Hartzell’s Bantam propeller approved for diesel-Powered Skyhawks

Posted on March 11th, 2014 by

The FAA has awarded Hartzell Propeller a Supplemental Type Certificate to install the company’s recently type certified high performance Bantam series three-blade propeller on diesel-powered Cessna Skyhawk aircraft. Continue Reading →

Sporty’s launches Flight Instructor Rebate Program

Posted on March 7th, 2014 by

Sporty’s Pilot Shop now offers flight and ground instructors a $25 Sporty’s Gift Card each time one of their students buys a Sporty’s complete pilot course — available for Private, Sport, Recreational and Instrument training. Continue Reading →


Garmin upgrades G1000 in King Airs

Posted on March 6th, 2014 by

Garmin has introduced new capabilities for G1000-equipped King Air 200/250/300/350 series aircraft. Continue Reading →

Aviation Safety Resources Introduces Life-Saving Smart Recovery System

Posted on March 6th, 2014 by

Aviation Safety Resources (ASR) has selected Pennsylvania-based Inteprod to design and fabricate the control panel for the prototype of its Smart Recovery System (SRS) for general aviation aircraft. The SRS-1 demonstration unit will be unveiled at the 57th Annual Aircraft... Continue Reading →


Wearable WingX: WingX Pro7 for Pebble

Posted on March 4th, 2014 by

Hilton Software has introduced WingX Pro7 for Pebble, which uses the watch’s low-energy Bluetooth connection to integrate with the WingX Pro7 running on an iPad or iPhone. Continue Reading →

Book: Do you enjoy trivia?

Posted on February 27th, 2014 by

Are you a trivia fiend? If so, “The Smithsonian Book of Air & Space Trivia” might be just the ticket. The book teaches the history of aviation and space by asking and answering loads of questions. For example: Continue Reading →


Hartzell TBM prop earns STC

Posted on February 25th, 2014 by

Hartzell Propeller has received FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval for its swept airfoil structural composite five-blade propeller to be installed on TBM 700/850 aircraft. Continue Reading →


True Blue Power lithium-ion battery gets TSO

Posted on February 25th, 2014 by

True Blue Power, a division of Mid-Continent Instrument Co., has received FAA Technical Standard Order (TSO) C179a and European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) European Technical Standard Order (ETSO) certification of the TB17 Advanced Lithium-ion Battery. Continue Reading →

Cessna 206 on Wipline 3450 Floats

Wipaire receives new European approvals

Posted on February 25th, 2014 by

SOUTH SAINT PAUL,  Minn. — Wipaire has been granted European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approval for Wipline 3450 floats on  Cessna 206H, T206H, U206G, and TU206G. The approval is compatible with the Soloy engine conversion for all of the models, officials noted. Continue Reading →


‘Swamp Eagles’ published

Posted on February 25th, 2014 by

Deep beneath the dark Louisiana swamp waters exists a lake of rich oil and gas deposits. This wealth has been extracted by the petroleum industries over the past 50 years, but very little has been written of the role of... Continue Reading →