As soon as CitationJet and King Air owners started hearing about the so-called G.L.A.S. package, they began to overrun Avidyne’s NBAA exhibit space.
Are you an aviation enthusiast or pilot? Sign up for our newsletter, full of tips, reviews and more! ADS-B are four letters (and a hyphen) that strike fear into the hearts of aircraft owners, at least those who have yet to equip their birds with the next-gen surveillance gear, which the FAA is mandating be in more »
Gear and products for pilots and aviation enthusiasts.
Are you an aviation enthusiast or pilot? Sign up for our newsletter, full of tips, reviews and more! Check out some of the latest gear, products, and equipment for pilots and aviation enthusiasts. SPOT X 2-Way Satellite Messenger The SPOT X 2-way satellite messenger is geared toward helping travelers stay safe and keep in touch more »
Here are four bags we recommend to keep your gear in order when you fly.
Headphones, fuel testers, pens, and sunglasses are just a few of the items pilots need to bring with them for each flight. That makes staying organized a challenge. Here are four bags that can help you keep your stuff in order as you fly. Centerline Laptop Backpack Equipped with a dedicated headset slot and a more »
The storied engine maker is staying put in Mobile and building for the future.
Are you an aviation enthusiast or pilot? Sign up for our newsletter, full of tips, reviews and more! Continental Motors announced today that work has started on the foundation of its new factory in its longtime home of Mobile, Alabama, part of a $75 million plan to do what it does best, overhaul engines, but in more »
Aircrafts need ADS-B receivers by Jan.1 2020. Here are four to consider.
Are you an aviation enthusiast or pilot? Sign up for our newsletter, full of tips, reviews and more! With the FAA mandating that all aircrafts have Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS-B) systems by January 1, 2020, we found four receivers you should look into if your plane still isn’t compliant. Scout Dual-Band ADS-B Receiver for more »
A roundup of products to enhance the flying experience.
Are you an aviation enthusiast or pilot? Sign up for our newsletter, full of tips, reviews and more! Here are several products we found that can help improve the quality of your flights. YETI Hopper Two Portable Cooler Worried about getting hungry or thirsty during a flight? The YETI Hopper Two is designed to keep food more »
Are you an aviation enthusiast or pilot? Sign up for our newsletter, full of tips, reviews and more! Epic Eagle Head Up Display The Eagle Head Up Display from Maryland-based Epic Optix is a portable device that projects key flight data such as airspeed, altitude and vertical speed into a pilot’s line of sight in more »
The latest iteration of the app gives pilots several great new features… but there’s one that’ll really make you grin.
Subscribe today to Plane & Pilot magazine for industry news, reviews and much more delivered straight to you! ForeFlight’s latest version of its app, ForeFlight 10, has dropped and it raises the bar in the app game yet again with features that add real quality of life improvements for the user. I’ll save the best for more »
New and useful gear and supplies for general aviation pilots.
Subscribe today to Plane & Pilot magazine for reviews on the latest aviation gear! 360fly 4K Video Camera Capturing 360-degree video footage just got a lot easier thanks to the 360fly 4K ($499.99) camera. Packaged in a sleek black eye-ball design, the 360fly delivers both style and functionality for adventurers looking to record their experiences in more »
Innovative lightweight product targets jet and turboprop cockpits.
Subscribe today to Plane & Pilot magazine for industry news, reviews and more delivered to you! At an invitation only press event two weeks ago, Bose announced a new headset, designed for pro pilots who fly turbine aircraft. The lightweight and comfortable—we tried it!—new ProFlight headset is FAA TSO’ed (an FAA requirement for most commercial planes) more »
Sporty’s Air Scan Aviation Scanner Lots of pilots like to listen in on ATC transmissions when they’re at home or in the hangar, and handheld air band scanners are a great way to do that. But they have their limitations, most notably a lot of dead airtime between transmissions. With its ingenious new Air Scan more »
From finding airports to planning flights, this augmented reality app is a wealth of useful information
Augmented reality apps, like FlyQ InSight from Seattle Avionics, are just beginning to take off in the aviation world. InSight overlays a view of the real world with data—in real time—just by turning on the mobile app (on either a smartphone or tablet) and pointing the device at the scenery. Using the device’s camera—to show more »
Check out some of the coolest aviation products from 2017!
Lightspeed Zulu 3 It might seem as though Lightspeed has been around forever, but compared to most of its headset competitors, it’s a newbie. That hasn’t stopped the company from continuing to up its game and, to its great credit, try new things, too. The Zulu 3 ($850) active noise canceling headset, introduced early in more »
The latest products from the flight training leader are its best and most integrated yet
Sporty’s, the company that has made its name for more than 50 years with an ever-increasing number of ever more technologically advanced training products, has spent the last year-plus overhauling its most popular courses by updating the video to 4K, so it’s even better quality than many of us can even display right now (the more »
F-4 Phantom II Engine Blade The F-4 Phantom II Engine Blade ($120) is a little piece of aviation history. This isn’t a replica—it’s the actual blade of a General Electric J79 turbojet engine that once kept a McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II fighter jet airborne. As one would expect from a piece of metal that more »