MVP Amphib Adds Versatility

MVP Amphib Adds Versatility »

A Minnesota company is hoping that versatility and financial accessibility will be the keys to launching a $189,000 amphib LSA that was unveiled Sunday ahead of AirVenture 2014 in Oshkosh. The MVP is a two-place carbon fiber hull with a turbocharged Rotax engine and fabric wings with carbon fiber spars. More

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Cessna Introduces Diesel 172 »

Cessna says its introduction of a factory-equipped diesel option for the 172 Skyhawk reinforces its commitment to providing diesel options for customers. The Turbo Skyhawk JT-A was introduced at a... More

Airbus To Join Perlan Project »

The Perlan Project, a not-for-profit research company developed to research atmospheric conditions utilizing sailplanes flying at extremely high altitudes, announced today at AirVenture that... More

FreeFlight Receives TSO for RANGR ADS-B Receiver »

FreeFlight Systems announced today that the FAA has granted Technical Service Order (TSO) approval to the company’s RANGR FDL- 978-RX ADS-B receiver with optional built-in WAAS GPS. More

BendixKing Announces New EFIS, ADS-B Products »

BendixKing wants to compete against Garmin's G1000 with a new EFIS based on the Honeywell Primus APEX system. The company is also introducing new ADS-B boxes. More

Garmin Introduces Connext Wireless Cockpit »

At AirVenture 2014 at Oshkosh, Garmin announced a new wireless cockpit interface that allows both input and output data flow between the company's certified panel mounted avionics and tablet... More

 

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SocialFlight: Providing More Reasons to Fly

SocialFlight: Providing More Reasons to Fly »

Two years ago at EAA's AirVenture, the SocialFlight app was born. Jeff Simon created an app that would run on the Web, any smartphone, and any table, and that, he hoped, would "shake people by the shoulder and say, 'Here's what's happening near... More

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The Prop Strike/Sudden Stop

The Prop Strike/Sudden Stop »

It's possible to do major engine/accessory damage without obviously damaging the prop by hitting water or heavy, tall grass that stops or slows the running engine. The FAA definition of a sudden stoppage, is the engine stopping suddenly in under... More

Short Final:

Short Final »

I was listening to O'Hare ground one claggy fall night, and several arriving flights were being sent to the penalty box due to delays. One arriving flight protested, saying they were promised their gate would be open. ... Ground: "Flight 123, proceed to the box." ... Flight 123: "But we were promised -- !" ... All of a sudden, several mic clicks could be heard, and the sounds of babies crying filled the frequency: "WaWaWaWaWaah." ... Then silence. ... Then Flight 123: "123 is proceeding to... More

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