Guardian Avionics ships 5000th Carbon Monoxide Detector

TUCSON, Ariz. — Guardian Avionics, which got its start in 2000 with the development of a Carbon Monoxide (CO) detector, recently shipped its 5000th unit.

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Commemorative Air Force to host Education Day for local students

DALLAS - The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) will host a free Education Day for students across North Texas on Thursday, Oct. 2, at Dallas Executive Airport as part of the CAF WWII Air Expo.

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Clecall debuts cleco pliers

ROCKLIN, Calif. — The Clecall Company has introduced a new cleco plier.

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Gust front catches Cessna

Aircraft: Cessna 180. Injuries: None. Location: Huntington, Utah. Aircraft damage: Substantial.

What reportedly happened: The commercial pilot was using his high-wing, tailwheel-equipped airplane to participate in an Experimental Aircraft Association Young Eagles event at a non-towered airport.

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$67.80 per hour for a C-172? Huh?

How’d you like to rent a Cessna 182 for $110 per hour? Or a Cessna 172 for $67.80 per hour or a Cessna 150 for $51.76 per your? Oh, and those rates include fuel. Did that grab your attention?

Ohio reader Thomas Root recently sent me a flyer from Galion, Ohio’s Galion Air that promotes its aircraft rental.

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Future of Santa Monica Airport on the November ballot

Two opposing measures to decide the future of Santa Monica Airport (SMO) in southern California will appear on the city ballot in November. The ballot is the latest weapon in what has become a contentious battle over the future of the airport.

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UAS test site adds runway

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The Lone Star Unmanned Aircraft Systems Center at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi now has an airport and runway in its approved flight ranges.

The FAA recently approved a new range to test and fly unmanned aircraft that includes the Port Mansfield Airport.

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Channel Islands Aviation partners with SBBCollege to offer new aviation program

Channel Islands Aviation has partnered with Santa Barbara Business College in California in a new, accredited program — Associate of Science in Aviation.

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Sierra Industries to develop upgrade program for Cessna bizjets

Sierra Industries, Ltd., part of the SkyWay Group, has launched a new program of performance upgrades to the Cessna 525 Citation Jet series.

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Sullenberger featured guest at Pacific Aviation Museum gala

HONOLULU — “Miracle on the Hudson” pilot Capt. Chesley B. “Sully” Sullenberger, who piloted US Airways Flight 1549 to an emergency water landing in New York City’s Hudson River, will be this year’s guest speaker at the Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor’s 8th Anniversary Dinner Gala on Saturday, Dec. 6.

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