The iFly 700 model required a modest $69/year software update subscription ($109 for VFR/IFR combined).
"We've entered the ADS-B market for GA," Steven Henden, L-3 Aviation Products' Sr. Communications Manager, announced before showing me the new Lynx MultiLink Surveillance System.
Full disclosure: I'm a longtime AKG fan, having used their headsets and microphones in recording studios for decades.
The computing power in the new Lightspeed Zulu PFX headset (PFX stands for "Personal Flying Experience") rivals that of the Apollo missions' guidance computer that took men to the moon.
With its new 6.0 release, ForeFlight continues to make a great product even better.
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.
Four years ago, Adventure Pilot launched the first in their iFly series of handheld moving-map GPS devices.
Who would've dreamed even 10 years ago that you could wear a full-featured WAAS GPS navigator on your wrist?
The DeLorme inReach SE isn't designed to be used in an airplane, but it can provide text messaging and tracking.
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....
The iLevil SW from Levil Technology Corp.
I knew this headset was different the minute I took it out of the box.
With deployment of ground stations for Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B), part of the FAA's Next Generation air traffic control system well underway. ...
In October 2012, I updated you here on the latest enhancements for the revolutionary, portable, affordable ($750), iFly 720 moving-map GPS. ...
Connect a headset to your iPad?
Two years ago, I came across a new avionics company: Adventure Pilot.
I must own seven or eight different flight bags.
I love passive headsets. Before our readers start scratching their heads wondering if I know about all the benefits of ANR (active noise reduction), I will assure you that I do.
For some time now, iFlightPlanner.com has offered a web-based service combining flight-planning and logging features with a mobile version that's supported on many smartphones.
When we looked at AvMap's EKP-IV back in 2004, we described it as "the Rolls Royce of portable GPS units," with better features than the competition at a higher price. ...
We’ve been promised and warned it’s coming. Now, ADS-B (Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast), cornerstone of NextGen navigation, is here.
I’m weaving my Bell Jet Ranger helicopter through the labyrinthine Hong Kong skyline.
While we’ve yet to see any device that can completely replace paper charts, the latest version of FlightPrep’s ChartBook comes very close—at least in daylight. ...
Since our review of the Flight Guide iEFB in “Top 20 iPad Apps” [September 2010], we have taken a much closer look at this iPad app.
Imagine this: You’ve just launched on a trip to Las Vegas and have a magic sectional chart taped to your panel.
At first glance there’s not much to the new Anywhere Map Quadra, but therein lies its considerable charm.