StandardAero has further expanded its network of Mobile Service Teams (MST) throughout North America, bringing the total number to 11, with a total of 12 planned by year end.
UPDATE: Calls from AOPA and EAA Tuesday morning inform us Ben’s column is incorrect. Exxon-Mobil will continue the manufacture of unbranded 100LL fuel. Exxon-Mobil will discontinue branded fuel sales under the Exxon Avitat flag. We are awaiting confirmation from Exxon’s public relations people.
I recently read that Exxon-Mobil stopped manufacturing and selling 100LL. (I tried to contact them but did not receive a confirmation by press time.) What does this mean for you and your plane?
“Sheriff One” has begun flying missions for the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department in California. “Sheriff One” is the call sign used by the new Flight Design CTLE operated by the sheriff’s department.
Friedrichshafen, Germany — With more than 500 exhibitors expected to attend, AERO will continue to be the largest trade show for general aviation in Europe in 2012. Although the number of airplanes sold in general aviation during the past 12 months has decreased, the downward trend has slowed compared to last year, and numerous new models are sure to stimulate demand among customers, officials say. What’s more, in 2012, exhibitor demonstration flights featuring airplanes, helicopters and gyrocopters will be offered on three days of the exhibition.