As we ease into 2015, we're less than five years away from the 2020 mandate that will require all aircraft operating in class A, B or C airspace (and Class E airspace at and above 10,000 ft. MSL) in the contiguous U.S. to be equipped with a certified...
"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.
What good is ADS-B Out, and why is the FAA adding a requirement for it?
While cellular phones have revolutionized communications in ways unthinkable even 20 years ago, these amazing devices (which now include tablets and a host of other gizmos) won't work where there are no cellular towers.
The USAF Thunderbirds made their debut Oshkosh appearance, and night air shows kept the wow factor high after dark.
On the face of it, the subject of engine analyzers isn't very enticing.
I've been covering the development of ADS-B (automatic dependent surveillance–broadcast) technology for quite a while, and my advice to readers has been the same as what I was planning.
We live in a time where there are over 30 brands of aviation headsets to choose from.
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
With its new 6.0 release, ForeFlight continues to make a great product even better.
More portable, more powerful, more plentiful: Pilots today have a growing choice of handheld avionics that make flying safer, more efficient and more enjoyable. ...
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.
Pilots tend to be creatures of habit, often flying the same type of mission every time.
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 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
Our latest offering of gadgets and goodies to carry you through your holiday season and sugar plum-fairy fantasies.
Oshkosh AirVenture is the alpha and the omega of U.S. air shows.
On August 9th, Disney will debut their new animated film, Planes.
The economy is resurgent, and light sport has weathered the storm.
This year has produced quite a few tax law changes that will impact general aviation and the business use of aircraft.
Sixty years and half-a-million airplane lovers per year can't be wrong.
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.
New movements can take awhile to root in the public consciousness.
Hiding far beneath the surface of aviation's well-known conservative demeanor are those who find their flying excitement off the beaten path. ...
The sky isn't falling on the LSA phenomenon, though daily reports of global financial megadoom continue apace.
Whether you're just one lottery ticket away from your dream machine or you've got cash burning a hole in your pocket, turbine power is the ultimate way to go. ...
Back in the '70s and '80s, there were nearly two dozen twins on the market.
Despite what some folks believed was a down economy for piston aircraft, there are still nearly four dozen models on the market, and all 11 manufacturers seem to be standing strong against the recession.
American Aviation Inc. American Aviation at Coeur d'Alene Airport in Idaho offers modifications for Beechcraft King Airs, Piper Cheyennes and Cessna Conquests. ...