Dick Rutan to speak at AEA

Dick Rutan, a pilot, entrepreneur and adventurer who made history in December 1986 after completing a nine-day, nonstop and nonrefueled flight around the world that established a flight-endurance record, will be the keynote speaker during the official opening at the 56th annual Aircraft Electronics Association International Convention & Trade Show, which will take place March 26 at the MGM Grand Hotel & Convention Center in Las Vegas.

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Garmin introduces all-digital radar altimeter

Garmin International has introduced the GRA 5500, a high-performance, all-digital radar altimeter for general aviation.

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Bad landing for distracted pilot

Aircraft: Piper Navajo. Injuries: None. Location: North Bend, Ore. Aircraft damage: Substantial.

What reportedly happened: The pilot had been flying on an IFR clearance in IFR conditions. As he approached his home airport and the weather improved to VFR, he canceled his IFR clearance [Read more...]

Dynon launches SkyView 5.1

Dynon Avionics has added internal data logging to the SkyView Integrated Glass Panel system.

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Aspen Avionics president named Aviation Entrepreneur of the Year

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — John Uczekaj, president and CEO of Aspen Avionics, was awarded Aviation Entrepreneur of the Year by Living Legends of Aviation at its star-studded gala Jan. 18.

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Astronics Max-Viz-600 gets Cessna SB

Astronics Corporation’s Max-Viz-600 enhanced vision system has received a Cessna Aircraft Service Bulletin for retrofit installation in recently-delivered Cessna Skyhawk, Skylane and Stationair single-engine aircraft models.

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Garmin introduces new series of aviation VHF radios

Garmin has launched a new series of aviation VHF COM and NAV/COM radios, the GTR and GNC series.

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SkyVision Xtreme launches second generation portable ADS-B system

SkyVision Xtreme has released its Generation 2 (G2) Portable, a fully transportable ADS-B transceiver system for use with iOS, Android, and Windows devices with Wi-Fi capability.

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Jeppesen connects mobile devices with panel-mounted avionics

Jeppesen now offers route planning capabilities that can be transferred between mobile devices and installed avionics to improve data access for general aviation pilots.

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Garmin updates GTN software

Garmin has released GTN software version 3.0, a free software update that brings expanded features and capabilities to the GTN series touchscreen avionics.

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