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Flying Club members are more likely to have opportunities to fly different aircraft, and getting the proper transition training can make a big different. ASI has created a new online course, Transitioning to Other Airplanes, to help pilots – whether your stepping up to a more advanced aircraft, stepping down to something lighter and less powerful, moving to an experimental, or transitioning to different avionics it’s important to know what to expect.

Apr 19, 2015

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New ADS-B Options

Pilots have a variety of product options to comply with the 2020 ADS-B mandate. See some of the possible solutions displayed at the 2015 AEA International Convention.

Apr 17, 2015

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Red Viper Airplane Positioner

How to expand your hangar without rebuilding it.

Apr 17, 2015
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Pilot Accessories

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Apple Watch takes flight

The first thing aviation software developers had to figure out about the Apple Watch was just how much data to deliver.

Apr 16, 2015 | comments

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Fly Well

Aviation gives us a magic carpet to ride, but comprehending how your body is affected by flight is as important as understanding how carb icing occurs.

Apr 03, 2015

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AOPA, Aircraft Spruce renew strategic partnership

AOPA and premier aviation retailer Aircraft Spruce and Specialty Co., celebrating its fiftieth anniversary, have renewed their strategic partnership.

Mar 27, 2015
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Aircraft Accessories

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TKM Avionics offers new replacement navcoms

TKM Avionics is reintroducing a navigation/communications radio series to replace King, Narco, and Cessna/ARC series radios in general aviation aircraft.

Mar 26, 2015

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Be prepared

As one family’s tragedy in the Kentucky woods on Jan. 2 captured worldwide attention, air safety experts renewed a call for pilots to be prepared.

Jan 08, 2015

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Stratus adds synthetic vision

The portable Stratus 2 ADS-B receiver has added several new features in recent months, and synthetic vision is the latest.

Jan 07, 2015
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Commercial test prep, FAR/AIM apps released

New apps for iOS and Android help prepare pilots for the commercial pilot knowledge test and give users access to the federal aviation regulations and Aeronautical Information Manual.

Apr 08, 2015

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P&E: Avionics

It seems like the tail wagging the dog, but iPad apps that sell for $150 a year or less are beginning to drive avionics purchases that may total tens of thousands of dollars.

Apr 06, 2015

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Lobo:Labs launches FlashPass eAPIS app

Lobo:Labs has released its new FlashPass 2.1 app for iOS 7 and 8 devices. The new app integrates U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Electronic Advance Passenger Information System (eAPIS) and Mexican APIS to make cross-border operations easier for pilots.

Mar 25, 2015
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Garmin to offer ADS-B units for helicopters

Garmin International will offer the GDL 84H and GDL 88H Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) datalink specifically designed for helicopters.

Mar 02, 2015

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NavWorx offers new ADS-B option

NavWorx announced Feb. 11 an Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) transceiver with an introductory price of $699, giving kit builders an affordable route to mandate compliance.

Feb 12, 2015 | comments

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Scimitar prop approved for Cessna 172RG Cutlass

Hartzell Propeller has gained FAA approval to install a new lightweight, swept-tip propeller on the Cessna 172RG Cutlass.

Feb 03, 2015
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Apple update nixes GPS connection

Users, application developers, and portable GPS receiver manufacturers report iOS 8.3 causes older-model, portable GPS receivers to stop communicating with navigation apps.

Apr 15, 2015

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P&E: Avionics

It seems like the tail wagging the dog, but iPad apps that sell for $150 a year or less are beginning to drive avionics purchases that may total tens of thousands of dollars.

Apr 06, 2015

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P&E Technique

“Simulated electrical fire,” I said. “What are you going to do?”

Jan 09, 2015
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