Avionics

Why The Secrecy Around ADS-B? »

The FAA is holding a big meeting about ADS-B equipage but it's closing the meeting to the media. What's the big secret? More

New This Week »

AVweb's weekly search of the latest developments in aviation uncovered news of the all-electric Sun Flyer's flight tests, Sporty's new ATP training course, two new vice presidents at Cirrus and a free trial of Aspen Avionics's synthetic vision product. More

Video: BendixKing AeroVue Integrated Avionics »

BendixKing has a new integrated avionics suite for the turboprop market. The AeroVue, which trickles down from advanced avionics found in transport category and business jets, is a three-screen system with autopilot, dual AHRS, cursor-control device (CCD), plus cabin internet connectivity. In this video, Aviation Consumer's Larry Anglisano takes a look at the system in BendixKing's King Air, which was on display at AirVenture 2014 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. More

Transition to Glass »

IFR Refresher and IFR Magazine have kept pace with the glass invasion over the years and many articles have appeared to help pilots safely master these new miracles of technology. This special online issue is a compendium of articles selected to summarize some of what we have learned. Detailed instructions on use, pros and cons on features, advice on installation and maintenance - it's all covered in Transition to Glass. More

Podcast: Bill Moffitt of NavWorx on Welcoming ADS-B into Your World »

2020 is no longer some far-future date you'd see in a summer blockbuster and that means the clock is ticking on equipping your airplane for next-generation airspaces. NavWorx may have the friendliest price point for entering the ADS-B equipment market, so we spoke with CEO Bill Moffitt at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh. More

Video: Avidyne Wins IFD540 Certification »

Snagged in the FAA certification process for a couple of years, Avidyne announced at AirVenture 2014 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, that it has won final FAA approval for the IFD540 GPS a direct slide-in replacement for the Garmin GNS530W. Avidyne's Tom Harper updates the status in this AVweb Product Minute video. More

Video: Aero Glass Augmented-Reality Glasses »

Augmented-reality glasses are different than virtual-reality glasses and even HUD systems because they overlay a wide variety of flight data on miniature computer screens inside the glasses. This means you can see the data in 3-D and throughout a 360-degree spectrum of movement. Aero Glass the first company to bring augmented reality to the general aviation cockpit is currently beta-testing its glasses. In this video, Aviation Consumer editor Larry Anglisano takes a look through the glasses at AirVenture 2014 in Oshkosh. More

Video: Safe Flight SCx AoA System »

Safe Flight Instrument Corporation, the creator of the stall warning system, introduces the new SCx low-cost angle-of-attack system at AirVenture 2014. Using a leading-edge wing sensor, the two-piece system is budget-priced and aimed initially at experimental aircraft. In this video, Aviation Consumer's Larry Anglisano takes a look at the system in flight. More