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Raisbeck Names Baker Aviation as Authorized Dealer

Raisbeck Engineering, Inc., a leading provider of performance enhancement systems for the King Air, has added Baker Aviation of Fort Worth, Texas, to its global network of Authorized Dealers. Established in 2008, Baker Aviation is a full-service aircraft maintenance, management and charter company headquartered at Meacham International Airport (KFTW) in Fort Worth. FAA Part 145…

PWI Announces New Installation Centers

American Aviation of Brooksville, Florida, B & G Aviation of Georgetown, Texas, and Fieldtech Avionics and Instruments, Inc. of Fort Worth, Texas, have all been designated Auth-orized Installation Centers for all of PWI’s LED lighting products. PWI manufactures several interior lights for Beechcraft King Air aircraft and has in-house ability to design, engineer and manufacture…

FlightSafety and TRU Partner to Provide Textron Aviation Training

FlightSafety International and TRU Simulation + Training, a Textron Inc. company, have formed a new company called FlightSafety Textron Aviation Training. This new joint venture will provide training services for Textron Aviation’s broad product line of business and general aviation aircraft. “We’re pleased that FlightSafety Textron Aviation Training will offer our customers more flexible training…

Raisbeck Expands Dealer Network in Texas with Aerospace Instrument Support

Raisbeck Engineering, Inc. (REI) announced that Aerospace Instrument Support Inc. (AIS) has joined Raisbeck’s global network of Authorized Dealers. Located at the Denton Airport in Denton, Texas, Aerospace Instrument Support specializes in providing aircraft maintenance and avionics installation/support as well as major aircraft modifications for business class aircraft. AIS recently completed modifications of 10 factory…

Baker Aviation Now Dealer for BLR Aerospace King Air Upgrades

  Baker Aviation, a full-service aircraft maintenance, management and charter company in Fort Worth, Texas, announced it is now a recognized dealer for the BLR Aerospace line of King Air winglets, winglet LED upgrades, de-ice boots and Whisper Prop® products. The company said they continue to look for ways to provide more value-added services to…

Garmin Expands Aviation Database Coverage and Capabilities in Australia

Garmin International, Inc. announced it has received approval of a CASR 175.C Data Service Provider (DSP) certificate from the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA), enabling expanded aviation database coverage in Australia. In addition to the integration of Airservices Australia data into the suite of Garmin databases, Garmin Pilot™ within Australia has also expanded to offer…

Garmin Adds More Functionality to FltLogic Service

Garmin recently added an FBO fuel price comparison feature and filters for developing flight department reports to subscribers of its FltLogic scheduling program. The new features are available immediately on FltLogic, which integrates with the free FltPlan electronic flight planning and filing website. According to the company, the new contract fuel pricing feature will help operators…

ForeFlight Introduces 3D View

ForeFlight recently introduced a new interactive airport familiarization tool for its Mobile Integrated Flight app. Called “Airport 3D View” the company says it simulates airport environments around the world by using the company’s mapping and synthetic vision platform to combine high-resolution terrain with aerial imagery. 3D View lets users pan and zoom 360 degrees around…

Apex Aviation Receives Certification from Mexican Government

Apex Aviation of Henderson, Nevada, is now authorized to conduct repair and maintenance activities on aircraft registered in Mexico. The Mexican Direccion General de Aeronautica Civil (DGAC ) issued Approved Maintenance Organization Validation Certificate Number CO-192/18 to the service center. This is the equivalent of a United States FAA Part 145 Repair Station certification, which the…

King Air Academy Adds Full-Motion G1000NXi Simulator

The King Air Academy (KAA) based at Phoenix, Arizona, (KDVT) recently added a full-motion Garmin G1000NXi simulator to their group of training tools. Focused exclusively on the King Air model of aircraft, KAA provides personalized training based on the pilot’s experience and centered around today’s flying environment including WAAS approaches through static and motion simulators…