New challenges will launch in October and January, giving pilots the opportunity to participate and enter for a chance to win a gift card or trip to AirVenture 2017.
General Aviation Modifications, Inc. (GAMI) and Tornado Alley Turbo (TAT) revealed at this week’s AirVenture that they have received FAA STC approval for the installation of the new, composite, 3-blade, McCauley “Carbon Black Mac” propeller on several models of Beechcraft Bonanzas, including S35, V35, V35A, V35B, F33A, C33A, E33A, G33, 36, A36, G36, A36TC and B36TC equipped with both normally aspirated and turbonormalized IO-520 and IO-550 powerplants. [Read more…]
OSHKOSH — Aspen Avionics is expanding beyond the manufacturer sales channel to deliver its NexNav Micro-i GPS receiver/sensor through Aspen’s authorized dealer network.
The 80-inch diameter, 2-blade, scimitar-shaped composite propeller system with Kevlar spinner weighs only 42 pounds, company officials report. [Read more…]
The ADS600-EXP, intended for installation in experimental and light-sport aircraft, It is based on the certified and 2020 compliant ADS600-B Universal Access Transceiver (UAT). The ADS600-EXP provides ADS-B Out (Transmit) and In (Receive), and sells for $1,399. [Read more…]
The accident happened during the Piper PA-12’s first flight in Anchorage, Alaska, after undergoing maintenance and modification over the course of several years.
A witness reported that, during the takeoff, the plane climbed steeply in an extreme, nose-high attitude until it “pivoted” at the apex of the climb and then entered a descent straight to the ground. [Read more…]