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Aircraft maintenance: Tips to clean your engine compartment

Serious problems can arise when attempting to clean an aircraft engine and cowl if proper care isn't taken.

Jul 06, 2015 | comments

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Aircraft Spruce co-founder Bob Irwin remembered

Aircraft Spruce and Specialty Co. announced the death of co-founder Bob Irwin on June 26 in Lake Havasu City, Arizona. He was 95.

Jul 01, 2015

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FltPlan Go adds ADS-B support

FltPlan Go for Android has added support for four Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast receivers, matching the ADS-B capability of the iOS version.

Jul 01, 2015
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FltPlan Go adds ADS-B support

FltPlan Go for Android has added support for four Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast receivers, matching the ADS-B capability of the iOS version.

Jul 01, 2015

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Lightspeed announces summer headset deals

Pilots, listen up: Lightspeed Aviation is offering discounts of up to $100 on a trio of noise reducing, Bluetooth-capable headsets in its summer headset sale.

Jun 30, 2015

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Cheap chills

Pilots have options (besides suffering and sweating) when the summer sun drives cockpit temperatures north of comfortable. Air conditioning can cost less than you might think.

Jun 25, 2015 | comments
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Cheap chills

Pilots have options (besides suffering and sweating) when the summer sun drives cockpit temperatures north of comfortable. Air conditioning can cost less than you might think.

Jun 25, 2015 | comments

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Aspen buys leading GPS chip distributor

Aspen Avionics solidified its position as a major player in the general aviation avionics world with the acquisition on June 19 of GPS chip distributor Accord Technology, LLC.

Jun 24, 2015

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Climbing higher

A quarter century after Micro AeroDynamics Inc. introduced its vortex generators for general aviation, the list of aircraft kits—and benefits—still grows.

Jun 11, 2015 | comments
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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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Hilton Software demos WingX Pro7 for Android

Pilots in the market for an electronic flight bag for their Android device can check out a new product at Sun 'n Fun. Hilton Software will be providing demos of WingX Pro7 for Android during the show.

Apr 21, 2015

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Commercial test prep, FAR/AIM apps released

New apps for iOS and Android help prepare pilots for the commercial pilot knowledge test and give users access to the federal aviation regulations and Aeronautical Information Manual.

Apr 08, 2015
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Cheap chills

Pilots have options (besides suffering and sweating) when the summer sun drives cockpit temperatures north of comfortable. Air conditioning can cost less than you might think.

Jun 25, 2015 | comments

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Avidyne completes stack

Avidyne Corp. announced June 18 the long-awaited certification of the IFD440 and a free software update that fixes a bug in IFD540.

Jun 22, 2015

Pilot Magazine

Pilot Briefing: Budget Buy

There were 2,484 Piper Tomahawk trainers built from 1977 to 1982.

Jun 09, 2015
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Portable GPS

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Apple squashes GPS bug

Thirteen weeks after Apple’s iOS 8.3 update cut the connection between many Bluetooth GPS accessories and navigation apps, version 8.4 brought relief June 30.

Jun 30, 2015 | comments

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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

Pilot Magazine

P&E: Avionics

It seems like the tail wagging the dog, but iPad apps that sell for $150 a year or less are beginning to drive avionics purchases that may total tens of thousands of dollars.

Apr 06, 2015
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