Avionics

Avionics

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Avilution: Avionics from scratch

An individual with relatively basic knowledge of computers can build a computer, and that’s exactly what Avilution has in mind for the instrument panel.

Apr 23, 2015 | comments

Article

Jeppesen Mobile FliteDeck VFR adds audio warnings

A new feature of Jeppesen’s Mobile FliteDeck VFR electronic flight bag gives pilots aural airspace and waypoint warnings through Sennheiser’s S1 Digital headset.

Apr 23, 2015

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Baker delivers association update over coffee and donuts

There's a fundamental law in aviation that if you offer coffee and donuts, pilots will come. That was true April 22 for more than 250 AOPA members at Sun 'n Fun who came to see AOPA President Mark Baker give an update on the association.

Apr 23, 2015
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Glass Cockpit

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Four-place kit offered by Sling

You've heard that Flight Design and Tecnam are introducing new four-place aircraft into the market, but if you want to build your own, a South African company has a solution.

Apr 20, 2015

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Event

AOPA’s Rusty Pilot courses are designed to reignite the passion of pilots who have let their currency lapse. Several flying clubs have hosted these seminars recently as a way to gain recognition in the aviation community, recruit new members, and to strengthen General Aviation as a whole. And there’s an added benefit for current pilots – the course serves as the ground portion of the biennial flight review, making it a great club activity for your current members as well.

Apr 19, 2015

Article

Avidyne adds to ADS-B offerings

Avidyne added three ADS-B Out solutions to its product line that are designed to work with the company’s existing navigators and displays.

Apr 09, 2015
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GPS

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Aspen lowers ADS-B transceiver prices

Aspen Avionics has lowered the prices of its single-band Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) transceivers. Both offer ADS-B In and Out capability; the ATX100G adds a WAAS-compliant GPS receiver.

Apr 20, 2015

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Apple update nixes GPS connection

Users, application developers, and portable GPS receiver manufacturers report iOS 8.3 causes older-model, portable GPS receivers to stop communicating with navigation apps.

Apr 15, 2015

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Universal announces InSight Integrated Flight Deck

Universal Avionics’ InSight Integrated Flight Deck uses synthetic vision and Jeppesen’s Airport Mapping Database to create high-resolution airport diagrams.

Apr 08, 2015
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Nav/Comm

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New audio panel for experimentals ‘fills a void’

General aviation intercom and audio system maker PS Engineering is offering aircraft homebuilders a "high end" audio panel.

Apr 21, 2015

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Trig announces comms, audio panels

Trig Avionics announced two new communication radios, the TY96 and TY97, and two audio panels. All are expected to ship during the second half of 2015.

Apr 10, 2015

Article

Avidyne adds to ADS-B offerings

Avidyne added three ADS-B Out solutions to its product line that are designed to work with the company’s existing navigators and displays.

Apr 09, 2015
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Autopilot

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New Meridian: Piper updates pressurized turbine single

Piper’s latest edition of the Meridian pressurized turboprop features updated avionics and six seats in club configuration for $2.26 million.

Jan 27, 2015

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NTSB: Inexperience a factor in 2012 crash

Unfamiliarity with a newly purchased turboprop proved fatal for a Kansas family returning from a Bahamas vacation in 2012, the NTSB determined.

Dec 03, 2014

Pilot Magazine

Debrief: Automation misuse

Last year, during a predawn instrument approach in instrument meteorological conditions, a UPS A300 was destroyed and its crew killed when it struck terrain just short of the runway.

Nov 11, 2014
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ADS-B Transceiver

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Baker delivers association update over coffee and donuts

There's a fundamental law in aviation that if you offer coffee and donuts, pilots will come. That was true April 22 for more than 250 AOPA members at Sun 'n Fun who came to see AOPA President Mark Baker give an update on the association.

Apr 23, 2015

Advocacy

GA recognizes need to educate ADS-B consumers

AOPA, equipment manufacturers, and aviation associations will work together to educate aircraft owners about their options when it comes to equipping Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast products, the groups agreed during a meeting hosted by AOPA President Mark Baker at Sun 'n Fun.

Apr 22, 2015 | comments

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ForeFlight, FreeFlight pair ADS-B resources

Collaboration between avionics manufacturer FreeFlight Systems and mobile flight-planning tool provider ForeFlight will link an Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) app with certified ADS-B systems.

Apr 22, 2015
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