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FreeFlight cuts ADS-B prices

Article | Apr 02, 2014

To encourage more aircraft owners to invest in ADS-B technology sooner, FreeFlight Systems is cutting the price of its universal access transceiver kit through the end of the year.

Cessna offers CJ3+, CJ2+ upgrades

Article | Mar 24, 2014

Cessna has upgraded the CJ2+ with Garmin avionics, also using the same avionics system in a new model, the CJ3+.

FreeFlight ADS-B installation list grows

Article | Mar 18, 2014

FreeFlight Systems announced several ADS-B installations and approvals during the Aircraft Electronics Association convention, held in Nashville March 12 through 15.

FAA should drop flawed airway changes, seek input

Advocacy | Feb 27, 2014

AOPA will request that the FAA drop a proposal to eliminate some airway segments in connection with the scheduled decommissioning of the Peck, Mich., VOR.

Drop-in ADS-B Out

Article | Feb 07, 2014

Avidyne’s new ADS-B transponder is ready for certificated aircraft in the U.S. and Europe.

Hearing reveals FAA behind on NextGen, UAS, consolidation

Advocacy | Feb 06, 2014

A House aviation subcommittee hearing has revealed that FAA is woefully behind on numerous key mandates associated with NextGen, unmanned aircraft, and facilities consolidation.

Stakeholder panel urged for RNAV route development

Advocacy | Jan 22, 2014

AOPA is urging the FAA to improve its development of RNAV terminal routes (T-routes) as ground-based navaids are decommissioned.

New Garmin unit offers ADS-B, GPS, attitude

Article | Jan 22, 2014

Garmin has introduced a new portable ADS-B and GPS receiver that displays aircraft attitude information alongside mapping, traffic, and weather.

Budget plan protects GA

Advocacy | Jan 15, 2014

Key general aviation programs are protected under an omnibus spending bill passed by the House and Senate. It also prohibits new aviation user fees.

Black Friday sale: Save $140 on FlyQ EFB

Article | Nov 25, 2013

From Nov. 29 through Dec. 1, you can get two years of FlyQ EFB IFR+VFR subscription for less than the price of one—$99.

Cert. reform hearing highlights frustrations, work ahead

Article | Oct 31, 2013

Congress continues to focus on certification reforms, but much work remains before a more efficient, cost-effective system is in place.

AOPA FlyQ EFB special presentations at Summit

Article | Oct 08, 2013

Wondering what's new with FlyQ EFB, or interested in learning how to get more out of your iPad during flight? Stop by Meeting Room 108 in the Ft. Worth Convention Center during Summit for a series of special presentations.

Cooperation is the key to GA growth, Baker tells House

Article | Oct 04, 2013

GA delivers jobs, but user fees, unfunded mandates, and excessive regulation can stifle growth, AOPA President Mark Baker told the House Small Business Committee.

Become a pro at using the iPad in the cockpit

Article | Oct 03, 2013

Whether you've been contemplating using an iPad in the cockpit or are a whiz at using the device to enhance your cockpit management, seminars at AOPA Aviation Summit will help you learn how to make it work best for whatever type of flying you do.

FAA to release easier-to-read notams

Article | Sep 12, 2013

The FAA Safety Team is advising pilots of several changes to the format of notices to airmen and the contractions used in notams.

Developers offer app updates

Article | Sep 06, 2013

Developers send in updates on five aviation apps.

Three more Colo. airports add ‘radar-like’ coverage

Article | Sep 04, 2013

The second phase of a radar-enhancement program to expand air traffic control services in mountainous regions has increased coverage at three western Colorado airports.

NavWorx ADS-B transceiver earns design approval

Article | Aug 14, 2013

NavWorx has received FAA technical standard order design approval for an ADS-B universal access transceiver.

Freeflight Systems’ new RANGR

Article | Aug 02, 2013

Freeflight, a provider of NextGen avionics, announced it had received FAA technical standard order (TSO) authorization for its new RANGR FDL-978-RX ADS-B transceiver.

Avidyne IFD540, 440 near certification

Article | Aug 02, 2013

Avidyne Corp. has completed the design phase of its IFD540 and IFD440 GPS navigators and expects to submit the 540 for certification by the end of 2013.

Letters: The Unlikeliest Astronaut

Pilot Magazine | Aug 01, 2013

Our June issue highlighted two aviation legends with a profile on test pilot Mike Melvill and reflections of columnist Barry Schiff, who celebrated 50 years with AOPA Pilot.