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Training Tip: 'Pilots are encouraged'

The FAA encourages pilots to do a number of things in order to increase safety, but does not require them. Check out these three actions that are recommended.

Nov 21, 2014

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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

Aircraft Maintenance

Aircraft maintenance: Heater health for your single

The No. 1 concern with any aircraft cabin heating system is safety. In the muffler-based heating systems found in single-engine aircraft, the primary danger comes from carbon monoxide. Here are tips for inspecting your heating system to make sure it’s safe.

Nov 12, 2014
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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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Breitling becomes AOPA Strategic Partner

AOPA and famed Swiss watch maker Breitling have announced a Strategic Partnership that will support programs to educate and engage the next generation of pilots across the country.

Oct 02, 2014

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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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Aircraft Accessories

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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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Garmin ADS-B for bizjets

Garmin has partnered with dealers to secure FAA approval for a simple ADS-B solution for select business jets.

Oct 16, 2014

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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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Apps

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Garmin introduces new ADS-B solution

Garmin announced a new Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) solution Oct. 28 that meets FAA requirements for ADS-B Out while delivering traffic and subscription-free weather to mobile devices.

Oct 28, 2014 | comments

Apps of the week

Put ground school in your hands with these five apps

Student pilots can use these five apps to help study for their FAA knowledge exams.

Oct 07, 2014

Apps of the week

Five apps help with helicopter pilot functions

Five helicopter apps cover functions from studying flight hazards to logging flights.

Sep 30, 2014
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Aircraft Components

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Going Global

Start up, taxi, and takeoff in the Glasair Sportsman Diesel is more like operating a jet than a kitbuilt Experimental four-place single.

Nov 11, 2014

Aircraft Maintenance

Aircraft Maintenance: Major vs minor alterations, part 2

Find out how to determine if an alteration you want to make to your aircraft is major or minor and how to build a case for any modification you are considering.

Oct 22, 2014 | comments

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Garmin ADS-B for bizjets

Garmin has partnered with dealers to secure FAA approval for a simple ADS-B solution for select business jets.

Oct 16, 2014
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Portable GPS

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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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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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