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Constant Aviation Treating Aircraft with MicroShield 360 at over 150 Airports

Constant Aviation says it is working around the clock to treat business and private aircraft with MicroShield 360, an FDA-approved* antimicrobial shield. Application crews are now present at more than 150 airports nationwide, and technicians have streamlined the process to less than two hours even on large-cabin aircraft. “We recognize the urgency operators have to treat their…

Elliott Aviation Mobile Maintenance Capabilities to Include Inspections

Due to recent uncertain events with COVID-19, Elliott Aviation has announced its mobile maintenance capabilities are available for aircraft inspections and due items. The company’s mobile maintenance teams are available for maintenance events for the King Air, as well as the Beechjet/Hawker 400XP, Challenger, Citation, Hawker, Phenom, Premier and TBM aircraft. “We understand how challenging…

King Air Book II Now Available

King Air expert Tom Clements has published a second book sharing his vast knowledge of the King Air. Titled “King Air Book II,” it is a compilation of all of the articles that he has written for King Air magazine. They are indexed according to topic, making it easy to find areas of interest. In addition,…

King Air Parts Now More Accessible in Africa and Surrounding Region

Professional Aviation Associates has signed National Airways Corporation (NAC), the largest general aviation company in Africa as a distributor for the company. NAC will continue distributing all types of parts and consumable supplies, but now with a specific focus on the Beechcraft 1900, King Air and Embraer 120 parts for Professional Aviation Associates. Inventory from Professional…

Flight Deck Technology and Tools Now Available on Garmin Pilot app

In mid-February Garmin International, Inc. announced the addition of new features within the Garmin Pilot™ app that incorporate professional IFR navigation tools found within Garmin avionics. Pilots can experience a near-seamless transition between Garmin avionics and the Garmin Pilot app when performing common functions, such as loading and activating instrument approach procedures, departures and arrivals…

Berry Aviation Opens New Maintenance Hangar in San Marcos, Texas

Berry Aviation has announced the grand opening of its 31,400-square-foot maintenance hangar in San Marcos, Texas. The company has been preparing for the maintenance hangar and received 10 new Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Part 145 Class Ratings in late 2019. Its repair station certification includes airframe, powerplant, propeller…

Garmin® Unveils Fourth Generation GPS/NAV/COMM

Garmin International, Inc. announced the GTN™ 650Xi and GTN 750Xi, the next generation of in-flight navigation technology. Designed as a direct slide-in upgrade to the previous generation GTN 650/750, pilots can preserve their panel and modernize the cockpit with the new GTN 650Xi and GTN 750Xi. The all-in-one GPS/NAV/COMM boasts a feature-rich multifunction display and can integrate…

Raisbeck Composite 5-Blade Swept Propeller Receives STC Approval

In late 2019, Raisbeck Engineering, Inc., announced the company has received Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for its Composite Five-Blade Swept Propeller for the Beechcraft King Air 200 series aircraft. The STC approval allowed the company to begin deliveries to King Air 200 owners and operators immediately. Designed to…

SRS Aviation Introduces Onboard Coffee Maker

SRS Aviation recently ann-ounced that it has received FAA TSO certification for its onboard coffee maker Jet Java, for all fixed wing aircraft. The coffee maker includes four different trays using K-cups®, coffee and tea, as well as one that provides hot water, with a 2½ minute brew time. Jet Java is a top-fill device…

NBAA Regional Forums for 2020

The dates and locations for the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Regional Forums are as follows: Wednesday, Jan. 29 – West Palm Beach, FL (PBI) Thursday, March 5 – San Jose, CA (SJC) Wednesday, June 10 – White Plains, NY (HPN) “At NBAA’s regional forums, you can experience the excitement and energy of the business…