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Article: December 2014 Readback

Hundreds of people showed up on September 19, 2014, for the pre-Hangar Day activities, and on Saturday for demo flights, factory tours and encounters with Zenith Aircraft kit builders and company staff. Zenith Aircraft Hangar...

Article: November 2014 Readback

The Bearhawk LSA, which made its debut at AirVenture 2012 as a prototype, made its maiden flight to this year's AirVenture. Bearhawk LSA Completes Maiden Flight

Article: An Osh For The Ages

The USAF Thunderbirds made their debut Oshkosh appearance, and night air shows kept the wow factor high after dark.

Article: September 2014 Readback

Honda Aircraft's first production HondaJet achieved its initial flight, marking another milestone toward aircraft certification and entry into service in 2015. First Production HondaJet Makes Initial Flight

Article: August 2014 Readback

CTI Professional Flight Training selected the Diamond DA20-C1 as its primary trainer and the Austro engine-powered DA42 as its complex, multi-engine trainer. CTI Professional Selects Diamond Aircraft

Article: ForeFlight Update

With its new 6.0 release, ForeFlight continues to make a great product even better.

Article: Aspen Avionics EFD1000 VFR PFD

Though glass cockpit technology has brought the general aviation piloting experience closer to what's available on airliners, VFR pilots haven't been taking advantage of glass in huge numbers.

Also labeled: New Products, Tech Talk, What's New

Article: Adventure Pilot iFly GPS For iPad And Android

Four years ago, Adventure Pilot launched the first in their iFly series of handheld moving-map GPS devices.

Article: June 2014 Readback

Swiss watch manu­facturer Breitling announced that the Breitling Jet Team will be performing in the U.S. for the first time ever in 2015. Breitling Jet Team To Perform In The U.S.

Article: May 2014 Readback

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. Red Bull Air Races 2014

Article: April 2014 Readback

Beechcraft 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...

Article: Garmin D2 Pilot Watch

Who would've dreamed even 10 years ago that you could wear a full-featured WAAS GPS navigator on your wrist?

Article: Social Flight: Pencil Me In

If 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.

Article: March 2014 Readback

Aspen Avionics announced its EA100 autopilot adapter is now capable of emulating the Century 52D66, 52D67, 52D166 and 52D167 attitude indicators. Cessna's TTx Receives Type Certification In Brazil

Article: January/February 2014 Readback

After a five-year hiatus from manufacturing single-engine airplanes, Mooney announced that it will restart manufacturing in January 2014 at its headquarters in Kerrville, Texas. Mooney Is Back!

Article: DeLorme inReach SE

The DeLorme inReach SE isn't designed to be used in an airplane, but it can provide text messaging and tracking.

Also labeled: Avionics, Gadgets, Tech Talk

Article: ADS-B From Portable Equipment

For more than a year now, we've been seeing portable devices that receive ADS-B weather, and in some cases traffic, but none provide the ADS-B out functionality required by the FAA for operation in controlled airspace beginning in the year 2020....

Also labeled: Avionics, Gadgets, Tech Talk

Article: December 2013 Readback

Two Robinson R66s Fly Around The World Two Robinson R66s Fly Around The World

Article: Sennheiser S1 Noisegard

When German manufacturer Sennheiser created their Digital Adaptive S1 headset a few years ago, they had a hit on their hands.

Also labeled: Avionics, Gadgets

Article: November 2013 Readback

The FAA issued its decision to grant ICON Aircraft's petition for exemption to allow an increased takeoff weight for ICON's A5 amphibious LSA up to a maximum of 1,680 pounds. ICON Gets Weight Exemption

Article: Fab Fall Mini Roundup

Our latest offering of gadgets and goodies to carry you through your holiday season and sugar plum-fairy fantasies.

Article: iLevil SW

The iLevil SW from Levil Technology Corp.

Also labeled: Avionics, Gadgets, Tech Talk

Article: David Clark DC PRO-X Headset

I knew this headset was different the minute I took it out of the box.

Also labeled: Avionics, Gadgets, Tech Talk

Article: Oshkosh Adventure 2013

Oshkosh AirVenture is the alpha and the omega of U.S. air shows.

Article: October 2013 Readback

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has installed Angle of Attack (AOA) indicators in its fleet of 61 Cessna training aircraft at its Daytona Beach and Prescott campuses. AOA In Embry-Riddle Cessnas

Article: September 2013 Readback

Cessna Aircraft's Discover Flying Challenge sends six aviation students for a summer-long excursion across the United States. Cessna 2013 Discover Flying Challenge

Article: August 2013 Readback

Air show pilot Skip Stewart is the 2013 recipient of the Bill Barber Award for Showmanship. 2013 Showmanship Award ...

Article: July 2013 Readback

At Aero 2013, Friedrichshafen, Tecnam premiered its next-generation LSA, the Astore. The New Tecnam Astore ...

Article: June 2013 Readback

Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg, the Swiss founders of Solar Impulse, announced that their solar-powered airplane will attempt a coast-to-coast crossing of the U.S. this spring without using a single drop of fuel.

Article: April 2013 Readback

Cirrus Aircraft's new 2013 SR22 and SR22T feature an increased certified gross weight to 3,600 pounds, which allows an extra person, extra baggage or cargo while carrying more fuel. Generation 5 Cirrus