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Video: AEA Avidyne Bluetooth Keyboard Tour

At the Aircraft Electronics Association convention in Dallas, Avidyne introduced a new remote Bluetooth keyboard for its IFD540/440 FMS systems. AVweb took a quick look.

Video: AvNav EFB for Android

We're seeing more capable navigation apps for Android tablets, including the new AvNav EFB app. It has some of the same features that iOS users are accustomed to, including plates-on-map and DUATS flight planning and filing. In this video, AvNav's Sanjay Kumar offers a tour of the app's functions during its debut at AirVenture 2014 at Oshkosh.

Video: GoPro vs. Garmin Flight Trial

These days, there are dozens of POV or action cams to challenge the market-leading GoPro, including Garmin's VIRB. AVweb did an extensive comparison of both of those cameras and prepared this video report.

Podcast: Jeppesen Introduces Revised Apps, Streamlines Coverage Areas

At AirVenture 2014 in Oshkosh, Jeppesen announced revisions to its Mobile FliteDeck products and, for digital subscribers, it has reduced chart coverage areas to just ten globally. Jepp's Reggie Arsenault supplies the details.

Video: Garmin Connext Wireless Cockpit Interface

Garmin Connext uses the Flight Stream wireless interface transceiver for sending and receiving data between tablet computers and Garmin panel mount avionics, including the GNS430W and 530W navigators and the GDL88 ADS-B system. Garmin's Jessica Koss gives an overview of the system from AirVenture 2014 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

New This Week

AVweb's weekly search of what's new in aviation revealed Just Aircraft has scheduled its Just Plane Fun Days, a Women Can Fly event was held in Charlottesville, SocialFlight has released an upgrade to help pilots more easily find aviation events and points of interest near airports and the iPad Takes Flight! EPB Challenge has added NAFI as a sponsor.

Video: Seattle Avionics’ Smart Charts and Plates

At Sun 'n Fun 2014, Seattle Avionics introduced a new app that offers just charts, plates and sectionals - no ADS-B support and no weather-getting. Here's AVweb's quick take on the new app.

Podcast: FlightPro Launches Android-Based Flight Planner

Seeking to provide a flight planning app for Android users, FlightPro has launched an app it refers to as intuitive, fast, and pilot-friendly. CEO T. R. Wright described the app to AVweb's Rick Durden in a podcast at FlightPro's booth at Sun 'n Fun.

Video: AEA Opens In Nashville

The Aircraft Electronics Association opened in 57th annual convention in Nashville this week with good news: Avionics sales for 2013 were up 6.9% in 2013 over the previous year. In this video interview, AEA's Paula Derks says about 23 new products will be introduced in Nashville.

ForeFlight Mobile 5.6 Update Released

Tyson Weihs, co-founder and CEO of ForeFlight, has announced the release of version 5.6 of ForeFlights intelligent app for pilots. Highlights of the update include enhanced flight plan filing options-including ICAO flight plan form support-as well as complete worldwide coverage for military pilots.

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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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