Support from Embry-Riddle flight instructors is now part of the Sporty’s online Learn To Fly course available to all Young Eagles.
Now available is the Tempest Easy Drain oil filter drain tool, a product specifically engineered to help pilots and aviation maintenance technicians rethink the way they change their oil.
Now, with the Easy Drain tool, routine maintenance is easier, faster, less messy, and less expensive, according to officials with the Tempest Plus Marketing Group. [Read more…]
FARGO, North Dakota — Appareo has added to its Stratus family of cost-effective, easily-installed certified avionics for general aviation.
Just like Stratus ESG, the company’s flagship transponder, the new Stratus ES is a certified 1090 Extended Squitter (ES) ADS-B Out transponder designed with the common 1.65” form factor to easily replace existing transponders.
While Stratus ESG includes built-in WAAS GPS for all-in-one-box 2020 compliance, Stratus ES was designed without GPS to provide affordable ADS-B Out to aircraft that are already equipped with WAAS GPS. [Read more…]
Striplin Runway Lights has introduced new Runway End Identification Lights (REIL) for general aviation airports.
REILs are located outside of the runway threshold lights, and help to positively identify the “runway environment” during low visibility and nighttime operations, company officials explain. [Read more…]
Finding the right flight instructor is important for the success of any future pilot.
The student’s future career, personal safety, and a significant chunk of money is in the hands of the instructor or school when a student learns to fly, especially a helicopter, according to Kevin Kahl of 11th Dimension Helicopters. [Read more…]
Inspect any A&P’s tool box and you’ll find safety wire pliers. Often referred to as SWIPES (for Safety Wire Installation Pliers), they ease the operation of twisting wire that firmly secures fasteners and other parts.
The two primary components of swipes are the locking jaw and a lever that rotates pliers when pulled out.
In an effort to create a more affordable tool for general aviation, CruzTOOLS set out to develop safety wire pliers that rival top professional units, but are priced for a much broader audience. [Read more…]
If you have a situation in flight or on the ground, are your emergency checklists close at hand?
You will with the new Aero Checklist from Apple’s App Store.
With Aero Checklist, the most critical emergencies related to each stage of the flight are right at your finger tips, according to the developers. [Read more…]