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Managers buy Chelton, S-Tec

The management team running Chelton Flight Systems and S-Tec Corp. in Mineral Wells, Texas, for parent Cobham Avionics saw an opportunity and bought in.

Apr 22, 2014 | comments

Pilot Magazine

What if?

Over the 75 years since AOPA’s founding, its principal goal has been to prevent GA from suffering a fate analogous to Bambi’s. Yes, AOPA’s charter gives the association three main goals: to make flying easier, safer, and more fun.

Apr 08, 2014

Pilot Magazine

Visual Approach: Advanced Technology

New categories such as kit airplanes and Light Sport aircraft have joined the old standards from the 1950s like the Cessna 172, but most new aircraft built today feature advanced technology including glass cockpits, satellite navigation, and electronic engine monitors.

Apr 08, 2014
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RNAV

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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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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

Pilot Magazine

Leaping forward

When the Cessna Citation M2 was first announced, I was skeptical.

Feb 19, 2014
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T-route

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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

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: Sorry, wrong number

Two go-arounds and a rejected takeoff would provide a day’s drama at many airports. When they all happen at once, with the go-arounds head-on, only luck averts disaster.

Feb 21, 2014

Pilot Magazine

Leaping forward

When the Cessna Citation M2 was first announced, I was skeptical.

Feb 19, 2014
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Victor Airways

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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

Advocacy

FAA should drop flawed airway changes, seek input

AOPA will request that the FAA drop a proposal to eliminate some airway segments in connection with the scheduled decommissioning of the Peck, Mich., VOR.

Feb 27, 2014

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Exercise would impact Michigan ops

The FAA is accepting comments on a proposed temporary military operations area in Michigan.

Feb 12, 2014
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VOR

Pilot Magazine

What if?

Over the 75 years since AOPA’s founding, its principal goal has been to prevent GA from suffering a fate analogous to Bambi’s. Yes, AOPA’s charter gives the association three main goals: to make flying easier, safer, and more fun.

Apr 08, 2014

Pilot Magazine

Proficient Pilot: 60 years a member

Dark clouds had been gathering when AOPA was founded in May 1939. World War II began only four months later when Germany invaded Poland.

Apr 04, 2014

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: A full-scale deflection

When the CDI became fully deflected, time was up for troubleshooting a glitchy GPS.

Apr 01, 2014 | comments
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WAAS

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Managers buy Chelton, S-Tec

The management team running Chelton Flight Systems and S-Tec Corp. in Mineral Wells, Texas, for parent Cobham Avionics saw an opportunity and bought in.

Apr 22, 2014 | comments

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FreeFlight ADS-B installation list grows

FreeFlight Systems announced several ADS-B installations and approvals during the Aircraft Electronics Association convention, held in Nashville March 12 through 15.

Mar 18, 2014

Pilot Magazine

Waypoints: Before the magenta line

An important anniversary passed in mid-February without fanfare.

Mar 06, 2014
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