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Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Headsets On Parade


Newer colors, better performance and more upgrade options lead the headset pack



Headsets On ParadeIt's ironic that even in a multimillion-dollar aircraft, the ultimate cockpit situational awareness comes through a pair of headsets that can be anything from an $80 pair of eBay budget buys to $1,100 ANR big-namers.
Monday, December 5, 2011

Control Vision Anywhere Map Septa


Fully integrated yoke-mount GPS with plates and many extras



Control Vision Anywhere Map SeptaI've been following Control Vision's Anywhere Map line of products for many years now, and the Septa addresses most of the issues with previous models.
Monday, December 5, 2011

January/February 2012 Readback




January/February 2012 ReadbackRemos Aircraft CEO Theo Paeffgen has completed a series of site visits to all North American dealers
Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Field Of Electric Dreams


If you fund it, they will come—and change the world



Field Of Electric DreamsOrange plastic barrier fences and blue tent tops shiver in the light breeze.
Tuesday, October 25, 2011

December 2011 Readback




December 2011 ReadbackHawker Beechcraft is incorporating new interiors in its Beechcraft Baron and Bonanza airplanes. The new interiors improve cabin comfort and functionality, and feature an automatic climate-control system and an LED external lighting package.
Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Telex Ascend


A new slim-design, modular-headset for turbine pilots



Telex AscendAmong turbine pilots, Telex makes some of the most popular headsets in the world.
Tuesday, September 20, 2011

November 2011 Readback




November 2011 ReadbackSportairUSA, a U.S. marketer and distributor of light-sport aircraft, announced price reductions in the entire Zlin Savage line of aircraft.
Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Upgrading Your Instrument Panel


Panel-mount retrofit buyer’s guide



Upgrading Your Instrument PanelThe majority of airplanes in the general- aviation fleet were built before glass panels and digital displays became standard equipment.
Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Oshkosh 2011


Inventive ingenuity triumphs again



Oshkosh 2011Economies rise and fall like ocean waves. Headlines blare about this debt crisis and that stock market selloff, and through it all we keep on keeping on: That’s what humans do.
Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Aspen Has Connections


Aspen’s latest product emphasizes connectivity



Aspen Has ConnectionsIt’s becoming an interactive world. Like many of you, I own an airplane that’s a legitimate antique but that will probably outlive me.
Tuesday, August 23, 2011

October 2011 Readback




October 2011 ReadbackThis year, Rotax Aircraft is celebrating 40,000 912/914 four-stroke engines and the 15th anniversary of the 914 line.
Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Rugged Radios RA950


This street-tough ANR headset can take anything you throw at it and save you money in the process



Rugged Radios RA950One market segment generally ignored in aviation-headset makers is the rough-and-tumble world of flight schools and industrial operations.
Tuesday, July 26, 2011

The Next Step In Glass Panels


Garmin’s new G2000 flat-panel display introduces total touch screen—almost



The Next Step In Glass PanelsPilots who attended the 2011 Sun 'n Fun Fly-In in Lakeland, Fla., were introduced to the newest generation of Garmin avionics installed in the Cessna Corvalis 400TTX.
Tuesday, July 26, 2011

ForeFlight Mobile Version 4.0


Turning your iPad into an EFB



ForeFlight Mobile Version 4.0In the brief time since its introduction, the iPad has become a runaway hit among pilots.
Tuesday, July 26, 2011

September 2011 Readback




September 2011 ReadbackThe Cirrus SR20 has been selected as the aircraft of choice for the U.S. Air Force Academy's Powered Flight Program.
Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Sennheiser S-1


With the introduction of the new S-1 and its adaptive, four-microphone sampling technology, Sennheiser sets a new headset standard



Sennheiser S-1It's been a long time since I've been really excited about a headset.
Tuesday, June 21, 2011

August 2011 Readback




August 2011 ReadbackGoodyear is working with German manufacturer ZLT Zeppelin Luftschifftechnik to build three new blimps beginning in 2013.
Tuesday, June 7, 2011

SkyVision Xtreme


ADS-B, here and now



SkyVision XtremeWe’ve been promised and warned it’s coming. Now, ADS-B (Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast), cornerstone of NextGen navigation, is here.
Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Garmin Introduces The Touch-Screen 650 And 750


The Garmin 430 and 530 revolutionized the avionics world in 1999. Now, Garmin hopes to do it again with the even-more-talented 650 and 750.



Garmin Introduces The Touch-Screen 650 And 750I've been fortunate to have access to many of the avionics innovations introduced in the last 40 years.
Tuesday, May 24, 2011

20 Great Aviation Apps


Enhance your cockpit with an iPad



20 Great Aviation AppsThe iPad scene shifts faster than coastal weather, with new products and amazing updates from old friends.