CAV Aerospace manufactures and retrofits TKS ice protection systems for use on general aviation airplanes ranging from single-engine piston-powered aircraft to mid-size business jets. Kilfrost supplies fluid ice protection products to general aviation, in addition to the commercial aviation and other transportation industries.
Foothill Aircraft will provide sales and support to Legend Cub operators in southern California and Nevada.
Foothill Aircraft Sales & Service, Inc. has been serving corporate and general aviation since 1952 at Cable Airport (CCB).
For more information: 909-985-1977, 903-885-7000 or Legend.aero.
West Star Aviation, Inc. has named Vel Kovacevich to its interior modification sales team.
He previously worked in contracts at West Star Aviation where he produced interior proposals for all of the company’s facilities. Kovacevich will continue these duties along with his new sales role.
Sporty’s SureStart Electric Pre-Heater weighs just 16 pounds, yet provides 20,000 BTUs of heat, capable of preheating most aircraft engines from 10°F to starting temperature in only 45 minutes, according to Sporty’s officials.
The SureStart Electric Pre-Heater plugs into a standard 110v outlet and uses less than 15 amps.
Landmark Aviation has completed an expansion and renovation project at its FBO at Westchester County Airport (HPN) in White Plains, N.Y.
The $5.4 million project included the addition of 8,110 square foot of space, and a renovation of 15,098 square feet of existing space. Some of the additions include an executive conference room, a private VIP lounge, a snooze room and a separate galley.
The Paradise Aircraft product line, which includes two models, the Paradise P-1 and the P-1 SP with hand controls for disabled pilots, is manufactured in Brazil and assembled in Sebring, Florida.
AeroLEDS has introduced the SUNSpot Landing/Recognition Light, which was designed as a “drop in” replacement for existing PAR 36 lighting applications.
The lighter weight SUNSpot eliminates radiant heat and projects 2800 lumens, equivalent to two 100-watt halogen lights. It also incorporates built-in circuitry to allow recognition “wig/wag” flashing lights that are used to increase aircraft visibility and safety during all phases of flight, according to company officials. [Read more...]
Crownair Companies, a San Diego-based aviation maintenance and avionics company, will display its first Crownair “Centurion Edition” T210 at the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association show in San Jose, Calif., Nov. 6-8.
From spinner to tail cone, the upgraded 1977 planes features all new and state-of-the-art amenities, including a glass cockpit with Electronic Flight Instrument System, new classic blue paint scheme, RAM engine, tinted glass, wingtips with recognition lights, Super Quiet cabin soundproofing and gray leather seats with sheepskin inserts. The Crownair Centurion Edition T210 will compete with new manufactured aircraft by offering more payload, faster speeds and more range, according to company officials.
The US Aviation Group, based in Denton, Texas, has established a helicopter training program.
Patrick Dennis, formerly of Silver State Helicopters in Las Vegas, has signed on as head flight instructor. He has developed a program that takes students up through IFR, CFI and Commercial ratings. The school is now using a Robinson R-22, which will soon be supplemented with an R-22 simulator, and eventually an R-44, according to officials.
Price of dual instruction is $285 an hour. Solo flight costs $235 an hour.