Plus, the company has a first-of-its-kind upgrade program.
Get the latest news and notes from EAA AirVenture 2018 by signing up for our newsletter. At the company’s Oshkosh press conference, Aspen Avionics president and CEO John Uczekaj announced a new lineup of electronic flight displays that in at least one important detail changes the way that avionics companies do business with the FAA. more »
The emerging flat-panel solution for Part 23 and Experimentals is long on features and affordable, too.
Sign up for our newsletter for the latest news from EAA AirVenture Oshkosh2018! Bendix-King was showing off its AeroVue Touch suite at OSH this week and has now firmed up the pricing for the glass panel suite, which includes the 10.1-inch display and the controller, the ADAHRS sensors, the system controller and the magnetometer, all more »
Features include extensive aviation and non-aviation goodness.
Are you an aviation enthusiast or pilot? Sign up for our newsletter, full of tips, reviews and more! Garmin on Sunday introduced a new lineup of their popular D2 aviation watches, including one that has a first-ever feature for an aviation watch. (“D2,” in case you were wondering, stands for “Direct To,” so changing it to more »
Is it possible to have a perfect weather week at OSH? We’ll find out.
Subscribe today to Plane & Pilot magazine for industry news, reviews and much more delivered straight to you! Oshkosh AirVenture 2018 got off to a grey start on Sunday, the day before the official start, and very few airplanes got into Wittman Regional until skies began to clear in the early mid-afternoon. And once they did, more »
Subscribe today to Plane & Pilot magazine for industry news, reviews and much more! These are official summaries from the NTSB. They are printed in their entirety and verbatim. CESSNA 172N Moss Beach, CA Injuries: 1 fatal, 1 serious The private pilot and a passenger were approaching the airport to land with a 70° right crosswind more »
Are you an aviation enthusiast or pilot? Sign up for our newsletter, full of tips, reviews and more! Few accessories are as essential in the cockpit as a reliable headset. While a sub-par model can direct attention away from more pressing matters in the cockpit, a great headset lets you focus on what’s important while also more »
New and useful supplies for general aviation pilots.
Sign up for our newsletter, full of aviation news, gear and product reviews and more! iOximeter Smartphone Pulse Oximeter iOximeter’s Smartphone Pulse Oximeter offers high-altitude flyers the opportunity to track their oxygen and pulse levels directly from their smartphones. The finger-clip oximeter, which is compatible with iPhones and iPads as well as many Android devices, 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 »
SocialFlight launches a sweepstakes offering a free flight in a Titan T-51D Mustang.
Are you an aviation enthusiast or pilot? Sign up for our newsletter, full of tips, reviews and much more! SocialFlight is launching a sweepstakes to win a ride in a Titan T-51D Mustang, to promote its video documentary following its construction of a Titan Aircraft T-51D Mustang. The Titan Aircraft T-51D Mustang is a three-quarter scale 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 »
Subscribe today to Plane & Pilot magazine for industry news, reviews and much more! A hangar at Houston Hobby airport was destroyed by a microburst on Tuesday, which resulted in what appears to be the loss of six high-end bizjets, four in the hangar and two on the ramp just outside of it. The storm was more »
Based on the easy-to-install Evolution displays, the new E5 is the next step in affordable avionics
Bright, feature-packed primary flight displays are the cat’s pajamas of the retrofit market, and on Monday at the Aircraft Electronics Association gathering in Las Vegas, Aspen Avionics President John Uczekaj told reporters about the company’s new E5 display, which slashes the price point for an approved primary flight display. The thing that Uczekaj commented upon more »
The team at EPS Diesel is reporting progress on its turbo-diesel clean sheet Graflight Flat 8 engine. The company expects to wrap up initial certification later this year. Over the past year, EPS has completed tests of the engine to simulated altitudes of 30,000 feet in a re-activated Air Force altitude chamber. It also tested more »
The 29th annual International Women in Aviation Conference had a lot to offer attendees
More than 3,200 people from 21 countries showed up for the 29th annual International Women in Aviation Conference. The conference, which is hosted by Women in Aviation International (WAI), was held March 22-24 in Reno, Nevada. In addition to sessions on everything from military flying to maintenance, the conference included a special outreach day for more »
DUATS, the automated weather and flight plan filing tool, is going away soon, a move that Plane & Pilot editor Isabel Goyer reflected on in his Going Direct column. How do you feel about it? Is its demise a big deal to you? Or not so much. Weigh in on what DUATS is, or used to more »
With new permissions to fly at a couple of the country's busiest airports, drones are beginning to find a place in the National Airspace System
Wherever you might fall on the ‘willingness to share the skies’ spectrum, one thing is clear: drones are here to stay. Work to safely integrate them into the National Airspace System is picking up speed and the FAA has begun—slowly—allowing professional drone operators to fly in high-traffic, controlled airspace. As it stands, drones can’t fly more »