WASHINGTON, D.C. — Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) President Mark Baker told lawmakers Tuesday that the the general aviation industry is under stress made worse by outdated and cumbersome FAA regulations and procedures.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sequestration is a danger to the National Airspace System (NAS). That is the message National Air Traffic Controllers Association President Paul Rinaldi delivered Tuesday to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, for its hearing examining the upcoming FAA reauthorization and issues in modernizing and operating the nation’s airspace.
Rinaldi emphasized the urgent need for funding certainty, to ensure everything from effective NextGen implementation to adequate staffing of air traffic controllers.
American Legend Aircraft Co. has installed an ADS-B system in its Legend Cub. The installation, which meets the FAA’s 2020 mandatory compliance requirements for ADS-B equipage, incorporates a FreeFlight Systems Model 1201 WAAS GPS sensor and a Trig Avionics Mode S and 1090ES ADS-B Out capable transponder. The ADS-B solution allows Legend Cub operators to take advantage of NextGen technology today providing traffic awareness, plus weather and information services delivered subscription-free to in-cockpit displays, according to company officials.
Now available is Garmin’s new 7-inch G3X Touch display option for experimental amateur-built and light sport aircraft.
The newest addition to the G3X Touch family features a high-resolution touchscreen display, which complements the existing 10.6-inch G3X Touch system, offering new panel design options and added redundancy, according to company officials.
EXPparts has added Aeronca 7AC Champ style placards to its inventory. These original style placards help put those final touches in the cabin, company officials note.