Press Releases

Beijing, China, December 19, 2014 — Continental Motors Beijing Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of Continental Motors Group Ltd, an AVIC International Holding Corporation company announces receipt of Validated Type Certificates for Continental Motors’ IO550G and TSIO550G engines from the Civil Aviation Administration of China.  These engine models power the high performance Mooney M20 Series Acclaim Type S and Ovation 3 aircraft that are scheduled to start delivery in China before the end of 2014. 

Wednesday, 17 December 2014:  Newly crowned WBO middleweight champion Andy Lee fulfilled a lifelong dream today as he raised his world title belt aloft on arrival at Shannon Airport.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Forty-six founding Civil Air Patrol members were present today to see the organization honored with the Congressional Gold Medal for the service they and more than 200,000 other CAP volunteers provided during World War II, when they helped protect U.S. shipping against German U-boat attacks and carried out other vital wartime domestic missions.

Well established aviation company adds Bristell to it’s line-up

Dec 8th, 2014 (Ronkonkoma, NY) - Today, Bristell Aircraft, a New York Corporation, officially accepted the appointment to represent an exciting Light Sport Aircraft in North America. Even though the Light Sport category is relatively new to general aviation, Bristell Aircraft’s approach to the market is something completely fresh and unique among a field of aircraft importers, distributors and dealers.

Let the Season of Joy Begin
The December Newsletter has been posted and is ready for your enjoyment. 
Click on the front page image to open the link.

Remember to RSVP for the Christmas Party!

Women in Aviation – North Texas Chapter is pleased to announce our initial meeting and membership drive was held at Bugatti Ristorante in Dallas, Texas.

The U.S. Sport Aviation Expo and Aviators Hot Line have teamed up to offer private aircraft owners an opportunity to sell their aircraft at the 11th annual Sebring Expo. The Expo, which focuses on showcasing affordable aircraft, will run Wednesday through Saturday, January 14-17, 2015, on the Sebring Regional Airport. Aviators Hot Line will manage the special area set aside on the airport's ramp for owners to display their aircraft.

San Diego, CA - December 3, 2014 - With the impending launch of the brand new Orion spacecraft, NASA is returning to the type of spacecraft America flew to the moon four decades ago. Just as this Orion launch is a precursor to returning people to deep space, so the San Diego Air & Space Museum's Apollo 9 spacecraft was a vital stepping-stone for astronauts to land on the moon in the summer of 1969.

December 3, 2014: Fort Worth, TX: The Flying Musicians Association will provide music at the banquet celebrating the 111th Anniversary of the Wright Brothers First Powered Flight at Kitty Hawk, NC on December 16, 2014 hosted by the First Flight Society.  This year First Flight will be will be honoring the Paul E. Garber Shrine Inductee, Col. Mary S. Feik, CAP.  FMA will also have an informational display set up to greet guest and answer questions about the organization and mission.  Join us at the Hilton Garden Inn by calling 252.441.1903 to purchase your tickets.