Tom Poberezny, who has led EAA as president and later CEO since
1989, announced Tuesday that he was retiring from the organization
"to take time to do what I want to do." Poberezny made the
announcement at 1230 CDT in front of the iconic brown arch on the
Wittman Field flight line.
New Product Line Connects Mobile Devices To Panel-Mounted
Aspen Avionics announced today its patent-pending line of
Connected Panel products that seamlessly integrate aviation
application data from personal handheld devices with certified
avionics installed in an aircraft’s panel. These
revolutionary new products are being demonstrated at AirVenture
2011, in the Aspen Avionics booth in Hangar B.
DOT Plans To Implement Changes In The Program August 2nd
The NBAA and the AOPA on Monday announced the introduction of a
web site for individuals and companies to provide financial support
for the two associations' legal battle to preserve the Block
Aircraft Registration Request (BARR).
Cirrus Aircraft held their annual AirVenture Press Conference
today and provided a high level review of their recent past and how
they intend to move forward. Board Chairman Dale
Klapmeier provided some history on the Cirrus line. Highlighting
the 10 year anniversary of the SR22 with 3850 SR22 produced since
Engine In Development Would Replace 150-200 HP Recip
Initial taxi tests on an electric Cessna 172 got underway last
week at Centennial Airport in Englewood, CO. Beyond Aviation,
formerly Bye Energy, said it is working towards developing a
practical, cost-effective conversion to an environmentally friendly
electric propulsion system as a replacement for internal combustion
engines on aircraft requiring 150 to 200 hp.
The Highly anticipated Mobile Link device is not available for
purchase online at the EAA Airventure event in Oshkosh, WI, Baron
Services announced today. The Moble Link allows users of smart
phones and tablets, including iPhone, iPad and Android
devices, to view XM WX Satellite Weather data.
Aviation Is A Truly International Pursuit... and Community
One of the conspicuous successes of the last two Women in Aviation International (WAI) conferences has been the growing presence of delegations from other nations. At the 22nd Annual International Women in Aviation Conference In February, 2011, nearly 3,000 attendees came to Reno, Nevada from 21 countries, more than 120 companies and organizations were on the exhibit floor to meet them, and scholarship awards totaled $691,750.
Computerized Ignition Can Be Installed In Certified
The first FAA Supplement Type Certificate (STC) for a pure
electronic general aviation piston engine ignition system has been
granted to Electroair for its first to advance ignition. The
initial STC, announced at AirVenture Monday, is engine specific for
all Lycoming four cylinder engines installed on Cessna Aircraft
– additional airframe eligibility will be added over the next
Superior Air Parts has been in negotiations with suppliers as it
ramps back up, and has discovered that some costs are coming in
lower than projected, allowing reduced prices for some specific
components including some Millennium cylinder assemblies.