Avionics

Avionics

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Aug 25, 2014

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New generation of ADS-B receiver brings new features

Stratus 2 is a partnership among manufacturer Appareo, Sporty's Pilot Shop, and Foreflight. Because Stratus 2 was built with Foreflight in mind, the level of integration is slick and complete. However, that partnership also is the product's Achilles' heel.

Aug 25, 2014 | comments

Pilot Magazine

Member News & Notes: NextGen mandate ‘inadequate’ and ‘unclear’

The FAA’s “lack of an executable plan, unresolved technical issues, and ineffective collaboration with industry,” are “programmatic challenges” to moving toward the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen), Department of Transportation Assistant Inspector General for Aviation Audits Matthew Hampton says.

Aug 08, 2014
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Glass Cockpit

Pilot Magazine

Return of the Astore

Luigi Pascale is the head designer at Tecnam and he designed the Astore, Tecnam’s new luxury Light Sport aircraft with an all-metal airframe.

Aug 05, 2014

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

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BendixKing debuts AeroVue, certifies KSN 770/765

BendixKing announced the AeroVue, a new cockpit retrofit for the Beechcraft King Air 200, on July 28.

Jul 28, 2014
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GPS

Article

New generation of ADS-B receiver brings new features

Stratus 2 is a partnership among manufacturer Appareo, Sporty's Pilot Shop, and Foreflight. Because Stratus 2 was built with Foreflight in mind, the level of integration is slick and complete. However, that partnership also is the product's Achilles' heel.

Aug 25, 2014 | comments

Pilot Magazine

P&E Avionics: Touché

The Touch’s 10.6-inch screen dominated the narrow Carbon Cub panel.

Aug 07, 2014

Article

Trig announces Garmin STC

Trig Avionics announced July 31 that its ADS-B capable transponders can now be paired with Garmin 430W and 530W navigation systems in certified aircraft.

Aug 05, 2014 | comments
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Nav/Comm

Pilot Magazine

P&E Avionics: In touch with the newest Garmin displays

With hundreds of thousands shipped, the Garmin GNS 430/530 and their later WAAS-enabled versions dominate general aviation panels.

Jul 31, 2014

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Avidyne Avionics gets FAA certification for IFD540 nav/com

Avidyne Avionics has received FAA certification for its long-awaited IFD540 nav/com and agency approval for its smaller 440 touchscreen unit is imminent.

Jul 28, 2014

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Garmin Connext links tablet computers with Garmin avionics

Garmin has created a wireless bridge to connect tablet computers running the Garmin Pilot app with panel-mount avionics.

Jul 19, 2014 | comments
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Autopilot

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

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: Nothing automatic about it

Even if there is no automation in your cockpit yet, your day may come.

Jan 14, 2014 | comments
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ADS-B Transceiver

Article

New generation of ADS-B receiver brings new features

Stratus 2 is a partnership among manufacturer Appareo, Sporty's Pilot Shop, and Foreflight. Because Stratus 2 was built with Foreflight in mind, the level of integration is slick and complete. However, that partnership also is the product's Achilles' heel.

Aug 25, 2014 | comments

Pilot Magazine

Member News & Notes: NextGen mandate ‘inadequate’ and ‘unclear’

The FAA’s “lack of an executable plan, unresolved technical issues, and ineffective collaboration with industry,” are “programmatic challenges” to moving toward the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen), Department of Transportation Assistant Inspector General for Aviation Audits Matthew Hampton says.

Aug 08, 2014

Article

Trig announces Garmin STC

Trig Avionics announced July 31 that its ADS-B capable transponders can now be paired with Garmin 430W and 530W navigation systems in certified aircraft.

Aug 05, 2014 | comments
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