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.

Shop Survey: ADS-B Driving Avionics Sales

Last month, the Aircraft Electronics Association reported a 17.6% bump in overall avionics sales. And while a good portion of that gain was attributed to a generally stronger new-airplane market, the bulk was pegged on the looming deadline for ADS-B Out equipage.

Notable Anniversaries Celebrated At OSH

Light-aircraft aficionados might be surprised to know that a few popular aircraft designs are having significant anniversaries at Oshkosh this year, including the Van's RV-4, Kitfox, Long-EZ, Baby Ace and Pietenpol.

ACE/Able Flight Zenith CH750 To Begin At Sun n Fun

Most homebuilt aircraft start life in a damp basement or shared garage, but the next project for the Aerospace Center for Excellence will begin right in the open at Sun n Fun. And while students from the Central Florida Aerospace Academy and Lakeland Aero Club will begin work on the CH750 during the airshow in April, its not expected to be completed during the week.

Levil Drops Beacon ADS-B

Levil Aviation has announced that it is ceasing development of its Beacon ADS-B Out module effective immediately.

Superior Grounds XP-382 And XP-400 Engines

Superior Air Parts has grounded all of its XP-382 and XP-400 experimental engines due to detonation problems found in some XP-400s, according to AVweb sister publication Kitplanes. The company has also implemented a mandatory buy-back program for both engine types.

BRS Releases Parachute For Van’s RV-10

After 18 months of development, BRS Aerospace says its ready to accept orders for the Van's RV-10 ballistic parachute. BRS already offers a kit for the Vans RV-7 and RV-9 aircraft as well as other experimentals.

Ray Aviation Scholarships Awarded By EAA

Two high-school students have been awarded $10,000 each under the EAA's Ray Aviation Scholarships. Nicole Blount of Lake Placid, Florida, and Max Davidson of Jurupa Valley, California, will receive this important head start toward their flight training.

Jetson Aero Speeder, Your Personal Racing Drone

Poznan, Poland-based Jetson Aero has completed initial flights of what it hopes will be a personal drone fast and nimble enough to make for entertaining racing. For now, though, the Jetson Speeder is less an aerial go-kart and more an eight-motor aircraft-aluminum H with a carbon-fiber seat in the middle.

First Official Flight For XP-82

The rebuilt prototype XP-82 celebrated its first official flight on Monday and by all accounts it went well. The Tom Reilly XP-82 Twin Mustang Restoration Project confirmed the flight, which was a lot longer than its first hop three weeks ago.

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