Archive for the ‘Manufacturers’ Category

Airworthiness Directive for Pratt & Whitney Engine model PW4074 and PW4077

Thursday, August 4th, 2011

Airworthiness Directive 2011-14-07 for Pratt & Whitney Engine model PW4074 and PW4077

AD 2011-14-07.pdf

Special FAA Bulletin on Piper Aircraft regarding corrosion

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

CE-11-10 on Piper PA-28, PA-32, PA-34, and PA-44 Corrosion on Flap Hinges,
Brackets, and Ribs
CE-11-11 on Piper PA-28, PA-32, and PA-34 Aileron Hinge Fitting Corrosion
CE-11-12 on Piper PA-28, PA-32, PA-34, and PA-44 Rear Wing Spar Corrosion at
Fuselage Attach Fitting
CE-11-13 on Piper PA-28, PA-32, PA-34 Forward Wing Spar Corrosion (had this
not a fun one!)
CD-11-14 on Piper PA-28, PA-32, PA-34 Vertical Stabilizer Forward Attach
Point Corrosion

Below are some of the models affected:

PA-28-140 PA-28-150 PA-28-151
PA-28-160 PA-28-161 PA-28-180
PA-28-181 PA-28-201T PA-28-235
PA-28-236 PA-28R-180 PA-28R-200
PA-28R-201 PA-28R-201T PA-28RT-201
PA-28RT-201T PA-28S-160 PA-28S-180
PA-32-260 PA-32-300 PA-32-301
PA-32-301FT PA-32-301T PA-32-301XTC
PA-32R-300 PA-32R-301 HP PA-32R-301
PA-32R-301T PA-32RT-300 PA-32RT-300T
PA-32S-300 PA-34-200 PA-34-200T
PA-34-220T PA-44-180 PA-44-180T

pdf iconce-11-10.pdf

pdf iconce-11-11.pdf

pdf iconce-11-12.pdf

pdf iconce-11-13.pdf

pdf iconce-11-14.pdf

SimCom Recives FAA approval on Eclipse Trainer

Friday, September 3rd, 2010

Eclipse Aerospace, in conjunction with SimCom Training Centers, announced yesterday that the FAA has awarded Level D certification of the EA500 full motion simulators located in Orlando, Fla.

SimCom and Eclipse Aerospace, Inc. initially announced the strategic partnership to provide pilot training for EA500 owners and operators earlier in the year. The agreement established SimCom as the exclusive provider of factory authorized simulator based training for Eclipse.

Eclipse Jet

Eclipse Jet

Eclipse Aerospace for more info

New Hawker Beechcraft King Air 350i certified

Thursday, January 14th, 2010

The Beechcraft announced yesterday it has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Type Certifications for the King Air 350i.  Link to article

We hope to have the performance and operating cost information into the site in the next few days.

King Air 350i

King Air 350i

Piper may enter LSA market

Thursday, January 14th, 2010

Piper Aircraft Inc. may be considering a 49 percent stake in Czech Sport Aircraft (Valued at about $30 milion) and may adapt that company’s SportCruiser for the American light sport aircraft market. Link to AOPA story

See it on Piper’s website