Bose 'A30 Quiet the noise
Volume 30, Number 13d, March 30, 2023
Pilot Coaches Student To Safe Emergency Landing Without Nosegear
A veteran pilot helped guide a young student on her third solo to a safe emergency landing after the nosegear fell off her Diamond Star on takeoff from an airport in Pontiac, Michigan, Wednesday. Chris Yates, the former director of[…]   Read this article
Sun 'n Fun 2023: Interview With ACE CEO Gene Conrad
The 49th annual Sun ‘n Fun Aerospace Expo is underway at Lakeland Linder International Airport in Lakeland, Florida. President and CEO of Sun ‘n Fun and the Aerospace Center for Excellence (ACE) Gene Conrad, who took over following the retirement[…]   Read this article
Tempest 'AeroGuard Induction Air Filters
Sun 'n Fun 2023: Garmin Updates Product Availability
Avionics expert Larry Anglisano talks with Garmin’s Jim Alpiser at Sun ‘n Fun to get an update on supply-chain issues, product availability and the upcoming end of support for legacy GNS 430/530 products. Read this article

Non-Pilot May Head RAF For First Time
For the first time in its more than 100-year history, the U.K.’s Royal Air Force is expected to name a non-pilot as its commander later this year. Sky News says it has learned the new Chief of the Air Staff[…] Read this article

Whelen 'Parmetheus Rebate Program
Sun 'n Fun 2023: Superior Custom Instrument Panels
These days, major avionics upgrades include sourcing a new instrument panel to accommodate large flight displays. It’s a pricey and time-consuming effort that many shops outsource or take a long time to do themselves. Texas-based Superior Aircraft Components has the[…] Read this article

SayWeather Adds A Text Notification Platform For Pilots, Airport Operators
Clearwater, Florida-based Connectrix, self-described as a provider of “wireless, Bluetooth Low Energy, and smartphone-connected ‘Internet of Things’ sensor solutions,” has announced SayWxAir, a subscription-based text interface product for its SayWeather airport weather advisory systems. Available since 2019 and targeted at[…] Read this article

Avemco 'Your CFI's insurance protects them, not you.
Sun 'n Fun 2023: Van's Aircraft SNF Show Specials, RV-15 Update
Van’s Greg Hughes talks about the company’s specials for this year’s Sun ‘n Fun. Surprise! These include reduced prices on various kits and a 6 percent cut in Lycoming-engine prices for the month of April. Plus, Greg offers a quick[…] Read this article

Flight Trial: New Bose A30 Noise Canceling Headset
Bose first introduced its top selling A30 noise canceling headset in 2010 and it’s time for an upgraded follow-on. In this video prepared for Sun ‘n Fun 2023, AVweb’s Paul Bertorelli flight trialed the new headset and talked to Bose’s[…] Read this article

AVweb 'Break out on top
Diamond Aircraft To Deliver First Of Five DA42-VIs to United Aviate Academy
Diamond Aircraft announced at Sun ‘n Fun Expo 2023 a strategic partnership with United Aviate Academy in Goodyear, Arizona. The announcement included news that United Aviate has ordered five twin-engine, jet-A-powered Diamond DA42-VI trainers. The first delivery is scheduled during[…] Read this article

Cirrus Launches Aircraft Configurator
Cirrus Aircraft launched a new web-based aircraft configurator tool on Wednesday at the 2023 Sun ‘n Fun Aerospace Expo. The tool is designed to allow users to try out paint and interior options, get an overview of a specific model’s[…] Read this article

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