Breitling has introduced the Navitimer 1884 in a limited series. The watch combines the 1952 aviation slide rule with a calendar featuring a pointer-type date display and twin day/month apertures for which the brand is known. [Read more…]
Now available is Sporty’s online Flight Instructor Refresher Course (FIRC), which was created by the instructional staff at Sporty’s Academy. [Read more…]
Ever heard the story about the guy who landed a C-119 in Iwo Jima, in a typhoon, while seated on the floor of the cockpit?
What about the guy who, in 1963, flew a DC-4 1,200 miles north of Point Barrow, Alaska, and landed on an “ice island” in support of the Arctic Research Laboratories? [Read more…]
A new book designed to help aircraft owners and operators understand the complexities of purchasing aircraft insurance has been release.
“Aircraft Insurance Fundamentals: A Concise Guide For Aircraft Owners and Operators,” by Tim Bonnell Jr., is a practical reference for navigating the world of aircraft insurance, according to the publisher. [Read more…]
Garmin has introduced the D2 Bravo Titanium, an aviation GPS smartwatch.
Utilizing premium materials like a hybrid titanium band and gunmetal bezel, sapphire lens and high-resolution color display, D2 Bravo Titanium combines GPS wearable technology with multisport activity profiles like golf and advanced fitness training. [Read more…]
A new Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for a hydraulic brake system for 8-series Luscombe aircraft is now availble.
The kit, marketed exclusively though Classic Aero LLC, includes new wheels, calipers, disks, bearings, master cylinders, reservoir, hardware and lines. Price is $2,700, but with the return of old brakes components, the price is discounted to $2,350. [Read more…]