On Nov. 7, the Challenger Learning Center of Richland County School District One in South Carolina hosted the fourth annual Aerospace Career Day.
American Legend Aircraft Co. has installed an ADS-B system in its Legend Cub. The installation, which meets the FAA’s 2020 mandatory compliance requirements for ADS-B equipage, incorporates a FreeFlight Systems Model 1201 WAAS GPS sensor and a Trig Avionics Mode S and 1090ES ADS-B Out capable transponder. The ADS-B solution allows Legend Cub operators to take advantage of NextGen technology today providing traffic awareness, plus weather and information services delivered subscription-free to in-cockpit displays, according to company officials.
Now available is Garmin’s new 7-inch G3X Touch display option for experimental amateur-built and light sport aircraft.
The newest addition to the G3X Touch family features a high-resolution touchscreen display, which complements the existing 10.6-inch G3X Touch system, offering new panel design options and added redundancy, according to company officials.
Aircraft: Cessna 172. Injuries: 3 Fatal. Location: Owls Head, Maine. Aircraft damage: Destroyed.
What reportedly happened: The pilot was attempting to takeoff at night and collided with a private ground vehicle that was crossing the runway.
In a closet at my grandfather’s house, there is a toolbox. It’s a long, narrow rectangular thing, not at all like a toolbox you might find in the local home improvement store today. It’s made of wood with strong, steel hinges and an equally robust hasp, all of which have been worn by time.
EXPparts has added Aeronca 7AC Champ style placards to its inventory. These original style placards help put those final touches in the cabin, company officials note.