Avionics

Avionics

Article

FltPlan Go adds ADS-B support

FltPlan Go for Android has added support for four Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast receivers, matching the ADS-B capability of the iOS version.

Jul 01, 2015

Article

Apple squashes GPS bug

Thirteen weeks after Apple’s iOS 8.3 update cut the connection between many Bluetooth GPS accessories and navigation apps, version 8.4 brought relief June 30.

Jun 30, 2015 | comments

Article

Aspen buys leading GPS chip distributor

Aspen Avionics solidified its position as a major player in the general aviation avionics world with the acquisition on June 19 of GPS chip distributor Accord Technology, LLC.

Jun 24, 2015
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Glass Cockpit

Advocacy

FAA issues emergency AD on Avidyne flight displays

The FAA is notifying owners and operators of aircraft equipped with Avidyne integrated flight displays (IFDs) of an emergency airworthiness directive.

May 19, 2015

Article

Four-place kit offered by Sling

You've heard that Flight Design and Tecnam are introducing new four-place aircraft into the market, but if you want to build your own, a South African company has a solution.

Apr 20, 2015

Article

Event

AOPA’s Rusty Pilot courses are designed to reignite the passion of pilots who have let their currency lapse. Several flying clubs have hosted these seminars recently as a way to gain recognition in the aviation community, recruit new members, and to strengthen General Aviation as a whole. And there’s an added benefit for current pilots – the course serves as the ground portion of the biennial flight review, making it a great club activity for your current members as well.

Apr 19, 2015
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GPS

Article

Apple squashes GPS bug

Thirteen weeks after Apple’s iOS 8.3 update cut the connection between many Bluetooth GPS accessories and navigation apps, version 8.4 brought relief June 30.

Jun 30, 2015 | comments

Article

Aspen buys leading GPS chip distributor

Aspen Avionics solidified its position as a major player in the general aviation avionics world with the acquisition on June 19 of GPS chip distributor Accord Technology, LLC.

Jun 24, 2015

Pilot Magazine

P&E: On Instruments

Let’s talk about nonprecision approaches: those without glideslope or other vertical guidance.

Jun 10, 2015
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Nav/Comm

Pilot Magazine

Pilot Briefing: Products

Hangars are notorious sweat boxes. They lack insulation, a proper cooling source, and often have terrible ventilation.

Jun 09, 2015

Pilot Magazine

Pilot Briefing: They did it!

With only a week’s worth of experience in their logbooks, One Week Ready to Solo participants Sherry Rosenkranz, Chris Graves, and Nik Oekerman demonstrated their newfound skills with unassisted flights April 25 in Lakeland, Florida.

May 06, 2015

Article

New audio panel for experimentals ‘fills a void’

General aviation intercom and audio system maker PS Engineering is offering aircraft homebuilders a "high end" audio panel.

Apr 21, 2015
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Autopilot

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

Article

New Meridian: Piper updates pressurized turbine single

Piper’s latest edition of the Meridian pressurized turboprop features updated avionics and six seats in club configuration for $2.26 million.

Jan 27, 2015
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ADS-B

Article

FltPlan Go adds ADS-B support

FltPlan Go for Android has added support for four Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast receivers, matching the ADS-B capability of the iOS version.

Jul 01, 2015

Article

Aspen buys leading GPS chip distributor

Aspen Avionics solidified its position as a major player in the general aviation avionics world with the acquisition on June 19 of GPS chip distributor Accord Technology, LLC.

Jun 24, 2015

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
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