Airborne 04.07.16: Extraordinary EAA/Dynon STC, Hartzell Acquisition, EX-2 Discovery Kit

Also: Cessna AoA, Newark Slots, FreeFlight 2301 NextGen FMS, McTurbine, R22 Beta II Upgrade, Redbird Flight EAA, FAA and Dynon officials said they have established a Supplemental Type Certificate process for installation of the Dynon EFIS-D10A as a replacement for a type certificated airplane’s primary attitude indicator. This means amateur-built aircraft innovations can make their way into specific type certificated aircraft. Unique to this STC, EAA worked with the FAA to allow the Dynon EFIS-D10A to be installed without the traditional Technical Standard Order or Parts Manufacturer Approval requirement. Hartzell Engine Technologies has announced the company’s acquisition of the Sky-Tec brand of high performance aircraft starters and solenoids. Mike Disbrow, president of Hartzell Engine Technologies, said in part “We ... have successfully completed the acquisition of one of the aviation industry’s most respected brands which significantly enhances our starter product line and adds solenoids as well.” If you’re thinking of home-building an airplane but feel intimidated with the concept of tube-and-fabric construction, CubCrafters has figured a way to help you take baby steps. They have developed an easy entry into their popular kit program with the Carbon Cub EX-2 Discovery Kit. The simple kit includes a rudder for the company’s Carbon Cub EX-2 aircraft kit, plus a Poly Fiber fabric envelope, tape, rivets, adhesive, sealer, and primer… everything a builder needs to complete the rudder assembly except paint. The kit includes a USB Flash drive, builder’s manual, and instructional video. All this -- and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!! Airborne 04.07.16 is chock full of info in this Daily News Episode, Thursday, April 7th, 2016... Presented by Aero-TV veteran videographer and Airborne Hosts Brianne Cross and Christopher Odom, and supported by ANN CEO/Editor-In-Chief Jim Campbell, Chief Videographer Nathan Cremisino, and Aero-Journalists Tom Patton, and Earl Downs, this episode covers: EAA Partners With FAA, Dynon For STC Breakthrough Hartzell Engine Technologies Announces The Purchase Of Sky-Tec CubCrafters Offers New Carbon Cub EX-2 Discovery Kit Cessna Skyhawk Aircraft Now Equipped With Angle Of Attack System FAA Announces Slot Changes At Newark Liberty International FreeFlight Systems Announces LPV-Capable 2301 NextGen FMS Bell Helicopter’s McTurbine Affiliate Expands Capabilities Collective-Activated Hour Meter Reduces Operating Costs For R22 Beta II Redbird Flight Premieres Online Video Series Winging It Get Comprehensive, Real-Time, 24/7 coverage of the latest aviation and aerospace stories anytime, at aero-news.net. And be sure to join us again next week for the next edition of "Airborne Unlimited" here on Aero-TV. Thanks for watching. See you, again, tomorrow! © 2016, Aero-News Network, Inc., ALL Rights Reserved. FMI: www.airbornetv.net, www.aero-news.net, www.aero-tv.net, www.youtube.com/aerotvnetwork, https://vimeo.com/aerotvnetwork, http://twitter.com/AeroNews
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