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Hartzell inks deal to buy Plane-Power

Hartzell Engine Technologies LLC announced July 29 that it finalized an agreement to buy the assets of Granbury, Texas-based Plane-Power LTD.

Jul 29, 2014

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Cessna to offer diesel-powered Skyhawk

Topping a list of Cessna Aircraft news released at EAA AirVenture is a 155-horsepower diesel-powered Cessna 172 Turbo Skyhawk JT-A.

Jul 28, 2014 | comments

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ACR Electronics offers new 406 MHz ELT

A new single-output ELT from ACR Electronics features GPS integration that doesn’t require aircraft power.

Jul 28, 2014
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Pilot Accessories

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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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Applications open for Lightspeed Aviation Foundation awards

The Lightspeed Aviation Foundation is now taking applications for its Pilot's Choice Awards.

Jan 07, 2014
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Aircraft Accessories

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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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FreeFlight cuts ADS-B prices

To encourage more aircraft owners to invest in ADS-B technology sooner, FreeFlight Systems is cutting the price of its universal access transceiver kit through the end of the year.

Apr 02, 2014
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Apps

Apps of the week

Apps take over paper logbook functions

These four apps give paper logbooks a digital upgrade.

Jul 28, 2014

Apps of the week

Plan flights with these five apps

Plan flights before taking off with these five apps.

Jul 21, 2014

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Garmin Pilot app goes global

Garmin has expanded the reach of its Pilot app for tablet computers to cover the entire planet.

Jul 17, 2014
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Aircraft Components

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Hartzell inks deal to buy Plane-Power

Hartzell Engine Technologies LLC announced July 29 that it finalized an agreement to buy the assets of Granbury, Texas-based Plane-Power LTD.

Jul 29, 2014

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Cessna to offer diesel-powered Skyhawk

Topping a list of Cessna Aircraft news released at EAA AirVenture is a 155-horsepower diesel-powered Cessna 172 Turbo Skyhawk JT-A.

Jul 28, 2014 | comments

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Beyond stall avoidance: Safe Flight AOA system

Safe Flight has developed an angle-of-attack system that does much more than help pilots fly precise approaches and avoid stalls.

Jul 28, 2014
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Portable GPS

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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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