The book details how UAVs — unmanned aerial vehicles, remotely piloted aircraft, drones, unmanned aerial systems, the labels vayr — are a disruptive technology on par with computers and smartphones. [Read more…]
The all-new Flight Review Course from Sporty’s allows flight review preparation to take place anytime in a multitude of formats.
The course also has been updated to include information on EFB use and ADS-B weather and traffic, according to Sporty’s Academy President Eric Radtke. [Read more…]
The FAA Airman Certification Standards (ACS) Remote Pilot: Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems is now available from ASA in print format. [Read more…]
Have you ever walked away from the airport and forgot to log your flight and how long it was?
Pilot Partner now integrates with FlightAware through the FlightXML API to provide an opportunity to automatically create flight logbook entries from FlightAware flight tracks.
Pilot Partner also automatically attaches the FlightAware flight track image to your flight in your logbook. [Read more…]
Garmin has introduced the GTX 35R, which meets Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) Out requirements, and the GTX 45R that offers ADS-B Out, as well as ADS-B In benefits.
Designed specifically for experimental amateur-built (EAB) and light-sport aircraft (LSA), these new transponders are controlled by G3X and G3X Touch systems. [Read more…]
The sixth edition of “Checklist for Success: A Pilot’s Guide to the Successful Airline Interview” has been released. [Read more…]
Lightspeed Aviation has enhanced its wireless aviation headset Tango, eliminating the need to worry about batteries. The new feature enables the panel interface unit of the headset to charge a spare battery from ship’s power, providing a replacement should the battery in the headset become depleted.
This new change comes on the heels of the addition of accessory Tango panel interfaces to the Lightspeed line of products, a recent development that makes Tango even more convenient for pilots with more than one aircraft, especially if the aircraft use different headset connector types, company officials note. [Read more…]
WELLINGTON, Kansas — Air Plains Services, which specializes in engine performance and airframe upgrades, now has more to offer the Cessna legacy fleet.
Repair after repair to the airbox is costly and prolongs unplanned aircraft down time. The price for a new airbox is thousands of dollars, which leaves Cessna 172, 180 and 182 owners with no option but to patch, repair and move on.
That’s where Air Plains comes into the picture, presenting two options: [Read more…]