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Friday
Apr292016

Pentastar Aviation Sponsorship of the Bell’s Beer Bayview Mackinac Race Renewed to 2017

Pentastar Aviation announced today that it will extend its sponsorship of the Bell’s Beer Bayview Mackinac Race until 2017.  Pentastar first became a sponsor of the race in 2015. The race, organized by the century-old Bayview Yacht Club, is in its 92nd running and begins July 16 in Port Huron and concludes at Mackinac Island on July 22.

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Thursday
Apr282016

NATA Announces Industry Excellence Awards Recipients 

The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) announced the recipients of its Industry Excellence Awards given annually to individuals, offices, and organizations that have helped improve the general aviation community.

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Wednesday
Apr272016

Atlantic Opens first dedicated Corporate Hangar at LAX

At its grand opening dedication this week, Atlantic showcased its massive hangar at LAX.  The hangar is 37,000 sq. ft. with an additional 5,000 sq. ft. of office space. The door height is 28 ft. and capable of housing a Gulfstream 650/Global Express. The hangar can host 5 Gulfstreams without stacking.

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Tuesday
Apr262016

NBAA Names Recipient of Dale 'Potsy' McBurney Aviation Scholarship

National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Charities today announced Marne Burghoffer as this year’s recipient of the Dale “Potsy” McBurney Aviation Scholarship. The award will be presented at NBAA's Flight Attendants/Flight Technicians Conference in Delray Beach, FL, June 21 to 23.

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Monday
Apr252016

April 25, 2016: Updated Fuel Prices Now Available

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Monday
Apr252016

Pentastar Aviation to Bring Clean Air to Aircraft Cabins

Pentastar Aviation announced today they have  established a marketing and distribution relationship with Aviation Clean Air, creator of the only proactive air and surface purification system available for any aircraft.  Pentastar Aviation will distribute and install the Clean Air Cabin ionization system from its repair station based at Oakland County International Airport (KPTK).

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Friday
Apr222016

Corporate Angel Network Celebrates Milestone Flight at Meridian 

Meridian was honored to be part of an historical milestone event last week when the Corporate Angel Network (CAN) celebrated its 50,000th flight on Thursday, April 14, 2016. The empty leg flight, which departed from Meridian Teterboro, was arranged for toddler Baron Yerby and his parents Jonathan and Casey. Baron had been in New York City receiving cancer treatments at Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital, and the family was traveling back to their home in Georgia. 

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Thursday
Apr212016

Ask ACUKWIK: The Difference Between ASOS and AWOS

I often see ASOS and AWOS frequencies and telephone numbers listed in AC-U-KWIK. While I know these are automated weather reporting systems at airports, what exactly is the difference between the two systems?

AWOS (Automated Weather Observation System) units began to be deployed at airports in the 1970s. This equipment continuously monitors on-site meteorological conditions at airports, and a computer generated

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Thursday
Apr212016

Seven Ways to Make the Most of EBACE2016

We at the Aviation Week Network look forward to EBACE, one of the most important business aviation events, each year. We compiled this guide to make your EBACE experience exceptional.

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Thursday
Apr212016

Pentastar Aviation Ranked Top 5 in New Survey for Best FBOs

Pentastar Aviation has once again secured a top position in the 2016 Preferences Regarding Aviation Service and Equipment (PRASE) Survey. Pentastar’s Fixed Base Operation (FBO), located in Waterford, was named No. 4 Best US FBO and No. 2 Best Independent FBO. These rankings show an increase over last year and continue to prove Pentastar’s customer service is world-class.

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