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Exhibitors at the Sun ‘n Fun International Fly-In & Expo (April 21-26 , 2015) are again putting their press releases, “Direct & Unfiltered,” in one convenient place, where the world general aviation press can pick them up for their own use.

Because of the architecture of, the venue for their publication, these PRs will be exactly as released by ... Read More
Flying Musicians team with band directors, flight instructors to offer solo scholarship
March 17, 2015: Fort Worth, TX: The Flying Musicians Association announces the creation of the FMA Solo Scholarship Award program. The lucky recipients will receive scholarships that will pay for their primary flight training, through their first solo. In cooperation with FMA’s corporate members and sponsors nationwide, this program will fund four scholarships to juniors or seniors in high scho...... Read More
Flying Musicians Announce Advisory Board Appointments
March 9, 2015: Fort Worth, TX: The Flying Musicians Association (FMA) announces the formation of the FMA Advisory Board. Effective immediately the five-member board will help steer FMA into the future while assisting the organization in focusing on its goals and mission.

The board now is comprised of the following individuals who will serve staggered two-year terms:

Leona... Read More
The Largest Professional Civilian Aerobatic Display Team Announces 2015 Tour Dates at the International Council of Air Shows Convention in Las Vegas
Wilton, Conn. (December 10, 2014) - Breitling is proud to announce that the Breitling Jet Team has announced its tour dates for 2015. The prestigious aerobatic display team is the first and largest of its kind; comprised of seven L-39 C Albatros... Read More
Celebrate 111th Anniversary of Powered Flight
December 3, 2014: Fort Worth, TX: The Flying Musicians Association will provide music at the banquet celebrating the 111th Anniversary of the Wright Brothers First Powered Flight at Kitty Hawk, NC on December 16, 2014 hosted by the First Flight Society. This year First Flight will be will be honoring the Paul E. Garber Shrine Inductee, Col. Mary S. Feik, CAP. FMA will also have an information...... Read More
BERINGER AERO introduces economical PC-6 Wheel & Brake STC
Tallard, France, October 19, 2014: BERINGER AERO has introduced a new STC for the Pilatus PC-6, that incorporates upgrades for safety, uptime, controllability, and ease and cost of maintenance.

Since 2010, BERINGER AERO wheels and brakes have been standard on the PC-6 with 12” wheels; the new STC-002 includes new 10” billet aluminum wheels with floating discs, calipers, the tail whee... Read More
DAHER-SOCATA delivers the first TBM 700 modernized with G600/GTN 750 avionics
This new retrofit work highlights DAHER-SOCATA’s skills in avionics modernization:
Tarbes, France, September 29, 2014 – DAHER-SOCATA today announced its delivery of the first avionics-modernized TBM 700 high-speed turboprop aircraft with a Garmin G600/GTN 750 new-generation glass cockpit avionics retrofit, replacing mechanical equipment and first-generation cathode ray tube (CRT) electronic ... Read More
Hewlett Packard Employees Donate Time and Dollars to FMA Cause
September 8, 2014: Fort Worth, TX: The Flying Musicians Association is ecstatic to be selected to participate in Hewlett Packard’s Social Impact Initiative program whereby HP’s nearly 300,000 employees may donate directly to FMA, and HP will match these donations dollar for dollar up to $1,000 annually. HP is also allowing its employees to perform up to four hours per month of volunteer work fo...... Read More
SAM Aircraft on the Block
Lachute, Quebec, Canada: Just a year and a half after first flight of the prototype SAM aircraft, President Thierry Zibi has put the company up for sale.

Why, after so much work – design, fixturing, successful flight test, certification, and orders – would that be a good time to sell the company? Zibi says, “I came to the realization that I love designing airplanes, but I am not so k... Read More
Get ready for a Flying Sports Car! Switchblade ready's for 1st Flight
Just in case you missed coming by our booth at Oshkosh this year, thought you'd better at least have an update on the progress we have made since last year's AirVenture. After five years of design and engineering, we are getting very close to flying!

Samson Motors continues to march forward in its bid to develop the first ‘flying sports car’. Over the past several years the Switchblad... Read More

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