ISSUE: Summer ‘06 ADAMS’ LEADING EDGE “News and Offers from Europe’s Premier General Aviation Parts and Accessories Source” Inside this Issue; ExxonMobil Starter Avionics New Line-Up Supports Prices Upgrades from Telex IAOPA Europe Slip Down ‘plane speaking people. ADAMS’ RANGE GROWS AGAIN! LATEST ACQUISITION ADDS NEW LINES Having bought out The Flying Shop While some Flight Training back in January, Adams Aviation are Organisations have opted to obtain now better placed than ever to offer these items for their students in you a single source for all General tailored packages as a way of adding Aviation requirements, from permit to value, others are offering them corporate. “piece-meal” to their customers to enhance their own bottom line. A Along with the widest range of aircraft couple of AOC organisations are parts directly distributed by a simply passing on to their crews the European company, Adams can now benefits of buying, at trade prices. offer heaps of pilots accessories too. Widening the Adams Range This range extends from such small So if you find yourself wishing to add items as packs of chinagraph pencils, guides, right up to such luxury items an extra benefit to your staff or through such practical necessities as such as Ray Ban sunglasses and students, or another income-stream Citizen pilots’ watches. for your own organisation, use our “ .... add extra benefits for your staff Needless to say, Adams are doing catalogue as a sales aid, and visit or students” their best to offer the sort of www.flyingshop.com, and remember; kneeboards, charts and books, to competitive trade prices to our trade those prices are retail. You WILL get professional requirements such as customers, that enable you to offer better prices! uniform items, bags and IFR flight this range competitively. HEDGE LIBRARY PLUG-IN-A-BOX YOUR BETS IMPROVEMENTS In a dramatic effort to spread the word about their PMA approved Protection against fluctuation in the Over the past few months, ATP have Spark Plugs, Unison are now exchange rate is a growing concern been working hard on new products including two FREE AUTOLITE for many of our customers, to help maintenance organisations. SPARK PLUGS with magnetos and particularly airframe and equipment harnesses. Navigator V (release 6) has seen manufacturers, who often have to many improvements, making it far “ ... FREE .... SPARK PLUGS ... ” sell at fixed US$ prices to remain and away the best regulatory library competitive. For more information call and speak on the market. When you buy from Adams you have to Mike or - of course - visit us at “ ... the best regulatory library ... ” AeroExpo or Farnborough. a hedge against US$ fluctuation built-in, automatically, as, whether For those using Cessview, which you you buy from us in US$, Euros or may find awkward, ATP have Pounds Sterling our sale prices are developed their own Cessna adjusted daily to match the source libraries. These use the same currency for that part. system as other ATP libraries, “ ... prices are adjusted daily ... ” presenting the information in PDF format. At present they are available So remember, you don’t need to for the Cessna 172, 208 and 425. source in the US to keep up with the low dollar, just call us for a “globally If you have any queries about ATP competitive” price today. please contact Richard Turner. www.adamsaviation.com NEWS IN BRIEF Our Aim:- To be the Preferred Supplier of Gene Your Aviation Needs You! AVIONICS UPGRADES As Europe’s trade supplier of database and software upgrade to In these days of re-aligning priorities Avionics and associated equipment, include this feature. and single-market re-structuring, we have been able to bring many European General Aviation new benefits to the General and Companies get the best deal when Business Aviation market over the vocal with their regulators. last few months. With this in mind, Adams are proud Honeywell Bendix King Skyforce supporters of BBGA, AOPA, AEA have simplified the database and EASO, and we suggest that you The Filser TRT800A options on their ETSO Skymap IIIC join in too. at the same time as we’ve intro- Filser’s TRT800A, a mode S duced a comprehensive multi-layer receiver that is a pin-for-pin Contact Stephen or Steve for further price structure that helps you to save replacement for the KT76A, will be information. money. shipped later this summer at trade Artex’s ME406 ELT has brought the discounted price. Cap-Brim Light install-type 406 MHz beacon to the And - of course - Adams continues to level of affordability demanded by offer a simply huge