Avionics

ADS-B: Time to Stop Procrastinating? »

Pilots are notorious for procrastinating when it comes to compliance with regs—ask any AME whether the demand for flight physicals is higher at the beginning or end of the month. Waiting until 2019 to upgrade your aircraft for ADS-B compliance could prove expensive and the backlog may be so long the work doesn't even get done that year. More

S-TEC On Its Own »

That's a good thing, actually. S-TEC is a must-have player in the retrofit autopilot world. More

Video: Avidyne IFD540 Project Update »

Avidyne's IFD540 navigator has been stalled in certification for a couple of years, but the company said it plans to begin deliveries at the end of June 2014. Aviation Consumer's Larry Anglisano had a look at the IFD540 during a flight demo at Sun 'n Fun 2014 and got an update on the project from Avidyne's Tom Harper. More

Sun 'n Fun's Average Year »

If there were standouts, we would say diesel engines and down-scale avionics qualify. At least the trends are in the right direction. More

Video: Dynon Skyview Touch »

Touchscreen for LSA and experimental avionics is the new trend at Sun 'n Fun 2014. Dynon Avionics brought its latest touchscreen system, the Skyview Touch. Dynon's Michael Schofield showed the system to Kitplanes magazine at the show. More

Dynon's Skyview Gets a Touch Interface »

Touchscreen avionics for LSA and experimental aircraft were the trend at this years Sun 'n Fun. Dynon Avionics introduced the Skyview Touch—a system that has both traditional knobs, buttons and touchscreen. More

CubCrafters Offers Garmin G3X Glass in Cubs »

The panel in one of CubCrafters’ Carbon Cubs has caused more than a few double takes by visitors at Sun ‘n Fun. Instead of a few dials, it’s glass—and not just any glass, Garmin’s new G3X Touch flight display system. More

WingX Pro7 on Pebble Watch »

WingX Pro7 ups the ante for iPad navigation with a Bluetooth interface on the Pebble e-Paper watch. More

Video: Garmin's New G3X Touch Glass Cockpit »

Garmin has redesigned its G3X glass cockpit for LSA and experimental aircraft. It has a touchscreen feature set and supports on-screen display and command for the Garmin VIRB action cam, plus it controls the GMC305 flight control/autopilot system. Garmin's Jessica Koss gave AVweb an overview of the system at Sun 'n Fun 2014 in Lakeland, Florida. More