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Aircraft Accessories

What are pilots saying about the latest aircraft accessories? Our flight accessory and electronics reviews shed light on some of the latest electronics for pilots.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

AKG AV100 Headset


AKG brings musical innovation to flying with their first aviation headset



AKG AV100 HeadsetFull disclosure: I'm a longtime AKG fan, having used their headsets and microphones in recording studios for decades.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014

King Air 350 Swept Composite Propellers Begin FAA Certification Testing At Raisbeck Engineering




King Air 350 Swept Composite Propellers Begin FAA Certification Testing At Raisbeck EngineeringThe program began company and FAA certification flight testing the following Monday, scheduled to be completed by the end of September, 2014.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Consumers Speak Out About Power Flow Tuned Exhaust Systems




Consumers Speak Out About Power Flow Tuned Exhaust SystemsHaving shipped over 4,500 tuned exhaust systems in the past 15 years Power Flow has received considerable feedback from their customers.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Fighting Ebola With Airplanes




Fighting Ebola With AirplanesMission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) is supporting efforts to combat a deadly Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), MAF officials said today.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014

BendixKing’s KT74 ADS-B Out Transponder Receives Expanded FAA Certification




BendixKing’s KT74 ADS-B Out Transponder Receives Expanded FAA CertificationBendixKing, a division of Honeywell (NYSE: HON), confirmed that its KT74 Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) Enabled Transponder has received an expanded Approved Model List (AML) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC).
Tuesday, September 30, 2014

B-29 Superfortress Edges Close To Its First Flight In More Than 60 Years




B-29 Superfortress Edges Close To Its First Flight In More Than 60 YearsIt was the last major structural piece to be installed onto the aircraft as part of this historic restoration.
Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Zulu PFX: Custom Sound


Lightspeed’s newest Zulu PFX headset creates a different experience for every pilot



Zulu PFX: Custom SoundThe computing power in the new Lightspeed Zulu PFX headset (PFX stands for "Personal Flying Experience") rivals that of the Apollo missions' guidance computer that took men to the moon.
Monday, September 8, 2014

SAM Aircraft: Company Is For Sale




SAM Aircraft: Company Is For SaleJust a year and a half after first flight of the prototype SAM aircraft, President Thierry Zibi has put the company up for sale.
Monday, September 8, 2014

SocialFlight Expands Worldwide




SocialFlight Expands WorldwideSocialFlight is expanding worldwide.
Monday, September 8, 2014

Cessna Citation CJ3+ Gains FAA certification




Cessna Citation CJ3+ Gains FAA certificationToday's news reflects the company's focus on continued investment in general aviation's most extensive product line up.
Monday, September 8, 2014

Customer Appreciation Day At Aircraft Spruce




Customer Appreciation Day At Aircraft SpruceAircraft Spruce will host its annual Customer Appreciation Day on Saturday, October 4th at all three of their locations.
Monday, September 8, 2014

2015 Prepware Available Now




2015 Prepware Available NowThe new 2015 versions of Prepware software are shipping now!
Thursday, August 21, 2014

Beechcraft Delivers T-6C+ Trainers, King Air 350ER To Mexican Navy




Beechcraft Delivers T-6C+ Trainers, King Air 350ER To Mexican NavyBeechcraft Corporation, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announced it has delivered two Beechcraft T-6C+ military trainers ordered earlier this year to the Mexican Navy Secretaría de Marina (SEMAR).
Thursday, August 21, 2014

King Schools Releases EASA Pilot Courses On The iPad




King Schools Releases EASA Pilot Courses On The iPadPilots the world over seeking an EASA Light Aircraft Pilot License (LAPL), Private Pilot License (PPL) or Night Rating certification now can study for their knowledge tests using an iPad training app available from King Schools.
Thursday, August 21, 2014

Lightspeed Aviation Treasure Hunt Winner




Lightspeed Aviation Treasure Hunt WinnerChristopher Burgermeister of Yorkville, Illinois, has been named the winner of the Lightspeed Aviation Treasure Hunt at AirVenture 2014.
Thursday, August 21, 2014

Maule Fly-In




Maule Fly-InMaule's 2nd Annual Homecoming Fly-In is just six weeks away.
Thursday, August 21, 2014

Cirrus Expands Sales Network To India




Cirrus Expands Sales Network To IndiaCirrus Aircraft announced the expansion of its international sales network into India.
Thursday, August 14, 2014

AOPA Announces Transition Back To Jeppesen For Online Flight Planner Service




AOPA Announces Transition Back To Jeppesen For Online Flight Planner ServiceThe Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) is announcing a change in its online flight planning member benefit.
Thursday, August 14, 2014

Cirrus Instrument Approach Training Videos




Cirrus Instrument Approach Training VideosThe perfectly executed instrument approach - it's one of the most satisfying feelings in aviation.
Thursday, August 14, 2014

Red Bull Pilots Look Over Dover




Red Bull Pilots Look Over DoverPilots Paul Bonhomme and Nigel Lamb of Great Britain and Matthias Dolderer of Germany took in an iconic English landmark on Thursday during a recon flight preparation for the fifth stop of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship