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En Route: JSSI Founder Launches Engine Program for Piston Aircraft

 In the jet aircraft world, owners typically rely on engine service programs to manage the risk of costly unplanned expenses. Yet owners of piston aircraft had no similar protection available. A new company has launched an engine maintenance program focused specifically on the piston market. Called PistonPower, the new program covers both scheduled and unscheduled Read More

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  New Film Details First  U.S. Naval Aviators in WWI Filmmakers Darroch Greer and Ron King have created an engaging film that combines history, aviation and inspiration. The Millionaire’s Unit tells the unsung story of a group of Yale college students who took the initiative to learn to fly in preparation for America’s entry into Read More

En Route: MightySat Fingertip Oximeter Touts Medical Grade Technology

En Route: MightySat Fingertip Oximeter Touts Medical Grade Technology

  Masimo, maker of pulse oximeters for hospital settings, has intro­duced its first consumer version of its technology. Intended for use in aviation and sports settings, the portable MightySat uses the same hospital-grade technology to provide a number of health parameters. As part of a pilot’s flight bag, the MightySat can be a useful tool Read More

En Route: Nextant Certifies the King Air G90XT

En Route: Nextant Certifies the King Air G90XT

Nextant Aerospace recently announced that the Beechcraft King Air G90XT certification effort is now complete. “When we launched the G90XT program, we had an opportunity to be the first company to deliver on the full potential of this great airframe by providing technology that operators have been waiting years for,” stated Nextant executive Jay Heublein. Read More

En Route: Certification Imminent for Pilatus PC-24

En Route: Certification Imminent for Pilatus PC-24

Pilatus expects to obtain certification for its PC-24 light jet from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the FAA in December 2017. First customer aircraft is scheduled by yearend. The Pilatus PC-24 development project has now entered its final certification phase, with the three PC-24 prototypes having flown 1,250 flights and 2,000 hours thus Read More