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Galaxy FBO Hangar Construction Video

It’s not everyday that an organization makes such an effort to showcase their new facility. But GalaxyFBO did a superb job doing just that. Constructed just north of Houston, TX at the Lone Star Executive Airport, GalaxyFBO captures the complete construction timeline in just 2-minutes of video…

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HangarTech-Switchbox Dials Up The Heat

Aircraft Remote PreheaterThe original concept and design of the Switchbox came about because pilot Phillip Angert wanted to remotely turn on the aircraft pre-heat system without having to physically arrive at the hangar 2-3 hours prior to take-off just to plug in the plane. A system such as this eliminated just that. The Switchbox is essentially “a smart power outlet” that can receive external commands via cell phone to turn on or turn off any device plugged into the outlet. Continue reading HangarTech-Switchbox Dials Up The Heat

South Africa’s Newest Gem-Fireblade Aviation

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There is something mystical about the nation at the southern tip of the African continent. The colliding currents of the Indian and Atlantic Oceans have provided tumultuous waters for shipping vessels throughout the centuries. Great literary works set in South Africa have captured the spirit of its people, its complex geography, diverse natural resources, its rich wildlife, and its continued political evolution. Today, South Africa’s identity and role within the African continent and global community continues to be written. A major contributor to this trend is the O.R. Tambo International Airport. Continue reading South Africa’s Newest Gem-Fireblade Aviation

Hawthorne Achieves Design, Value, and Functionality

Hawthorne-Aviation-Chicago-Executive-AirportNestled near the intersection of Palatine Road and Milwaukee Avenue just northwest of Chicago sits Hawthorne Global Aviation Services’ newly built FBO. Hawthorne’s new facility is the third FBO serving Chicago Executive Airport (formerly named Palwaukee after the intersection of the two roads). The project has been in the works for several years and now occupies the real estate where Priester Aviation and American Flyers once called home. Continue reading Hawthorne Achieves Design, Value, and Functionality