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Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Retrofit Roundup: 15 Hot Panel Upgrades


Add instant value and capability with our list of panel retrofit ideas



Retrofit Roundup: 15 Hot Panel UpgradesIt's comical that when we look at an instrument panel today, the array of gear that would have launched waves of envy 10 years ago looks, sadly, like a thrift-store bargain.
Thursday, April 24, 2014

National Championship Air Races to welcome trailblazing female aerobat




National Championship Air Races to welcome trailblazing female aerobatOne of the world's top female pilots will be gracing the northern Nevada skies for the first time as this year's National Championship Air Races 'race on' Sept. 10-14.
Thursday, April 24, 2014

Garmin Pilot For Android Adds Interactive Map Features, Including Track-Up




Garmin Pilot For Android Adds Interactive Map Features, Including Track-UpThe latest update to the Garmin Pilot app for Android adds new interactive features that make it easier for pilots to navigate and read charts throughout their flight.
Thursday, April 24, 2014

Powering Imagination Agreement With Embry-Riddle




Powering Imagination Agreement With Embry-RiddleEmbry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Powering Imagination LLC announced that they have entered into an agreement to create an electric flight program focused on reducing aircraft emissions.
Thursday, April 24, 2014

Patty Wagstaff To Appear At Build A Plane’s Teachers’ Day




Patty Wagstaff To Appear At Build A Plane’s Teachers’ DayThree-time national aerobatic champion and International Aerospace Hall of Famer Patty Wagstaff will speak at Build A Plane's 2014 Teachers' Day event on Tuesday, July 29th at EAA's AirVenture in Oshkosh, WI.
Thursday, April 24, 2014

ICON Aircraft Production Update




ICON Aircraft Production UpdateAs the ICON A5 moves closer to FAA approval and serial production, the ICON team continues to progress with assembly of the first production prototype A5
Tuesday, April 22, 2014

June 2014 Readback




June 2014 ReadbackSwiss watch manu­facturer Breitling announced that the Breitling Jet Team will be performing in the U.S. for the first time ever in 2015.
Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Affordable In-Flight Internet!


BendixKing’s new AeroWave 100



Affordable In-Flight Internet!Time matters, and in today's fast-paced world, Internet connectivity can be vital.
Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Sun ’n Fun Roundup 2014


Starting the air show season right



Sun ’n Fun Roundup 2014Fantastic weather, thrilling shows by the Blue Angels, record-setting crowds and a visit from the governor: The 40th Sun 'n Fun Fly-In, held April 1-6 in Lakeland, Fla., had much to celebrate this year.
Monday, April 14, 2014

Planes: Fire & Rescue – New Trailer Now Available!




Planes: Fire & Rescue – New Trailer Now Available!"Planes: Fire & Rescue" is a new comedy-adventure about second chances, featuring a dynamic crew of elite firefighting aircraft devoted to protecting historic Piston Peak National Park from raging wildfire.
Monday, April 14, 2014

TransPac Aviation Academy Graduates Newest Class Of Chinese Pilots




TransPac Aviation Academy Graduates Newest Class Of Chinese PilotsAfter 12 months of books, homework, aviation English lessons, and flying under all kinds of conditions and flight simulations at TransPac Aviation Academy, 25 Chinese students have earned their way to become pilots in China and worldwide.
Monday, April 14, 2014

Cessna Celebrates 100th Grand Caravan EX delivery




Cessna Celebrates 100th Grand Caravan EX deliveryCessna Aircraft Company, part of the Textron Aviation segment of Textron Inc., is celebrating the milestone delivery of the 100th Cessna Grand Caravan EX.
Monday, April 14, 2014

Hartzell Propeller Back In Business With Mooney Aircraft




Hartzell Propeller Back In Business With Mooney Aircraft Hartzell Propeller Inc. and Mooney International Corp. are again in business together as the aircraft manufacturer has begun production on the first new Mooney airplane in five years.
Monday, April 14, 2014

Piper And Continental Obtain EASA STC For Diesel-Powered Archers




Piper And Continental Obtain EASA STC For Diesel-Powered ArchersPiper Aircraft, Inc. and Continental Motors Group have collaborated to obtain a European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Supplemental Type Certificate for Piper Archer aircraft powered by the Centurion 2.0S diesel engine.
Tuesday, April 1, 2014

ForeFlight Changing Aviation One Device At A Time


A chat with ForeFlight CEO Tyson Weihs



ForeFlight Changing Aviation One Device At A TimeForeFlight is a classic American success story and a proven innovator in the world of aviation. I
Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Breitling Jet Team To Fly For The First Time Ever In The United States




Breitling Jet Team To Fly For The First Time Ever In The United StatesBreitling, the Swiss watch manufacturer is honored to announce that the Breitling Jet Team will be performing in the U.S. for the first time ever in 2015.
Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Robinson Helicopter Company Delivers 500th R66 Helicopter




Robinson Helicopter Company Delivers 500th R66 HelicopterR66 Turbine S/N 500 rolled off Robinson's production line on March 14, 2014, three and half years since the 5-place helicopter was initially certificated in October 2010.
Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Garmin Team X Unveils G3X Touch




Garmin Team X Unveils G3X TouchGarmin International announced G3X Touch, a large touchscreen, glass flight display system for installation in experimental amateur-built and light sport aircraft (LSA).
Tuesday, March 25, 2014

iFly GPS Now Available On Android Tablets And Phones With Full-Featured Navigation, High-Def Charts And Full ADS-B Support




iFly GPS Now Available On Android Tablets And Phones With Full-Featured Navigation, High-Def Charts And Full ADS-B SupportAdventure Pilot, announced the addition of iFly GPS for Android. iFly GPS is available on the Google Play Store and the App Store with a 30-Day Free Trial.
Tuesday, March 25, 2014

CubCrafters Introduces New Flagship Panel




CubCrafters Introduces New Flagship PanelLight aircraft designer and manufacturer CubCrafters is announcing a new top-of-the-line panel in cooperation with Garmin.