Garmin has unveiled several new additions to the Garmin Pilot for Apple and Android mobile devices, including wireless real-time display and play-back of engine data when the app is paired with an Engine Information Systems (EIS)-capable TXi flight display or the G1000 NXi integrated flight deck.
A new document viewer provides easy access to the Garmin aviation library, as well as access to popular cloud storage providers, and the addition of weather improvements further enhances the app, according to company officials.
New for Android, weight and balance calculations and several more features aid in flight planning. [Read more…]
Sporty’s has introduced Stratus 3, the latest generation of the weather receiver.
Over the last six years, pilots have logged millions of hours with Stratus in everything from antique taildraggers to military fighter jets, using Stratus to make smarter in-flight decisions, according to Sporty’s officials.
The new model includes features such as subscription-free weather, dual band ADS-B traffic, GPS, and backup attitude information, plus additional app options, and a lower price. [Read more…]
Garmin has introduced the D2 Delta PX, D2 Delta S, and D2 Delta aviator watch series, three new GPS-enabled smartwatches built in a variety of sizes and personalities for pilots and aviation enthusiasts.
New to the D2 aviator watch series, the D2 Delta PX incorporates built-in wrist-based Pulse Oximeter for oxygen saturation awareness.
Additionally, all D2 Delta watches come with wireless connectivity with select Garmin avionics, Garmin Pay contactless payment solution, storage for music playlists, and more. [Read more…]
Garmin reports that once new FIS-B weather products are available through the Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) ground station network in the United States, pilots will be able to access them within the Garmin Pilot app on Apple mobile devices using Garmin receivers that support ADS-B In.
Further Garmin display compatibility is expected later this year and into the first half of 2019, according to company officials. [Read more…]
MT-Propeller has received a German STC for the installation of its 2-blade electric variable pitch propeller on the Piper PA-18 series powered by the Lycoming O-320 engine.
Mountain High Equipment & Supply Company has updated its Pilot Refill-Kit for aviators. The kit enables pilots to fill their portable oxygen cylinders and aircraft built-in oxygen systems without going to an FBO or oxygen supply company. [Read more…]