Industry Round-up: May 25, 2018


Aircraft Spruce

People travelling to AirVenture 2018 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, can place orders with Aircraft Spruce for pickup at the company’s booth at the show. To take advantage of that option, orders need to be received by noon EST on Monday, July 16. Orders can be placed on the company’s website. To have the order delivered to the show, select “Pickup at Oshkosh 2018” in the shipment options. There is no additional charge for show pickups, but there is a $100 order minimum. Aircraft Spruce will be in Hangar A, Booths 1022-1029.

Curtis Superior Valve Co.

Curtis Superior Valve Co. Inc. recently announced that they have received FAA PMA approval for a low profile, aluminum oil quick drain valve that fits most Lycoming engines. The CCB-38000 quick drain valve was designed specifically for retractable gear and twin-engine aircraft with close fit cowling. It will also fit Lycoming engines where there might be interference from structure, exhaust, hoses or wiring. The valve comes with a separate activating tool. It can be ordered from Curtis’ distributor network.

All In Aviation and Lone Mountain Aviation

Flight school and aircraft rental company All In Aviation, along with maintenance partner Lone Mountain Aviation, has announced that the City of Henderson has approved its designs for a 24-hangar facility at Henderson Executive Airport (HND) in Las Vegas, Nevada. The complex will include 9,000 square feet of office space, five training rooms, a full-size classroom, a library, a 16-person conference room, an avionics workshop, a pilot shop, a parts department and a 22,000 square-foot maintenance hangar. All In Aviation hopes to break ground on the project in May and open in December 2018.

Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport

A Request for Interest (RFI) was issued on May 15, 2018, for the lease and development of four separate parcels located on the Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport in Santa Rosa, California. Three parcels are designated for aeronautical use and one parcel for either aeronautical or non-aeronautical use. The goal of this RFI is to seek interested parties willing and able to lease and develop the sites. The airport has requested that any party submitting an expression of interest is capable of designing, financing, developing, managing and operating the site. The deadline for submissions is June 30, 2018, at 4:00 p.m. See the complete press release for contact information.