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Levil Introduces Astro Link ADS-B In Module

At Sun 'n Fun this week, Levil Avionics debuted a new ADS-B In receiver to drive various tablet-based systems with no-cost weather and traffic. In addition to the dual-band receiver, the Astro Link has a built-in WAAS GPS receiver and full AHRS module for attitude information. This allows the Astro Link to provide valuable backup attitude data to connected tablets.

Levil Astro Link

At Sun 'n Fun this week, Levil Avionics debuted a new ADS-B In receiver to drive various tablet-based systems with no-cost weather and traffic. In addition to the dual-band receiver, the Astro Link has a built-in WAAS GPS receiver and full AHRS module for attitude information. This allows the Astro Link to provide valuable backup attitude data to connected tablets.

Forget 1984, 1994 Was the Bomb

It was the year of the future, avionics wise and otherwise. We just didnt know it. Maybe we still dont.

Flight Planning For Jets: iPreflight Genesis

In the jet world, it's all about crunching runway performance numbers and the logical way to do it is with a capable tablet app. Aircraft Performance Group (APG) has been offering just that with its iPreflight performance app. Equipped with over 350 aircraft models and 9000 airfields, the new Genesis app goes deep into runway performance calculations, and now a new flight planning utility could make it one of the most capable programs available for jet cockpits.

Garmin’s AirVenture Product Announcements

Garmin brought a smorgasbord of product announcements and some gadgets, too, to this year's AirVenture at Oshkosh. Here's a rundown.

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.

ForeFlight Introduces New ADS-B Receiver

ForeFlight has announced that its new portable, dual-band ADS-B In receiver is now available for purchase. The ForeFlight Sentry provides FIS-B weather, flight information, traffic, backup attitude, a rechargeable 12-hour battery and-a first for portable ADS-B receivers according to the company-a carbon monoxide monitor and alarm.

iFly GPS Adds Synthetic Vision And 3-D Traffic

iFly GPS has added synthetic vision and a three-dimensional traffic alerter to its aviation app for Apple, Android and Windows. The tablet-based system is designed so "everything is just a couple of touches away," according to sales manager Brian Rutherford.

Cessna Will Offer Epic Optixs Low-Cost HUD

Head-up displays, once and still the stuff of airline and military cockpits, will soon be an option in Cessnas single-engine aircraft line. Cessna will offer the new Epic Optix Eagle HUD, a low-cost combiner display thats capable of projecting not just basic flight data, but all kinds of imagery that any tablet can output.

Wing-Mounted ADAHRS Now Available

The new portable, externally mounted WingBug Air Data, Attitude and Heading Reference System (ADAHRS) from Straight & Level Technologies provides independent flight data for pretty much whichever aircraft it can be clipped to - as long as the aircraft in question doesnt exceed 200 MPH.

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