Let's put this simply: If you're involved with aviation, particularly if you work on your airplane, you need to know Aircraft Spruce & Specialty Company. Light-Sport Aircraft enthusiasts should also be aware how the company caters to the LSA community.Priced to Sell -- Aircraft Spruce & Specialty has Garmin avionics, tools, charts, and aviation headsets. The company also carries a full line of aviation grade hardware, electrical components, and raw materials. For airplane parts and pilot supplies, Aircraft Spruce is the leading aviation supply house in the world. And orders placed before 4 PM are shipped that same day!Service all Markets -- Aircraft Spruce & Specialty Company carries everything a pilot could need, including pilot supplies and aircraft parts, always at the lowest prices. Aircraft Spruce supplies components for a wide variety of homebuilt aircraft as well as factory built parts for Cessna, Piper, Beech, and Mooney plus many items used by Light-Sport pilots and aircraft owners.Turn on Your Mechanic -- If you do your own maintenance on an Experimental Amateur Built or an ELSA, you may already use the Aircraft Spruce and Specialty catalog. If you hire a professional mechanic, you ought to be sure he or she has the latest catalog -- available online or at nearly any airshow. Odds are your professional mechanic will love this chock-full resource for any and everything for recreational airplanes.
Does any aviator in the country not know the name Aircraft Spruce?
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I guess I’m still old fashioned. I still call those things in front of the pilot “instruments,” although the preferred term for a panelful of them shifted to “avionics.” At least most people and I have stopped using “gauges.” Choose the term that works for you, but mail order giant Aircraft Spruce just sent offerings to builders, whether at home or in a factory.
Article Updated 9/7/15 — See new information at the bottom of this article.