Garmin announced the GTR 200B, a comm radio and Bluetooth-enabled intercom designed specifically for experimental and amateur-built aircraft. In addition to advanced auto-squelch, stereo intercom, alert inputs, standby frequency monitoring and more, Bluetooth connectivity allows pilots to connect a smartphone or tablet to the comm radio, adding even more capability to the cockpit. Additionally, superior integration with G3X Touch™ provides more features and benefits that further reduce pilot workload. Continue reading "Garmin's GTR 200B comm radio with Bluetooth intercom is designed for experimental aircraft"
Flying the Bahamas in an AirCam is one of the most sensational flying experiences you will ever have. There are numerous white, sandy, uninhabited beaches to fly and the color of the water is intoxicating. You can fly these islands a hundred times in a regular airplane and still not know what you are missing until to do it in an AirCam. Continue reading "AirCam Bahamas Fly-Out 2019"
Zenith Aircraft Company is bringing back its popular hands-on light aircraft building workshop to the U.S. Sport Aviation Expo (Sebring, Florida from January 23 - 26, 2019). Continue reading "Zenith workshops return to Sebring, Florida, 2019"
American Autogyro International, Inc. (AAI) is restarting production of the SparrowHawk III Gyroplane Quick-Build kit. In addition, AAI will provide enhanced support for the more than 100 SparrowHawk kits sold thus far. Continue reading "American Autogyro Reintroducing the SparrowHawk III Gyroplane Kit"
Garmin released its expanded pilot training opportunities for 2019 to include additional classes throughout the United States and more instructor-led courses. These training classes are available for the G3X Touch, GTN 650/750 touchscreen navigator series, the G500 TXi/G600 TXi and G500/G600 flight display systems, Garmin Integrated Flight Decks, and the GWX aviation weather radar. These training opportunities provide pilots with a hands-on approach to learning Garmin avionics in a classroom environment taught by experienced certified flight instructors. Continue reading "Garmin's 2019 Aviation Training Events"
The International Light Aircraft Design competition for 2019 is now open for entry in association with Air Race E, the Royal Aeronautical Society and the Light Aircraft Association. Continue reading "Electric Aircraft Design Competition"