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Tuesday, March 10, 2015

ADS-B Coming To A Panel Near You


Options abound as the 2020 ADS-B mandate looms



ADS-B Coming To A Panel Near YouAs we ease into 2015, we're less than five years away from the 2020 mandate that will require all aircraft operating in class A, B or C airspace (and Class E airspace at and above 10,000 ft. MSL) in the contiguous U.S. to be equipped with a certified Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) Out transmitter.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015

April 2015 Readback




April 2015 ReadbackA Diamond DA50 powered by a turbine engine made its first flight on January 19 in Wiener Neustadt, Austria, with Christian Dries, Diamond Aircraft CEO, as test pilot, and Ingmar Mayerbuch, Head of Flight Testing.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015

What Good Is ADS-B Out?


A look at the benefits of the upcoming FAA mandate



What Good Is ADS-B Out?What good is ADS-B Out, and why is the FAA adding a requirement for it?
Tuesday, February 24, 2015

GDL 84 ADS-B Datalink Now Available




GDL 84 ADS-B Datalink Now AvailableGarmin announced that initial orders of the GDL 84, the latest addition to Garmin's comprehensive lineup of certified ADS-B solutions, began shipping on Tuesday, February 10th.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Ohio pilot And Firefighter Is The Latest Winner Of The Lightspeed $500 Burger Deluxe Getaway




Ohio pilot And Firefighter Is The Latest Winner Of The Lightspeed $500 Burger Deluxe GetawayLightspeed Aviation announced that Kurt Brickweg, a pilot and firefighter from St. Bernard, Ohio, is the latest weekly winner of their $500 Burger Deluxe Getaway.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Aloft Technologies Announces Debut Of Clarity Aloft Pro Plus Headset




Aloft Technologies Announces Debut Of Clarity Aloft Pro Plus HeadsetAloft Technologies announced the debut of their newest offering for the professional pilot, the Clarity Aloft Pro Plus.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Micro AeroDynamics Offers VG Kits For Airvan




Micro AeroDynamics Offers VG Kits For AirvanA Micro Vortex Generators kit has received FAA STC approval for the GippsAERO Airvan GA8 and GA8-TC320.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Zenith Pilots Win Big In STOL Competition




Zenith Pilots Win Big In STOL CompetitionMore than 40 pilots from around the island nation had gathered to participate in the contest.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Aerox Aviation Oxygen Systems Announces Expanded FAA PMA Approval List For Oxygen Cylinders




Aerox Aviation Oxygen Systems Announces Expanded FAA PMA Approval List For Oxygen CylindersAerox Aviation Oxygen Systems has announced an expanded list of oxygen cylinders with FAA PMA Approvals.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015

New Jeppesen Mobile Flitedeck VFR Version Includes Graphical Weather Forecast Data For Private Pilots




New Jeppesen Mobile Flitedeck VFR Version Includes Graphical Weather Forecast Data For Private PilotsJeppesen introduced a new version of its flight information solution for private pilots who fly under visual flight rules – Mobile FliteDeck VFR.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Spartan College Signs Deposit Agreement For First 20 “Sun Flyer” Production Aircraft




Spartan College Signs Deposit Agreement For First 20 “Sun Flyer” Production AircraftSpartan College of Aeronautics and Technology has signed a Training Program Development and Deposit Agreement with Aero Electric Aircraft Corp.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Maiden Flight Of The DA50-JP7 With Turbine




Maiden Flight Of The DA50-JP7 With TurbineA DA50 powered by a turbine engine made its first flight on 19 January 2015 in Wiener Neustadt, Austria with Christian Dries, CEO Diamond Aircraft, as test pilot, along with Ingmar Mayerbuch, Head of Flight Test.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Micro AeroDynamics Introduces Vortex Generator Kit For Diamond Twin




Micro AeroDynamics Introduces Vortex Generator Kit For Diamond TwinThe complete package can be installed easily in one day.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Lightspeed Announces First $500 Burger Deluxe Getaway winner




Lightspeed Announces First $500 Burger Deluxe Getaway winnerLightspeed Aviation has announced that M. Wade Davis of Dayton, Ohio is the first weekly winner in the $500 Burger Deluxe Getaway, the enhanced version of the sweepstakes that Lightspeed debuted last year.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015

March 2015 Readback




March 2015 ReadbackSporty's is acquiring Cessna 172s and equipping them with basic flight instruments along with significant interior and exterior enhancements.
Monday, January 12, 2015

Swept-Blade Technology Drives Raisbeck’s 2014 Sales




Swept-Blade Technology Drives Raisbeck’s 2014 SalesIt has been another busy year for Raisbeck Engineering, ending 2014 as one of the top 3 sales years in company history.
Monday, January 12, 2015

Stratus 2 Adds Synthetic Vision With Latest Update




Stratus 2 Adds Synthetic Vision With Latest UpdateSporty's is continuing its successful partnership with ForeFlight and Appareo by introducing a Synthetic Vision option for the Stratus 2 ADS-B Receiver.
Monday, January 12, 2015

Upgraded Commanders Delivered To Customers




Upgraded Commanders Delivered To CustomersSince receiving FAA certification of the Garmin G950 panel conversion for turboprop Twin Commanders early in 2014, Twin Commander Aircraft factory-authorized service center Eagle Creek Aviation Services has delivered four Garmin G950 Commanders to customers.
Monday, January 12, 2015

Lightspeed Launches $500 Burger Deluxe Getaway Promotion




Lightspeed Launches $500 Burger Deluxe Getaway PromotionLightspeed Aviation, a leading maker of aviation headsets, is once again launching a promotion that plays off a story familiar to just about every pilot: the $100 hamburger.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014

The HondaJet Makes Its First Visit To Banyan At FXE




The HondaJet Makes Its First Visit To Banyan At FXEBanyan Air Service, the newest dealer in the HondaJet sales and service network, recently welcomed the HondaJet to its facility at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (FXE) for demonstration flights of the world's most advanced light jet.