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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

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: 11 degrees of separation

The arcing dashed arrow that ushers in the missed approach lends it a deceptively simple appearance, but there’s more here than greets the eye.

Jul 28, 2014

Article

Aspen Avionics expands ADS-B product line

Aspen Avionics has expanded its product line to help owners comply with the FAA mandate for installation of Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast capability on aircraft by 2020.

Jul 28, 2014
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RNAV

Advocacy

IFR procedure changes coming to Houston area

Changes to the Houston metroplex are coming on May 29 that will affect general aviation pilots.

May 15, 2014

Advocacy

Charlotte T-route changes will improve GA's airspace access

The FAA has issued a final rule modifying RNAV terminal routes (T-routes) in Charlotte, N.C., effective May 29.

Mar 26, 2014

Article

G1000 upgrade prepares King Airs for NextGen

Garmin has announced an upgrade making new features and options available to operators of G1000-equipped King Airs in the 200/250/300/350 series.

Mar 07, 2014
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T-route

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Training Tip: Monitoring mountain obscuration

Whether you will cross numerous ridgelines, or climb to altitudes close to your aircraft’s limits, mountain obscuration is a potential hazard for VFR operations.

Jul 28, 2014

Pilot Magazine

Power out!

Passing 5,400 feet we heard a muffled pow/blam, had immediate white smoke in the cabin, and a spray pattern of oil on the windscreen. I put out an immediate mayday, and opened the window to clear the smoke.

Jun 06, 2014

Advocacy

IFR procedure changes coming to Houston area

Changes to the Houston metroplex are coming on May 29 that will affect general aviation pilots.

May 15, 2014
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Victor Airways

Article

Training Tip: Monitoring mountain obscuration

Whether you will cross numerous ridgelines, or climb to altitudes close to your aircraft’s limits, mountain obscuration is a potential hazard for VFR operations.

Jul 28, 2014

Article

Midair spurred modern ATC

The site of a 1956 midair collision that led to modernization of air traffic control has been designated a national historic landmark.

May 02, 2014 | comments

Advocacy

Charlotte T-route changes will improve GA's airspace access

The FAA has issued a final rule modifying RNAV terminal routes (T-routes) in Charlotte, N.C., effective May 29.

Mar 26, 2014
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VOR

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: 11 degrees of separation

The arcing dashed arrow that ushers in the missed approach lends it a deceptively simple appearance, but there’s more here than greets the eye.

Jul 28, 2014

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: Nonprecision, not imprecision

In the satellite age, it’s still true that the less precision exists for navigation, the more precise the flying must be.

Jul 15, 2014

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: What color is your SA?

Raw-data aviation remains relevant in one respect: No one ever said that pilots flying raw-data approaches had sacrificed their airmanship on the altar of technology.

Jul 08, 2014 | comments
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WAAS

Article

Aspen Avionics expands ADS-B product line

Aspen Avionics has expanded its product line to help owners comply with the FAA mandate for installation of Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast capability on aircraft by 2020.

Jul 28, 2014

News release

U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES APPROVES $15.7 BILLION IN FAA FUNDING FOR 2015

The U.S. House of Representatives Tuesday voted to provide $15.7 billion to the Federal Aviation Administration in fiscal year 2015, representing a slight increase from the current $15.6 billion funding level.

Jun 11, 2014

Pilot Magazine

Waypoints: Traffic dead ahead?

The callout jolted me from a zone of concentration while intercepting a radial off of the Westminster, Maryland, VOR. “Traffic. 12 o’clock. Same altitude. One mile,” came the loud voice in the headset.

May 12, 2014
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