Stewart Systems announced they will be teaming up with Lakeland Aero Club to offer a free, hands-on fabric covering and painting workshop at Sun 'n Fun 2018. The workshop will be held daily Tuesday through Saturday from 10am to 2pm at the Lakeland Aero Club hangar. Come and learn how to cover and paint aircraft the non-hazardous way. All are welcome, including young people. Continue reading "Stewart Systems Workshops announced for Sun 'n Fun 2018"
Garmin announced the GDL 50 today -- a portable device capable of receiving Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) traffic and weather, GPS and aircraft attitude1 information for display on select portables and mobile devices. A remote-mount version of the GDL 50, the GDL 50R, is also available. Exclusive features such as TargetTrend and TerminalTraffic further enhance the ADS-B traffic picture and are unique to Garmin products. Wireless and hardwired compatibility of the GDL 50/50R includes the G3X™ Touch glass flight display, the aera® 660 and aera 795/796 aviation portables, as well as wireless connectivity with the Garmin Pilot™ app on Apple and Android mobile devices. Continue reading "Garmin announces GDL 50 portable ADS-B receiver"
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Today marks the 20th Anniversary of Sonex Aircraft! On February 28, 1998, John Monnett lifted-off from Wittman Regional Airport [KOSH] in Oshkosh, WI in a completely new aircraft: Sonex serial number 1, or SX1. While certainly not the beginning of veteran homebuilt aircraft designer, builder and pilot John Monnett's journey, the first flight of SX1 marked the beginning of the Sonex Story for us and thousands of others worldwide. Continue reading "Sonex Aircraft Celebrates 20th Anniversary"
Citing changes in the currency exchange rate and other factors, the South-African company The Airplane Factory is saying it will increase its kit prices in the United States by approximately 10%. Continue reading "Sling Prices to Go Up in March"
Get up to $8,500 for your GNS 430/480/530 WAAS or non WAAS when you upgrade to any Avidyne slide-in replacement. Continue reading "Garmin Trade-In Towards an Avidyne IFD"
Garmin announced expanded pilot training opportunities for 2018 to include additional classes throughout the United States. Instructor-led training classes are available for the GTN 650/750 touchscreen navigator series, the G500/G600 glass flight display systems, and all Garmin Integrated Flight Decks. Supplemental eLearning opportunities are also available, and additional training for the G500 TXi/G600 TXi and G3X Touch series will be added later in the year. These new training opportunities and locations provide pilots with varying levels of experience a hands-on approach to learning Garmin avionics in a classroom environment taught by experienced certified flight instructors. Unless otherwise noted, all classes are hosted at Garmin Headquarters in Olathe, Kan., and include a factory tour, lunch and a Kansas City BBQ dinner. Continue reading "Garmin announces new 2018 classroom pilot training classes"