Second 'Flysafe Giveaway Extravaganza' Winner Announced | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Airborne On ANN

Airborne 05.18.15

Airborne 05.19.15

Airborne 05.20.15

Airborne 05.21.15

Airborne 05.15.15

Airborne Hi-Def On YouTube

Airborne 05.18.15

Airborne 05.19.15

Airborne 05.20.15

Airborne 05.21.15

Airborne 05.15.15

 

Thu, Jan 19, 2012

Second 'Flysafe Giveaway Extravaganza' Winner Announced

Avidyne Launches A Third Annual Contest For 2012

After hearing he was the grand prize winner in Avidyne's "FlySafe Giveaway Extravaganza", Piper Archer owner Stephen Gansky of Newtown, PA's comment was one heard often from contest winners: “I can’t believe it! I never win anything, this is great.”

What he'd won was a new IFD540 GPS/NAV/COM, which will be delivered as soon as the unit receives its FAA certification. Avidyne places the value of the prize at $16,995.

Mr. Gansky got word he was the winner in a telephone call from Avidyne. He was randomly chosen from all the Extravaganza contest entrants acquired at trade shows and via the Avidyne website since August 2011. “I was very impressed with the IFD540 when I saw it in Hartford last fall. It will certainly fit nicely in my panel where my 530 is today.” 

“Congratulations to Steve and thanks to everyone who participated in our FlySafe Giveaway Extravaganza,” said Patrick Herguth, Avidyne’s Chief Operating Officer.  “This promotion has continued to help us spread the word about the IFD540 and our other panel-mounted avionics, as well as allowing us to connect with more aircraft owners who may be interested in the exciting products we are developing.”

Targeted specifically toward aircraft owners, this is the second FlySafe Giveaway Extravaganza promotion by Avidyne.  The first was launched in April at Sun n’ Fun 2011, with the initial grand prize of a TAS620A traffic system that was given away right after Oshkosh 2011.  The Extravaganza 2 promotion was launched shortly thereafter, with the winner being selected from the entries submitted via the Avidyne website and from domestic and international trade shows between August and December 2011.

“These FlySafe Giveaway Extravaganza promotions have been very successful from our point of view, and so have decided to move forward with another one, which runs now through Oshkosh 2012.” Herguth added.

Aircraft owners can view contest rules and sign up for Avidyne’s “Extravaganza 3” giveaway, which will also have a new Avidyne IFD540 GPS/NAV/COM as the Grand Prize.  The winner will be select from all of the valid entries gathered at first-half 2012 trade shows, or from online registrations.

FMI: www.avidyne.com/landing/extravaganza3.asp

Advertisement

More News

Airborne 05.20.15: HondaJet Update, Latitude Exceeds, Turbonormalized P210

Also: Airplane Swap Stymied, Oshkosh Veterans, Boeing Hiring, National Aviation Symposium, Airlines for America, Another Stolen Airplane, WAI's New Board Members The Honda Aircraft>[...]

FAA Issues Emergency AD For Avidyne

Avidyne IFDs Found To Have Displayed Incorrect Course Deviation Indication Information During GPS Approaches The latest Emergency AD to be issued by the FAA has involved the new ge>[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (05.21.15)

Association for Women in Aviation Maintenance This nonprofit organization was formed to champion women's professional growth and enrichment in the aviation maintenance fields.>[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (05.21.15): Flat Rated

Propulsion engine capable of giving full thrust or power for take-off at an airfield well above S/L and/or at high ambient temperature (thus, probably derated at S/L).>[...]

Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (05.21.15)

“Communities of all sizes, in every corner of the country, are depending on you to retain your oversight authority in the areas of taxes and access, to ensure that the public>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2015 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC