AUSTIN, Texas – “The interesting thing about classic aviator sunglasses with steel temples is they were designed before pilots used headsets,” said Dean Siracusa, founder of Flying Eyes. “So even though aviators look stylish, most pilots will tell you, ‘If you’re wearing a headset with traditional aviators, they can become a real pain in the ears.’” [Read more…]
True Blue Power reports it has received a Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA) Part 23 Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for installation of the True Blue Power TB17 (17 amp-hour) lithium-ion aircraft battery on the Beechcraft A36 Bonanza. True Blue Power has applied for an FAA bilateral acceptance of the same STC for use on U.S.-based aircraft. [Read more…]
Garmin has introduced the GAD 27, a small, lightweight and solid state integrated controller that provides a solution to many of the typical airframe interfacing needs.
With the GAD 27, pilots are provided a consolidated system that would otherwise require multiple adapter modules, which streamlines configuration of experimental amateur-built (EAB) and light sport aircraft (LSA), company officials noted. [Read more…]