Top Letters And Comments, September 7, 2018

This week's letters brought comments from readers about Dynon's new installation policy, low-octane avgas and Goodyear's Wingfoot Three.

skyBeacon Receives TSO Certification

uAvionix announced that it has received Technical Standard Order Authorization (TSOA) for its skyBeacon integrated ADS-B Out solution on Tuesday. The skyBeacon was designed to replace the wingtip navigation or nav/strobe lights found on many aircraft including the Cessna 172 and Piper PA-28.

Avidyne Entegra Displays Get ADS-B

If you fly an Avidyne Entegra-equipped Cirrus or Piper, you've been waiting a while for the upgrade that puts ADS-B data on the big screens and Avidyne finally released the software to do it. There's also new software for playing ADS-B on Avidyne's smaller retrofit displays.

ADS-B On The Tail: tailBeacon Is Latest ADS-B Out Solution

With a follow-on to the skyBeacon wingtip ADS-B Out product that's been snagged in FAA TSO certification, uAvionix announced what it calls a zero-install ADS-B Out solution. It's called the tailBeacon and it has a 2020 ADS-B manadate-compliant ADS-B Out system packaged in an LED position light that can use some existing tail position light wiring. The TSO'd version is expected late September 2018, while an experimental version is available now.

Appareo’s New Stratus 3 ADS-B

The popular Stratus portable ADS-B receiver-now the Stratus 3-has turned the page and finally has an architecture that works with more apps, has a smart battery feature and new price point. Larry Anglisano caught up with Appareo Systems' Kris Garberg at AirVenture 2018 for an overview of the device.

Top Letters And Comments, July 27, 2018

This week's letters brought comments from readers about LSA weight restrictions and flying to AirVenture with ADS-B.

Top Letters And Comments, July 20, 2018

This week's letters brought comments from readers about flying cars, electric aircraft, the ADS-B mandate, and the Rolls-Royce VTOL.

Dynon Launches Two New Portables

Dynon is introducing the D3 Pocket Panel and DRX Portable Dual Band ADS-B Traffic and Weather Receiver at AirVenture this year. The company will be demonstrating both devices at the show and holding daily forums on products and systems.

European ADS-B Mandate Won’t Be Met

Many European operators say they wont meet the European Aviation Safety Agencys June 7, 2020, ADS-B mandate and EASA seems to be getting ready to cope with the patchwork of compliance that will result.

Top Letters And Comments, July 13, 2018

This week's letters brought comments from readers about the U.S. Air Force National Museum, traveling to OSH, the ForeFlight Sentry ADS-B receiver and the FAA's newly proposed bird-strike test rules.

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