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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.

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
Thursday, August 14, 2014

Bearhawk LSA Kit Completes Its Maiden Flight To Oshkosh

Bearhawk LSA Kit Completes Its Maiden Flight To OshkoshBearhawk Aircraft announced today the maiden flight of the first kit-built Bearhawk LSA aircraft.
Thursday, August 14, 2014

President Of Wings Of Hope To Retire

President Of Wings Of Hope To RetireDouglas Clements announced that he is stepping down as President in 2015.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014

ForeFlight Update

Aviation’s premier electronic flight bag gets even better

ForeFlight UpdateWith its new 6.0 release, ForeFlight continues to make a great product even better.
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 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.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Garmin D2 Pilot Watch

A watch with a cockpit full of aviation features

Garmin D2 Pilot WatchWho would've dreamed even 10 years ago that you could wear a full-featured WAAS GPS navigator on your wrist?
Tuesday, November 5, 2013

DeLorme inReach SE

In-flight text messaging and tracking

DeLorme inReach SEThe DeLorme inReach SE isn't designed to be used in an airplane, but it can provide text messaging and tracking.
Tuesday, November 5, 2013

ADS-B From Portable Equipment

SkyGuardTWX Vision-Pro and Adventure Pilot iFly 720

ADS-B From Portable EquipmentFor more than a year now, we've been seeing portable devices that receive ADS-B weather, and in some cases traffic, but none provide the ADS-B out functionality required by the FAA for operation in controlled airspace beginning in the year 2020.
Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Sennheiser S1 Noisegard

Sennheiser adds a more affordable ANR headset to their S1 line

Sennheiser S1 NoisegardWhen German manufacturer Sennheiser created their Digital Adaptive S1 headset a few years ago, they had a hit on their hands.
Tuesday, September 3, 2013

iLevil SW

Solar-Powered GPS-WAAS, ADS-B And AHARS

iLevil SWThe iLevil SW from Levil Technology Corp.
Tuesday, July 23, 2013

David Clark DC PRO-X Headset

With a retro design and superb performance, the DC PRO-X sets a new standard

David Clark DC PRO-X HeadsetI knew this headset was different the minute I took it out of the box.
Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Dual Electronics XGPS170

A new portable passive ADS-B receiver

Dual Electronics XGPS170With 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

Adventure Pilot iFly 720In 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

Lightspeed FlightLink For Zulu.2Connect a headset to your iPad?
Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Dynon D1 Pocket Panel

A glass panel (uncertified) for any airplane

Dynon D1 Pocket PanelTwenty-first-century private pilots benefit enormously from technologies like GPS, WAAS and iPads.
Tuesday, September 4, 2012

iFly 720

The portable iFly 700 FAA sectional display GPS was way cool; now check out the new model!

iFly 720Two years ago, I came across a new avionics company: Adventure Pilot.