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Light the way

Once part of a national network that guided pilots of the 1930s through treacherous terrain, Montana’s airway beacons are both historic and functional.

Apr 28, 2015 | comments

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Aspen lowers ADS-B transceiver prices

Aspen Avionics has lowered the prices of its single-band Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) transceivers. Both offer ADS-B In and Out capability; the ATX100G adds a WAAS-compliant GPS receiver.

Apr 20, 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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RNAV

Pilot Magazine

10 jet pilot errors

After thousands of hours of instruction given to new jet pilots, certain patterns in errors and knowledge gaps become apparent.

Jan 09, 2015

Pilot Magazine

Mentor Matters: Approach loading tricks

The seemingly simple act of loading an approach into a modern flight deck has a few subtleties that can cause problems for even experienced pilots.

Jul 31, 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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Pilot Getaways: Mineral Canyon, Utah

The most profound reason to visit Mineral Canyon is simply to experience the natural wonder of the picturesque, river-worn canyons. The canyons are a spectacle to behold from the air.

Mar 09, 2015 | comments

Pilot Magazine

P&E On Instruments

What’s the most invaluable instrument in the cockpit?

Jan 09, 2015

Pilot Magazine

10 jet pilot errors

After thousands of hours of instruction given to new jet pilots, certain patterns in errors and knowledge gaps become apparent.

Jan 09, 2015
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Victor Airways

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P&E On Instruments

What’s the most invaluable instrument in the cockpit?

Jan 09, 2015

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New Garmin release enhances 'connected cockpit'

Garmin, training its sights anew on “the connected cockpit,” announced the availability of the Flight Stream 110/210 Bluetooth wireless gateway.

Dec 03, 2014

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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
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VOR

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Light the way

Once part of a national network that guided pilots of the 1930s through treacherous terrain, Montana’s airway beacons are both historic and functional.

Apr 28, 2015 | comments

Advocacy

FAA releases list of instrument approaches to be eliminated

The FAA has identified 736 VOR and NDB instrument approach procedures it would eliminate during the establishment of the NextGen satellite-based air traffic system.

Apr 14, 2015 | comments

Pilot Magazine

P&E Ownership

The weather is low and scuzzy. You’re in the clouds with an engine failure in your single-engine airplane. Can you make it safely down?

Apr 07, 2015
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WAAS

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Garmin re-brands ADS-B line

Garmin International Inc. announced March 12 the rebranding of various Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast devices designed for general aviation.

Mar 18, 2015 | comments

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: One hour to burn

What would you choose to work on if offered a complimentary hour to tackle the IFR proficiency challenge of your choice?

Feb 02, 2015

Advocacy

FAA funding secured through September 2015

Congress has passed an omnibus spending bill that keeps the FAA, and other government agencies, funded through September 2015.

Dec 16, 2014
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