Industry Round-up, July 20, 2018


Image: MyGoFlight

This week, AVweb‘s weekly news roundup uncovered reports about a new Oshkosh panel, a head up display (HUD) from MyGoFlight, and some management changes at LightHawk. AeroInnovate will be holding a panel discussion at EAA AirVenture called “Funding Your Dream.” The topics covered will relate to understanding of what it takes to start and fund an aerospace company. The panel will take place on Monday, July 23rd from 4:00 to 5:15 PM at the Aviation Gateway Park Forums Tent. Also at AirVenture, MyGoFlight will be demonstrating its SkyDisplay HUD -LCD180. The SkyDisplay is designed for use in general and light business aviation aircraft. The HUD will be available to be flown in a simulator in Hangar C, booth #3135, from July 23 to July 29.

Aviation-oriented conservation company LightHawk has announced the appointment of James R. Becker to the company’s board of directors. Becker has held a pilot’s license for almost 50 years and spent eight years flying C-130s for the U.S. Air Force. LightHawk also announced that Lawrence Sittig has been elected chairman of the board. Sittig has been with the company since 2013.