The new KI 300 improves operational safety and reliability by replacing the pneumatic-driven attitude system found in most general aviation aircraft with modern attitude and heading reference systems-based technology. It is expected to be available late this year. [Read more…]
Designed for fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters, the GMA 350c series incorporates Bluetooth technology for wireless access to music, phone, Garmin Pilot alerts and more. [Read more…]
The new aircraft will begin to enter service at the FlightSafety Academy in Vero Beach, Florida, later this year. [Read more…]
According to the pilot, he was completing a short cross-country flight in a Beech 58 and planned a practice short field landing at the airport in New Bedford, Mass. He landed on his planned touchdown point, but did not take the height of the runway threshold lights into consideration. [Read more…]
David Colangelo sent in these three photos, which include images of planes lined up at Hortman Aviation Services at Northeast Philadelphia Airport (KPNE) — “sadly only a few days before it closed its doors after many years,” he said.
The third is on final approach to runway 24 with the sun setting on the right and Philadelphia off in the distance on the left. “Does not get much better than that view!” he concluded. [Read more…]
I suggest you make plans to see Living in the Age of Airplanes. Better yet, take some non-pilot friends and go see it together. Then go out to dinner so you can talk about the movie.
Living in the Age of Airplanes is from the director that made 2005’s One Six Right, Bryan J. Terwilliger. But unlike One Six Right, Living in the Age of Airplanes isn’t for pilots, it’s for everyone else. [Read more…]
The letter, signed at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2015, is a preliminary step toward further discussion with no legal commitments yet made, officials with both organizations said. [Read more…]
According to a new report from Tractica, a growing interest in using remotely piloted aircraft (RPA), also known as unmanned aerial vehicles or drones, will drive commercial RPA shipments from 80,000 in 2015 to more than 2.6 million annually by 2025.
The market intelligence firm forecasts that annual revenue from commercial drone hardware sales will reach nearly $4 billion in the same timeframe. However, the more significant revenue opportunity will be in commercial drone-enabled services, which Tractica forecasts will grow to $8.7 billion annually by 2025. [Read more…]