading →

What student pilots wished they had known

Posted on July 8th, 2014 by

Globalair.com blogger Sarina Houston put out a call to pilots on Reddit asking them what they wished they had known as a student pilot. The answers are interesting, ranging from how to get fuel at a self-service pump to how... Continue Reading →

24-hour fuel service now available at Alaska’s McGrath Airport

Posted on July 8th, 2014 by

Crowley’s Alaska fuel sales and distribution group has unveiled McGrath Airport’s first aviation fuel card lock system, offering pilots the convenience of 24-hour refueling services at one of the region’s busiest airfields. Continue Reading →

Warbird Weekend takes off July 12

Posted on July 8th, 2014 by

GRANGEVILLE, Idaho — The third annual Warbird Weekend runs Saturday and Sunday, July 12-13, at the Idaho County Airport, featuring historic aircraft, plane flights, aviation exhibits and related events. Free to the public, the annual event recognizes the role of... Continue Reading →

Video recognizes 100 years of intentional spinning

Posted on July 8th, 2014 by

As a tribute to the first intentional spins performed in aviation, eight-time Master Instructor Rich Stowell recently published a 5-1/2 minute YouTube video demonstrating the spins done by aviation pioneer Harry Hawker in June and July 1914. Continue Reading →

Auburn University plans new aviation center

Posted on July 8th, 2014 by

Auburn University in Alabama is elevating its aviation program by establishing a center that will serve as a focal point for instruction, research and outreach and support the aviation and aerospace industries. Continue Reading →

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Hartzell begins full-scale production of Jasco alternator line

Posted on July 8th, 2014 by

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Hartzell Engine Technologies reports it has received all updated FAA Supplemental Type Certificates (STCs) and Parts Manufacturer Approvals (PMAs) and has begun full- scale production of the Jasco Alternator line. Continue Reading →

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Searey expands to China

Posted on July 8th, 2014 by

Progressive Aerodyne has opened its newly established sales office in Shanghai, China, to support the sale of Searey light-sport amphibious airplanes. Continue Reading →