Wanted: Photos and stories of the airpark lifestyle

Posted on July 20th, 2014 by

The August issues of General Aviation News will focus on living the residential airpark lifestyle. For those of you who are living the dream, do you have some great photos of your airpark or airpark home that you’d like to... Continue Reading →

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Electronic International’s newest engine analyzer approved

Posted on July 30th, 2014 by

Just in time for Oshkosh, Electronics International has received approval for the newest addition to its engine analyzer family, the CGR-30C. A companion to the CGR-30P, it provides pilots with up to 16 primary replacement engine instruments, including Fuel Level, Oil Pressure, Oil Temperature,... Continue Reading →

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Wipaire’s Smart Amphibious Gear Advisory System certified

Posted on July 30th, 2014 by

OSHKOSH — At AirVenture, Wipaire, Inc. reported the certification of the first “smart” amphibious gear advisory system.  The system has been certified for installation in the Cessna 182 on Wipline 3000 floats. Continue Reading →

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Piper Seneca V approved for Garmin GFC 700

Posted on July 30th, 2014 by

VERO BEACH, Fla. — Piper Aircraft has received Amended Type Certificate approval from the FAA to incorporate the Garmin GFC 700 autopilot system in new Garmin G1000-equipped twin-engine Piper Seneca V aircraft. Continue Reading →

Upslope runway contributes to accident

Posted on July 30th, 2014 by

Aircraft: Cessna 210. Injuries: 2 Minor. Location: West Glacier, Mont. Aircraft damage: Substantial. What reportedly happened: The pilot was attempting to takeoff from a 2,500-foot long runway in rising terrain. The airplane accelerated normally and became airborne between 1,000 and 1,200 feet down... Continue Reading →

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Why hasn’t FAA acted on ADS-B loan guarantee for GA?

Posted on July 29th, 2014 by

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Why has the FAA not taken action on implementing a loan guarantee program for general aviation to prepare for the mandate for ADS-B equipment three years after Congress passed a law approving it? That is a question... Continue Reading →

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One Week Wonder begins to take shape

Posted on July 29th, 2014 by

New at AirVenture this year is the One Week Wonder, in which everyone at Oshkosh gets a chance to help build a Zenith CH 750. The build kicked off at 8 a.m. Monday, July 28, and will continue throughout the... Continue Reading →

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Wipaire completes installation of floats on Airvan 8

Posted on July 29th, 2014 by

OSHKOSH — Wipaire reports it has completed installation of Wipline 3450 amphibious floats on a Mahindra Airvan 8 and has begun conducting preliminary flights to test the feasibility of the aircraft on floats. Pending successful outcome of the feasibility tests,... Continue Reading →

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Dynon Avionics unveils new products at Oshkosh

Posted on July 29th, 2014 by

At AirVenture Oshkosh 2014, Dynon Avionics introduced an 8.33 kHz COM radio, video input, and version 11 software for its SkyView glass panel system. Also, Advanced Flight Systems – part of the Dynon family since July 2013 – introduced its new Quick... Continue Reading →

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Discovery Channel’s Airplane Repo back for second season, cast at Oshkosh

Posted on July 29th, 2014 by

The Airplane Repo crew are returning to the Discovery Channel Aug. 22 for a new season. Meanwhile, the crew are at Oshkosh this year for AirVenture. Continue Reading →

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Garmin introduces G3X Touch display option

Posted on July 29th, 2014 by

Garmin has introduced a new 7-inch G3X Touch display option for experimental amateur-built and light sport aircraft. Continue Reading →

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King Schools releases companion app

Posted on July 29th, 2014 by

Pilots can now watch their King Schools video lessons on their iPads and iPhones even when disconnected from the Internet. The King Companion App, introduced at AirVenture and available as a free download from the Apple App Store, connects to... Continue Reading →

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Sun Flyer technology demonstrator debuts at Oshkosh

Posted on July 29th, 2014 by

OSHKOSH — On opening day of AirVenture,  Aero Electric Aircraft Corp. (AEAC) unveiled the single-seat technology demonstrator for its next-generation solar electric training aircraft called “Sun Flyer.” Continue Reading →

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Blackhawk Modifications completes 500th engine upgrade

Posted on July 29th, 2014 by

OSHKOSH — Blackhawk Modifications, a provider of new engine Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) upgrades for single- and twin-engine turboprop aircraft, has reached a milestone: The installation of its 500th new engine upgrade. The historic upgrade included installation of two new Pratt & Whitney Canada... Continue Reading →

Sennheiser continues support of Eagle Flights

Posted on July 29th, 2014 by

OSHKOSH — Aviation headset manufacturer Sennheiser announced at AirVenture that it will continue its support of the general aviation community as the premier sponsor of EAA’s Eagle Flights program. Sennheiser is supporting EAA with products and financial resources, including two $1,500... Continue Reading →

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CAP cadets gather for leadership training

Posted on July 29th, 2014 by

MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. – Civil Air Patrol’s Cadet Officer School will be in session beginning Tuesday in Alabama. Continue Reading →