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FAA announces changes to TIS-B

The FAA is preparing to implement changes to its Traffic Information Services-Broadcast (TIS-B), which provides traffic information to aircraft using Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) Out and In.

Jan 04, 2016 | comments

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Flying Musicians Association opens 2016 scholarship

The Flying Musicians Association has announced its 2016 FMA Solo Program scholarship to help high school musicians and student aviators achieve their goal of solo flight.

Dec 28, 2015

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Aviation-inspired furniture elevates recycling

The latest salvaging craze is making usable desktops, loveseats, picture frames, and rolling bars from vintage aircraft and retired jets.

Dec 22, 2015 | comments
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Pilot Accessories

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New Breitling watch logs flight time

Breitling’s new Exospace B55 timepiece, introduced at its New York City boutique Dec. 16, functions as a timepiece and a logbook. With a few button-pushes, it can send flight times and other measurements to smartphones or computers.

Dec 17, 2015

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ForeFlight adds logbook functions to EFB

ForeFlight, the creator of a popular electronic flight bag app for the Apple iPad and iPhone, announced the availability of a logbook component.

Dec 14, 2015

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'Get your bid on'

Watches for every kind of aviator and two pieces of unique aviation jewelry are available to the highest bidder in the AOPA Foundation’s online auction.

Nov 23, 2015
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Aircraft Accessories

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Automatic watchman

Aircraft parked in the open face many risks, and a Maryland company has developed technology that acts like an electronic security guard.

Dec 18, 2015 | comments

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Avidyne goes wireless

Avidyne Corp. announced availability of wireless features built into the IFD440/540 series boxes that current owners may unlock with software.

Dec 15, 2015

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MyGoFlight offers iPad mounts

MyGoFlight offered two new mounting products during the recent business jet convention in Las Vegas that put iPads in the cockpit.

Dec 07, 2015
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Apps

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SocialFlight launches Where2Ride motorcycle app

Where2Ride, a free mobile app from SocialFlight, the maker of a popular aviation event app, presents motorcyclists with interactive maps of cycling events, destinations, and popular bike rides, the company announced Nov. 17.

Nov 24, 2015

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Watch your flying

The Apple Watch needs a lot of help from its iPhone cousin to help you navigate in the air. Not many apps are available, although ForeFlight is the first to try to put flying on your wrist.

Oct 23, 2015

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ForeFlight now connected to Garmin data

You first heard in July that certain Garmin avionics will talk to electronic flight bag ForeFlight. Now,45 days later, ForeFlight has announced what the two will talk about.

Sep 17, 2015
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Aircraft Components

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Tecnam P2010 gets type certificate

Tecnam has received a type certificate for its Italian-made P2010 four-seat aircraft that includes approval for a constant-speed propeller.

Dec 15, 2015

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Indy car speed with Prius fuel consumption

Find out how Light Speed Engineering's Klaus Savier, a German-born engineer, has coaxed Toyota Prius fuel consumption from his Lycoming IO-360-equipped Long EZ while posting Indy car speeds.

Dec 14, 2015 | comments

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New batteries boost Bonanza power

The benefits of lithium-ion batteries moved one step closer to use in light general aviation aircraft when Transport Canada Civil Aviation approved the installation of the True Blue Power battery for use in the Beechcraft A36 Bonanza.

Nov 25, 2015
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Portable GPS

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Watch your flying

The Apple Watch needs a lot of help from its iPhone cousin to help you navigate in the air. Not many apps are available, although ForeFlight is the first to try to put flying on your wrist.

Oct 23, 2015

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Pilot Briefing: Products

Globalstar entry smaller, economical

Sep 02, 2015

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Back to the future: iFly 740 GPS navigator released

Don't count out the dedicated handheld GPS units just yet. Adventure Pilot recently introduced the iFly 740, a device it said customers were itching for.

Aug 11, 2015 | comments
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