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AEA: Dynon Drops Prices On SkyView Classic And SE, Retires Touch

Dynon Avionics has announced a slight reorganization of its product line with price reductions on two models, the SkyView Classic and SkyView SE, and the discontinuation of the SkyView Touch. Dynon has also said its close to receiving approval to fit the SkyView HDX to Beech 35-series airplanes via an STC.

Dynon SkyView HDX Approved For Skyhawks

Owners of vintage Cessna Skyhawks now have another option for glass upgrades and an autopilot. Dynon Avionics announced today that the FAA gave the SkyView HDX integrated avionics suite the nod for aftermarket installations in a wide variety of 172 models, which also includes removing the primary flight instruments and the vacuum pump.

Dynon Skyview HDX Glass: An Update

At Oshkosh 2017, Dynon promised its top-of-the-line glass panel suite, the Skyview HDX, would be STC'd for certified aircraft by the end of the year. It missed the goal, so we called to see what's going on. The news was positive.

Shock Cooling: Time To Kill The Myth

There's no evidence that big power reductions damage horizontally opposed aircraft engines by "shock-cooling" them. It's time to trash the myth so pilots can focus on real risks to their airplanes and engines.

Garmin Introduces New TXi Line Of Retrofit Cockpit Displays

To replace the aging G600 and G500 retrofit primary flight displays, Garmin this week announced the new TXi series retrofit PFD/MFD displays.

New Instrument Panel Annunciator Aims To Reduce Gear-Up Landings

At AirVenture 2017, Massachusetts-based Approach Aviation announced FAA approval and production shipment of its FlexAlert multifunction panel annunciator.

“Aviation Consumer” Avionics Satisfaction Survey

The staff at Aviation Consumer magazine is conducting an avionics equipment and brand satisfaction survey. They want to know about your experience with recent major avionics upgrades, including ADS-B equipment. The results will appear in an upcoming issue of Aviation Consumer magazine.

Video: Experimental Audio Panel Bench Review

Whether you are upgrading the audio system in an older LSA or experimental or building a new project, PS Engineering and Garmin have non-certified audio panels equipped with advanced features better suited for smaller cabins. In this video, "Kitplanes" magazine contributor Larry Anglisano puts three of them on the bench for a look and listen.

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.

GAMIjectors-18 Years of Precision Fuel Injection

After selling over 22,000 sets of GAMIjectors that help aircraft owners save over a million gallons of avgas a year through lean-of-peak operations GAMI now makes precision fuel injectors for almost every fuel-injected, general aviation airplane. Here's a review of the engine power curve and why lean of peak operations can prolong engine live and reduce fuel burn.

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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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