Harry Weisberger
Contributor

Since 1986 Harry Weisberger has been a contributor to Aviation International News and a regular member of its HAI and NBAA convention news editorial staff. He was previously a marketing communications specialist for Sperry Flight Systems in Phoenix, providing information involving the general aviation, airline, defense and space market segments. His aviation journalism activity has also included writing and editing for Flight Training, Business Aviation Safety Journal, Private Pilot and Arizona Flyways (for whom he interviewed Barry Goldwater and Paul Tibbets. He has also contributed to Smithsonian Air & Space and Aero magazines. He served 5-1/2 years on active duty with the U.S. Navy as a radar intercept officer in F4 Phantom jet fighters, followed by Naval Air Reserve duty as a patrol plane navigator. Weisberger’s journalism career began at the Santa Ana Register (now Orange County Register) where he was a beat reporter and copy desk editor. He holds a commercial pilot license with instrument rating, has logged 1,980 pilot hours and has owned or been a partner in five general aviation aircraft.

Latest from Harry Weisberger

Rotorcraft

Erickson Supports Australian Firefighting Fleet

Two contracts call for deployment of additional Aircranes in firefighting and timber harvesting roles.
Rotorcraft

Conklin & de Decker Updates Maintenance Programs

the newest version of its Life Cycle Cost software includes data for more than 460 aircraft.
Training and Workforce

APS Expands Upset Training Insurance Incentives

APS and USAIG team to financially reward flight operations for obtaining upset prevention and recovery training.
Training and Workforce

TrainingPort Keeps Aviation Personnel Current

The Canadian training providers makes it easy to study many different aviation subjects online.
Training and Workforce

Collins Bestows Tier One Status On Embry-Riddle

Collins bestows Tier One status on Embry-Riddle
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Avionics

Brazil Okays Avidyne Navigator

The approval covers Avidyne’s IFD440 and the latest 10.1 software upgrade for the IFD540.
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Maintenance and Modifications

Honeywell Gives APU Inspection A Voice

The Vocollect system helps eliminate mistakes and improves productivity in the maintenance arena.
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Training and Workforce

MedAire Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Free cholesterol testing is available at the MedAire booth at the NBAA show.
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Maintenance and Modifications

QTA Raises Alert to Stage 3 Deadline

Noise regulations will affect many older noisier jets unless they are retired or modified with hush kits.
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FBOs

Oregon FBO Shows Fundraising Heart

The Full-service FBO and charter/management company has long been a supporter of the Providence Heart and Vascular Institute.
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Maintenance and Modifications

Kaman Acquires Timken’s Arizona Operations

The Mesa, Ariz.-based Timken unit designs and manufactures PMA engine and helicopter parts.
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Charter & Fractional

See Vegas From a Different Angle

Convention-goers can get an aerial perspective of the Vegas Strip and Grand Canyon on a Maverick Helicopters tour.
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Finance, Taxes, Insurance

Insurers Reward Loss-of-control Recovery Training

Underwriters are collaborating with providers of in-flight upset training to mitigate instruction costs.
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Engines

Timken Reorganizes After Closing Overhaul Business

The Mesa, Ariz. Aerospace Aftermarket division is refocused on parts manufacturing, repair and overhaul.
Finance, Taxes, Insurance

Aircraft Acquisition Planning Seminar

Safety training can benefit the bottom line.
Cabin Interior and Electronics

Satcom1 Adds New Services

The Danish satcom service provider is offering a high-definition wireless content streaming system for passengers.

Satcom1 Adds New Services

The Danish satcom service provider is offering a high-definition wireless content streaming system for passengers.

AirSide Doors Debuts HydraLink Hydraulic Hangar Door

The hydraulic doors can extend longer than 160 feet and withstand wind speeds more than 200 mph.

Custom Model Is Prize At Factory Direct Booth

Model-maker specializes in handcrafted models made at its factory in the Philippines.

Timken Refocuses on Turbine Engine Parts Business

The company’s aerospace aftermarket business is exiting the turbine engine overhaul business.

Artex Unveils New ELT 1000

New ELT leverages Cospas-Sarsat networks and onboard GPS to help find lost aircraft.
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Custom Model Giveaway At Toys and Models Booth

Model making company employs traditional and modern materials to replicate a variety of products.

Genesys Receives STC for EC130T2 HeliSas

New HeliSas STC adds to growing list of approvals for Genesys helicopter autopilots.

Super Bowl XLIX Is Coming to Phoenix

Area airports are preparing for the upcoming Super Bowl and a big influx of business jets.
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Model Cornucopia Adorns Bader Booth

Hand-painted scale replicas are the forte of the Bader Models artisans.

Caravan Rebuilder Offering PT6 Conversions

The specialty Cessna Caravan modification provider owns many STCs for improving the single-engine turboprop.

Lektro Delivers Its 4,500th Tug To Customer Jet Aviation Dubai

Lektro brought its 4,500th tug–an AP 8850 SDA–to this year’s NBAA show and will present that tug to the customer, Jet Aviation Dubai.
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UAS Training Offered By Global Aerospace/Waypoint Partnership

Operators of unmanned aircraft systems will need training and logistical support, and a new partnership aims to fill that need.
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RampTrack Helps Prevent Hangar Rash

System creates a protected bubble around the aircraft to help prevent ground-handling damage.

Landing Gear Is Aviatechnik Specialty

The company offers repair and overhaul and lease and exchange of landing gear for commercial, regional and business aircraft.
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