L-3 Aviation Products reported at last week’s National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) convention that its Lynx NGT-9000 and NGT-2500 models of Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) products have been certified by the FAA to interface with the Aspen Evolution line of Multi-Function Displays (MFDs) and Primary Flight Displays (PFDs) for general aviation aircraft. [Read more…]
Phillips 66 Aviation has partnered with FlightBridge, a software platform that streamlines the process of booking and managing all general aviation related services, including hotel and car rental bookings, limousine reservations and catering requests.
The web-based tool consolidates all ancillary services under one platform, allowing customer service representatives at FBOs to spend less time on the phone, and more time engaging with customers, company officials noted. [Read more…]
The Cessna 150L pilot reported that, before departure, she checked the fuel gauges and estimated that the fuel tanks were just under 1/2 full and contained no less than 10 gallons of fuel. (The total fuel capacity was 26 gallons, of which 3.5 gallons were unusable.)
She was unable to measure the fuel because she had dropped the measuring stick into the fuel tank. [Read more…]
Lance Tinseth sent in this very artistic photo of a Cessna wing “reflection” of the Bob Marshall Wilderness in northwest Montana on a beautiful fall day. [Read more…]
In 2005, Hill was appointed the lead volunteer for northern California for the newly created FAASTeam. Hill committed to starting a monthly aviation safety seminar series. All he needed was a venue. [Read more…]
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — With an eye toward re-opening recreational oyster harvesting in Northeast Florida, the Marine Science Research Institute, Department of Geography and the Environment, and the School of Aviation at Jacksonville University have launched a crowdfunding project with Experiment.com aimed at using drones to measure the health of local oyster beds. [Read more…]