October 28, 2013
By Jonathan Sackier
In England where I grew up, there was an advertising campaign for a brand of petroleum whose mascot was a jungle cat. The slogan to encourage you to get revved up with its fuel was, "Have you got a tiger in your tank?" If the ads bombarding men are anything to go by, that is exactly the question they are asking. The tiger I am referring to is testosterone, which some abbreviate to just plain "T." Only they don't ask you if you want milk and sugar with that.
Continuing significant orders to the training market shows that Piper Aircraft is making progress in its three-year plan to gain market share in that competitive arena.
L-3 Aviation Products plans to join the general aviation ADS-B world with its Lynx MultiLink Surveillance System. The new products will be “specifically tailored to fit the panel and budget of today’s general aviation aircraft and pilots,” said Larry Riddle, vice president of sales and marketing.
It was a big day for the newly resurrected Mooney International Corp. Mooney president Jerry Chen handed over the keys to the first airplane to roll out of the Kerrville, Texas, manufacturer’s newly reactivated factory site.
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