Icon Delivers Six Aircraft »

Icon Delivers Six Aircraft

Icon Aircraft hopes to deliver 15 aircraft by the end of this year and ramp up to 200 for 2018. In an interview at AirVenture 2017, CEO Kirk Hawkins said six aircraft have been delivered to customers who have so far been pleased with the aircraft.

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Superior Celebrates 50 With Engine Management Guide »

Superior Celebrates 50 With Engine Management Guide

Superior Air Parts, holder of 3,500 PMAs for general aviation aircraft, celebrates 50 years in business with the publication of Engine Management 101, a compendium of years of experience building and selling replacement engine parts. Well-known to mechanics and owners, Superior is the only supplier of many replacement engine parts other than the original equipment manufacturer. Superior takes great pride in keeping prices for replacement parts competitive.

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M600 Grounded For Wing Inspection »

M600 Grounded For Wing Inspection

The entire fleet of Piper M600s has been grounded following the discovery of a single, non-conforming aft wing spar from Piperís component supplier. The non-conforming part was discovered to be below minimum thickness in one region, prompting a mandatory service bulletin.

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Stratos 714 Comes To Oshkosh »

Following years of incremental progress and cabin mock-ups, Stratos arrived at Oshkosh 2017 with a real airplane. After first flight in November 2016, the proof of concept aircraft is still early... More

FAA Provides BasicMed Outreach »

For pilots who are still not sure about how the BasicMed program works, or if it’s right for them, the FAA’s latest Safety Briefing magazine aims to answer all of your questions. The... More

CubCrafters Certifies G3X In XCub »

CubCrafters announced Monday at AirVenture that it's offering Garmin's top-selling G3X Touch in its Part 23 certified XCub, making it the first company to amend a type certificate to allow... More

FAA Reorganizes Certification Service »

The FAA has reorganized its certification division, scrapping the familiar Transport, Small Airplane, Engine and Propeller and Rotorcraft Directorates in favor of a new “functionally-aligned... More

Dynon Announces Certified Avionics »

On the pre-opening day of AirVenture 2017, Dynon Avionics surprised early showgoers with a new program allowing the installation of its popular Skyview HDX EFIS system into certified aircraft.... More

EAA AirVenture 2017 Arrives To Blue Skies »

Every summer, when July rolls around, the aviation world begins to lean toward Oshkosh, and by this weekend, the flow into Wisconsin was nonstop. EAA has worked hard as ever to be sure there are... More

 

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Whirly-Girls: Silly Name, Serious Aviators

Whirly-Girls: Silly Name, Serious Aviators »

The 62-year-old organization that has been quietly successful in providing scholarships for and mentoring women helicopter pilots is approaching a membership milestone. More

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Heard over rural Massachusetts … Cherokee XYZ (tremulous voice): "Albany Approach, Cherokee XYZ five miles northeast of Pittsfield at 3500 feet, requesting fight following to Kilo Oscar Romeo Delta.” … Silence: all on frequency were contemplating the Cherokee, a student pilot at the controls, attempting the impossibly long flight to Chicago and then penetrating the O'Hare airspace … Cherokee XYZ (even more tremulous voice): "Albany Approach, Cherokee XYZ six miles... More

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Skytech Installs New Anti-Skid Braking System from Advent Aircraft Systems, Inc. on a Pilatus PC-12

Skytech, Inc. has recently completed their first installation of the new Advent Aircraft System, Inc. Anti-skid Braking System (eABS) on a Pilatus PC-12 NG.

Aviation & Oil Company Executive Christopher Cooper Rejoins MercFuel as EVP

Christopher Cooper to help lead Mercury Air Group subsidiary as consolidation hits aviation fuel market

Airforms Receives 2nd EASA STC

Airforms, Inc. is pleased to announce it has received EASA Approval for a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) that allows the replacement of the standard AN5 wheel bolts and hardware on Caravan main wheels with high strength Mil-Spec bolts and hardware.