Flight Outfitters introduces new bags

When it comes to certain types of gear, aviation has no shortage of choices. Now pilots have two more choices with Lift and Thrust, courtesy of new manufacturer Flight Outfitters.

May 22, 2015

Aircraft Maintenance

Aircraft maintenance: 10 tips to protect aircraft tires

Aircraft tires are extremely resilient and reliable, but they're also critically important to safe takeoffs and landings. Here are 10 tips that can help you get the most from your tires, fly as safely as possible, and take good care of those round rubber friends.

May 21, 2015 | comments


iCloth Avionics Wipes Product Review

Need a way to clean those fingerprints off your panel? These wipes are the perfect solution.

May 21, 2015
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Pilot Accessories


11-year-old launches business to fund Embry-Riddle dream

Trevor Simoneau is a kid with a plan. The 11-year-old aspiring pilot wants to attend Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and launched a business selling custom-printed T-shirts to pay for fuel for flight training.

May 13, 2015


Apple Watch takes flight

The first thing aviation software developers had to figure out about the Apple Watch was just how much data to deliver.

Apr 16, 2015 | comments

Pilot Magazine

Fly Well

Aviation gives us a magic carpet to ride, but comprehending how your body is affected by flight is as important as understanding how carb icing occurs.

Apr 03, 2015
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Aircraft Accessories


Tuned exhaust marks milestone

Power Flow has logged 1,500 customers for a tuned exhaust system that boosts Cessna 172 performance.

May 15, 2015


TKM Avionics offers new replacement navcoms

TKM Avionics is reintroducing a navigation/communications radio series to replace King, Narco, and Cessna/ARC series radios in general aviation aircraft.

Mar 26, 2015


Be prepared

As one family’s tragedy in the Kentucky woods on Jan. 2 captured worldwide attention, air safety experts renewed a call for pilots to be prepared.

Jan 08, 2015
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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


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


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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Aircraft Components


Reversible prop approved for Husky

A newly approved reversible propeller for the Aviat Husky will give floatplane pilots greater control during water operations, Aviat Aircraft announced at the Sun ‘n Fun International Fly-In and Expo in Lakeland, Florida.

Apr 24, 2015


Avilution: Avionics from scratch

An individual with relatively basic knowledge of computers can build a computer, and that’s exactly what Avilution has in mind for the instrument panel.

Apr 23, 2015 | comments


Electroair approved for most of the fleet

Electroair’s lineup of electronic ignition approvals for certified, fixed-wing aircraft engines is nearly complete, and the company is nearing certification for helicopters.

Apr 22, 2015
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Portable GPS


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

Pilot Magazine

P&E Technique

“Simulated electrical fire,” I said. “What are you going to do?”

Jan 09, 2015
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