Mark Phelps

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Maintenance and Modifications

EAP Adds New Engine Models to Support Menu

Engine Assurance Program has doubled its client base every year since it launched in 2015 and now has even more engines on its list.
Avionics

Gogo Adds Phenom 300 to Avance L5-approved Fleet

Embraer's Phenom 300 now has an STC for Gogo Business Aviation's Avance L5 Connectivity solution.
Maintenance and Modifications

Western Aircraft Lining Up for Heavy Mx on PC-24

With a strong background in PC-12 work, Western Aircraft is gearing up for Pilatus's PC-24 twinjet.

G700 Mockup Maker Kept Project Under Wraps for Two Years

Jeff Bonner R&D built the G700 mockup, but the company's 100 employees had to keep the project to themselves for two years.
Maintenance and Modifications

Tamarack Files Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization

The manufacturer of Atlas active winglets expects to emerge from bankruptcy protection as early as the end of this year.
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Maintenance and Modifications

Astronics Wireless PED Charger Ready for Delivery

The Astronics module provides wireless charging for passengers’ smartphones and other devices.
Training and Workforce

FlightSafety Ramps Up To Meet Training Surge

Legacy training provider FlightSafety International is taking multiple steps to keep up with demand for training in bizav.
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Dassault Plots Future Models with 'Smart Design'

Dassault's Eric Trappier sees reveal of next Falcon in 2021, as company also plans a new factory and lays groundwork for new fighter.
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Aircraft

Daher Completes Quest Acquisition

France's Daher has acquired Idaho-based Quest Aircraft and the synergies are just beginning.
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Hot-Stop Adds New Vessel for Today's Larger Phones

Baker Aviation is promoting a new 14-inch by 10-inch fire-containment device.

FBO Veteran Michael Dolphin Flies West

Mike Dolphin was particularly well known in New York-area aviation circles.

Correction

EAA AirVenture coverage contained erroneous information on the restoration of 'That's All Brother.'

AirVenture 2019

The past, present, and future appeared together at the GA mecca
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Safety

Phoenix East Offers Latam Students Flying Start

With a fleet of Diamond and Cessna trainers, Daytona Beach, Florida-based Phoenix East Aviation has been in business since 1972.
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Avionics

Aspen Drives Price Down With Painless Upgrades

Albuquerque, New Mexico-based Aspen believes avionics should be able to grow with a pilot's needs.
Aircraft

Light Aircraft Group Optimistic on Coming Rule Changes

The Light Aircraft Manufacturers Association leader told journalists he sees good news on the horizon for LSAs.
Aircraft

RDD Enterprises Wants to Upgrade Amateur-built Hot Rod

Three experienced GA veterans have a business plan built on completing 10 airplanes per year.
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Hartzell Brings Newly STC'd Props to AirVenture

Ohio propeller manufacturer Hartzell is showing two fresh approvals for Cessna and American Champion models.
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Aircraft

Piper Counting Its Blessings from Pilot Demand

With demand for pilots on the upswing, Piper is sitting pretty as the top trainer producer
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Freshly Restored 1928 Gipsy Moth New to AirVenture

Restored by an enthusiast in upstate New York, the vintage biplane has a colorful history
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Garmin Adds GNC GPS/comm to Product Line

Garmin's newest navigator packs a lot of performance and features into a modern package
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Redbird Making It Easier To Earn Instrument Ticket

Redbird's GIFT Instrument program helps students progress more smoothly.

ForeFlight Offering New Sentry Mini Receiver at AirVenture

The latest entry to the Sentry family offers a wealth of functionality for $299.
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AirVenture Gets Off to a Stormy Start

Violent weather kept aircraft hunkered down enroute and soaked the grounds in the days leading up to EAA's annual festival.
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Traffic Lags, but Bizav Still Humming in Dog Days

The overall pace is expected to pick up after Labor Day as we head toward the NBAA convention in October.

FedEx Steps Up To Support Grieving Family

Teen with ambition to become a FedEx pilot dies in crash, but achieves her goal another way.
Regulations and Government

FAA Emergency Order Renders Iran Airspace a No-fly Zone

Following the Iranian shootdown of a large U.S. surveillance UAV, the FAA has prohibited operations in the Persian Gulf region
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Training and Workforce

AIN's Thurber Takes Top Aerospace Journalism Award

AIN editor-in-chief Matt Thurber has won the Aerospace Media Award for Safety Training & Simulation
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Sparfell Tells the Aerion Story at EBACE

The Geneva-based sales representative for Aerion has some hot prospects in line
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Embraer Celebrates E195-E2's Certification Triumvirate

Touting its performance and efficiency advantage, Embraer is bullish on prospects for its latest E-Jet.
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