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Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Getting Out Alive: It's In The Gear


An explosion of technology has made it easier to be safe while flying



Getting Out Alive: It's In The GearSurvival in the event of an off-airport landing or other unplanned aviation emergency is something pilots don't like to consider.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015

May 2015 Readback




May 2015 ReadbackPiper Aircraft Recognized For Environmental Efforts
Monday, March 16, 2015

Garmin Unveils Vantage, The Industry’s Most Comprehensive Line Of ADS-B Solutions


And Offers Generous Rebates For Select Vantage Solutions



Garmin Unveils Vantage, The Industry’s Most Comprehensive Line Of ADS-B SolutionsVantage ADS-B Solutions for General Aviation are Timely and Simple
Monday, March 16, 2015

Sporty’s Offers Additional ATP-CTP Training From ABX Air


Overwhelming demand brings increased capacity



Sporty’s Offers Additional ATP-CTP Training From ABX Air ATP-CTP training requires at least 30 hours of classroom work and 10 hours of simulator training, six of which must be completed in a level C flight simulator or higher.
Monday, March 16, 2015

Independence Aviation Signs “Sun Flyer” Deposit Agreement




Independence Aviation Signs “Sun Flyer” Deposit Agreement(AEAC) for an early delivery position on a "Sun Flyer" solar-electric training system being developed by AEAC.
Monday, March 16, 2015

C4 To Start Final Test With Continental Motors


New Four Seat Design Moves to Germany Powered by IO-360-AF



C4 To Start Final Test With Continental MotorsContinental Motors recently announced FAA Type Certification of its new alternative fuel powerplant, IO-360-AF.
Tuesday, March 10, 2015

L-3 Lynx NGT-9000


The Lynx is loose! L-3 introduces its new line of ADS-B “one-box” solutions.



L-3 Lynx NGT-9000"We've entered the ADS-B mar­ket for GA," Steven Henden, L-3 Aviation Products' Sr. Communications Manager, announced before showing me the new Lynx MultiLink Surveillance System.
Tuesday, March 10, 2015

ADS-B Coming To A Panel Near You


Options abound as the 2020 ADS-B mandate looms



ADS-B Coming To A Panel Near YouAs we ease into 2015, we're less than five years away from the 2020 mandate that will require all aircraft operating in class A, B or C airspace (and Class E airspace at and above 10,000 ft. MSL) in the contiguous U.S. to be equipped with a certified Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) Out transmitter.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Micro AeroDynamics Offers VG Kits For Airvan




Micro AeroDynamics Offers VG Kits For AirvanA Micro Vortex Generators kit has received FAA STC approval for the GippsAERO Airvan GA8 and GA8-TC320.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Aloft Technologies Announces Debut Of Clarity Aloft Pro Plus Headset




Aloft Technologies Announces Debut Of Clarity Aloft Pro Plus HeadsetAloft Technologies announced the debut of their newest offering for the professional pilot, the Clarity Aloft Pro Plus.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Ohio pilot And Firefighter Is The Latest Winner Of The Lightspeed $500 Burger Deluxe Getaway




Ohio pilot And Firefighter Is The Latest Winner Of The Lightspeed $500 Burger Deluxe GetawayLightspeed Aviation announced that Kurt Brickweg, a pilot and firefighter from St. Bernard, Ohio, is the latest weekly winner of their $500 Burger Deluxe Getaway.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015

GDL 84 ADS-B Datalink Now Available




GDL 84 ADS-B Datalink Now AvailableGarmin announced that initial orders of the GDL 84, the latest addition to Garmin's comprehensive lineup of certified ADS-B solutions, began shipping on Tuesday, February 10th.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015

What Good Is ADS-B Out?


A look at the benefits of the upcoming FAA mandate



What Good Is ADS-B Out?What good is ADS-B Out, and why is the FAA adding a requirement for it?
Tuesday, February 24, 2015

April 2015 Readback




April 2015 ReadbackA Diamond DA50 powered by a turbine engine made its first flight on January 19 in Wiener Neustadt, Austria, with Christian Dries, Diamond Aircraft CEO, as test pilot, and Ingmar Mayerbuch, Head of Flight Testing.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015

New Jeppesen Mobile Flitedeck VFR Version Includes Graphical Weather Forecast Data For Private Pilots




New Jeppesen Mobile Flitedeck VFR Version Includes Graphical Weather Forecast Data For Private PilotsJeppesen introduced a new version of its flight information solution for private pilots who fly under visual flight rules – Mobile FliteDeck VFR.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Aerox Aviation Oxygen Systems Announces Expanded FAA PMA Approval List For Oxygen Cylinders




Aerox Aviation Oxygen Systems Announces Expanded FAA PMA Approval List For Oxygen CylindersAerox Aviation Oxygen Systems has announced an expanded list of oxygen cylinders with FAA PMA Approvals.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Zenith Pilots Win Big In STOL Competition




Zenith Pilots Win Big In STOL CompetitionMore than 40 pilots from around the island nation had gathered to participate in the contest.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Lightspeed Announces First $500 Burger Deluxe Getaway winner




Lightspeed Announces First $500 Burger Deluxe Getaway winnerLightspeed Aviation has announced that M. Wade Davis of Dayton, Ohio is the first weekly winner in the $500 Burger Deluxe Getaway, the enhanced version of the sweepstakes that Lightspeed debuted last year.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Micro AeroDynamics Introduces Vortex Generator Kit For Diamond Twin




Micro AeroDynamics Introduces Vortex Generator Kit For Diamond TwinThe complete package can be installed easily in one day.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Maiden Flight Of The DA50-JP7 With Turbine




Maiden Flight Of The DA50-JP7 With TurbineA DA50 powered by a turbine engine made its first flight on 19 January 2015 in Wiener Neustadt, Austria with Christian Dries, CEO Diamond Aircraft, as test pilot, along with Ingmar Mayerbuch, Head of Flight Test.