The ADS600-EXP, intended for installation in experimental and light-sport aircraft, It is based on the certified and 2020 compliant ADS600-B Universal Access Transceiver (UAT). The ADS600-EXP provides ADS-B Out (Transmit) and In (Receive), and sells for $1,399. [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…]
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…]
Pilots and non-pilots alike from throughout the northwest will be “flocking” to the Willapa Harbor Airport Saturday, July 30 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The promise of fresh succulent Willapa Bay Oysters beckons private pilots to the seventh annual Feed Fly-in and Oyster Feed sponsored by the EAA Willapa Harbor Pilots Association Chapter 1528. Along with the popular oysters the $18 tickets include salad and beverage. For those 12 and younger tickets are $10. For $15 chicken breasts will be available for those poor souls who do not prefer oysters. All are welcome. [Read more…]
The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) will fly its P-51 Mustang, “Red Nose,” and SB2C-5 Helldiver, “The Beast,” to Fond du Lac airport (KFLD) as part of the 2016 Experimental Aviation Association (EAA) AirVenture at Oshkosh, Wis., from Monday July, 25 until Sunday July, 31.
Rides will be available on both of these historic aircraft. The CAF Dixie Wing will have a rides desk at the CAF Headquarters tent in Boeing Plaza at EAA AirVenture. The CAF SB2C Helldiver Sponsor Group will partner for the week with the Dixie Wing, which will provide ground support to the pilots of the old Navy bomber. Rides can be purchased here. [Read more…]
Regular contributor Penny Hamilton submitted this photo and report from the annual fly-in and community breakfast held earlier this month at Granby/Grand County Airport-Emily Warner Field in Granby, Colo.
She reports: “Rain grounded aircraft, but there was plenty of community support as almost as many pancakes were served up as last year and the silent auction proceeds were almost double last year at the EAA Chapter 1267 Annual Fly-in & Community Pancake Breakfast and Aviation Scholarship Auction. Just goes to show that reaching out to the community pays off in many unexpected ways.”
TUSKEGEE, Alabama — Visitors may have an opportunity to fly in a P-51 Mustang, “Red Nose,” at the second annual Tuskegee Airmen Legacy Open House on Saturday, July 16.
The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Dixie Wing, based in Peachtree City, Ga., plans to bring its historic aircraft to Moton Field if at least two rides can be scheduled by 5 p.m. Thursday, July 14. [Read more…]