October 8, 2013
By AOPA Member Products staff
Wondering what’s new with FlyQ EFB, or interested in learning how to get more out of your iPad during flight? Looking for a little clarification on the ins and outs of the Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) system? Stop by Meeting Room 108 in the Ft. Worth Convention Center during Summit for a series of special presentations.
"FlyQ & Sagetech Clarity ADS-B," presented by Kelvin Scribner, President, Sagetech Corporation: Wondering what’s new with ADS-B? Learn about the new ADS-B receiver developed by Sagetech Corp.—Clarity SV—and see a firsthand demonstration of the device communicating with FlyQ EFB. This presentation takes place daily at 1 p.m. Central time.
"FlyQ & DUAL XGPS 170 ADS-B," presented by Greg Lukins, DUAL Corp.: Looking for more in-depth information on how the DUAL XGPS 170 ADS-B receiver works with FlyQ? Are you confused about what information ADS-B receivers actually give you? This presentation, which occurs daily at 3 p.m., covers ADS-B in the cockpit.
"Real-World Flight Planning with FlyQ," presented by Jason Schappert, MzeroA.com: Sure, all of the aviation iPad apps look really cool, but just how practical are they really? Join flight instructor and author Jason Schappert (creator of MzeroA.com) Oct. 10 at 11 a.m. to discuss real-world uses of your favorite iPad app.
"What’s New with FlyQ EFB," presented by AOPA staff: FlyQ EFB is quickly becoming a must-have app for pilots with its combination of powerful flight planning features and easy-to-use design. Stop by to see all of the exciting new features available in the latest release. Try it for yourself and "Fly Smarter!" You can catch this presentation daily at 10 a.m.
"Beyond the Basics of FlyQ EFB," presented by AOPA staff: Now that you’ve started using FlyQ EFB a bit, learn how to take advantage of more advanced features that will further enhance your flight experience Oct. 11 and 12 at 11 a.m.
Safety and Education,
AOPA Products and Services,
AOPA expressed concern in a meeting with town officials from East Hampton, New York, that restrictions proposed to curb airport noise “overwhelmingly” generated by transient commercial flights would unfairly burden traditional airport users.
The FAA on Feb. 23 issued a special airworthiness information bulletin recommending preflight inspection of Robinson R44 and R44 II main rotors.
Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK) talks about the Pilots Bill of Rights II, which includes a provision to allow private pilots to fly an aircraft with up to six seats, weighing up to 6,000 pounds, VFR or IFR, without a third class medical certificate. The bill also reforms the NOTAM system, and provides more legal protections for pilots accused of regulatory infractions.
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