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Article: Aviation Handhelds

Not long ago, handheld devices for in-cockpit use broke down into neat categories: GPS moving-map units kept pilots from getting lost.

Article: January/February 2011 Readback

On November 10, the FAA certified the Tecnam P2006T, a four-seat piston twin aircraft. Top Stories ...

Article: December 2010 Readback

Light-sport aircraft pilots refusing to tolerate winter flying doldrums have a perfect outing: the first-ever LSA Fly-In to the Bahamas on December 10-12. Top Stories

Article: Advanced-Degree Autopilot

We familiarly call them “George” or “Otto.” But Avidyne’s DFC90 autopilot makes a strong case for being called “Doctor” George or “Professor” Otto.

Article: October 2010 Readback

The Bahamas has changed its rules to allow U.S.-based sport pilots to operate in its airspace. Top Stories ...

Article: Spidertracks Aviator & FleetPro

When you’re flying over rough terrain or desolate areas, you tend to have certain thoughts.

Article: August 2010 Readback

A specially equipped Flight Design CT Supralite is being used by the Duesseldorf Technical University’s Department of Volcanology to measure volcanic ash and assess problems for airliners. Top Stories

Article: July 2010 Readback

Tecnam Twin FAA Certified The P2006T Tecnam Twin, which made its U.S. debut at 2009 EAA AirVenture, has received FAA certification. Top Stories

Article: June 2010 Readback

Evektor-Aerotechnik Company of the Czech Republic is celebrating its 40th anniversary. More than 1,000 Evektor aircraft fly in over 40 countries worldwide. Top Stories

Article: May 2010 Readback

On January 29, the Lindbergh Foundation held a ceremony to formally donate a factory-new 180 hp A-1C Husky to the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) at the KWS Wilson Hangar in Nairobi, Kenya.

Article: Buyer’s Guide To Hangars, Doors And More

UV damage, bird proliferation, easy warm ups, cleanliness, weatherproof loading, privacy and security—these are on the long list of reasons why you might decide to store your airplane indoors and out of the weather.

Article: April 2010 Readback

Pilot Felix Baumgartner will attempt to become the first person to break the speed of sound with his own body.

Article: SolidFX FX10

For years, U.S. instrument pilots have had a choice between charts from the FAA’s National Aeronautical Charting Office (NACO) and from Jeppesen, the overwhelming choice among commercial pilots.

Article: March 2010 Readback

In April 2009, Italian aircraft manufacturer Tecnam unveiled its P2008 high-wing LSA, which combines an advanced carbon-fiber fuselage with a metal wing and stabilator.

Article: January/February 2010 Readback

Britain’s Paul Bonhomme won the 2009 Red Bull Air Race World Championship on October 4 in Barcelona, holding off defending champion Hannes Arch of Austria.

Article: AV8OR Ace

We’ve reached the point in aviation GPS technology where we’re no longer comparing “bad” units to “good” ones. Instead, we examine a unit’s overall look and feel (i.e., its quirks, nuances and exclusive features) to see if it fits our specific needs—the...

Article: FlightPrep ChartBook

Over the years, we’ve reviewed quite a few electronic flight bags (EFBs) and other devices that have claimed to eliminate paper from the cockpit.

Article: December 2009 Readback

The EAA has announced that Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger and First Officer Jeffrey Skiles, known for their emergency landing in the Hudson River, are the new co-chairmen of the EAA Young Eagles.

Article: PilotPlates & Reader Plates

Ten years ago, I started off on my first really long cross-country trip: a two-week flying vacation from my home base in Modesto, Calif., to Parkersburg, W.V. I literally started out with a suitcase full of charts, including approach plates for the...

Article: The LSA Glass Menagerie

Once upon a time, intrepid pilots rapped with their oil-stained, gloved knuckles on balky steam gauges; needles quivered unstuck, and all was right across the skies. ...

Article: November 2009 Readback

A Mooney Acclaim M20TN took first prize in Category C of the Ultimate Challenge Air Race, held August 15 in South Africa.

Article: Best Handheld Products!

Like many pilots, I carry a little insurance against the possibility of an alternator failure. I have a portable GPS on my Skylane’s yoke, a handheld VHF NAV/COM in a seat-back pocket and a cell phone where I can reach it.

Article: Gear Up With BrightLine Bags

If you took one look at my airport car, you’d probably conclude that I’m not the most organized person in the world. If you...

Article: Sept-Oct 2009 On The Radar

Avidyne’s Entegra Release 9 Integrated Flight Deck has been selected by Lancair International of Redmond, Ore., as an option for the Lancair Evolution aircraft.

Article: October 2009 Readback

Diamond Aircraft has received FAA certification for its Austro Engine AE300. The jet-fuel-burning, 170 hp, turbodiesel piston engine offers single-lever thrust control and electronic engine management.

Article: September 2009 Readback

Tour Aviation Chile guides pilots on self-fly tours in Cessna 172s and 182s throughout the scenic South American country. Top Stories

Article: Headset Guide: Technology Still Rules

When I came back to aviation after a 20-year absence, one of the biggest changes was headsets.

Article: July 2009 Readback

Article: June 2009 Readback

The Terrafugia Transition proof-of-concept roadable aircraft...

Article: May 2009 Readback