Overwhelmed by the selection of pilot and aviation supplies on the market? Trust the reviews below for to find the best general aviation products on the market.
Tuesday, December 21, 2010
Buyer’s guide to the latest high-tech handheld devices
Not long ago, handheld devices for in-cockpit use broke down into neat categories: GPS moving-map units kept pilots from getting lost.
Tuesday, November 2, 2010
2010 Grab Bag
Our picks for the most impressive products of the year
Get a bunch of pilots together, and the talk will eventually turn to gear. Aviators tend to be folks who embrace technology, or at least the technology that centers on aviation.
Tuesday, October 19, 2010
The DFC90 completes Avidyne’s integrated avionics suite with an increase in performance and safety
We familiarly call them “George” or “Otto.” But Avidyne’s DFC90 autopilot makes a strong case for being called “Doctor” George or “Professor” Otto.
Tuesday, October 5, 2010
Hearing Loss: Could It Happen to You?
The right headset and a little knowledge can save your hearing
A 2008 study by hearing expert Sergei Kochkin found that 35 million Americans have permanent hearing impairment.
Tuesday, August 24, 2010
11 Best New Products
Innovation continues to drive GA’s heart and soul
The heart and soul of civilization, if you buy the exhaustively researched conclusions in Matt Ridley’s top-selling book The Rational Optimist, has been trade between the world’s people, from the very beginnings of humankind’s first yearning to explore and occupy the far horizons of planet Earth.
Tuesday, August 3, 2010
Jeppesen VFR+GPS Charts
An alternative to sectional charts
Since 1930, the standard paper navigation chart for VFR pilots has been the venerable sectional, originally produced by the Coast and Geodetic Survey, whose aviation department has since become the FAA’s National Aeronautical Chart Office (NACO). NACO sectional charts are widely available, and provide key data on terrain, airspace, navigational aids, etc. We all learn to use them in primary flight training.
Tuesday, July 20, 2010
20 New iPad Apps!
Turn your iPad into the ultimate cockpit resource
The iPad is slick, dazzling and infinitely upgradeable, with over 100,000 applications in Apple’s App Store.
Tuesday, May 25, 2010
10 Top Products
The flying/buying season is in full swing: Hop on board!
Year in, year out, up economy or down economy, enterprising aviation entrepreneurs always find new and exciting ways to get our juices flowing and our checking accounts draining.
Tuesday, April 20, 2010
Top 12 Tech
With aviation and technology merged forever, we take a look at what’s coming to a cockpit near you
So much has changed in aviation in the last 15 years. Never mind the fact that LSA and the sport pilot category have instigated innovation rivaled only by the “golden age” of aviation in the ’40s.
Tuesday, March 9, 2010
Buyer’s Guide To Hangars, Doors And More
Time to bring your pride
UV damage, bird proliferation, easy warm ups, cleanliness, weatherproof loading, privacy and security—these are on the long list of reasons why you might decide to store your airplane indoors and out of the weather.