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Want to be a fighter pilot?

Posted on May 11th, 2014 by

AURORA, Ill. — For millions of people, being a fighter pilot is the ultimate dream job. And now, with the help of sophisticated electronics, it’s possible for almost anyone to experience that fantasy. Squadron Ops Sim Center, a new company... Continue Reading →

Touch Trainer available at Banyan Pilot Shop

Posted on May 10th, 2014 by

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Banyan Pilot Shop now offers pilots the chance to use — for free — the FlyThisSim’s Touch Trainer, an FAA Basic Aviation Training Device  that accurately simulates performance on Cirrus, Cessna, Beechcraft, and Diamond aircraft. Continue Reading →

Jeppesen unveils new features for private pilots on Mobile FliteDeck VFR

Posted on May 8th, 2014 by

Jeppesen recently introduced new features and expanded European coverage areas for Jeppesen Mobile FliteDeck VFR on iPad. New app capabilities include expanded VFR enroute data for European countries, graphical NOTAM and temporary flight restriction (TFR) updates and a split data... Continue Reading →

iFlightPlanner for iPad v2.1 launches

Posted on May 7th, 2014 by

iFlightPlanner for iPad v2.1, the second update to iFlightPlanner for iPad presented by Sennheiser, is now available for download on the App Store. Featured in this release are several features that were the direct result of pilot feedback the iFlightPlanner... Continue Reading →

New children’s book published

Posted on May 7th, 2014 by

New to bookshelves this spring is “Lindbergh: The Tale of a Flying Mouse,” a suspenseful yet inspiring story of a little mouse who conquered a big challenge. An avid reader, this mouse learned about and then longed to find the... Continue Reading →

New line of towbars from Picker Tugs and Towbars

Posted on May 6th, 2014 by

Pilots pulling an airplane through wet grass, soft soil, mud or loose sand or gravel often struggle. In response, Arizona-based Picker Tugs and Towbars designed the HD Baby Bush B-series manual towbar. The new line of towbars features four 10-inch... Continue Reading →

EASA certifies Raisbeck propellers for King Airs

Posted on May 6th, 2014 by

Raisbeck Engineering’s Swept Blade Propellers for the King Air C90 series have been certified by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). Continue Reading →

Jeppesen teams with Peters Software to provide EASA pilot training materials

Posted on May 5th, 2014 by

Jeppesen has teamed with Peters Software, a provider of training and test preparation software programs for EASA private and commercial pilot license preparation, to provide private pilot training courseware and materials in Europe. Continue Reading →

Maxxeon introduces UV inspection light

Posted on May 5th, 2014 by

Lighting tool manufacturer, Maxxeon has designed a new UV inspection light for non-destructive testing (NDT) that combines cordless portability with performance that exceeds ASTM E2297 requirements for intensity. Continue Reading →

New edition of Air Traffic Control Career Prep released

Posted on May 1st, 2014 by

Now available is the latest edition of The Air Traffic Control Career Prep by Dr. Patrick R. Mattson. Continue Reading →