What kind of pilot runs out of gas?

Avemco Insurance Co. Vice President Mike Adams will present “What Kind of Pilot Runs Out of Gas?” at the Rochester, N.Y., Safety Stand Down Saturday, June 14. Adams will illustrate how a flight’s fuel looks right, until it isn’t.

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Avemco president featured speaker at ROC expo

Avemco Insurance Co. President Jonathan “JJ” Greenway is a featured speaker for the Rochester WINGS 2012 Aviation Expo at the Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC) June 8-9. He will address the educational session, “Northeast Flying Gotchas!” on Saturday, June 9, at 2 pm.

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Top 10 aviation insurance myths, Alaska edition

Avemco Insurance Co. President Jonathan “JJ” Greenway was a featured speaker at the 2012 Great Alaska Aviation Gathering, May 5-6, at the Anchorage International Airport. Greenway spoke about separating fact from fiction in his seminar “Top 10 Aviation Insurance Myths.”

“You know it’s possible to have too little aviation insurance, but can you have too much? Is it true your insurance company will refuse to pay a claim if you violate a FAR? Of course you’re covered if you’re a named pilot on a friend’s policy . . . or are you? Those are the kind of questions most pilots think they know the answers to but may be surprised by some of the facts about aviation insurance coverages, especially when flying in the conditions faced by Alaskan aviators,” said Greenway.

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Greenway named new Avemco president

The parent company of Avemco Insurance Co., HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc., has named Jonathan J. Greenway president of Avemco, replacing retiring president Jim Lauerman.

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New flight instructor insurance program launched

The National Association of Flight Instructors (NAFI) and Avemco Insurance Co. kicked off the New Year by launching a new non-owned insurance program for flight instructors. The new NAFI CFI Insurance Program features expanded professional liability coverage and liability limit options for type-specific aircraft, including traditional single and multiengine aircraft, along with offerings for seaplane, experimental and light sport airplanes. Automatically included is non-owned coverage for personal flying.

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Avemco lowers rates on LSAs

Avemco Insurance Co. has recognized another 13 Special-Light Sport Aircraft (S-LSA) to offer its most favorable rates.

Avemco has insured LSAs since they were first introduced four years ago. At the time all LSAs were rated the same.

“In the beginning, the results weren’t particularly good,” said Jim Lauerman. “But we got into the business, we learned the business – we took our hits – and made some adjustments.”

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Avemco recognized by A.M. Best

Avemco Insurance Co. has earned recognition in the Anniversary BestMark Program by the A.M. Best Co.

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