TRACE Engines Receives
FAA Production Certificate
TRACE Engines LP of Midland-Odessa, Texas, re- ceived its production certificate this week from FAA officials to manufacture and support the FAA certified TRACE 600-hp reciprocating aircraft engine for use
in general aviation aircraft. The TRACE engine is a liquid-cooled, high-performance V- 8 that is an alternative to turbine aircraft engines in defined utility applications. Design
parameters for the TRACE engine include a 600-hp rating,
a preliminary time between overhauls of 1,500 hours, plus
the ability to out-climb, fly faster, and use as much as 40
percent less fuel than its turbine-powered counterparts.
For more information, visit www.TRACEengines.com or call
David Czarnecki at 432-230-9417.
North Wing Now Offers
S-LSA Scout XC
The new Scout XC 912 two-place trike, powered by the Rotax 912 engine, is now available from North Wing as a special light-sport aircraft (S-LSA) and
will come in two versions: the Apache with a full fairing
and the Navajo open trike. Options include an in-dash radio and intercom installed from the factory. To learn more
call 509-886-4605 or visit www.North Wing.com.
NavWorx Offers Traffic
and Weather Receiver
for GA Aircraft
NavWorx Inc. has announced the immediate availability of its ADS600-
series receivers providing
display of TIS-B (traffic
broadcast) traffic and
FIS-B (flight information service—broadcast)
The ADS600 line of universal access transceivers are designed to capture and display broadcast information from
air traffic control, enhancing situational awareness for pilots and improving air traffic safety. The Nav Worx receivers
operate off an expanding network of ADS-B (automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast) transmitters across the continental United States, Gulf of Mexico, and Alaska. For more
information, call 888-628-9679 or visit www.Nav Worx.com.
San Diego A&S Museum
Hall of Fame Inductees
The San Diego Air & Space Museum honored national and international air and space legends at its 46th Hall of Fame Induction and Gala on November 21.
Honorees were selected for their contributions to aviation,
space, or aviation technology. The Distinguished Class of
2009 includes Sally Ride, first woman in space; air show
performer Sean Tucker; Clay Lacy, founder of Clay Lacy
Aviation; Lockheed Brothers & Skunk Works; The Blue Angels, Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron; Cliff Robertson,
pilot and Academy Award-winning screen star; Women Air-force Service Pilots (WASP); and Frank Robinson, founder of
Robinson Helicopter Company. For more information call
619-234-8291 or visit www.SanDiegoAirAndSpace.org.
Sporty’s Upgrades Private Pilot Course
Sporty’s has updated its Complete Private Pilot Course with revisions
in the air traffic control/communications, weather, and basic attitude
flying sections. New video footage has updated these sections along
with the addition of charts for greater viewer comprehension. Learn
more at www.Sportys.com or call 800-776-7897.