The secret to creating a great airshow

Will Allen: Rock and Roll Airshow Man performs regularly at the Arlington Fly-In.

It’s no secret that the main draw of many airshows are the aerial performers. That’s how you get big numbers at the gate, that’s how you draw in the non-pilots, and that’s how you inspire the next generation.

Airshow performers range from precision military demonstration teams, to energy management acts like glider aerobatics, to high-energy tumbling displays.

With so many acts to chose from, how do show organizers make their selections? With some difficulty, apparently. [Read more…]

Garmin G3X Touch now supports Connext wireless cockpit connectivity

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Garmin’s Connext wireless cockpit is now supported by the G3X Touch.

Customers who have incorporated G3X Touch into their experimental amateur-built or light sport aircraft (LSA), can now take advantage of wireless connectivity between select compatible Garmin avionics and Garmin Pilot on an iPad/iPhone and some Android mobile devices through the latest soft ware update. [Read more…]