Press Releases

Women attending EAA AirVenture will have a show all their own when WomenVenture takes place on Wednesday, July 30, 2014, with a day-long roster of women-centered events. Women in Aviation, International, the 99s and EAA partner on this event in order to attract more women to the excitement and career possibilities within the aviation community.

Naples, Fla. (July 18, 2014) –Naples Municipal Airport is the newest site for an NBC2 WebCam, which provides real-time look at the weather. The WebCam is mounted on the air traffic control tower to provide a panoramic view the City of Naples and central Collier County. Multistory buildings along the Gulf of Mexico can be seen in the distance.

Frederick, MD July 17, 2014 - Avemco Insurance Company will present educational sessions, open to all pilots and aircraft owners before and during EAA’s AirVenture 2014. Mike Adams, Avemco’s Vice President of Underwriting, will present “Claim Proof Yourself ( as best you can )”, geared specifically towards Cessna & Piper aircraft at the Cessna Pilot Organization and Piper Owner Society annual “Gateway to Oshkosh” convention at Stephens Point (MKE), WI on Sunday, July 27.
Donaldson Aerospace & Defense has delivered its 700th Inlet Barrier Filter (IBF) for the Bell Helicopter 407. Wysong Enterprises took delivery of the advanced filtration system, and will install it in the popular, single-engine helicopter for one of its customers.

A new facility, more instructors and aircraft, and new AS350 training course are the first in a series of improvements and expanded offerings at Western Helicopters Inc., a helicopter service and specialty training provider.

July 15, 2014 – Beechcraft Corporation, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announced today at the Farnborough International Airshow that it has delivered the first of four Beechcraft King Air 350ER aircraft ordered by the Mexican Navy Secretaría de Marina (SEMAR). In addition to the aircraft, Beechcraft will support SEMAR with on-the-ground service, support and training through its Global Mission Support organization.

July 15, 2014 – Beechcraft Defense Company is highlighting its portfolio of military and defense products and services at the Farnborough International Airshow this week, emphasizing recent program milestones and orders. The company is displaying its T-6C trainer and AT-6 light attack aircraft at the Textron Aviation chalet in Farnborough, United Kingdom.

FARNBOROUGH, U.K., July 14, 2014 – Beechcraft Corporation, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announced today during the Farnborough International Airshow that it has launched a new demonstrator dedicated to showcasing the Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities of its Baron G58 piston-engine aircraft.

FARNBOROUGH, U.K., July 14, 2014 – Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, said today at the Farnborough International Airshow that the entire product range of Beechcraft and Cessna products are available in special mission configurations. All 20 current production aircraft – including a Special Mission Beechcraft King Air 350ER on display this week in Farnborough, U.K. – fit numerous mission profiles, including aerial survey, air ambulance, flight inspection, aerial surveillance, training and utility transport.

July 14, 2014: Fort Worth, TX: The Flying Musicians Association is the proud recipient of a 2013 program Wolf Aviation Fund grant to assist in acknowledging and strengthening the bonds between aviation and music, in the FMA's programs that enhance outreach and education.