Avionics

Avionics

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Air Safety Alert: GA safety pause

Over the past several weeks, the Air Safety Institute has observed a cluster of general aviation accidents occurring in close succession. The Air Safety Institute recommends that GA pilots conduct a pre-holiday safety pause and risk review. See these safety steps to take before your next flight.

Nov 20, 2014

Article

Stratus now records

A ForeFlight update to version 6.4 also updates a connected Stratus ADS-B receiver, enabling a new flight data recording feature.

Nov 20, 2014

News release

FAA MUST ADDRESS MEDICAL REFORM, CERTIFICATION AND ADS-B ISSUES, AOPA TELLS CONGRESSIONAL LEADERS

FAA MUST ADDRESS MEDICAL REFORM, CERTIFICATION, AND ADS-B ISSUES, AOPA TELLS CONGRESSIONAL LEADERS

Nov 18, 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

Article

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

Article

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

Letters: GA Aircraft Reimagined

Memories rushed back to members when they read of our 2015 sweepstakes aircraft, a Reimagined Cessna 152, and many shared their recollections with us.

Nov 06, 2014

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
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Nav/Comm

Article

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

Article

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

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

Article

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
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ADS-B Transceiver

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Stratus now records

A ForeFlight update to version 6.4 also updates a connected Stratus ADS-B receiver, enabling a new flight data recording feature.

Nov 20, 2014

News release

FAA MUST ADDRESS MEDICAL REFORM, CERTIFICATION AND ADS-B ISSUES, AOPA TELLS CONGRESSIONAL LEADERS

FAA MUST ADDRESS MEDICAL REFORM, CERTIFICATION, AND ADS-B ISSUES, AOPA TELLS CONGRESSIONAL LEADERS

Nov 18, 2014

Advocacy

AOPA ready to work with FAA on ADS-B Out mandate

AOPA is standing ready to work with the FAA and industry to break down the barriers to meeting the 2020 ADS-B Out mandate. At the top of the association’s list of concerns is lowering the cost to comply.

Nov 12, 2014 | comments
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