Sectionals, headsets, kneeboards — all are appropriate gifts for the pilot in your life. If the pilot in your life also has a seaplane rating, gifts appropriate to watercraft operations come into play. [Read more…]
Starting in 2020, aircraft must be equipped with ADS-B-Out to fly in most controlled airspace. Will you need to equip? It depends on where you fly. You can find out at FAA.gov/go/equipADSB, a new resource launched last week.
After more than a decade of advocacy, an aircraft sales-and-use tax exemption has passed the New York legislature as part of a new state budget. The legislation now goes to Gov. Andrew Cuomo for his signature. [Read more…]
KAMENZ, Germany — Last fall, Flight Design, manufacturer of the CT-series of Light-Sport Aircraft, promised to fly its new, four-seater called C4 by the opening of the Aero Friedrichshafen show. On Friday, April 9, the company achieved that goal. The weekend was spent reviewing initial results and preparing to set up at the event that starts April 15. [Read more…]
The third annual California Aviation Day will take place Wednesday, April 22, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the north steps of the State Capitol in Sacramento. This event provides an opportunity for the public and the industry to come together and celebrate the variety and vitality of aviation in California, according to organizers. [Read more…]
The 58th annual Aircraft Electronic Association International Convention & Trade Show, which took place April 8-11 in Dallas, Texas, attracted 1,897 attendees with more than 350 avionics repair shops and more than 20 countries represented. The attendance figure breaks the event’s previous high mark of 1,873 attendees back in 2005, a year in which the event also took place in Dallas. [Read more…]