Garmin enhances Connext with wireless cockpit connectivity to mobile devices

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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, traffic, GPS information, SiriusXM Aviation weather and SiriusXM satellite radio on mobile devices operating Garmin Pilot. The Flight Stream 210 adds two-way flight plan transfer and provides attitude information for display within Garmin Pilot.

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Andy’s Super Oil debuts

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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 with a hand-selected mixture of additives, including PTFE (commonly known by the trademarked- name Teflon), he came up with a new multi-purpose maintenance product called Andy’s Super Oil, a spray lubricant.

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Confessions of a Very Private Pilot

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The latest release from University Aviation Press, “Confessions of a Very Private Pilot,” delivers real-life advice from an owner-pilot on how to evaluate, purchase, train, and operate turbine and light jet aircraft.

David Miller’s quick wit and off-the-cuff remarks walk readers through a lifetime of adventures — including his first airplane ride as a boy, obtaining his first type rating, and accounts of flights gone awry.

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