March 1st - 3rd, 2016
Louisville, KY - Booth #9135
Aircraft Spruce will be attending the HAI Heli Expo in Louisville, Kentucky on March 1-3, 2016. Visit booth 9135 for discounts and meet the friendly Aircraft Spruce team. A free 2015-2016 catalog is available with any visit, free Aircraft Spruce USB charger with a purchase of $125.00, and a free Aircraft Spruce flashlight with a purchase of $250.00 or more. See you there!
Birmingham, AL -- Ms. Jordan Garner, from Chatom, Alabama, is the inaugural recipient of the Mary Alice Beatty Scholarship given through the Southern Museum of Flight and Women in Aviation, International. She graduated from Auburn University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, concentrating in Professional Flight Management with a minor in Supply Chain Management. Ms. Garner possesses a commercial multi-engine airplane pilot’s license. She works as an Aeronautics Specialist with the Alabama Department of Transportation, Aeronautics Bureau in Montgomery, Alabama. Currently, she is pursuing a Master of Science in Logistics Management—Humanitarian and Disaster Relief from Florida Institute of Technology. This scholarship will allow Ms. Garner to pursue her Certified Member certificate through the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE).
Avidyne to design and exclusively supply superior, affordable Wi-Fi-enabled products using Globalstar's second-generation satellite network
Covington, LA , February 23 2016-Globalstar, Inc. (NYSE MKT: GSAT) and Avidyne Corporation, a leading provider of integrated avionics and ADS-B systems for general aviation aircraft, today announced a strategic partnership to develop and certify satellite-based internet and voice communications products for the aviation market. These new solutions, to be exclusively provided by Avidyne to aircraft manufacturers and through Avidyne’s worldwide dealer network, will leverage Globalstar’s second-generation satellite network, boasting the fastest data speeds in the MSS industry.
Allow the BeadBuster at Aircraft Spruce to reduce the hassle of being a DIY pilot or Aviation Mechanic. The BeadBuster is created to effectively assist in changing tires to get back to the most important part; flying! The compact BeadBuster clamps onto the rim and breaks the bead with “jaws of life” action. This will make it dramatically easier to get back out flying. Work less, fly more… with BeadBuster.
Flying activities to include actual airplane involved in the events of Dec. 7, 1941
EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (February 22, 2016) — The 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor’s “Day of Infamy” will be commemorated at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2016, with flying activities and other highlights recalling the events and heroism of that fateful day, which initiated America’s involvement in World War II and changed our nation forever.
Torrance, CA - Robinson is officially accepting orders for its new two-place R44 Cadet. The introductory price with standard equipment is $339,000 USD, the float equipped version is $367,000 USD, and the required non-refundable deposit is $40,000 USD. Serial numbers will not be assigned and delivery dates will not be confirmed until FAA certification is complete.
Lakeland, Florida, - “The acceleration and climb rate are exhilarating,” says pilot Chip W. Erwin. “It brings the sport back into sport planes with a power-to-weight ratio about 50% higher than most LSA aircraft. It will be perfect on our new amphibious floats!”
SAVE THE DATE: FEBRUARY 27, 2016 – 1:00 pm. Those of us who are on the Vintage Aircraft Association Board of Directors meet in Oshkosh three times each year. We meet in late spring, during AirVenture, and during late fall.
The Commemorative Air Force’s nose art exhibit, which opened as a temporary exhibit at the EAA AirVenture Museum in November 2015, is more than just a collection of more than 30 unique, large-scale artifacts: It’s a collection of stories and memories intertwined with history. In short, a collection of connections.