The accident happened when the pilot attempted to land the Piper Tri-Pacer on the plowed surface of an icy runway in Baraga, Mich. [Read more…]
Les Taylor sent in this picture, which he titled, “Coming aboard.” [Read more…]
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’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…]