Premiere-Aviation, based in the San Francisco Bay Area had been using Cessna 400 series aircraft for Part 135 business for over 30 years providing corporate and medical users traveling convenience. Using that foundation, Premiere has turned their experience in flying and their aeronautical background from San Jose State University into improving the performance of the twin Cessna fleet by implementing cost-effective Aerodynamic Refinements. Analyzing over a half dozen ways of improving aerodynamics, airflow, drag reduction, Premiere settled on the best speed gain possible with moderate climb gains; all with the least revision to the original TCDS.
Daytona Beach, FL – Power Flow has been shipping tuned exhaust systems all over the world for 15 years. The first shipment followed two years of development, flight testing and pursuit of their first STC. Since then they have shipped out over 4,500 tuned exhaust systems for 15 different aircraft types and 73 models.
A variety of airplanes and rotorcraft soar through sky daily, piloted by individuals travelling from point A to point B. In the past decade, an increasing number of these aircraft are being controlled from the ground. They are Unmanned Aircraft Systems, also known as UAS or UAVs, and are the latest technology utilized in varying industries ranging from agriculture to surveillance. According to the FAA, within 10 years, the sky could be home to over 30,000 unmanned aircraft. As the popularity and list of uses for UAS and UAVs grow, so does the need to properly insure the aircraft for physical damage as well as the risk of liability.
The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) and several other parties have filed a complaint with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) concerning California’s embattled Santa Monica Airport (SMO).
On June 26th, 2014 in the capital city of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, an agreement on strategic cooperation and investment between the leading Czech aircraft manufacturer Evektor from Kunovice and a Malaysian company Aspirasi Pertiwi Sdn. Bhd. was signed. It was announced for the Czech News Agency by the Ambassador of the Czech Republic in Malaysia, Rudolf Hykl, who witnessed the signing of the agreement.
Quicksilver Aeronautics reached an important milestone with the receipt of an airworthiness certificate for its first-ever Special Light-Sport Aircraft. This final approval now enables the Southern California producer to begin offering ready to fly models of its iconic aircraft.
The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) is applauding U.S. Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK) for introducing the “Pilot’s Bill of Rights 2,” which would further protect and promote general aviation activities in the U.S.
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The schedule is now set for the historic first-ever full show by the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2014, with performances set for Friday through Sunday, Aug. 1-3. These performances are part of the daily afternoon air shows at Oshkosh on each of those days.