High internal resistance in aviation spark plugs is rapidly becoming a concern that many pilots and mechanics are beginning to recognize as a source of rough running engines and chronic magneto related problems. Realizing that a growing number of maintenance facilities and pilot/owners are incorporating a spark plug resistance check as part of their preventive maintenance, Tempest has introduced its AT5K resistance tester.
Cessna Aircraft Co. is stationing two Mobile Service Units for on-site technical expertise and immediate support to general aviation aircraft owners at the 46th Super Bowl in Indianapolis.
Just introduced is Gear Keeper’s new RT3-5601 retractable tether for tools up to 2 pounds.
Gibson Air Service has opened at Bend Municipal Airport (KBND) in Oregon.
Hawthorne Global Aviation Services has acquired ExcelAire, LLC, an FBO, aircraft charter and management company based at MacArthur Airport (ISP) in Ronkonkoma, New York.
Flight Design has appointed US Aviation of Denton, Texas, to provide factory authorized service for the CT series of Light-Sport Aircraft. The Texas company has been a Rotax Service Center for several years and has more than 20 A&P mechanics on staff.
Are you planning to attend the Sebring U.S. Sport Aviation Expo Jan. 19-22? Are you an Airframe & Powerplant mechanic? Are you a Rotax repairman? Are you a Light-Sport Aircraft owner who wants the latest info about your Rotax engine? Aero Technical Institute is offering a number of classes slated for the days around the Expo.
Roberts Aviation, an Ohio-based maintenance provider, has expanded its FAA Certified Repair Station capabilities to Northeast Florida Regional Airport (SGJ).
Hawker Beechcraft Corp. is offering zero-cost maintenance on the Beechcraft Premier IA.
From now until Sept. 30, the Premier IA is available for zero-cost maintenance for five years or 1,000 hours, whichever occurs first. In addition, customers can take advantage of bonus depreciation in 2009, which could provide significant tax savings, according to company officials.
For more information: 316-676-5034 or HawkerBeechcraft.com/Premier.