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April 09, 2017

TruTrak Provides Steady Guidance for SnF17 Special Event Coverage!

The Amazing TruTrak Auto-Pilot Is Pleased to Present SnF17! Visit Us At SnF Display A-093

Founded in 1999, TruTrak Flight Systems is a leader and innovator in the experimental and light sport aircraft autopilot market. TruTrak introduced the first digital autopilot and the now standard autopilot servo for use in this market. TruTrak autopilots are installed in a large variety of experimental aircraft, including, all Van’s RVs, all Lancair, Cub Crafters, Epic, Rans with new models added regularly....

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MGL Avionics Leads The Way To ANN's SnF 2017 Special Coverage

Bright, Powerful, Intuitive: MGL Avionics Is A Next Generation EFIS.... Today!

Since 2001, MGL Avionics has been producing avionics for the Experimental and Light-Sport Aircraft markets. The flagship product is the iEFIS - a comprehensive flight, engine and navigation instrument designed to meet the demands of the modern pilot. It is the next generation EFIS system utilizing a custom developed, pressure sensitive, sunlight-readable touchscreen that can also be operated using gloves. iEFIS combines the undeniable advantages of simplified operation that a touchscreen can offer with rich traditional knob and button controls that are equally indispensable in the cockpit environment. The pressure sensitive touchscreen operates much like a tactile butto

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Progressive Aerodyne's Searey, the World's Best Sport Amphib, Presents SnF17!

Check Out The New Progressive Aerodyne Searey Elite and Searey Adventure at SnF Display #MD-028B

Progressive Aerodyne was founded in 1991 by Kerry Richter and his business partners, Wayne Richter and Paige Lynette. With a long family history of building ultralight amphibious aircrafts, the company took the opportunity to create a new amphibious aircraft design and named it the Searey. Thus, the Searey took form and began flying in November 1992. The next year, the Searey Classic was introduced to the general public and was very well received, assuring two years worth of orders for the company and marking a place for the Searey name in aviation history. Since then, Progressive Aerodyne has enjoyed a dominant position in the light sport amphibious e

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AF Announces Major Changes To Space Enterprise

Taking Steps To Streamline Acquisition Process And Enhance Responsiveness

The Air Force announced five major organization and management changes to its space enterprise April 4, 2017.

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Terry Carbonell Receives Inaugural NAFI And King Schools Scholarship

Includes Cash Award And Free Lifetime Access To All King School Courses

King Schools and the National Association of Flight Instructors (NAFI) have awarded their 2016 CFI scholarship to Terry Carbonell of Tavernier, Florida. The award was presented at Sun ‘n Fun in Lakeland Florida. This scholarship consists of $5,000 toward flight training and free, lifetime access to all King Schools courses. The value is over $18,000.

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Continental Motors Congratulates Purdue Aviation For C172 JTA Selection

Notes Benefits Of Diesel Engines For Flight Training Operations

Continental Motors Group congratulates Purdue’s School of Aviation and Transportation Technology for selecting a Textron Aviation Cessna Turbo Skyhawk JT-A for their flight training institute. Equipped with Continental Motors’ technologically advanced CD-155 diesel engines, it offers multiple benefits to flight training organizations such as low operational and maintenance costs, higher performance, and the highest dispatch rates in the industry.

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Lockheed Martin Debuts System To Protect Space Assets

iSpace Helps Customers Address The Threatened Space Environment

A growing number of satellite system owners and operators need new capabilities to protect their assets and missions in space. To address this need, Lockheed Martin introduces iSpace – intelligent Space - which provide defense, civil, commercial, and international customers with sensor data processing, space domain awareness, command and control, and battle management capabilities for the space domain.

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JetSupport Opens Remote Station At Lelystad Airport

Runway There Recently Extended To 8,800 Feet

JetSupport B.V. has opened a remote station at Lelystad Airport. The hangar facility with associated workshops and lounge will support the activities of JetSupport at this regional airport. The council of state recently approved the growth of the airport, extending the runway to 8,800 by 150 feet, making it suitable for larger aircraft to operate at the regional airport.

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Leonardo Provides Helicopter For Prince Of Wales' Tour Of Italy

Allowed Versatile And Safe Transport To Various Locations In The Country

On the occasion of the recent tour to Italy by His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales and Her Royal Highness, The Duchess of Cornwall, Leonardo provided a modern AW139 helicopter to allow rapid transport between some of the trip’s main locations in comfort and with the highest safety standards.

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Deep Space Industries Congratulates Brand Delta-V On Company Launch

NewSpace Marketing Company Is the Agency Of Record For DSI

Deep Space Industries congratulates its marketing partner, Brand Delta-V, on this week's successful launch from their headquarters in Houston. Brand Delta-V, the NewSpace marketing company, is the agency of record for DSI.

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The Wings Club Foundation Announces 2017 Distinguished Achievement Award Winner

Gary C. Kelly To Be Honored At The 75th Awards Gala In October

The Wings Club Foundation, Inc. will honor Southwest Airlines' Chairman of the Board, and Chief Executive Officer, Gary Kelly with the 2017 Distinguished Achievement Award. Acknowledging outstanding accomplishments in the field of aviation, The Wings Club Foundation will present this award on October 20, 2017, at the 75th Annual Awards Gala to be held at the New York Hilton Midtown in New York City.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (04.09.17)

Aero Linx: The Utah Airport Operators Association (UAOA) The Utah Airport Operators Association (UAOA) is a non profit business association. The purpose of the Association is to promote airports and aviation in the state of Utah. Members include representatives from airports in Utah and city, county, state and federal agencies. There are also many corporate members representing aviation and engineering interests. The Association holds two conferences each year, one in the spring and one in the fall. You will not find another aviation related event in Utah that brings more city, county, state and federal aviation-friendly representatives together in one place.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (04.09.17): Emergency Locator Transmitter

Emergency Locator Transmitter A radio transmitter attached to the aircraft structure which operates from its own power source on 121.5 MHz and 243.0 MHz. It aids in locating downed aircraft by radiating a downward sweeping audio tone, 2-4 times per second. It is designed to function without human action after an accident.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (04.09.17)

Aero-News Quote of the Day “Her inspirational story along with her accomplishments made Terry an easy selection. Terry came to aviation after establishing herself in multiple careers. She is an attorney, created construction and title companies, is a scuba instructor and flies low altitude mosquito control flights in Florida. Her ratings, hours and the number of aviation related organizations that she supports is extraordinary.” Source: Robert Meder, the Chairman of NAFI, commenting on King Schools and NAFI's selection of Terry Carbonell of Tavernier, Florida, for their 2016 CFI scholarship. The award was presented at Lakeland

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