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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

Article: Fly-In With A Purpose

It was called the Aircraft Spruce Annual West Coast Super Sale and Fly-In, and it was definitely a different kind of marketing event.

Article: A Visit With Aspen Avionics

On a vast mesa west of Albuquerque, N.M., where the signs of civilization begin to dim, the terrain looks not unlike the surface of Mars.

Article: March 2013 Readback

Arnold Pistorius from Pretoria, South Africa, recently completed construction of his Lancair Evolution in Redmond, Ore. From Oregon To South Africa

Article: January/February 2013 Readback

World-class aviators, including U.S. Air Force Thunderbird fighter pilots, commanded a legendary World War II P-51 Mustang and Cessna Citation Mustangs in formation over New York Harbor to commemorate the historical, cultural and economic...

Article: December 2012 Readback

Cessna Aircraft announced the first Cessna-owned Citation Service Center in the U.K., located at Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield. First Citation Service Center In The U.K.

Article: Garmin’s GDL-39 ADS-B Receiver

One of the truly outstanding benefits of shows such as Sun 'n Fun in Lakeland, Fla., and AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wis., is that pilots have the opportunity to examine and often get some hands-on experience with many of the latest technologies in avionics....

Article: November 2012 Readback

Icon Aircraft and Cirrus Aircraft announced that Cirrus will become one of the key strategic supplier partners for the Icon A5 amphibious light-sport aircraft. Icon & Cirrus Partner On A5

Article: September 2012 Readback

ICON Aircraft is collaborating closely with Lotus Engineering USA on key areas of the production design of the ICON A5 amphibious light-sport aircraft. ICON And Lotus Collaboration

Article: August 2012 Readback

On April 18, The Airplane Factory received its S-LSA Airworthiness certificate for the first Sling LSA (N511NG). Sling LSA Certified!

Article: Cockpit Cameras

As pilots, we always want to tell everyone about our latest flying endeavors, whether it's a cross-country adventure or our best-ever landing. ...

Article: Handheld Buyer’s Guide

Smarter, faster and ever smaller, handheld devices for aviation are undergoing a revolution that surpasses anything we've seen before.

Article: ADS-B Weather In The Cockpit

More than 15 years ago, I found a public-domain app for the late, lamented Palm VII (one of the first pocket-sized wireless digital gizmos) that would let me call up NEXRAD weather radar graphics.

Article: More Sun, More Fun!

Last year: tornados and wrecked airplanes. This year: sun. Way sun. What a glorious week. Temps in the '80s. Refreshing breezes everyday. Billowy cotton-ball clouds and only one minor afternoon thunderstorm.

Article: June 2012 Readback

The Redbird Skyport fleet has expanded with the addition of a new, customized Piper PA-44 Seminole delivered at Sun 'n Fun. Redbird Skyport Adds Seminole

Article: May 2012 Readback

An evolution of the Rotax 912 engine, the new Rotax 912 iS engine from BRP utilizes a modern fuel-injection system and digital engine control unit to ensure optimal fuel and air mixture at any altitude, lower operating costs and CO2 emission reduction....

Article: April 2012 Readback

Tecnam announced the successful first flight of its latest edition to the Tecnam P92 family of aircraft, the Tecnam P92 Tail Dragger. U.S. customers will be able to choose from two engines: the Rotax 912ULS2 and the Lycoming O-233.

Article: March 2012 Readback

The Khaki Flight Timer, Hamilton's new pilot watch designed with Swiss helicopter rescue and transport service Air Zermatt, was officially launched in the ski village of Zermatt, Switzerland, in December 2011. Dramatic Launch...

Article: Flight Guide iEFB For iPad Version 4.1

For no less than 50 years, pilots have relied on the Flight Guide Airport and Frequency Manual for airport information while flying cross-country. ...

Article: Headsets On Parade

It's ironic that even in a multimillion-dollar aircraft, the ultimate cockpit situational awareness comes through a pair of headsets that can be anything from an $80 pair of eBay budget buys to $1,100 ANR big-namers.