Parade of Planes™ Releases Preliminary Exhibitor List for Hayward Event

(Duluth, MN) – AMPT Associates released a preliminary list of companies exhibiting at FLYING Magazine’s Parade of Planes – West. The new aircraft sales expo will be held in California at the Hayward Executive Airport (KHWD) hosted by Volo Aviation, October 15 – 17, 2009.

“Parade of Planes - West will be an important event for new aircraft consumers,” stated Randy S. Bolinger of AMPT Associates. “Anyone in the market for a new aircraft will have limited time remaining in 2009 to take advantage of the significant tax benefits in play as part of the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act.”

The Southeast event held in Atlanta last month attracted recreational and business aircraft ranging from $99,000 to $6.4 million. The western event in the San Francisco Bay Area is shaping up to represent a similar cross section of the most popular new aircraft on the market. Additionally, the industry’s best and brightest aircraft Buyer’s Resources will be on-site to answer pre-purchase questions regarding tax issues, finance alternatives and insurance options. Aero Credit, AirFleet Capital, Advocate Consulting, and NationAir aviation insurance are an integral part of what makes Parade of Planes such an effective venue for both aircraft buyers and sellers. For anyone in the market for a new aircraft, FLYING’s Parade of Planes makes it convenient to compare aircraft side-by-side, and access the expert advice needed to aid in the decision-making process.

The following aircraft companies are scheduled to exhibit at Parade of Planes – West. A complete list of exhibitors is updated weekly on the website where the Event Buyer’s Guide is also posted - visit www.paradeofplanes.com.

DISPLAY AIRCRAFT

Cirrus – Manufacturing a line of parachute-equipped aircraft, the SR20, SR22, TURBO and Vision personal jet are available in the broadest variety of options, interiors and avionics suites available. The SR22, the best-selling piston aircraft model for six consecutive years, is now available with an option certified for flight into known icing.

CubCrafters – Manufacturer of the LSA category Sport Cub S2 and the standard category Top Cub, CubCrafters also specializes in complete refurbishments of the PA18 Super Cub.

Diamond – Manufacturer of a complete line of all-composite piston aircraft including the 2-place DA20, 4-place DA40, and the all-weather, twin-engine DA42 in both gasoline and diesel-powered versions. Diamond also offers the single-engine turbine-powered D-Jet for the ultimate in pressurized personal transportation.

Extra – As the world’s premier aerobatic aircraft, the Extra 300 is the only unlimited category certified aerobatic aircraft approved for 10+/10- Gs.

Flight Design – Boasting standard features like an airframe parachute, glass cockpit and 49” wide cabin, the CTLS is equally adept as a trainer or recreational Sport Aircraft.

Hawker Beechcraft – Manufacturing a full-line of piston-single and twin, cabin-class twin-engine turboprops and business jets for business, pleasure, training and special missions.

Husky – FAA Certified for over 20 years, the Husky by Aviat Aircraft can be placed on floats, skis and tundra tires to take adventurous aviators as far as their imagination.

Lancair – Legendary for extreme high-performance, Lancair manufactures the world’s finest aircraft kits for passionate enthusiasts who choose to built their own aircraft.

Mooney – Manufacturing premium high-performance aircraft for over 60 years, the turbo-charged Acclaim holds the title of world’s fastest certified piston aircraft.

Piper – Piper manufactures a premium line of all-weather, cabin-class, piston, turboprop and turbine-powered products designed for high-performance and comfort.

Remos – With folding wings, the all-composite GX boasts one of the most unique features of any aircraft. The GX can be stored in minimal space but provides maximum pleasure for the Sport Pilot.

Waco Classic – This aeronautic thoroughbred combines modern technology with nostalgic elegance to provide an aviation experience that simply cannot be duplicated.

BUYER’S RESOURCES

Aircraft Finance (represented by Aero Credit & AirFleet Capital) – Through these top tier finance companies, qualified consumers have access to creative loan programs ranging from 3 to 20 year terms to finance up to 90% of the purchase price of new and pre-owned aircraft.

Aviation Insurance (represented by NationAir Insurance) – For over 30 years, NationAir has been insuring aircraft. Their keen understanding of various aircraft, sensible risk assessment and unsurpassed customer service make NationAir the “go to” source for aviation insurance needs.

Aviation Taxation (represented by Advocate Consulting) - Providing professional aviation tax and legal advice on the advantages of purchasing a new and pre-owned aircraft as a business tool is what makes Advocate the most respected consultancy in the business.

SHARED ACCESS

Aircraft Partnership Association – Regardless of the aircraft type (new, used or currently owned) the APA is dedicated to helping aviators form private partnerships to reduce the total cost of ownership. Pilots can become APA members for free and then visit the Virtual Pilot Lounge™ to search for potential partners in a secure environment.

FLYER’S RESOURCES

Training – Fly Right Films was conceived to take pilots beyond other training programs by presenting training material in an entertaining fashion. The Aviator Series captivates, stimulates, and educates like no other video training program.

FBO Services – Hayward Executive Airport is serviced by Volo Aviation. As part of a network of full-service FBOs, Volo Aviation also specializes in aircraft management, charter, investment and acquisitions.

Entertainment – As the most widely read aviation publication in the world, no one brings the passion of flying to life for aviation enthusiasts better than FLYING Magazine.

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