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En Route: Epic Aircraft’s E1000 Completes Certification

En Route: Epic Aircraft’s E1000 Completes Certification

Above photo courtesy of Epic Aircraft. What started out as an innovative experimental single-engine turbo-prop in 2005 is now the newest certified turboprop, the Epic Aircraft E1000. After a seven-year effort to certify their aircraft, Epic has achieved a great milestone. Epic CEO Doug King stated they wanted to achieve a high-performance turboprop without compromises, and Read More

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New Cowling System Introduced for the PC-12 American Aviation, Inc. and Edmo Distributors, Inc. recently announced a new ram air cowling system for the Pilatus PC-12 called Speed Cowl. The system received an FAA Supplemental Type Certificate at the end of July. “Speed Cowl vastly improves ram air recovery to the turbine engine intake. This Read More

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Ice Shield Introduces New Wing Boot Application  Ice Shield De-Icing Systems recently announced the launch of Ice Shield PSA, a Pressure Sensitive Adhesive (PSA) installation application that will reduce installation labor and allow minimal aircraft downtime when replacing wing de-ice boots.  Ice Shield’s PSA product line is said to provide a faster, neater and easier Read More

En Route: Honda Aircraft Announces Performance Package

At NBAA, Honda Aircraft Company announced the addition of a performance package for the HondaJet HA-420. The company’s new Advanced Performance Modification Group (APMG) engineered the upgrade, enabling existing HondaJet owners to enhance their current aircraft with several new performance and software features.  The APMG Performance Package offers current HondaJet owners the opportunity to implement Read More

En Route: Garmin G700 TXi Available for Some Citation Models

Garmin recently announced the availability of the G700 TXi touchscreen flight display for popular Cessna Citation business jet models. The initial Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the G700 TXi flight display will be approved for select Cessna Citation II/SII and Citation V aircraft, is available from JETTECH and can be installed across the Garmin dealer network. This is Read More