From free training to discounts and rebates, this is the place to find great promotional deals from the aviation industry’s leading companies. Be sure to check this page every month for the latest offers.
Get Your Instrument Rating In 10 Days Or Less
AFIT (Accelerated Flight & Instrument Training) has a training program designed for busy pilots who want to earn their ratings in a few short days. No matter how busy you are, you can become an instrument-rated pilot in just 10 days or less. AFIT will come to you and work around your schedule. P&P subscribers save 5% on the 10-day course if they’re confirmed for training before June 30, 2009. For more information, contact: AFIT, (866) 270-8224, www.afit-info.com.
50% Off For The Military
Through the end of 2009, Rosen Hotels & Resorts offers active, guard and reserve military half-price rooms, food and beverages at the company’s four Orlando locations: Quality Inn International, Rodeway Inn International, Quality Inn Plaza and Comfort Inn Lake Buena Vista. Book the special military rate at www.orlandohotels4less.com/military or call (877) 224-5377. For more information, contact: Rosen Hotels & Resorts, (866) 33-ROSEN, www.rosenhotels.com.
Free AV8OR Update
Version 1.04 (MSRP $49), the latest AV8OR update, can now be downloaded for free. For a limited time, it’s available at no cost at Wingman Services (www.bendixking.com/wingman/av8or/Av8orHome.jsp). Highlights of version 1.04 include traffic interface to the Zaon PCAS XRX, new weather products (graphical PIREPs, TFRs and lightning), weather overlays on the map page and improved text viewing. For more information, contact: Bendix/King, (800) 601-3099, www.bendixking.com/AV8OR.
Texas Sport KwikBild Program
Texas Sport Aircraft Company now offers KwikBild builder’s assistance for the Texas Sport Cub. The program allows amateur aircraft builders to complete their Texas Sport Cub aircraft kit in a factory setting. Customers can equip the aircraft with their choice of features and options, finishing the build in as little as 14 days. (Fourteen- or 21-day programs are available.) All work is done under the guidance of expert and experienced staff. For more information, contact: Texas Sport Aircraft Company, (866) 746-6159, www.txsport.aero.
Aviation Scholarship & Free Tutoring
Tutor.com has partnered with Careers in Aviation and Jamail Larkins’ Dream Launch Tour to educate students about aviation career opportunities. Tutor.com is offering 50 minutes of free online math and science tutoring, and is giving away one $1,000 scholarship to a qualified middle or high school student. Download applications (due October 2, 2009) at www.careersinaviation.org. For more information, contact: Tutor.com, (800) 411-1970, www.tutor.com.
Free Gift With Purchase
P&P readers qualify for a package deal from Montague Bikes: Order any 2009 Montague SwissBike TX, LX or XO directly from the company and receive a free set of folding pedals and kickstand (a $54.90 value). Note that this offer applies to Montague factory-direct orders only and isn’t offered by Montague Dealers. Please mention promotion code “DW038” when placing your order. (This offer is valid while supplies last.) For more information, contact: Montague Bikes, (800) 736-5348, www.swissbike.com.
American Legend’s “Aeronomic Stimulus”
American Legend Aircraft Company has announced a reduced price of $99,895 for its Legend Cub LSA. The reduced price will be available for the J-3-style Cub in ready-to-fly configuration for the next five order positions. For more information, contact: American Legend Aircraft Company, (903) 885-7000, www.legend.aero.
Free Shipping On Screen Magnifier
No more squinting at GPSs, cell phones, PDAs or any units with small screens. The ingenious handheld Magnifico Plus allows you to telescope the 2x lens out to the desired height above the screen and to retract it with the same ease. It Velcros to the back of your GPS and will fit virtually all models. Get the $49.99 Magnifier with free shipping and handling by mentioning this NOTAM when ordering through See-More Vision by phone. The MagnificoPlus is also available at www.aircraftspruce.com or www.maxiaids.com. For more information, contact: See-More Vision, (800) 428-6673, www.officeonthegogo.com