Avionics

Avionics

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AOPA releases new digital flight planning tools

AOPA has released two new digital flight planning tools—the AOPA Flight Planner, powered by Jeppesen, and AOPA GO, a new mobile application.

Aug 27, 2015

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Tecnam P2010 approved in Europe for Garmin G500

The four-seat Tecnam P2010 featured in the September Pilot has won approval at least in Europe for the Garmin G500. It comes standard in the United States with the Garmin G1000.

Aug 24, 2015

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Flying Aviation Expo in Palm Springs set for October

The skills, technologies, and products that will be familiar to the next generation of pilots will be in focus at the Flying Aviation Expo.

Aug 12, 2015
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Glass Cockpit

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Tecnam P2010 approved in Europe for Garmin G500

The four-seat Tecnam P2010 featured in the September Pilot has won approval at least in Europe for the Garmin G500. It comes standard in the United States with the Garmin G1000.

Aug 24, 2015

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Delta State University orders DA42 FTD from Frasca

Delta State University has placed an order for a Level 6 Diamond DA42 FTD (flight training device) from Frasca International, to be delivered in the spring of 2016.

Jul 24, 2015

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Aspen, L-3 partner on ADS-B options

Aspen Avionics and L-3 Aviation Products are integrating Aspen displays and L-3’s Lynx NGT-9000 transponder.

Jul 21, 2015
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GPS

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Back to the future: iFly 740 GPS navigator released

Don't count out the dedicated handheld GPS units just yet. Adventure Pilot recently introduced the iFly 740, a device it said customers were itching for.

Aug 11, 2015 | comments

Pilot Magazine

P&E: ADS-B

What early ADS-B Out adopters have to say

Aug 10, 2015

Pilot Magazine

Mentor Matters: Databases on top of databases

As turbine aircraft host more and more sophisticated flight decks, they become more dependent on a humble item all too often taken for granted—the database.

Aug 10, 2015
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Nav/Comm

Pilot Magazine

P&E: ADS-B

What early ADS-B Out adopters have to say

Aug 10, 2015

Pilot Magazine

P&E: Avionics

Bringing a legacy Skyhawk into the twenty-first century

Aug 07, 2015

Pilot Magazine

P&E: On Instruments

The procedures for dealing with lost communications when IFR are set down in FAR 91.185, but you might be able to avoid the pressure of having to immediately recall them when the heat is on.

Aug 07, 2015
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Autopilot

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: A show of hands

Pilots hold a variety of scenario-based attitudes about hand-flying versus autopilots on approach. In these two excerpts from the Aviation Safety Reporting System, see how each technique led to some unpredicted consequences.

Aug 03, 2015 | comments

Article

Avidyne completes stack

Avidyne Corp. announced June 18 the long-awaited certification of the IFD440 and a free software update that fixes a bug in IFD540.

Jun 22, 2015

Pilot Magazine

Safety Pilot Landmark Accident

A pilot’s preoccupation with automation leads to disaster

May 11, 2015
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ADS-B

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Flying Aviation Expo in Palm Springs set for October

The skills, technologies, and products that will be familiar to the next generation of pilots will be in focus at the Flying Aviation Expo.

Aug 12, 2015

Pilot Magazine

P&E: ADS-B

What early ADS-B Out adopters have to say

Aug 10, 2015

Pilot Magazine

Pilot Briefing: Products

The Stratus 1S and 2S are evolutions of the market’s most popular route to subscription-free traffic and weather in the cockpit.

Aug 07, 2015
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