range of circuit Tempest’s new CATS EYE - an ultra- the General Aviation operator. breakers, electrical cable, cable-ties, light, ultra-bright torch that clips to a antennas, spare parts, and all the baseball cap brim or the brim of a “ .... to put new avionics in or keep other bits and bobs you need to put uniform cap - is now available old avionics flying” new avionics in or to keep old through Adams. Garmin have upgraded the GNS 430 avionics flying! Ideal as a safety aid for your staff - and 530 so that new units are Details on all these products whether flying or maintenance - or as shipped with terrain info. Units available from Robin Walsh. something extra to offer your already in the field can get a simple customers. Invoice In-Case EXXONMOBIL SUPPORTS IAOPA EUROPE Are you among those open-account customers taking advantage of our To further demonstrate its strong lubrication experts at selected flexible invoicing system? commitment to General Aviation in IAOPA seminars and meetings.” Europe, ExxonMobil Aviation If so, you’ll now be receiving them by Lubricants has agreed to support “ .... a proprietary additive fax, email, as a bunch posted various IAOPA activities in Europe package to control wear ...” monthly or however it was that you and to provide lubrication-related ExxonMobil, which is best known in asked for them. information useful to pilots who are Europe for its Esso brand of AOPA members. petroleum products, introduced If this appeals to you and it’s not happening for you yet, just call and Exxon Aviation Oil Elite 20W-50 to ask for Neil Marshall the Finance the European market in 2003, after Director, or his colleague Sam successfully launching it in the U.S. Simkins. in 2000. Exxon Elite is the first new aviation oil formulation for piston-engine aircraft to appear on Nato Coding the market in more than a decade. It Analysis shows less wear was formulated with a proprietary Some of DMS’s Red Flash power additive package to control wear and units are now NATO codified and “We welcome ExxonMobil Aviation is especially suitable for recreational accepted for use by the military. This Lubricants’ keen interest in aircraft that typically sit on the gives us a good indication of the supporting our efforts and for ground for days between uses and tough standards to which they’re offering to provide expertise on the are thus susceptible to build-up of built. critical issues of piston aircraft rust and corrosion. maintenance and lubrication,” says See pages 66 and 67 of Aviators Martin Robinson, vice chairman of ExxonMobil’s products for General catalogue Issue 8 for more IAOPA (Europe). “Our members will Aviation are available from Adams information. often find advice from ExxonMobil in Aviation’s multi-lingual aircraft parts our monthly e-newsletter and will sales team, at excellent trade- have an opportunity to meet and ask discounted prices. questions of the company’s aviation eral and Business Aviation Parts & Accessories NEWS IN BRIEF A NEW LINE-UP FROM TELEX Superior Choose Tempest Telex Communications have revised Warranty: 3 Years Superior have selected the Tempest their line up of headsets to include Echelon 25XT brand oil filter for their MIllennium new units specifically designed for Noise Reduction: 25dB and XP360 engines. the demanding pilot. Weight: 13.8oz (391g) Stratus 50 Digital Cell Phone/MP3 Adapter: Dual-action Warranty: 5 Years Return to Sender Noise Reduction: 50dB - ANR Weight: 18.5oz (524g) Echelon 20 Power: 4 x AA batteries Noise Reduction: 20dB On the rare occasion that you have a Power Management: Smart auto shut off Weight: 14.2oz (403g) fault with an item from us, or have Cell Phone/MP3 Adapter: Dual-action Warranty: 3 Years ordered incorrectly, can we ask that Comfort Feature: ComfortCam you include with the item a reference Warranty: 5 Years Airman ANR 500 to the paperwork under which it was Noise Reduction: 15dB Stratus 30XT Power: 9V battery supplied, an idea of what the Noise Reduction: 30dB - ANR Weight: 7oz (198g) problem is and a hint at what you’d Weight: 18.5oz (524g) Warranty: 3 Years like done about it. Power: 2 X AA batteries/rechargeable Power Management: Smart auto shut Airman 750 off, built-in batt recharger, Panel power Weight: 3.2oz (91g) So, Your Oats? Cell Phone/MP3 Adapter: Dual-action Warranty: 3 Years Comfort Feature: ComfortCam Airman 850 ANR Have you complied with JAR OPS Warranty: 5 Years and fitted an Outside Air Noise Reduction: 12dB - ANR Stratus 30 Weight: 4oz (113g) Temperature gauge to any aircraft Noise Reduction: 30dB - ANR Power: Via. Mic. bias