Aircraft Spruce introduces tow bar


The Redline Sidewinder Power Driver is now available through Aircraft Spruce.

aircraftsprucetowbarPowered by Milwaukee’s 28V power unit with a lithium battery pack, Sidewinder tow bar weighs less than 22 lbs., collapses to 27 inches and stows easily in your baggage compartment. Made in the USA using 4130 Chromoly tubing, the Sidewinder is available for a wide variety of Beechcraft, Cessna, Piper, Mooney, Eclipse, Cirrus, and Rockwell single and twin engine aircraft.

Price: $1,600.

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LED Maplights at Aircraft Spruce


LED Maplights for experimental and homebuilt aircraft are now available at Aircraft Spruce.

maplightThe body of the maplight is constructed of aircraft grade 6061 T6 aluminum and black anodize treated for protection from corrosion. The LED bulbs and internal components are engineered to withstand 150% of their rated voltage without damage. The average bulb life of the LED used in this product in excess of 20,000 hours of use and the maplight draws only 20 milliamps of power with virtually no heat produced.

The red LED used in this maplight gives the most light available in environments where night vision must be retained, according to Aircraft Spruce officials.

Pricing starts at $47.85.

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Cockpit lights at Aircraft Spruce


Now at Aircraft Spruce are 754 Series LED Cockpit Lights.

cockpitlightsThe lights can be used to illuminate the instrument panel and then repositioned to illuminate charts as the lights are able to rotate 360°.

Prices range from $49.85 to $52.75.

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Rotax engine mount at Aircraft Spruce


Now available at Aircraft Spruce is a ring mount for Rotax 912/914 engines.

sprucerotaxmountThe mount is 4130 chrome-moly construction, powder coated and fits all 912 and 914 engines. Standard color is white. Options include additional clearance for a 12-volt high-amp starter cable connection and powder coating in other colors. The mount is furnished with installation instructions and the required shim washers recommended by Rotax. Mounting hardware is not included.

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Aircraft Spruce Canada celebrates grand opening


Aircraft Spruce Canada held a Grand Opening celebration Saturday, June 6, at its new facility at the Brantford Municipal Airport. Following two years of operation in Mississauga, Ontario, near Toronto, Aircraft Spruce moved to a new 12,000-square-foot facility in late 2008.

sprucecanadaThe facility features a retail store with parts and pilot supplies, as well as a large warehouse of inventory for shipment of orders to customers throughout Canada.

More than 300 aircraft flew in for the event, and the total attendance was estimated at more than 1,200.

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Aircraft Spruce carries tire pressure monitor systems


A new Wireless Tire Pressure/Temperature LCD Monitor (TPMS) is now available from Aircraft Spruce.

tpmsWith the flip of a switch, this battery-operated, hand-held unit displays the actual tire pressure and tire temperature. Small removable electronic valve sensors transmit pressure/temperature to the LCD monitor within 25-50 feet of the aircraft. The sensors can be easily removed when adding air to the tires, and when placing the sensors back on the valve stems, the new pressure readings are sent to the LCD monitor. Pressure can be read as PSI, KPA, BAR, or KG/CM squared. Temperature can be read in Centigrade or Fahrenheit. The monitor also has an alarm setting for high or low pressure.

Price: $298.95.

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Aircraft Spruce offers new dynamic propeller balancer

Now available at Aircraft Spruce is the Dynavibe dynamic prop balancer.

AircraftSpruced DynaVibe Designed specifically for the aircraft industry, DynaVibe displays the magnitude and phase of propeller vibration, allowing precise weight adjustments for balanced and smooth engine operation, according to Aircraft Spruce officials. This prop balancer reports both the RPM and the vibration magnitude. This results in reduced vibration for a smoother flight, in addition to decreased mechanical wear of engine and instruments.

Included with each Dynavibe are an accelerometer with 30 feet of cable, optical pickup, reflective tape (tach), and a carrying case. Pricing starts at $1,495.

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