WingX Pro7 for Android released

WingX Pro 7 for Android Tablet

Hilton Software has released WingX Pro7 for Android.

Features include VFR Sectionals, IFR High and Low Enroutes, planned route, weather, TFRs, and Special Use Airspace overlays. WingX Pro7 for Android adds integration with Lockheed Martin’s Flight Services system, Geo-Referenced Approach Charts and will continue to be enhanced with the features already on WingX Pro7 for iOS, according to company officials.

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Continental sponsors 39th Air Race Classic terminus


H.L. “Sonny” Callahan Airport (KCQF), 99s Emerald Angels of the Gulf Coast Chapter, and Continental Motors Group will welcome the all-women Air Race Classic to Fairhope, Alabama, June 24-27, for the annual transcontinental race.  There are 54 teams with 118 female pilots registered to compete for this year’s championship.

The H.L. “Sonny” Callahan Airport will be the final stop and finishing line of the 2015 Air Race Classic (ARC), which begins in Fredericksburg, Virginia, and spans 2,199 nautical miles. [Read more…]

Frugal pilots KISS: Keep it safe and simple

It is great to be a part of the general aviation community where pilots share their ideas to help each other with knowledge and kindness. I especially like to see the many helpful frugal tips offered online from readers of my column. They add their own proven experiences that helped them fly more while spending less.

For example, many readers have responded with information on their own tax laws after last month’s tip on Reducing Taxes. Thanks to everyone who has contributed. Keep your frugal tips coming. Email me at [Read more…]

Windecker Eagle to fly again


MOORESVILLE, N.C. — The restoration of a rare Windecker Eagle is expected to be completed this summer. Once done, it will be the only airworthy example of the first composite aircraft certified by the FAA, according to the men working on the project. Reportedly, it was also the first aircraft certified under the rules for Part 23. [Read more…]