Garmin Flight Stream Bluetooth wireless gateway now available

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Now available from Garmin is the Flight Stream 110/210 Bluetooth wireless gateway. Flight Stream enables connectivity and communication between some Garmin avionics and Garmin Pilot on some iPad/iPhone and Android devices.

The Flight Stream 210 is compatible with the GTN 650/750 and GNS 430/530 WAAS series navigators, as well as the GDL 88 ADS-B datalink and GDL 69/69A SiriusXM datalink receivers.

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Hillsboro Aviation sells flight school

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HILLSBORO, Ore. — Hillsboro Aviation has sold one of its three core business groups, the flight training division, to Renovus Capital Partners and Graycliff Partners.

Hillsboro Aviation will continue to operate its charter and sales and service divisions with a focus on charter services, aircraft sales, MRO, avionics services and parts sales.

This next chapter for Hillsboro Aviation includes a new 45,000-square-foot building on 5.4 acres at the Hillsboro Airport to be completed in early 2016.

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Practical Guide to the Private Pilot Checkride released

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New is “The Practical Guide to the Private Pilot Checkride,” which helps private pilot applicants organize and prioritize ground school materials and practical skills in preparation for the checkride.

Designed as a study guide, this book clarifies in “plain language” exactly what student pilots must know and demonstrate during the oral portion of the FAA Practical Exam, and provides information for the flight portion of the test, according to ASA officials.

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