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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.
Tuesday, March 25, 2014

May 2014 Readback




May 2014 ReadbackThe Red Bull Air Race World Championship returned from a three-year break with a spectacular three-way battle for first in the bright blue skies over Abu Dhabi.
Friday, March 7, 2014

Eclipse Receives STC For Auto Throttle And Anti-Skid Brake Systems




Eclipse Receives STC For Auto Throttle And Anti-Skid Brake SystemsEclipse Aerospace, Inc. (EAI) is proud to announce receipt of Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for both the Auto Throttle and Anti-Skid Brake (ASB) systems for the Eclipse 550 twin-engine jet.
Friday, March 7, 2014

Mooney’s Management Leadership Team Takes Shape




Mooney’s Management Leadership Team Takes ShapeUpon taking the reins of Mooney International, every minute of every day has been busy for CEO, Dr. Jerry Chen.
Friday, March 7, 2014

Red Bull Air Race World Championship Kicks Off In Abu Dhabi




Red Bull Air Race World Championship Kicks Off In Abu DhabiThis weekend the Red Bull Air Race World Championship returned from a three-year break with a spectacular three-way battle for first in the bright blue skies over Abu Dhabi.
Friday, March 7, 2014

Zenair Marks Its 40th Year




Zenair Marks Its 40th YearZenair Limited was founded by Chris Heintz in his 2-car garage in 1974; the company moved to its current 15,000 sq./ft. facilities on the Huronia Airport (Ontario, Canada) over 30 years ago.
Friday, March 7, 2014

Sporty’s Flight Instructor Rebate Program




Sporty’s Flight Instructor Rebate Program Sporty's Pilot Shop announced that flight and ground instructors may now earn a $25 Sporty's Gift Card each time one of their students buys a Sporty's complete pilot course – available for Private, Sport, Recreational and Instrument training.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014

April 2014 Readback




April 2014 ReadbackBeechcraft Corporation recognized the 50th anniversary of the first flight of the King Air Model 90 with several three-ship passes of the company's current production King Air models over its home airfield, Beech Field, in Wichita, Kan., as employees and guests watched.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Lightspeed Aviation Announces FlightLink-Capable Sierra ANR Headset




Lightspeed Aviation Announces FlightLink-Capable Sierra ANR HeadsetDeveloped by Lightspeed Aviation, FlightLink adds enhanced functionality to all new Lightspeed headsets.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Premier Edition 172 Upgrade Program Features The Centurion 2.0 Turbo Diesel Engine




Premier Edition 172 Upgrade Program Features The Centurion 2.0 Turbo Diesel EngineThe Premier Edition 172 also includes a Garmin G500 glass and GNS750 touch-screen GPS/COM/NAV avionics upgrade.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Hartzell's TBM Composite 5-Blade Swept Prop Earns STC, Deliveries Set To Begin




Hartzell's TBM Composite 5-Blade Swept Prop Earns STC, Deliveries Set To BeginHartzell Propeller Inc. has received Federal Aviation Administration Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval for the company's advanced swept airfoil structural composite five-blade propeller to be installed on TBM 700/850 aircraft.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Aspen Glass Now Factory Option On Robinson Helicopters




Aspen Glass Now Factory Option On Robinson HelicoptersAspen Avionics announced the EFD1000H Primary Flight Display (PFD) system will be available as a factory option on the Robinson R22, R44 Raven I, R44 Raven II, and R66 helicopters.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Garmin Pilot App Adds 3-D Synthetic Vision Capability




Garmin Pilot App Adds 3-D Synthetic Vision CapabilityGarmin International announced an updated version of the Garmin Pilot application for the iPad and iPhone featuring synthetic vision as an option for premium subscribers.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Social Flight: Pencil Me In


With its free website and app, SocialFlight is helping pilots interact



Social Flight: Pencil Me InIf somebody's listening, we aviators are happy to talk about our aerial adventures, and we love to spend time with other pilots, obsessing over modifications, the latest cockpit goodies or comparing notes on techniques and procedures.
Monday, February 10, 2014

Advice For Pilots On How To Preserve Eyesight




Advice For Pilots On How To Preserve EyesightA customer friendly supplement distributor has found a niche helping airline pilots pass their aviation medical exams with the help of a product called Claroxan.
Monday, February 10, 2014

Local Pilots Fly In To Serve Others In The Bahamas February 20 - 23




Local Pilots Fly In To Serve Others In The Bahamas February 20 - 23On Thursday, February 20, local pilots will join aviators and aviation professionals from around the US to head to The Bahamas for the 14th Bahamas Habitat Fly In to Serve Others.
Monday, February 10, 2014

Red Bull Air Race Expands 2014 Season With Stop In Croatian Port Town




Red Bull Air Race Expands 2014 Season With Stop In Croatian Port Town The Red Bull Air Race 2014 World Championship announced that it will add a third stop in Europe with a race in the enchanted Croatian town of Rovinj on April 12/13 and thus extend the motorsport series to a total of eight stops in seven countries on three continents.
Monday, February 10, 2014

Blackhawk Modifications Announces Higher Horsepower Upgrade For Cessna Caravan Floatplane Operators




Blackhawk Modifications Announces Higher Horsepower Upgrade For Cessna Caravan Floatplane OperatorsBlackhawk Modifications of Waco Texas and Wipaire of South St. Paul, Minnesota announced FAA approval of the Blackhawk XP42A engine upgrade for operators of Cessna Model 208 and 208A Caravans on Wipline floats.