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…]
Dynon Avionics has added internal data logging to the SkyView Integrated Glass Panel system.
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.
Garmin has launched a new series of aviation VHF COM and NAV/COM radios, the GTR and GNC series.
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.