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Aircraft Maintenance

Aircraft Maintenance: Warm panel, cool wallet

Pilots focus on preheating the engine during cold weather, but what about the cockpit? More than 30 percent of an aircraft's value is often tied up in the panel.

Feb 24, 2015 | comments

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L-3 Lynx MultiLink Surveillance System

L-3 has released a new line of ADS-B products. See the new NGT-9000 transponder replacement.

Feb 20, 2015

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2015 Bahamas, Caribbean pilot guides available

The thirty-sixth edition of the Bahamas and Caribbean pilot guides are now available as spiral-bound books or iPad apps.

Feb 19, 2015
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Pilot Accessories

Pilot Magazine

Pilot Briefing: Chart challenge

Aeronautical charts include a surprising amount of topographical and airspace details.

Feb 04, 2015

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Lightspeed adds stylish touch to annual promotion

Lightspeed Aviation has added a new twist to its popular promotion for a $500 getaway package. In addition to gift cards for avgas, a rental car, dining, and lodging, the company will give away its Markham leather flight bag.

Jan 09, 2015

Pilot Magazine

Lightspeed PFX gets personal

With all the recent attention to in-ear and on-ear headsets, Lightspeed has fired back with a cutting edge new over-the-ear model that takes noise attenuation and audio processing to new levels.

Oct 03, 2014
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Aircraft Accessories

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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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Stratus adds synthetic vision

The portable Stratus 2 ADS-B receiver has added several new features in recent months, and synthetic vision is the latest.

Jan 07, 2015

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Top tech of 2014

From laser guns to laser defenses, twisting wings and cameras that capture a propeller in action, 2014 was a busy year on the cutting edge.

Dec 29, 2014 | comments
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Apps

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ASA releases checkride apps for Android

Aviation Supplies & Academics Inc. on Feb. 12 announced seven new apps for Android designed to help pilots prepare for the oral portion of practical tests.

Feb 13, 2015

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New instrument training app released

Pilot Training Solutions’ Instrument Rating Virtual Test Prep iPad app was released in the App Store Feb. 4, the fourth app the company has released in as many months.

Feb 11, 2015

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FltPlan, Angel Flight West partner to match pilots with flight needs

Commercial flight planning service FltPlan and Angel Flight West are integrating so that the nonprofit organization can match passenger needs with volunteer pilots’ existing flight schedules.

Jan 27, 2015
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Aircraft Components

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NavWorx offers new ADS-B option

NavWorx announced Feb. 11 an Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) transceiver with an introductory price of $699, giving kit builders an affordable route to mandate compliance.

Feb 12, 2015 | comments

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Scimitar prop approved for Cessna 172RG Cutlass

Hartzell Propeller has gained FAA approval to install a new lightweight, swept-tip propeller on the Cessna 172RG Cutlass.

Feb 03, 2015

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Sporty’s offers refurbished 172s

Sporty’s has struck a chord with flight schools and others looking for an affordable, like-new aircraft.

Jan 28, 2015 | comments
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P&E Technique

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

Jan 09, 2015

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Stratus adds synthetic vision

The portable Stratus 2 ADS-B receiver has added several new features in recent months, and synthetic vision is the latest.

Jan 07, 2015

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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
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