Lightspeed Aviation has added Bluetooth audio capability to its entry level Sierra headset, making the entire Lightspeed line of aviation headsets compatible with Bluetooth cell phone, music, and audio alerts from aviation apps installed on Bluetooth-capable devices. [Read more…]
Electroair’s six-cylinder electronic ignition system can now be installed on Continental’s 360 and 550 series normally aspirated engines, as well as Continental’s turbo-charged six-cylinder engines. The recent approvals also included an expansion to the Approved Model List for the Electroair Electronic Ignition System.
Garmin reports new capabilities for the G1000 on the King Air C90 are available through the latest software upgrade. The latest update offers new features including NextGen components such as Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) compliance and user-defined holding patterns.
New from University Aviation Press is “Aircraft Propulsion: Pistons, Turbines, Propellers & Thrust,” which introduces all aspects of aircraft propulsion from the principles of power and thrust to the technical details of various types of engines. [Read more…]
Garmin has introduced its online GTN Essential eLearning course. The self-paced course provides pilots with an overview of the GTN 650/750, whether they have an introductory, intermediate or advanced level of understanding and experience with the GTN touchscreen series.
The University Aviation Press title, VFR Flight Handbook — previously titled Notes on Flying VFR — has been revised to include additional and updated information, including new aircraft drawings, a reference to computer planning and flight support, several updates to federal aviation regulations, accident statistics, and two new appendices containing a weather element conversion table and a wind conversion chart. [Read more…]
Proper tire inflation is key for safe takeoffs and landings, as well as steady brake predictability and effectiveness. To ensure proper tire inflation, Snap-on Industrial now offers a complete line of aircraft tire gauges and inflators specifically designed for aviation mechanics and technicians. [Read more…]