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Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Aspen & Avidyne: Working Together




Aspen & Avidyne: Working TogetherAlbuquerque-based Aspen Avionics (www.aspenavionics.com) is a creative company that works with the general-aviation industry to make better tech products at more affordable prices.
Tuesday, October 23, 2012

December 2012 Readback




December 2012 ReadbackCessna Aircraft announced the first Cessna-owned Citation Service Center in the U.K., located at Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012

November 2012 Readback




November 2012 ReadbackIcon Aircraft and Cirrus Aircraft announced that Cirrus will become one of the key strategic supplier partners for the Icon A5 amphibious light-sport aircraft.
Tuesday, August 21, 2012

October 2012 Readback




October 2012 ReadbackCessna is moving its 162 Skycatcher out of the light-sport-aircraft category and into the primary aircraft category in an effort to aid in the certification process with countries worldwide.
Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Oshkosh 2012: Airborne Excitement


Aviation’s Mecca thrills again with a Cub homage, 200 mph electric flight and super-new goodies



Oshkosh 2012: Airborne ExcitementSixty years and half-a-million airplane lovers per year can't be wrong.
Tuesday, July 17, 2012

September 2012 Readback




September 2012 ReadbackICON Aircraft is collaborating closely with Lotus Engineering USA on key areas of the production design of the ICON A5 amphibious light-sport aircraft.
Tuesday, June 19, 2012

August 2012 Readback




August 2012 ReadbackOn April 18, The Airplane Factory received its S-LSA Airworthiness certificate for the first Sling LSA (N511NG).
Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Cockpit Cameras


Which point of view is right for your flying adventures?



Cockpit CamerasAs pilots, we always want to tell everyone about our latest flying endeavors, whether it's a cross-country adventure or our best-ever landing.
Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Handheld Buyer’s Guide


Technological advances are revolutionizing the GA cockpit



Handheld Buyer’s GuideSmarter, faster and ever smaller, handheld devices for aviation are undergoing a revolution that surpasses anything we've seen before.
Tuesday, May 22, 2012

July 2012 Readback




July 2012 ReadbackThe Cirrus Vision SF50 personal-jet program is fully funded through certification and initial production, thanks to a major investment by its new owner, CAIGA.
Tuesday, May 22, 2012

ADS-B Weather In The Cockpit


Sporty’s Stratus with ForeFlight 4.5 for iPad



ADS-B Weather In The CockpitMore than 15 years ago, I found a public-domain app for the late, lamented Palm VII (one of the first pocket-sized wireless digital gizmos) that would let me call up NEXRAD weather radar graphics.
Tuesday, April 24, 2012

More Sun, More Fun!


Our roundup of the cool, exciting and notable from Sun ’n Fun 2012



More Sun, More Fun!Last year: tornados and wrecked airplanes. This year: sun. Way sun. What a glorious week. Temps in the '80s. Refreshing breezes everyday. Billowy cotton-ball clouds and only one minor afternoon thunderstorm.
Tuesday, April 24, 2012

June 2012 Readback




June 2012 ReadbackThe Redbird Skyport fleet has expanded with the addition of a new, customized Piper PA-44 Seminole delivered at Sun 'n Fun.
Tuesday, March 27, 2012

May 2012 Readback




May 2012 ReadbackAn evolution of the Rotax 912 engine, the new Rotax 912 iS engine from BRP utilizes a modern fuel-injection system and digital engine control unit to ensure optimal fuel and air mixture at any altitude, lower operating costs and CO2 emission reduction.
Tuesday, February 21, 2012

April 2012 Readback




April 2012 ReadbackTecnam announced the successful first flight of its latest edition to the Tecnam P92 family of aircraft, the Tecnam P92 Tail Dragger. U.S. customers will be able to choose from two engines: the Rotax 912ULS2 and the Lycoming O-233.
Tuesday, January 24, 2012

March 2012 Readback




March 2012 ReadbackThe Khaki Flight Timer, Hamilton's new pilot watch designed with Swiss helicopter rescue and transport service Air Zermatt, was officially launched in the ski village of Zermatt, Switzerland, in December 2011.
Monday, December 5, 2011

January/February 2012 Readback




January/February 2012 ReadbackRemos Aircraft CEO Theo Paeffgen has completed a series of site visits to all North American dealers
Tuesday, October 25, 2011

December 2011 Readback




December 2011 ReadbackHawker Beechcraft is incorporating new interiors in its Beechcraft Baron and Bonanza airplanes. The new interiors improve cabin comfort and functionality, and feature an automatic climate-control system and an LED external lighting package.
Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Field Of Electric Dreams


If you fund it, they will come—and change the world



Field Of Electric DreamsOrange plastic barrier fences and blue tent tops shiver in the light breeze.
Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Upgrading Your Instrument Panel


Panel-mount retrofit buyer’s guide



Upgrading Your Instrument PanelThe majority of airplanes in the general- aviation fleet were built before glass panels and digital displays became standard equipment.