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Aspen Announces VFR Version Of Evolution E5

Designed for primarily for VFR aircraft, the Aspen Evolution E5 Electronic Flight Instrument has received STC approval for installations without an onboard GPS. That is, it’s meant to be installed with a...

Appareo Aviation Acquires Aerovie

Appareo Aviation, maker of the Stratus ADS-B-ready transponder and Vision 1000 flight-monitoring system, has purchased electronic flight bag (EFB) developer Aerovie. This move will allow Appareo to provide its own EFB and...
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EFB Dependence

What the typical electronic flight bag platform lacks in reliability is made up in utility. But this stuff does fail and can leave you without some important tools.

Collins GPS Errors Spark Flight Delays

Flight groundings on June 8 and 9 were caused by a software glitch in some Collins GPS receivers found in bizjets and a few airliners. At issue was the receivers’ failure to...
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Video: Dynon HDX Install In A Skyhawk

Dynon Avionics has an STC for installing the Certified SkyView HDX in Cessna 172 Skyhawks (and also for some Beech Bonanza models), which in the end makes for an all-electric, all-glass ultra-modern...

ADS-B Issues Affect CRJs

Regional airline schedules were disrupted late Saturday and into Sunday by ADS-B and GPS issues that seemed to affect mainly Bombardier CRJ aircraft. According to various sources, the disruption briefly grounded entire...

Video Flight Data Recorder Developed

A young Canadian inventor has come up with what he says is a low-cost flight data recorder for light aircraft that requires no special installation. Instead, it uses 4K video cameras to record gauges on the panel.

4th Annual WAA Safety Day 2019

Aviation Consumer Editor in Chief and Editorial Director of Belvoir Media Group’s Aviation Division Larry Anglisano, five-time Space Shuttle commander Jim Wetherbee and FAASTeam Manager Ben Struck will speak at the 4th Annual Westchester Aviation Association’s (WAA) General Aviation safety conference on the evening of June 4, 2019, in Tarrytown, New York.

Top Letters And Comments, May 31, 2019

This week's letters brought comments from readers about angle of attack indicators and the U.S. ADS-B system.

The Desanctification of AoA

Because I lack the common decency to avoid saying I told you so, this is an I-told-you-so blog. Well, sort of, because what I thought or maybe predicted would happen didn’t happen. At least not in the way I might have imagined.

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Two Tragic Accidents And We’re Arguing About Sim Time?

You'd think Boeing would try belt and suspenders this time. But for the revised MAX, it wants to again try what already didn't work.

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How Daher Builds the TBM Turboprop

Daher's factory in Tarbes, France, is one of the most modern aerospace facilities in the world. In this long-form video, AVweb explains...