Unison Unveils Autolite XL Fine Wire Spark Plugs

Unison Industries announced its new Autolite XL Fine Wire Aviation Spark Plugs, which add to the line of general aviation spark plugs offered by Unison for years. According to the company, the new plugs were designed with spark performance, long life and value in mind. The plug utilizes a pedestal mount for the welded side wire electrode, resulting in a projected gap design that provides a less shielded spark for improved combustion. To extend spark plug…

Oil Filter Cutter Added to Aicraft Spruce Catalog

  If you're a homebuilder who regularly inspects your oil filters for possible metal traces (a good idea--see Engine Beat, April 2004), the ACS Oil...

RVator Archives Available from KITPLANES Bookstore

   A new 420-page book titled 24 Years of the RVator, contains every technical article from past issues of the Vans Aircraft bimonthly builders...

HomebuiltHELP Offers Electrical Wiring Tutorial on DVD

HomebuiltHELP has released a new DVD production titled Electrical Wiring 101 for Your Homebuilt Aircraft, the latest in a series of training videos targeted...

Cradin Aerospace Receives FAA Approval for CI-1000 Coating

Cradin Aerospace announced that it has received FAA approval for its CI-1000 metallic-ceramic coating for exhaust system components. According to the company, the CI-1000...

Aero Fabricators’ Engine Mount Exchange Program

Aero Fabricators, a division of the Wag-Aero Group and full-service FAA-certified repair station for engine mounts, exhaust systems and other components, announced that it...

AeroMag Traps Small Particles, Allows Cleaner Oil

 According to AeroMagnet, Inc., manufacturer of the AeroMag oil filter magnet, standard aircraft oil filters are adequate in trapping particles 40 microns and larger,...

Angle of Attack Instruments Acquired by Advanced Flight Systems

 Advanced Flight Systems, Inc. (AFS), manufacturer of the ACS2002 digital engine monitoring system, announced the acquisition of the AOA Pro and AOA Sport angle...

Chelton Aviation Adds Altitude Preselect to Autopilot

 Less than a year after introducing its AP-3C general avaition autopilot, Chelton Aviation has enhanced its product by making it the first GA autopilot...

AeroTherm Engine Preheater Introduced

AeroTherm of Spearfish, South Dakota, announced that a new aircraft engine preheater was introduced in November 2004. The AeroTherm Aircraft Engine Heater System is...

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