Greetings from Mt. Vernon, Illinois – proud home of the Plane & Pilot Midwest LSA Expo and EAA Chapter 1155. The event is just under one month away. This is your official invitation!
The event is in its 6th year and is scheduled for Thursday, September 4th, through, Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at Mt. Vernon Outland Airport (KMVN), Mt. Vernon, Illinois. Along with nearly every major LSA distributor on the flightline, there will also be a great mix of STOL, Part 103, gyroplanes, and homebuilts. There is a unique event because it is one of the few that offers the attendee the ability to comparison shop and then quickly and conveniently take demo flights. Visit www.midwestlsashow.com for all the details.
Daytona Beach, FL – Power Flow set a new record in Tuned Exhaust System sales at AirVenture this year. Confirmed sales for the event in Oshkosh were at 26, which eclipses the record of 21 set five years ago. The patented design of the company’s Tuned Exhaust System allows many GA engines to develop more of their rated horsepower. This in turn leads to greater engine efficiency, a cooler running engine and significantly enhanced aircraft performance.
Air Force general, best-selling novelist to address 700-plus fellow CAP members at National Conference
Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama – More than 700 Civil Air Patrol members are headed to the Tropicana Las Vegas next week for the U.S. Air Force auxiliary’s 2014 National Conference. In The Entertainment Capital of the World, CAP members will focus on two high-profile volunteer celebrities of their own – U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. James K. “Kevin” McLaughlin and best-selling novelist Dale Brown.
The 268 pages World Directory of Light Aviation 2014/2015 (WDLA) lists with images, descriptions and technical data over 1000 aircraft: ultralights, microlights, LSA, gyrocopter, ul-helicopters, certified aircraft, kitplanes, trikes, ultralight- and certified gliders & motor-gliders, instruments, engines, propellers, accessories. Including addresses of manufacturers, importers, associations, schools and much more.
You may have seen that we flew our first production A5, Engineering Serial Number 1 (ESN-1), for the first time three weeks ago. The ICON team poured its heart and soul into ESN-1 (shown above) and this aircraft is the first A5 that is truly representative of the aircraft our customers will receive.
Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala. – Civil Air Patrol’s Cadet Officer School, one of the top professional development opportunities available to America’s youth, will be in session beginning Tuesday in Alabama.
Aircraft Spruce & Specialty will begin distributing printed copies and CD versions of their new 2014-2015 catalog at EAA’s AirVenture 2014. Few people today begin a homebuilt or restoration project without an Aircraft Spruce catalog and most people who own a certified aircraft find it invaluable for routine maintenance, upgrades, and pilot supplies. There are hundreds of new products in the catalog as one might expect of a company that offers over 80,000 different items relating to aviation.
Increase Fill Capacity Up To 50% And Eliminate Cascading
Tired of manual labor cascading, returning O2 or N2 cylinders with 800-1200 psi still in them…worry no longer, Hydraulics International (HII) offers more than 38 years of pneumatic engineering experience in the design and manufacturing of a wide range of pneumatically and electrically operated OXYGEN & NITROGEN boosters and portable systems.
Since 1972, Covington Aircraft has worked very hard maintaining their four core values of integrity, dependability, affordability and quality service. Quality Service is one attribute that Covington is constantly monitoring and has always taken very serious.