Press Releases

The aircraft restoration is complete after years of painstaking attention to detail, and has had every system rebuilt down to the individual bearings in the slatted leading edges. The landing gear and speed brake doors have been dressed and painted. No detail was left undone, even going so far as to install the period correct tires and restored brakes. Nothing has gone untouched.

TUCSON, AZ – Universal Avionics recently completed the required testing to successfully approve its Radio Control Unit (RCU) for helicopter installation. The RCU is a mature product, and has successfully been installed in 28 fixed wing aircraft platforms. Now, the unit is approved for helicopter-specific vibration profiles, signifying a new installation platform for the product.

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Sandpoint, ID – Tamarack Aerospace Group reports that the anticipated date for receiving an STC for upgrading existing Cirrus SR22 Aircraft with Active Winglets will be in the fall of 2013, not this spring as previously reported.

3/1/13 Powertow

Powertow on TV: Northwest Manufacturing was featured on the Fox Business News Network November, 1012, on a segment called Manufacturing Marvels.

Powertow was selected as an example of an outstanding U.S. company. The segment also showed many of the Powertow units in action.

Modular interlocking floor tile company adds new brand to its extensive line of licensed products.

Indio, CA (PRWEB) February 27, 2013

With the 2013 NASCAR season in full swing, Swisstrax announces its new licensing agreement with Petty’s Garage, the high performance speed shop owned by legendary race car driver Richard Petty. Established in 2008, Petty’s Garage, headquartered in Level Cross, North Carolina, offers complete performance and custom builds, performance auto parts and branded merchandise. With the new agreement, Swisstrax will also be offering Petty’s Garage branded products.

Contact: Dan Hubbard, (202) 783-9360,

Washington, DC, February 28, 2013 – National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) President and CEO Ed Bolen today issued the following statement, regarding the announcement by Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) President and CEO Craig Fuller that he would step down from the organization this year.

Board of Trustees to Conduct National Search for Successor

Frederick, MD - Craig L. Fuller, president and chief executive officer of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, the world's largest aviation association, has notified AOPA's Board of Trustees of his intent to step down from his position and from the Board. He plans to remain in his current role until a successor is ready to assume the position. The Board will conduct a national search for his successor. Following the decision to leave AOPA, the succession process was developed by working together, said William C. Trimble III, Chairman of the Board.

Mark Campolong of Airexcell in Pennsylvania sold a MD902 Explorer to Ascent Helicopters of Parksville, BC Canada. This is the first MD902 certified by Transport Canada to operate in Canada. The helicopter will be used for a variety of applications, including utility work in B.C. and across Western Canada.