Article | 2014, 07 30
Well-known aviation writer Mike Busch’s “Manifesto” is to be the first of a maintenance series.
American Champion Aircraft will pair its Scout bush plane with an Austro Engines diesel to increase speed, extend range, and allow its aircraft to fly in remote regions where avgas is unavailable.
Tablet computers are quickly becoming essential avionics.
Article | 2014, 07 29
Flight Design says production and testing of its four-seat C4 is on target despite the ongoing conflict in Ukraine.
Article | 2014, 07 28
Topping a list of Cessna Aircraft news released at EAA AirVenture is a 155-horsepower diesel-powered Cessna 172 Turbo Skyhawk JT-A.
Safe Flight has developed an angle-of-attack system that does much more than help pilots fly precise approaches and avoid stalls.
EAA Chairman Jack Pelton called FAA delays on third class pilot medical reform “deeply frustrating.”
Avidyne Avionics has received FAA certification for its long-awaited IFD540 nav/com and agency approval for its smaller 440 touchscreen unit is imminent.
Flight testing is moving forward on the Cirrus SF50 Vision jet and customer deliveries are expected in late 2015, Cirrus officials said.
Article | 2014, 07 23
Garmin is offering a downsized version of its popular G3X Touch designed for tight experimental and light sport panels.
AOPA Pilot Senior Editor Dave Hirschman joined AOPA in 2008. He has an airline transport pilot certificate and instrument and multiengine flight instructor certificates. Dave flies vintage, historical, and Experimental airplanes and specializes in tailwheel and aerobatic instruction.
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