Press Releases

SwitchBox Control introduced new features to its top rated remote power-switching device. SwitchBox offers a simple, affordable and safe way to remotely turn electrical devices on/off. The new model incorporates heavier duty power cords with LED indicators. SwitchBox is commonly used for aircraft preheat systems and can control other devices with its remote switching capability and smartphone app technology.

Saturday, March 1st - 10:00 AM

WHAT: Open to the public, Planes of Fame Air Museum (Chino, CA) presents its monthly Living History Event. The topic for the March 1 event is ‘Long Range Escort Missions', featuring the North American P-51 Mustang.  Special speakers Captain Wayne L. Coleman and Raymond Biel will give the presentation, followed by a question & answer period and flight demonstration when possible. The P-51 Mustang will be on display and perform a flight demonstration. At 12:00 noon, the Membership Sponsored raffle flight will occur in the featured aircraft if possible. Become a member to enter the raffle. All members are eligible to enter the raffle, but you must be present to win.

OSHKOSH, Wis. — (February 21, 2014) — The U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey, one of the world’s most unique military aircraft, will return to the EAA® AirVenture® OshkoshTM fly-in in 2014. The MV-22 will be on display at the event and also give demonstrations of its unique flying capabilities.

Due to HKS of Japan suspending production of their aviation engines, Hawk will no longer be able to offer The HKS SLSA/ELSA versions of our aircraft. We will continue to offer the Rotax 582 and 912 versions.

Legislation has been filed with the Iowa House of Representatives by Representative Gary Worthan (HF2236) that is important to all recreational pilots, Airfield Owners and the aviation business sector that truly supports and promotes aviation in The State of Iowa.  The Law will provide a level of liability protection for private airfield owners who allow the public to use their land for noncommercial aviation activities.

Piper Aircraft Inc. achieved double-digit growth in new aircraft revenue and new airplane deliveries for 2013 in a challenging global market for aircraft sales.

The growth was led by increases in the sales of piston-powered training aircraft. Piper ended 2013 with a 13 percent increase in revenue from new aircraft sales of $168,776,759, compared to $148,968,967 in 2012, the second consecutive year of 13 percent revenue growth.

Aircraft Spruce knows that many of you will visit Lakeland, Florida for The Sun-n-Fun Fly-In and Airshow from April 1st to April 6th.  We want to remind you that if you want to pick up orders at our Sun-n-Fun booth, it is beneficial to place the orders in advance. We have a limited amount of stock available at our Sun-n-Fun booth so we encourage you to place your orders for the Sun-n-Fun show by phone, fax, or online as soon as possible. We will process Sun-n-Fun orders the same way we do standard orders with payment by credit card, but instead of shipping the order to you, we will place it on our truck and bring it to the Aircraft Spruce Sun-n-Fun booths (Hangar B, Booths 1-9) for you to pick up, with no additional freight costs. Due to limited space on the truck and in our booth, certain products cannot be picked up at Sun-n-Fun, for example, large pieces of wood, metal, foam, etc.

February 17, 2014 Oscoda, MI – Looking for a tube beading kit that will last a lifetime? Yes, a lifetime! The Pro Tube Beading Kit carries the ATS Pro lifetime warranty guarantee. It is a kit that has been the number one choice of mechanics for making clamping beads in metal tubes.

Aircraft Interior Shop Number Three is a brand new Interior Shop that is a joint venture between our D.J. Webber & Associates and Aero Design Concepts.  And it is the start up of our third interior shop – as well as the most exciting for us.