Abingdon reveals 10-year anniversary watch

The Abingdon Co. has released its 10-year anniversary timepiece, Amelia in Crowning Gold. Amelia is the company’s most popular watch and helped launch the company back in 2007. The anniversary timepiece is in 24K gold and limited to 100 pieces. The watch includes a Ronda Swiss made 505.24H GMT movement, 40mm case size, and 5 […]
Source: http://generalaviationnews.comAbingdon reveals 10-year anniversary watch

Retrofit Market Boosts Avionics Sales Over First Nine Months Of 2016

Total Avionics Sales Exceed $1.73 Billion In Through The Third Quarter Of 2017, A 4.1 Percent Increase The Aircraft Electronics Association has released its third-quarter 2017 Avionics Market Report. In the first nine months of the year, total worldwide business and general aviation avionics sales amounted to $1,732,915,016.06, or more than $1.73 billion as reported by the participating companies. The figure represented a 4.1 percent increase in year-over-year sales compared to the first nine months of 2016 amount of $1,664,109,078.49.
Source: aero newsRetrofit Market Boosts Avionics Sales Over First Nine Months Of 2016

'Accident Case Study: Single Point Failure'

A vacuum pump failure on a sunny day is no big deal, but in instrument meteorological conditions—and especially without backup instrumentation—it’s a serious emergency. The AOPA Air Safety Institute’s new Accident Case Study: Single Point Failure video reviews how a Bonanza pilot coped with that situation. Learn how you can do better.

Source: aopa'Accident Case Study: Single Point Failure'

Navy Fighter Leaves Lewd Contrails

The U.S. Navy has acknowledged that the rough contrail drawing of male genitalia in the skies over Washington state Thursday were made by one of its aircraft operating out of Naval Air Station Whidbey Island—most likely an EA-18 Growler. The local CBS affiliate reports that complaints were made to the FAA, who informed the disappointed caller that childish drawings don’t fall within the jurisdiction of the FAA unless they pose a flight safety risk.

Source: avwebNavy Fighter Leaves Lewd Contrails

General Electric : GE – Milestone Aviation and Leonardo To Provide Three AW169s To Falcon Aviation

The aircraft will be acquired through operating lease, and represent the first helicopter lease transaction for Falcon. Falcon Aviation have also recently set a major operational milestone with their first AW169 which has become the global fleet leader in …
Source: bingGeneral Electric : GE – Milestone Aviation and Leonardo To Provide Three AW169s To Falcon Aviation

Santa Monica expects Dec. 23 completion of runway shortening

A project to shorten the runway of California’s Santa Monica Municipal Airport from about 5,000 feet to 3,500 feet—part of a secretly negotiated deal between the city and the FAA that may allow the city to close the airport in 2028, which AOPA opposes—is underway with completion expected Dec. 23, according to the airport director.

Source: aopaSanta Monica expects Dec. 23 completion of runway shortening

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