Momentum Aeronautics recently completed a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) project for Parker Hannifin Corp. Aircraft Wheel and Brake Division that approves the installation of Parker wheels and brakes on Pilatus PC-7 aircraft. [Read more…]
Pilot Assist Pro for the Apple iPhone and iPad has been released. Designed by pilots for pilots, Pilot Assist Pro declutters the cockpit and allows unified access to important flight resources – checklists, scratchpads, manuals, weather, flights logs, NOTAMs and more — direct from an Apple device, according to developers. [Read more…]
From a humble start (aren’t they all though?) Okanagan Helicopters has a remarkable history that includes, “the first unaccompanied commercial helicopter ferry flight from Canada to the UK, monitoring polar bears in the High Arctic, providing offshore oil rig support during monsoons, and, at the company’s high point, operations in over 33 countries with 600 employees and 126 helicopters.” [Read more…]
Flight Outfitters has introduced the Centerline Backpack
“Over the past several years we have received hundreds of PIREPs from our customers asking if we had a backpack, or if we could make a backpack. The Centerline Backpack represents 18 months of development efforts because in true Flight Outfitters form, we did not want to just make a ‘me too,’ run-of-the-mill backpack,” said Flight Outfitters President Mark Glassmeyer. [Read more…]
Garmin has introduced the GDL 50, a portable device capable of receiving Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) traffic and weather, GPS, and aircraft attitude information for display on select portables and mobile devices.
A remote-mount version of the GDL 50, the GDL 50R, is also available.
Wireless and hardwired compatibility of the GDL 50/50R includes the G3X Touch glass flight display, the aera 660 and aera 795/796, as well as wireless connectivity with the Garmin Pilot app on Apple and Android mobile devices, according to company officials. [Read more…]