The dry lake bed of Groom Lake in Nevada is better knows as Area 51. The military installation didn’t “officially” exist until recently, but secrets are still coming to light… and will be for decades. For those looking to learn a bit more about the history of Area 51 and the myriad aircraft, technology and secrets, “Area 51: The Graphic History of America’s Most Secret Military Installation,” might be worth a read. [Read more…]
Trig Avionics repots that 650 aircraft types have been added to its STC for its TT31 ADS-B transponder. The transponder also can be used with the GNS 400W and 500W navigators.
The company expects FAA Type Certification and STC programs to begin early next year and the equipment will be certified to DO160 standards.
DENVER – MyGoFlight has introduced a Universal Cradle device holder that, when combined with MyGoFlight mounts, simplifies and lowers the cost of pilots using EFBs, iPads or tablets in the cockpits of planes, according to company officials.
“Every time you upgrade your iPad, tablet or EFB, it can wreak havoc on your existing mounting system, especially in situations when not all pilots carry the same exact device or use the same case,” said Charles Schneider, CEO of MyGoFlight. [Read more…]
The Stratus 2 ADS-B receiver has been updated with ForeFlight version 6.4, which enables flight data recording.
Now available is Garmin’s new 7-inch G3X Touch display option for experimental amateur-built and light sport aircraft.
The newest addition to the G3X Touch family features a high-resolution touchscreen display, which complements the existing 10.6-inch G3X Touch system, offering new panel design options and added redundancy, according to company officials.