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Companies offer upgrades on remote electrical boxes

Remote electrical outlet makers SwitchBox and Regal have introduced new models in time for winter's chill.

Sep 26, 2014

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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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Top 10 reasons to come home to Frederick

A high-adrenaline aerobatic demonstration, warbird rides, and gourmet food trucks are among the highlights of AOPA’s Homecoming Fly-In at Frederick Municipal Airport in Maryland Oct. 4.

Sep 23, 2014
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Pilot Accessories

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A hotspot for everywhere

Sporty’s Pilot Shop is offering a solution for pilots who need to stay in touch everywhere: a mobile hotspot delivering voice and data via satellite.

Aug 05, 2014

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Garmin pilotizes the VIRB camera system

Garmin's VIRB action camera now includes a host of accessories to make it more useful in the cockpit. An audio cable captures intercom and ATC communications, and a new removable filter reduces propeller blur.

Apr 01, 2014 | comments

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VFR cockpit app enhanced

Interactive airspace alerts, notam organization, enhanced flight tracking, and expanded European coverage have been added with the latest release of Jeppesen Mobile FliteDeck VFR.

Mar 12, 2014 | comments
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Aircraft Accessories

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Companies offer upgrades on remote electrical boxes

Remote electrical outlet makers SwitchBox and Regal have introduced new models in time for winter's chill.

Sep 26, 2014

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FreeFlight receives FAA approval of RANGR FDL-978-RX

FreeFlight Systems announced July 28 that it had received technical standard order approval from the FAA for its RANGR FDL-978-RX ADS-B receiver.

Jul 28, 2014

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Spot simplifies with new Trace tracker

Rather than upping the feature set, as seems the norm these days with new products, Spot decided to simplify. The Trace is just a satellite-based tracker, automatically sensing motion and turning on.

Jul 28, 2014
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Apps of the week

Developers promote flight planning app updates

Aviation developers unveil updates for nine flight planning apps.

Sep 12, 2014

Apps of the week

Consider these five random aviation apps

Check out five aviation apps that handle a range of pilot functions.

Sep 08, 2014

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New partners help SocialFlight 'energize' aviation

SocialFlight, an Internet site and mobile app that helps pilots pinpoint aviation events and destinations, is expanding internationally through partnerships with aviation industry leaders, said the Sudbury, Massachusetts-based startup.

Sep 04, 2014
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Aircraft Components

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Ignition gains approvals

Electroair’s fuel-saving electronic ignition systems are an option for more certified aircraft than ever.

Aug 05, 2014 | comments

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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

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Whelen upgrades LED lighting

Whelen Engineering, the leading manufacturer of lighting products for general aviation aircraft, has introduced its Parmetheus Plus landing and taxi LEDs.

Aug 01, 2014
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Antenna taps weather services

Garmin has announced a new antenna designed to capture Sirius XM weather and feed it to Garmin devices, starting with the aera 796.

Feb 24, 2014

Pilot Magazine

Pilot Counsel: Reexamination

One of the tools that the FAA uses in its enforcement efforts is a request to reexamine a pilot’s qualifications to hold his or her FAA certificate or ratings.

Feb 12, 2014

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New Garmin unit offers ADS-B, GPS, attitude

Garmin has introduced a new portable ADS-B and GPS receiver that displays aircraft attitude information alongside mapping, traffic, and weather.

Jan 22, 2014 | comments
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