Press Releases

Aircraft Spruce will host its annual Customer Appreciation Day on Saturday, October 5th at all three of their locations.  Visit Aircraft Spruce West at 225 Airport Circle in Corona, CA close to the Corona Airport(KAJO) from 7am-3pm, Aircraft Spruce East at 452 Dividend Drive in Peachtree City, beside Falcon Field(KFFC) from 8am-4pm, or Aircraft Spruce Canada at 150 Aviation Avenue at the Brantford Municipal Airport(CYFD) from 8am-3pm.

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) has announced it will for the first time host a Build A Plane Teachers’ Day, sponsored by Honeywell Aerospace, in conjunction with the annual “Careers in Business Aviation Day,” held each year at NBAA’s Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA2013), which takes place this year in Las Vegas, NV.

 

  Features of AC TrackTech Tugs

  • T1, T1C, T1X, T1X-C models are small & light weight
  • Optional LED lighting system for improved night time operation
  • Lower, sleeker and more powerful than ever
  • Tugs for airplanes 5,000 to 18,000 lbs
  • Tows approximately 60 minutes on a 3 hour charge
  • Remote Control allows better visibility of wing tips & entire aircraft
  • Dual Rate Speed for maximum control when parking in tight spots
  • Fail Safe Radio Controls
  • Safe for Cirrus and other 'wheel fairing' type aircraft
  • Emergency Shut-Off Feature

Aviation Insurance Resources (AIR) agents are scheduled to attend the 2013 AOPA Aviation Summit from October 10-12 in Fort Worth, Texas. The Summit is designed to provide pilots with new resources, new relationships, and ready-to-use expertise. Oh yea, and fun! We can’t forget about the fun.

Sean D. Tucker, the Hall of Fame aerobatic pilot whose air show performances have dazzled more than 80 million fans over the past 25 years, has added a new role to his storied career – role model and mentor as chairman of the Experimental Aircraft Association’s Young Eagles program.

U-Fuel (www.ufuel.com), a leading supplier of fuel stations to the aviation industry, announces the installation of another one of its advanced “Box” fuel stations at the Lee County - Butters Field Airport (52J) in Bishopville, SC. First announced in 2011, U-Fuel's patented Box systems represent the state of the art in self-service aviation fuel stations, placing all critical components and the fuel tank within a strong, fire-resistant panel enclosure, providing an unprecedented level of fire safety and isolation from the environment. Pre-engineered and pre-fabricated, these highly-affordable systems can be easily trucked to an airport and installed within a few days. They are available as single- or two-product systems with tank capacities from 1,000-10,000 gallons.

Embraer Defense & Security Inc. announced, today, at the Air Force Association’s Air & Space Conference and Technology Exposition that the company is on schedule with its Jacksonville, Florida, assembly facility to begin deliveries in mid-2014 of A-29 Super Tucano aircraft to the U.S. Air Force for the Light Air Support (LAS) program.

Aircraft Tool Supply is pleased to introduce the new ATS-VS400 aviation video inspection scope with superior quality. This digital recorder and still camera produces 640x480 resolution images on a 3.5” full color LCD display screen. The multi-purpose videoscope records images and videos onto internal memory and micro SD cards.

AOPA has decided to suspend holding its annual Aviation Summit in favor of reaching more members “where they fly.”  Aviation Summit in Fort Worth, Texas, from Oct. 10 through 12, will be held as planned and is shaping up to be one of the best ever. We are on track for thousands of members to join us and the exhibit hall is nearly sold out, with new exhibitors still signing up. But convention plans for 2014 have been canceled.