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, 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.
Tuesday, October 6, 2009
The LSA Glass Menagerie
Start Christmas shopping now: There are tons of glass to choose from!
Once upon a time, intrepid pilots rapped with their oil-stained, gloved knuckles on balky steam gauges; needles quivered unstuck, and all was right across the skies.
Tuesday, September 22, 2009
Best Handheld Products!
Your guide to the newest portable gear
Like many pilots, I carry a little insurance against the possibility of an alternator failure. I have a portable GPS on my Skylane’s yoke, a handheld VHF NAV/COM in a seat-back pocket and a cell phone where I can reach it.
Wednesday, September 9, 2009
Gear Up With BrightLine Bags
Stay organized in and out of the cockpit
If you took one look at my airport car, you’d probably conclude that I’m not the most organized person in the world.
Tuesday, August 25, 2009
21st-Century Technology For Every Cockpit!
A panel-mount buyer’s guide for all pilots
The world of panel-mount avionics has changed almost beyond recognition in the past 10 years, with glass panels and digital displays rapidly taking over from the “steam gauges” of the 20th century.
Tuesday, August 11, 2009
Headset Guide: Technology Still Rules
New developments in sound technology
When I came back to aviation after a 20-year absence, one of the biggest changes was headsets.
Tuesday, July 28, 2009
Honeywell’s KFD 840
A cool new six-pack in a box
Eight pounds. Doesn’t sound like much. But aviators understand the significance of weight—particularly decreasing it.
Wednesday, April 8, 2009
Avidyne’s new Entegra makes glass perfectly clear
Tuesday, December 16, 2008
Choosing Your Handheld
What to consider before you purchase a GPS, EFB or NAV/COM
Tuesday, December 16, 2008
Today, aviation headsets sport more features than ever before. Use this guide to navigate your way through the headset jungle.
Saturday, November 1, 2008
Top New Products
The Coolest gadgets for the cockpit and beyond
Wednesday, October 1, 2008
Today’s engine analyzers can help you lower costs and fly more safely
Tuesday, September 30, 2008
Flight Management Systems
Sunday, June 1, 2008
Heads Up On Headsets
New models & new technology, priced from $79 to $995
Thursday, May 29, 2008
High-Tech Buyer's Guide
Entering the glass-cockpit age has gotten more affordable
Saturday, March 1, 2008
Home Sims Fly To New Levels
Take off from your den!