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Aircraft Spruce Customer Appreciation Day

Saturday, Oct. 5, at all three locations (Corona, Ca.; Peachtree City, Ga.; and Brantford, Ontario, Canada) Aircraft Spruce and Specialty Company will host Customer Appreciation Day, offering reduced pricing and representatives from some of aviation's leading product lines. Product demonstrations will be available from Garmin, Lightspeed, J.P. Instruments, Hartzell, Scheyden, PTI, Icom, Dynon and more. Pilots who are able to attend the aviation supply company's event will enjoy promotions, raffles and other events, along with some discounts. They may also be contributing to some good causes.

Ship’s Weather Radar Upgrades

Theres no question that weather radar maintenance and upgrades can be pricey-potentially several thousands of dollars for repair-and tens of thousands for upgrade. On the other hand, ships radar can expand your mission.

Does the Cost of Avgas Really Matter?

Surely it must, but perhaps not as much as many of us think. Aircraft owners and operators confront a wall of high costs and $6 avgas is just another one. Redbird's fuel experiment next month may shed some light on what pilots really think.

Video: Aerocross’s Wearable HUD — Aviation’s Google Glass

At AirVenture, we talked to Aerocross Systems' Tam Pho about a new product the company is introducing. It's essentially a wearable HUD, consisting of a pair of lightweight glasses with a primary flight display projected directly in front of the eye. Pho says the system is designed to be practical and affordable.

Levil Technology’s New AW ADAHRS

Levil Technology is out with a new portable ADS-B unit that included air data input, making it the industry's first portable ADAHRS unit. It sell for $1,395. AVweb's Paul Bertorelli recently flew it in his Cub.

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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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