Avionics

Avionics

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Garmin G3X Touch gets smaller

Garmin is offering a downsized version of its popular G3X Touch designed for tight experimental and light sport panels.

Jul 23, 2014

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Guardian Avionics wireless bridge saves engine data in cloud

Guardian Avionics has created a wireless bridge that displays engine and flight data on up to six iPads at a time

Jul 22, 2014 | comments

Apps of the week

Plan flights with these five apps

Plan flights before taking off with these five apps.

Jul 21, 2014
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Glass Cockpit

Apps of the week

Random aviation apps

These random apps can help you save on fuel costs, learn tips for safe cross-country flying, and fill downtime with an aviation-related game.

Jun 30, 2014

Pilot Magazine

P&E Avionics: Synthetic Vision for tablets

Garmin didn’t invent GPS-derived synthetic vision, but adding it to the G1000 avionics suite legitimized and popularized the technology.

May 14, 2014

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Managers buy Chelton, S-Tec

The management team running Chelton Flight Systems and S-Tec Corp. in Mineral Wells, Texas, for parent Cobham Avionics saw an opportunity and bought in.

Apr 22, 2014 | comments
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GPS

Apps of the week

Plan flights with these five apps

Plan flights before taking off with these five apps.

Jul 21, 2014

Apps of the week

Members offer up five favorite apps

Apps that help with flight planning, track flights, and calculate weight and balance are among the favorites submitted by AOPA members.

Jul 07, 2014

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Garmin G3X Touch takes on the Mountain West

The Mountain West and a Carbon Cub test the new Garmin G3X Touch avionics system.

Jul 01, 2014 | comments
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Nav/Comm

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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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Air Force technology drives new PS Engineering audio panel

PS Engineering is incorporating U.S. Air Force technology into its new PMA450 audio panel. Originally designed to help fighter pilots with situational awareness, the new system places com radio cues at various points in the earcups to help GA pilots focus.

Jul 15, 2014 | comments

Pilot Magazine

Debonair on deck

I know I’ve said this for each of the four sweepstakes restoration airplanes I’ve overseen, but I’ll say it again anyway: The Debonair Sweepstakes airplane has been the most ambitious project yet.

Jun 04, 2014 | comments
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Autopilot

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

Pilot Magazine

Technique: Autobrain

The manual for Garmin’s GFC 700 autopilot installed in a Cessna Nav III-equipped airplane is 35 pages.

Nov 01, 2013 | comments
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ADS-B Transceiver

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Garmin G3X Touch gets smaller

Garmin is offering a downsized version of its popular G3X Touch designed for tight experimental and light sport panels.

Jul 23, 2014

Article

Garmin Pilot app goes global

Garmin has expanded the reach of its Pilot app for tablet computers to cover the entire planet.

Jul 17, 2014

Advocacy

FAA faces ‘programmatic challenges’ with NextGen

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), Assistant Inspector General for Aviation Audits Matthew Hampton testified June 25.

Jul 01, 2014
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