ENTERPRISE, Florida — Citation Jet Pilots (CJP), the owner/pilot organization for the Cessna Citation series of jet aircraft, has named Lt. Col. Jon “Huggy” Huggins as the new Executive Director of the organization.
Sporty’s now offers the new Pilot Wings Sunglasses, featuring non-polarized lenses designed to enhance the environment around you while in flight.
Spirit Aeronautics has debuted Aircraft-on-Demand, in which the company will travel to a customer’s hangar or facility for AOG and routine service.
Aircraft: Zenair CH 2000. Injuries: 2 Fatal. Location: Nephi, Utah. Aircraft damage: Destroyed.
What reportedly happened: Several people on the ground saw the airplane flying low in the airport pattern during a thunderstorm. As the plane turned from a crosswind to a downwind leg, airplane stalled at an altitude of approximately 150 feet, pitched down and crashed.
At just 19, John Hill already has three years under his belt working the front desk at an FBO. A passionate pilot — he earned his ticket at age 17 — Hill divides his time between his work at ProJet Aviation, the FBO at Leesburg Executive Airport (KJYO) in Virginia, and his studies at George Mason University.
Oh, and he’s busy developing an app called EasyFBO to make life easier for both pilots and FBO employees. And, oh yeah, the idea for that app earned him a spot as one of five college finalists in Entrepreneur Magazine’s Entrepreneur of 2014 contest. His idea is the only one related to general aviation.
Wipaire has received approval for the installation of single-point fuel in the Airbus Puma 330 series helicopter. Previously approved on fixed-wing aircraft such as the Cessna Caravan series and the Quest KODIAK, the Puma 330 is the first rotary wing application of the Wipaire single-point fuel system, and the first Part 29 certification Wipaire has received.
Hartzell Propeller will supply new advanced lightweight propellers to Piaggio Aero Industries for its third generation twin-engine Avanti EVO.
Women in Aviation, International (WAI) has announced that the association’s “Bring Your Daughter to the Conference Day” held for the past three years during WAI’s annual conference has been expanded to include an international day to attract girls to aviation planned for Sept. 26, 2015.
Now called Girls in Aviation Day, the program will occur both during WAI’s annual Conference in March, as well as a full day where WAI chapters commit to a local program for the girls in their area in September.
MILLINGTON, Tenn. — CTI Professional Flight Training has acquired a new flight simulator equipped with three-dimensional motion, accurate cockpit panel, and realistic control stick loading. CTI Professional Flight Training’s students will use the flight simulator to experience a lifelike flight mission while safely on the ground. The flight simulator is the Redbird FMX Advanced Aviation Training Device (AATD), manufactured by Redbird Flight Simulations.
Peerless Electronics is now distributing the full line of Master Lock Aviation Safety Products. The new featured products are aircraft circuit breaker lockout/tagouts.