Aircraft Spruce & Specialty Co. opened a distribution warehouse in West Chicago, IL, located in a 52,000 sq. ft. warehouse situated between Du Page and Aurora airports. Continue reading "Aircraft Spruce Opens Illinois Location"
Boeing announced on Wednesday that it has acquired aviation app company ForeFlight. ForeFlight has been working in partnership with Jeppesen--also owned by Boeing--for the last two years to offer Jeppesen's aeronautical data and charts on ForeFlight mobile platforms. Although the exact terms of the deal have not been disclosed, Boeing says the ForeFlight and Jepessen teams will "integrate talent and offerings" going forward. Continue reading "Boeing Buys ForeFlight"
Garmin 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 additional data and supports connectivity between Apple mobile devices and compatible avionics in the cockpit, including wireless flight plan transfer. Pilots can now take advantage of these new databases in Australia within Garmin Pilot, as well as in a new, cost-effective PilotPak database bundle on the flyGarmin® website. Continue reading "Garmin expands aviation database coverage and capabilities in Australia"
Manufacturer of the Softie Emergency Parachute Line
Para-Phernalia, Inc. is celebrating its 40th anniversary as a leading manufacturer of emergency parachute systems for pilots and aircrew. The company was founded on 20 April 1979 by Lynda Forney and Earl Bartell in Issaquah, Washington. Continue reading "Para-Phernalia, Inc Celebrates 40th Anniversary"
BRS Aerospace has developed a whole aircraft parachute rescue system on Van's RV-10 homebuilt aircraft. The company is accepting orders for the system, which is priced at $25,990, plus shipping.
The BRS ballistic powered parachute system can be retrofitted on flying aircraft or incorporated during the home building process. BRS Aerospace also offers the installation in two stages for builders who want to incorporate parts of the installation during the build process. Continue reading "BRS Whole Aircraft Parachute for Van's RV-10"
Hartzell Propeller will be the 2019 propeller technical partner of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship for yet another year. It is the sixth year in a row that Hartzell Propeller will be supporting the world famous air race. Continue reading "Red Bull Air Race Championship Selects Hartzell Propeller Again"