Press Releases

Lakeland, FL (April 19, 2018) – This past week, Alpina appeared at the annual SUN ’n FUN Fly-In and Expo as the Official Timekeeper alongside Global Brand Ambassador, champion aviator, Michael Goulian for the second year in a row.

On April 20, 2018, Eric Tucker will attempt to land a Piper J-3 Cub on top of a moving ambulance. The stunt is scheduled to take place at the Salinas Airport in Central California.

The Alliance Air Services (AAS) team has recently completed its runway extension project at the north end of the Fort Worth Alliance Airport. At the heart of AllianceTexas, this is a significant milestone that will support continued growth and increased utilization of air cargo services for the North Texas region.

ROCHELLE, Ill., April 11, 2018 - Rochelle Municipal Airport-Koritz Field announced that it has finalized details with Swift Fuels, LLC, a global leader in the development of high-performance unleaded aviation gasoline, and has begun selling Swift’s unleaded UL94 aviation gasoline for its piston aircraft customers.

Seattle, WA (April 2018) – one-G simulation is intent on expanding career pathways for youth in aviation through better access to simulation. Building upon one-G Access, the industry’s only pay-per-use flight simulator program, the company launches the one-G Youth Access program with the donation of an FAA approved flight training device to East Valley Institute of Technology (EVIT), a career and college prep school.

April 11, 2018 - Lakeland FL – Belite Enterprises “Chipper” experimental 2-place aircraft arrived at Sun 'n Fun today, and is being shown with numerous upgrades and improvements.  Prominent is a new metal skin feature for the wings, along with a Big Bore 114HP engine performance upgrade from Edge Performance of Norway.

April 11, 2018 —Lakeland FL - RADIANT Technology LLC (a Belite Company) has developed and released its first IOS App for iPhone / iPad. It is now available in the Apple App Store for $19.99.

April 10, 2018; Lakeland, FL - Wayman Aviation Academy's fleet of 31 aircraft has grown by two Cessna C-172 Jet-A aircraft, offering Continental diesel power. The academy, established 31 years ago, has one of the largest fleets for pilot training in South Florida. Wayman has chosen to start this transition to take advantage of the important benefits brought by engines using the Diesel cycle. The fleet utilization and availability are enhanced by the proven reliability of compression ignition engines burning Jet-A and the reduction of scheduled maintenance operations. Furthermore, it allows more environment-friendly operations due Jet-A engine’s lower emissions (CO2) than AVGAS using unleaded fuel. According to Wayman, “South Florida is an environmentally conscious place with miles of beautiful beaches and the expansive Everglades. We need to do our part in the flight training industry to participate in its it preservation.”

SUN ‘n FUN Int’l Fly-In Expo 2018 - Lakeland, Florida - GlobalParts.aero announced this week that the Phillips 66® Aerostars aerobatic team is a new brand ambassador for GlobalParts.aero.

The Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 534 was invited to host the Sunday morning, pilots pancake breakfast at the “Seaplane-A-Palooza” splash-in held in Tavares, Florida, America’s Seaplane City, on Sunday April 8, 2018.