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Jet Air to Host ADS-B Seminar March 10

Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS-B) has been a popular topic of discussion since the FAA its final rule in 2010. The rule came with a mandate that aircraft be equipped with ADS-B “Out” technology by January 1, 2020 in order to operate in certain types of controlled airspace. ADS-B technology is already available, and […]

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Garmin MFD showing airport database entry with fuel price information

Garmin Brings Fuel Prices to your Panel

Ever wish you could look up a fuel price while airborne? You can now receive up-to-date fuel prices right on your Garmin multifunction display (MFD). Garmin has added FBO fuel price information to its airport directory database. The data can be displayed on the G1000/2000/3000/5000, the G500/600, and the G500H. With this enhancement to the Airport […]

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Video: ADS-B Weather and Stratus

Pilots, have you taken advantage of ADS-B technology yet? Do you know what ADS-B stands for and what it can do for you? ADS-B is an acronym for “Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast.” It is a critical component of the FAA’s NextGen airspace system. The technology can provide in-cockpit traffic, weather, and terrain information, as well as […]

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Shadin Enhances Fuel Flow Transducers

Shadin Avionics announced a minor TSO design change to their industry standard fuel flow transducer enabling increased temperature range and performance of the product. The new transducer configuration is rated for 100 degrees C, increased from 70 degrees C, enabling continued functionality and accuracy when installed in close proximity to exhaust manifolds, combustors and other […]

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Historical photo of air navigation markings painted on rooftop

FLYING Magazine Highlights Top 50 Navigation Innovations

If you’re interested in aviation history and technology, FLYING Magazine has put together an online slideshow for you. In this era of iPads, GPS, and glass panels, it’s easy to forget that not long ago, the most high-tech air navigation equipment was a paper map and a set of eyeballs. We’ve come a long way. […]

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New Garmin Com Radio

New Radios from Garmin Feature Built-In Frequency Database, Increased Range

Garmin has unveiled the GTR and GNC series, a new line of VHF COM and NAV/COM radios designed to replace the popular SL 30 and SL 40 series. The GTR and GNC series meets the 8.33 kHz channel spacing mandate in Europe. Even if you’re not flying in Europe anytime soon, you’ll still enjoy another […]

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The Avidyne DFC 90 Autopilot's Straight & Level Button

Latest Avionics Technology Geared Toward Enhancing Safety, Preventing Loss-Of-Control

What if pilots had a technological wingman to help prevent loss-of-control accidents? Loss of control inflight (LOC-I), according to an FAA fact sheet, is currently the leading cause of fatal general aviation accidents. Last year’s FAA Safety Standdown focused on educating pilots on the topic through seminars, articles, and online courses. Avionics manufacturers aim to […]

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iPad vs iPad Mini size comparison

Video Review of iPad Mini vs. Full-Size iPad in Flight

Shopping for an iPad to use in flight, whether for yourself or your favorite pilot? Decisions, decisions… AvWeb’s editorial director Paul Bertorelli compares the iPad Mini with full-size iPads in this video:   The video includes the specs, advantages, and disadvantages of the two sizes. According to the video, one problem they both have is […]

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Save up to $5,000 on qualifying Garmin Avionics purchases.

Save up to $5,000 on Garmin Avionics Through Dec. 21

Now is a great time to purchase a Garmin glass panel upgrade for your aircraft. You can save up to $5,000 when you purchase a G500 or G600 along with a GTN 650 or 750. This special rebate offer expires December 21st, 2012. Qualifying Products and Total Rebate Amount: G600 and GTN™ 650 or 750 […]

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Cirrus Perspective Global Connect Retrofit Available

Thanks to a newly available retrofit solution, owners of Cirrus Perspective-equipped SR20/22 series aircraft can upgrade the aircraft’s communications technology to feature worldwide weather data, satellite phone communication, and text messaging. Perspective Global Connect™ is now available on all SR models as a retrofit to all Cirrus owners whose aircraft are equipped with Cirrus Perspective™ […]

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