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, April 23, 2013
Dual Electronics XGPS170
A new portable passive ADS-B receiver
With deployment of ground stations for Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B), part of the FAA's Next Generation air traffic control system well underway.
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Adventure Pilot iFly 720
A major update on the affordable portable moving map GPS
In October 2012, I updated you here on the latest enhancements for the revolutionary, portable, affordable ($750), iFly 720 moving-map GPS.
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Lightspeed FlightLink For Zulu.2
In-flight audio recording on an iPad
Connect a headset to your iPad?
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Dynon D1 Pocket Panel
A glass panel (uncertified) for any airplane
Twenty-first-century private pilots benefit enormously from technologies like GPS, WAAS and iPads.
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
The portable iFly 700 FAA sectional display GPS was way cool; now check out the new model!
Two years ago, I came across a new avionics company: Adventure Pilot.
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Flight Bag For All Needs
Brightline’s new Flex system transforms the flight bag
I must own seven or eight different flight bags.
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Sennheiser S1 Passive
Digital features and BMW design set a new standard in passive headsets
I love passive headsets. Before our readers start scratching their heads wondering if I know about all the benefits of ANR (active noise reduction), I will assure you that I do.
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
iFlightPlanner For iPad By Sennheiser
Web-based flight planning with iPad display
For some time now, iFlightPlanner.com has offered a web-based service combining flight-planning and logging features with a mobile version that's supported on many smartphones.
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Handheld GPS and More!
When we looked at AvMap's EKP-IV back in 2004, we described it as "the Rolls Royce of portable GPS units," with better features than the competition at a higher price.
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Flight Guide iEFB For iPad Version 4.1
Electronic flight-bag functionality, now with traffic awareness
For no less than 50 years, pilots have relied on the Flight Guide Airport and Frequency Manual for airport information while flying cross-country.