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Garmin Announces Aviation Webinar Offerings

Garmin has announced its avia­tion webinars through the first-half of 2019. Ranging from Garmin Pilot tips and tricks, cost-effective autopilot upgrades to low-cost avionics solutions, the company says the free webinars offer pilots and customers with a broad overview of the latest Garmin has to offer, while also providing a general operational overview of its…

FreeFight Systems Names Hampton Aviation as an Authorized Dealer/Installer

NextGen avionics leader Free­Flight Systems announced that it had named Hampton Aviation of Mena, Arkansas, to the company’s network of authorized dealers and installers. FreeFlight Systems designs, manufactures, sells and supports avionics systems that improve the safety, efficiency and affordability of flying. For the King Air and twin turboprop market, FreeFlight Systems designed the Avail…

Executive Aircraft Maintenance Relocates to PHX

Executive Aircraft Maintenance (EAM) has relocated from Arizona’s Scottsdale Airport to a larger facility at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. The Class III FAA Part 145 repair station will now be a tenant of Swift Aviation at Sky Harbor and occupy a 40,000-square-foot hangar. With the increase in space, the company plans to focus on larger…

Jet Shades Offers First Removable Sun Protective Panels for Pilots

Jet Shades, the exclusive manufacturer of removable tinted cockpit window panels, now offers a complete line of standard solutions to protect pilots from heat, glare and ultraviolet rays while flying. The panels fit almost every private aircraft model and can be custom-made. Jet Shades are “push-in-place” tinted window panels made to cover the top portion…

Ice Shield Launches new Pressure Sensitive Adhesive Installation Application for Wing Boots

Ice Shield De-Icing Systems has announced the launch of Ice Shield PSATM, a Pressure Sensitive Adhesive (PSA) installation application that will reduce installation labor and allow minimal aircraft downtime when replacing wing de-ice boots, a Peel.Stick.Fly.™ Ice Shield’s PSA product line will provide a faster, neater and easier installation compared to the traditional contact cement…

Textron Aviation Expands Service in Canada

Textron Aviation recently announced it has established Textron Aviation Canada, Ltd., a new wholly-owned subsidiary focused on expanding the company’s service network. The first phase of the expansion includes the acquisition of assets of Aspect Aircraft Maintenance, Inc., an aircraft maintenance and repair provider in Calgary, Canada, where a Textron Aviation Mobile Service Unit (MSU) currently operates,…

Garmin Announces 2019 Aviation Training Events

Garmin has announced expanded pilot training opportunities for 2019 to include additional classes throughout the United States and more instructor-led courses. These training classes include GTN 650/750 touch-screen navigator series, the G500 TXi/G600 TXi and G500/G600 flight display systems, Garmin Integrated Flight Decks, and the GWX aviation weather radar. The training provides pilots with a…

Garmin Begins Integration between FltPlan.com and Garmin Pilot

Garmin International, Inc. announced the initial phase of integration between the Garmin Pilot™ app and the FltPlan.com web portal. As a result of Garmin’s acquisition of FltPlan.com in August, both companies have made rapid progress in merging portfolios. Beginning in mid-October, pilots can use FltPlan.com for pre-flight planning and filing, and automatically view the same…

PWI LED Lighting Now Available Through AvFab

Aviation Fabricators (AvFab) has officially become an Authorized PWI Products Distributor for the entire line of LED lighting products. PWI is excited to join forces with AvFab, an FAA/CRS and FAA/PMA authorized company. AvFab offers customers a variety of products ranging from Special Missions upgrades and aftermarket seating upgrades to their famous pleated window shades.…

FlyRight Announces Partnership with Blackhawk Modifications, and New Crew Training

FlyRight, an FAA-approved Part-142 pilot Training Center has partnered with Blackhawk Modifications to provide simulator-based training services for owners and operators of aircraft equipped with industry-leading Blackhawk Engine+ Upgrades. FlyRight currently provides initial and recurrent pilot training for the Beechcraft King Air 90 through 350 series. FlyRight has incorporated Blackhawk’s per-formance advantages into their simulator…