On opening day of AirVenture, VDC Electronics introduced two new products designed to simplify wiring experimental and certified aircraft for full-time maintenance charging with the new CEC1-AA BatteryMINDers. [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…]
OSHKOSH — FreeFlight Systems has launched the “Win a RANGR” promotion for U.S.-registered aircraft owners, with a grand prize of a RANGR FDL-978-XVR ADS-B Universal Access Transceiver (UAT), as well as $2,500 towards the cost of installation.
This year’s giveaway at EAA AirVenture marks the sixth RANGR ADS-B system that FreeFlight Systems has awarded to contest participants.
Aircraft owners can view promotion details and enter to participate in the drawing, which will be held July 29, during AirVenture at Equipit2020.com/win. Participants do not have to be present to win. [Read more…]
OSHKOSH — On opening day of AirVenture, Hartzell Engine Technologies reported it is producing a series of short instructional videos aimed at helping general aviation aircraft owners and technicians better understand the operations of key aircraft components and systems.
“When we attend airshows and events we get a lot of the same questions from attendees and many of them are about basic operations and maintenance,” said Mike Disbrow, president. “We felt that it was the right time to take all of our internal expertise and create a series of short instructional videos that our customers and technicians can access any time to get the information they need.” [Read more…]
The first is an engine modification utilizing the advanced power of GE’s H80 engine. The second is an avionics retrofit with the AeroVue integrated flight deck by BendixKing. [Read more…]