Avionics

Avionics

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Elbit Systems upgrades infrared systems

Elbit Systems has upgraded infrared systems that see through darkness and weather for nearly visual landings and takeoffs, as well as taxi operations.

Oct 22, 2014 | comments

Pilot Magazine

Meeting the mandate

This year has not yet come to a close, but my mind is on January 1, 2020. That’s when the FAA has mandated that aircraft must be equipped for ADS-B Out in order to operate in airspace where a Mode C transponder is required today.

Oct 22, 2014

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Universal Avionics offers new flight deck

Universal Avionics now offers the Insight Integrated Flight Deck with embedded synthetic vision.

Oct 21, 2014
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Glass Cockpit

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Garmin announces updates for King Airs

Garmin announced a series of NextGen-ready upgrades and operational enhancements for King Air C90 and King Air 200/300 series turboprops.

Oct 16, 2014

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Voila! The first G600/GTN 750 TBM

Daher-Socata announced that it had installed the first Garmin G600 and GTN 750 avionics in one of its 2004 TBM 700C2 airplanes.

Sep 30, 2014

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Aspen offers vision trial

Aspen Avionics announced certification of a VFR primary flight display and a certified synthetic vision trial available at the other end of the Evolution line.

Sep 24, 2014 | comments
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GPS

Pilot Magazine

Avionics: Status of Stratus 2

While this is a long-term review of the Stratus 2 ADS-B receiver, we could have written it after just one flight—that’s how simple the product is to use.

Oct 07, 2014

Pilot Magazine

Gift guide: Gifts for the digital pilot

Pilots are on the forefront when it comes to adapting to the possibilities of the digital age. Like no other group, they’ve shaped smartphones and tablets to serve their specific needs in aviation.

Oct 03, 2014

Pilot Magazine

High hopes

The headline on the press release caught my eye for two reasons: “Textron Aviation Independence facility delivers 10,000th single-engine aircraft.”

Oct 02, 2014
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Nav/Comm

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Voila! The first G600/GTN 750 TBM

Daher-Socata announced that it had installed the first Garmin G600 and GTN 750 avionics in one of its 2004 TBM 700C2 airplanes.

Sep 30, 2014

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Navigation by touch

The complexity of engineering and testing a navigator designed to anchor an instrument panel helps explain why Avidyne’s IFD 540 has only just arrived.

Sep 25, 2014 | comments

Pilot Magazine

A lot of love—and money: Over-the-top restorations

A Piper Tri-Pacer, Cessna 182, and Cessna 310 today are better than the factories ever imagined—thanks to owners who wanted their aircraft to be, as the U.S. Army says, all they can be. They succeeded.

Sep 08, 2014 | comments
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Autopilot

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Navigation by touch

The complexity of engineering and testing a navigator designed to anchor an instrument panel helps explain why Avidyne’s IFD 540 has only just arrived.

Sep 25, 2014 | comments

Pilot Magazine

Crossing the threshold

The flight from Charleston, South Carolina, would be my first in the new model, an upgrade from the Eclipse 500, which itself had several versions of varying capabilities during its short production run.

Jul 31, 2014

Pilot Magazine

Leaping forward

When the Cessna Citation M2 was first announced, I was skeptical.

Feb 19, 2014
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ADS-B Transceiver

Pilot Magazine

Meeting the mandate

This year has not yet come to a close, but my mind is on January 1, 2020. That’s when the FAA has mandated that aircraft must be equipped for ADS-B Out in order to operate in airspace where a Mode C transponder is required today.

Oct 22, 2014

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FlightAware offers tracking upgrades

FlightAware, the aircraft tracking website, has made several upgrades including world tracking, tracking of VFR flights, and upgraded tracking displays.

Oct 21, 2014

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Garmin ADS-B for bizjets

Garmin has partnered with dealers to secure FAA approval for a simple ADS-B solution for select business jets.

Oct 16, 2014
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