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July 24, 2023

Fence-Sitters on AirVenture Notified: The Corsairs Are Inbound

Another Excellent Lineup on is on Deck for Oshkosh 2023

This year's EAA AirVenture is shaping up to be the best in a while for those missing some in-person warbird time, with Aircorps Aviation's P-47D slated to make an appearance alongside a P-51C and a dozen vintage Corsairs. If anyone has spent recent weeks humming and hawing over whether or not the trip is worth it, the news might be the piece that finally pushes them over the edge - as long as they know they missed out on Express Arrival passes. For those who've been around the air show circuit for a while, it's easy to forget how truly rare and treasured the few surviving airframes are, 8 decades after their combat debuts.

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SureFly Electronic-Ignition Solution Granted STC Approval

FAA Authorizes Dual Electronic Ignitions for Select Piston Aero Engines

On 24 July 2023, SureFly Partners announced at EAA’s AirVenture 2023 that the FAA had approved use of the company’s electronic-ignition solution on select four and six-cylinder Lycoming and Continental aircraft engines. The STC approval authorizes installation of two SureFly Ignition Modules (“SIMs”) per-engine on a broad cross-section of aircraft piston engines.

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Bob Hoover Legacy Scholarship Awardees Announced

Investing in Aviation’s Future

The Aerospace Center for Excellence is proud to partner with the Bob Hoover Legacy Foundation to offer two inaugural scholarships in honor of the legendary aviator. Subject awards will provide $10,000 to two flight students currently pursuing Commercial Pilot certification. Both students received scholarships for Private Pilot training by dint of the James C. Ray Flight Training Scholarship, which is also administered by the Aerospace Center for Excellence.

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Persistence! DeltaHawk Engines Nearing Production

Emergence of a Benchmark

In May 2023, DeltaHawk’s DHK180 powerplant was granted FAA Type Certification. Comes now July 2023 and DeltaHawk’s announcement that the company is accepting reservation deposits for its DHK180 piston aero-engine, with initial deliveries slated to commence in the first half of 2024. The jet fuel burning, 180-horsepower DHK180 is the first of a planned family of DeltaHawk engines and offers ease of operation, high fuel efficiency, reduced maintenance, and superior altitude performance compared to traditional aircraft piston engines.

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FlySto to Debut Flight Data Monitoring Product at AirVenture 2023

The Dawn of GA Flight Analytics

FlySto is an aviation software startup about the business of providing general aviation pilots and aircraft owners flight-data monitoring and analytics similar to those utilized by airlines and militaries. A portmanteau of Fly and Story, FlySto sets forth its product: “Tells pilots data-driven fact-based ‘Flying Stories you can trust’ for better and safer flying.” FlySto is making ready to launch its flight data analysis software at EAA’s AirVenture 2023 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

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King Airs Standardize CoolView Windows from 2024 Onwards

Lee Aerospace Modification Now Part of Every 260/360 King Air for Improved Passenger Comfort

Beechcraft has reached into the aftermarket scene to include a customer favorite as part of its package of standard equipment, with the inclusion of Lee Aerospace CoolView windows on future King Air 260s and 360s. The change will "minimize heat transfer into the cabin on the ramp and offer an unprecedented level of passenger comfort and cabin cooling", working well with last December's addition of standard electric air conditioning. That feature allowed cool air circulation during ground and flight operations, making it a winning combination for those opting for a new production King Air in 2024.

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NTSB Prelim: Aeronca 7CCM

The Airplane Was Located By Aerial Search Personnel And First Responders In A Densely Wooded Area

On June 21, 2023, at 0714 central daylight time, an Aeronca 7CCM airplane, N308ED, was substantially damaged when it was involved in an accident near Duluth, Minnesota. The pilot and passenger were fatally injured. The airplane was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 personal flight. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) air traffic control (ATC) recording revealed that the airplane departed Duluth International Airport (DLH), Duluth, Minnesota, at 0659 and proceeded northeast.

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