that do Public Transport work? Weight: 18oz (510g) Warranty: 3 Years Power: 2 x AA batteries If not, don’t fret, Adams can help you Needless to say we have trade from stock at just $107.70. Power Management:Smart auto shut off discounts ready for you, with further Cell Phone/MP3 Adapter: Dual-action Comfort Feature: ComfortCam discounts for quantity on some units. GA Rockets STARTER PRICES SLIP DOWN The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) reports that its We are pleased to announce a number of teeth on the starter ring members recorded the highest first significant price reduction in the gear - 149 teeth and the 149L is what quarter dollar billing since records revolutionary NL series of Sky-Tec you need. 122 Teeth? Then it’s the began, totalling $4 billion. starters. 122NL. The 149NLR is a reverse turning version available for counter So don’t listen to any gloom, there is rotating engines on twins. a future in G.A. and - as long as we These starters are approved for use all work at it - that future’s bright! by, and are fitted to, a number of Lycoming factory engines. Shine-Time! Is this the solution to your starter problems? Full instructions and an STC come in every box. The “NL” series turns Adams are now stocking SHINE- We have increased our commitment over approx. 50 percent faster than MASTER, and at very competitive to Sky-Tec, and now as official the original Prestolite starters, and prices too! distributors, we can increase your weighs in at 9.4 Lbs, just about half margins; 1 = $490.00, 2-4 = $440.00 way between the old “heavyweight” and 5+ = $400.00. p-Pick up a p-Piper p-Pump and the new “lightweight”. The Sky-Tec “NL” series has “dual “ ... increase your margins ...” We are now stocking the CA35328- voltage” winding that are “jump 800E electric auxiliary fuel pump switchable” and, by virtue of its All are new outright sales so there’s (Piper Part No. 481-666) as used on departure from the traditional starter no hassle about core deposit and Cherokees, Warriors etc. design, dispenses with the “Bendix” handling charges or shipping back drive. your old unit. They are covered by Next time you need one, give us a the manufacturers’ “two year from call. This enables just 3 basic models to date of fit” warranty. cover the vast majority of Lycoming Engines. No worries about which This means you can carry less stock voltage, just wire it up for the voltage on your shelf but cover more of your aircraft. All you have to applications. If you have application concern yourself with is the queries, just ask Pat or Mike. IT’S SHOW TIME!! This year we have a new opportunity to meet up with courtesy of Adams Aviation you - our all-important trade customers - at this exciting new AeroExpo in High Wycombe. We’re so sure you should come we’ve even attached your very own invitation - entitling you to FREE ENTRY if presented at the gate! “ .... entitling you to FREE ENTRY ...” At the AeroExpo we’ll have examples of how we can save you money on regular maintenance items, on simple low-cost solutions to regulatory requirements and mandatory upgrades and - perhaps most importantly of all - how you can offer more to your customers. All of this information will also be at our Farnborough stand (Hall 1, B12) but - of course - there are no free tickets for that! JAZZING UP ENGINES! If you have an engine that really deserves a special touch, try fitting a super-shiny stainless steel rocker cover (for parallel-head Lycomings only). Even the most demanding end-user could only be delighted at such a fancy finish. Look at the gleam on that! This is just one of the many new products approved and released by ECI over the last few months. Also among these new items is a 90 degree angled adaptor kit for spin-on oil filters. “ .... OEM or PMA engine part or accessory ...” At the same time Superior, prime aviation piston- engine PMA'ers, have just been taken over by Theilert of Germany. This has provided a useful re-focusing for that manufacturer and brought new resources to their customer service. For details of these - or any other engine OEM or PMA part or accessory - call Mike or Pat AS 9120 Adams Aviation Supply Company Limited Hunter House, Biggin Hill Airport, Kent, TN16 3BN, U.K. Phone: + 44 (0) 1959 576129 & Accounts: + 44 (0) 1959 579790 Fax: + 44 (0) 1959 576660 & Accounts Fax: + 44 (0) 1959 575693 AOG Line: + 44 (0) 7778 353640 (out of hours) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org & Website: www.adamsaviation.com The Widest Range of Aircraft Parts Directly Distributed by a European Company.