As previously detailed in
ANN, Parker-Hannifin has been fighting a bizarre legal
battle in which they have been held responsible (in part) for the
deaths of 3 people who's plane crashed... even though no product of
Parker-Hannifin's has actually been found to have failed.
Cessna Aircraft Company has begun providing customers with its
exclusive Garmin G1000 factory-authorized orientation
program. The program meets the FAA/Industry Training
Standards (FITS), and is designed to assist customers in their
transition from traditional aircraft panel gauges to the new
all-glass, jet-like cockpit.
GA is now benefitting from the next round of high-tech panels as
new aircraft equipped with Garmin's G1000 are added to the US
Tuesday, Cessna celebrated the first deliveries of four Skylanes
equipped with the Garmin G1000 integrated avionics system. During
the ceremony in Independence, Kansas, Cessna's single engine team
members cheered as Cessna's President and CEO Jack Pelton proudly
presented the new Skylane owners their keys.
Here's an interesting bit of aircraft inventory... Courtesy
Aircraft has ONE (and only one) PC-9 turboprop fopr sale. This is
the first time that a civilian pilot might have the opportunity to
own and operate the aircraft that evolved into the trainer selected
from the "JPATS" competition to be the new trainer currently
utilized today in the US Air Force and US Navy. Over 250 PC-9
aircraft are currently in service in Air Forces in 15 countries
Issued: 06/29/2004 16:54
Effective: 07/01/2004 17:45 - 07/04/2004 22:00
Facility: ZKC - KANSAS CITY (ARTCC),MO.
Type: AIR SHOWS/SPORTS
Description: CHARLES B. WHEELER AIRPORT AND BERKLEY PARK, KANSAS
The Twin Beech Society, a special interest group of the
Staggerwing Museum Foundation, Inc. of Tullahoma, Tennessee,
announces the availability of a new large format book on the
historic Beechcraft Model 18 airplane, Beech 18: A Civil &
Military History by Robert K. Parmerter, an expert on civil and
military Beech 18 history.