From October 22nd to the 24th, Aviation Insurance Resources (AIR) President Jon Harden is scheduled to attend NBAA 2013: Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition in Las Vegas, Nevada. The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA), founded in 1947 and based in Washington DC, is the “leading organization for companies that rely on general aviation aircraft to help make their businesses more efficient, productive and successful.”
Simlat Ltd. was selected to provide an UAS & ISR Training & Simulation Center for the Northland Imagery Analysis college program. Northland’s Imagery Analysis and Geospatial Intelligence programs are the first of their kind in America. Developed through a Department of Labor grant, the Imagery Analysis program will be offered tuition free for the life of the grant. The programs will prepare the student to manage the tasking, processing, exploitation, and dissemination (TPED) process, and conduct end-to-end Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT) operations. Students will acquire a variety of skills ranging from UAS general knowledge to a precise depiction of the imagery objective. Students receive hands-on training varying from still satellite imagery to Full Motion Video UAS derived imagery. The Training & Simulation Center is equipped with cutting-edge training systems in multiple configurations, allowing simultaneous training of the students on UAS operations and image analysis, in civil, commercial and military environments.
The CAMDRIVE 500 was designed nearly 20 years ago after looking at all the redrives in production. All of the weak points in each were addressed and redesigned with strength, reliability and integrity in mind. An idler gear allows the prop to turn in the same direction as a Lycoming or Continental engine. The gear ratio chosen was 2.118:1 which makes the best use of the torque and revs of most V8 engines.
Flying Colours Corp. the US and Canadian based MRO, completions and refurbishment business has experienced record increases year on year in terms of maintenance activity requests and output. There has been a 35% increase in the amount of Bombardier Challenger family and Learjet aircraft type maintenance requests ranging from line maintenance work through to intensive 96 month inspections which entail an exhaustive and comprehensive review of the entire aircraft. The Peterborough facility, which has traditionally been known for its CRJ ExecLiner conversions, has expanded its overall maintenance offering and has experienced a 25% increase in Bombardier Global family aircraft maintenance requests in the last twelve months. The appointment as an Authorised Service Facility for Bombardier at last year’s NBAA has supported this rise in requests and much of the business has come from new customers.
Aviation fans may dream of flying the legendary B-17 “Flying Fortress” bomber from World War II, but even if that isn’t yet possible, you can give a piece of the legend this holiday season, as original, exclusive jewelry made from the exterior skins of the Experimental Aircraft Association’s (EAA’s) Aluminum Overcast is part of this year’s EAA merchandise catalog.
Taking place at its new purpose built home at Dubai World Central the 2013 Dubai Airshow has a lot more to offer this year than at previous events. With a huge range of events happening, including a chance to view the planes on the ground, meet the pilots and see some of the best flight display teams in the world.
The Garmin D2 Pilot watch has GPS capability and a Worldwide airport database that feature Garmin's signature direct-to and nearest functions so instantly the thousands of Garmin customers will be at home with the experience.
Pilotshop.com has published a new, all-color, 34-page catalog which is available free of charge. Products in the new catalog include established products like handheld GPS, headsets, radios, flight bags, plotters, computers, laminated check lists, folding bikes, oxygen systems, survival gear, flight jackets, sunglasses, watches, pilot shirts, apparel, kneeboards, flashlights, Jeppesen and ASA flight training products, aviation software and simulators, charts, videos, books, and much more.