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 →

AirSatOne introduces Flightstream SA

Posted on February 25th, 2014 by

AirSatOne has introduced Flightstream SA, a free service that allows an aircraft owner to speed up their SatCom internet and save on data usage. Continue Reading →


SwitchBox Control adds new features

Posted on February 24th, 2014 by

NEW YORK — SwitchBox Control has introduced new features to its remote power-switching device, used by aircraft owners to preheat their aircraft engines during wintertime operations. Continue Reading →


Garmin Pilot app adds 3-D Synthetic Vision

Posted on February 24th, 2014 by

  Garmin has released an updated version of the Garmin Pilot application for the iPad and iPhone featuring synthetic vision as an option for premium subscribers. Continue Reading →

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Sandel upgrades SG102 AHRS

Posted on February 22nd, 2014 by

VISTA, Cal. – Sandel Avionics has released its latest upgrades to the SG102 (MOD2) AHRS, which is a solid-state, three-axis instrument certified for primary heading reference and standby attitude. Continue Reading →


Lightspeed Sierra ANR Headset now FlightLink-capable

Posted on February 19th, 2014 by

 PORTLAND, Ore. — Lightspeed Aviation’s Sierra ANR headset is now compatible with FlightLink, the company’s free app for the Apple iPad and iPhone. Continue Reading →