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Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Aspen Avionics EFD1000 VFR PFD


Aspen launches IFR capability for VFR pilots



Aspen Avionics EFD1000 VFR PFDThough glass cockpit technology has brought the general aviation piloting experience closer to what's available on airliners, VFR pilots haven't been taking advantage of glass in huge numbers.
Tuesday, May 20, 2014

July 2014 Readback




July 2014 ReadbackSolar Flight has been test flying the first solar-powered airplane with a passenger seat, the Sunseeker Duo.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Robinson R66 Receives EASA Certification




Robinson R66 Receives EASA CertificationEASA certification marks an important milestone for Robinson, as two-thirds of thecompany's sales have historically come from foreign customers.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Tecnam Ramps Up At Sebring Regional Airport




Tecnam Ramps Up At Sebring Regional AirportTecnam took possession of the new 21,000 square foot facility at Sebring Regional Airport on Monday, April 28 and delivered their first aircraft from this U.S. facility.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Mooney Comeback Tour Continues At Planes Of Fame Airshow




Mooney Comeback Tour Continues At Planes Of Fame AirshowThe Mooney Comeback Tour continues in a big way, as the newly recharged Company played title sponsor for the Planes of Fame Air Show in Chino, CA, May 3 - 4.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

China Using Zenith CH 750 Aircraft For Pilot Training




China Using Zenith CH 750 Aircraft For Pilot TrainingZenith recently shipped their 45th kit for a STOL CH 750 to China.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Wipaire Launches Gateway To Success Program For A&P Students




Wipaire Launches Gateway To Success Program For A&P StudentsBrainerd, Minnesota, May 3, 2014 – Wipaire, Inc. is excited to launch a new program designed to develop and retain talented young airframe and powerplant mechanics.
Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Retrofit Roundup: 15 Hot Panel Upgrades


Add instant value and capability with our list of panel retrofit ideas



Retrofit Roundup: 15 Hot Panel UpgradesIt's comical that when we look at an instrument panel today, the array of gear that would have launched waves of envy 10 years ago looks, sadly, like a thrift-store bargain.
Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Adventure Pilot iFly GPS For iPad And Android


Full-featured GPS moving map and an electronic flight bag app for tablets



Adventure Pilot iFly GPS For iPad And AndroidFour years ago, Adventure Pilot launched the first in their iFly series of handheld moving-map GPS devices.
Thursday, April 24, 2014

ICON Aircraft Production Update




ICON Aircraft Production UpdateAs the ICON A5 moves closer to FAA approval and serial production, the ICON team continues to progress with assembly of the first production prototype A5
Thursday, April 24, 2014

Patty Wagstaff To Appear At Build A Plane’s Teachers’ Day




Patty Wagstaff To Appear At Build A Plane’s Teachers’ DayThree-time national aerobatic champion and International Aerospace Hall of Famer Patty Wagstaff will speak at Build A Plane's 2014 Teachers' Day event on Tuesday, July 29th at EAA's AirVenture in Oshkosh, WI.
Thursday, April 24, 2014

Powering Imagination Agreement With Embry-Riddle




Powering Imagination Agreement With Embry-RiddleEmbry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Powering Imagination LLC announced that they have entered into an agreement to create an electric flight program focused on reducing aircraft emissions.
Thursday, April 24, 2014

Garmin Pilot For Android Adds Interactive Map Features, Including Track-Up




Garmin Pilot For Android Adds Interactive Map Features, Including Track-UpThe latest update to the Garmin Pilot app for Android adds new interactive features that make it easier for pilots to navigate and read charts throughout their flight.
Thursday, April 24, 2014

National Championship Air Races to welcome trailblazing female aerobat




National Championship Air Races to welcome trailblazing female aerobatOne of the world's top female pilots will be gracing the northern Nevada skies for the first time as this year's National Championship Air Races 'race on' Sept. 10-14.
Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Sun ’n Fun Roundup 2014


Starting the air show season right



Sun ’n Fun Roundup 2014Fantastic weather, thrilling shows by the Blue Angels, record-setting crowds and a visit from the governor: The 40th Sun 'n Fun Fly-In, held April 1-6 in Lakeland, Fla., had much to celebrate this year.
Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Affordable In-Flight Internet!


BendixKing’s new AeroWave 100



Affordable In-Flight Internet!Time matters, and in today's fast-paced world, Internet connectivity can be vital.
Tuesday, April 22, 2014

June 2014 Readback




June 2014 ReadbackSwiss watch manu­facturer Breitling announced that the Breitling Jet Team will be performing in the U.S. for the first time ever in 2015.
Monday, April 14, 2014

Piper And Continental Obtain EASA STC For Diesel-Powered Archers




Piper And Continental Obtain EASA STC For Diesel-Powered ArchersPiper Aircraft, Inc. and Continental Motors Group have collaborated to obtain a European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Supplemental Type Certificate for Piper Archer aircraft powered by the Centurion 2.0S diesel engine.
Monday, April 14, 2014

Hartzell Propeller Back In Business With Mooney Aircraft




Hartzell Propeller Back In Business With Mooney Aircraft Hartzell Propeller Inc. and Mooney International Corp. are again in business together as the aircraft manufacturer has begun production on the first new Mooney airplane in five years.
Monday, April 14, 2014

Cessna Celebrates 100th Grand Caravan EX delivery




Cessna Celebrates 100th Grand Caravan EX deliveryCessna Aircraft Company, part of the Textron Aviation segment of Textron Inc., is celebrating the milestone delivery of the 100th Cessna Grand Caravan EX.