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Ohio professor releases book on record-breaking flight across state

Posted on August 11th, 2014 by

Pilot Gordon (Joe) Murray, Ph.D., an associate professor at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) at Kent State University in Ohio has published “Lost in Oscar Hotel: There is Something in the Air,” chronicling the peculiar world record-setting journey... Continue Reading →

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FreeFlight Systems ADS-B Receiver receives FAA TSO approval

Posted on August 11th, 2014 by

The FAA has granted FreeFlight Systems Technical Service Order (TSO) approval for the company’s RANGR FDL- 978-RX ADS-B receiver with optional built-in WAAS GPS. The system provides an affordable and flexible way to add ADS-B In traffic and weather capabilities to aircraft with... Continue Reading →

DAC gets PMA and STC approval on three products

Posted on August 11th, 2014 by

AUSTIN, Texas — DAC International has received Parts Manufacturer Approval and Supplemental Type Certificate Approval on its Digital to Analog Converter and Airborne Data Link Processor, and Type Certificate approval of its ARINC-to-NMEA 183 converter. Continue Reading →

Jeppesen simplifies Mobile FliteDeck IFR subscriptions

Posted on August 8th, 2014 by

At this year’s AirVenture,  Jeppesen introduced a new structure for Mobile FliteDeck data subscriptions, to simplify the flying experience for general aviation pilots. Pilots using Mobile FliteDeck on iPad now have 10 global coverage options for IFR navigation data services offered... Continue Reading →

New book helps aviation businesses gain altitude

Posted on August 8th, 2014 by

Rocco Cipriano, an aviation marketing professional, has written a new book on marketing for aviation and aerospace companies. The book, “Full Throttle Aviation Marketing,” provides a review of the tools, tactics and strategies aviation and aerospace businesses can use to... Continue Reading →

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Garmin enhances Connext with wireless cockpit connectivity to mobile devices

Posted on August 7th, 2014 by

Garmin has introduced an expanded Connext portfolio of products and features, including wireless connectivity between select Garmin avionics and Garmin Pilot on an iPad/iPhone and some Android mobile devices. When paired with compatible Garmin avionics, the Flight Stream 110 can share weather,... Continue Reading →

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Snap-On introduces lightweight electronic torque wrench

Posted on August 7th, 2014 by

When talking about tools, being referred to as a lightweight usually isn’t a good thing. But that’s not the case with the new ControlTech (CTECH) Aluminum Electronic Torque Wrench, according to officials with Snap-on Industrial. Continue Reading →

Concorde Higher Power RG‐380E/46 Series Batteries receive TSO approval

Posted on August 7th, 2014 by

Concorde Battery Corporation has received TSO approval of the RG-380E/46 battery series. The RG‐380E/46 series batteries have more power at the same weight and in the same dimensions as the RG Series RG‐380E/44 batteries, according to company officials. Continue Reading →

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Andy’s Super Oil debuts

Posted on August 6th, 2014 by

Andrew Barkin, a Camarillo, Calif., engineer and inventor who studies tribology — the science of lubrication— embarked on a journey several years ago to formulate a product that would achieve a totally new level of lubriciuosness. He mixed a high-quality petroleum base... Continue Reading →

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Jeppesen teams with Avidyne to bundle data and charts

Posted on August 5th, 2014 by

Jeppesen and Avidyne have introduced new Jeppesen Services Suite for IFD540 bundled data packages, featuring Jeppesen’s navigation information and charting data. The new data service is designed to support Avidyne avionics systems within a single aircraft, centered on IFD540 FMS/GPS/NAV/COM... Continue Reading →