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Bendix King KSN770 Safety Display
For years Garmin has owned the retrofit GPS market but Bendix King hopes to change that with the KSN770. It has a combination of touch and hard controls, open architecture and a familiar feature set. Read More
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Video: Bendix/King KSN770 Flight Trial
The Bendix/King KSN770 retrofit FMS trickles down from the Honeywell Apex integrated flight management system. It has a flexible feature set and an open architecture. Read More
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AVweb Classic
AVweb landed on the World Wide Web in 1995. Since then, we've amassed a huge archive of advice, analysis,and inspiration. Travel back with us for a look at a classic article from AVweb's past.

Want more? Visit our advanced search page and enter a topic that interests you. You may be surprised at what you discover. Read More
The Pilot's Lounge #26:
Scud Running — Discussing a Delicate Subject
There's a right way and a wrong way to do anything. So it is with scud running, that time-honored practice of scooting under weather to get to a destination. Lately, though, the practice has gotten much more dangerous, partly because it's not being properly taught any more. While that may be a good thing, people are still finding ways to bend sheet metal at low altitudes. AVweb's Rick Durden shows you how to scud run, then shows why you shouldn't. Read More
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AOPA Ditches Summit: The Right Move at the Right Time
For those of us who cover Summit, it has recently felt like an expensive distraction. In canceling it, AOPA may be signaling this: no more business as usual. That's a good thing. Read More
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With a massive AD against ECI cylinders in the offing, we would like to know reader experiences not just with ECI cylinders, but other brands as well. If you've got five minutes to spare, you can tell us about your satisfaction--or lack thereof--with aircraft cylinders you've been flying behind. Read More
Video: Redbird's Redhawk Diesel -- A Detailed Look
At AirVenture, the really cool airplane wasn't from an airplane manufacturer but from Redbird, the guys who build motion simulators. They showed off a nicely refurb'd Cessna 172 with a diesel engine from Continental, and they invited us to come fly it at their San Marcos, Texas Skyport. So we did. In this video, we offer a detailed analysis of the Redhawk, along with a closer look at the airplane's performance and cost figures. Read More