FreeFlight Systems is partnering with Aspen Avionics to develop a line of ADS-B solutions for Aspen. The collaboration is intended to give aircraft owners increased flexibility when choosing ADS-B and NextGen cockpit avionics, according to company officials.
Piper Aircraft has selected Aspen Avionics Evolution Backup Display system for its Seneca V-series aircraft. The Evolution Backup Display is a fully digital, independent flight display system designed to replace mechanical backup instruments used in Part 23 glass panel installations. Its functionality on the Piper Seneca includes: attitude, altitude and airspeed tapes, rate of turn, slip/skid, VSI, and heading.
Lawrence (Larry) Holland, founder of Treasure Coast Avionics in Florida, passed away March 3 after a long illness.
WYOMING, Mich. — GRT Avionics has created a new Internet forum dedicated to GRT electronic flight instrumentation products. The new forum is part of a redesigned website, company officials noted.
For the 2013 season, Pipistrel’s Sinus, Virus and Virus SW lineup now feature Dynon Avionics D-180 instruments as standard equipment.
Garmin has unveiled new features and capabilities of the GTN series touchscreen GPS/NAV/COM that address the specific needs of helicopter operations.
Over this past year this series has covered just about all aspects of the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) and what it will do for General Aviation.
In addition, we went even further, delivering an historical perspective of the entire National Airspace System. We believed it was necessary to remind each aviator that our way of life will always be in a state of change.
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.
Garmin International has introduced the GRA 5500, a high-performance, all-digital radar altimeter for general aviation.
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…]