It may seem like everything but the kitchen sink is included in this new, tiny transponder from uAvionix. The echo ESX is a Mode S transponder with a 200 watt 1090ES ADS-B transmitter and dual-band ADS-B receiver. Compatible with many EFBs and EFIS, it is designed to interface with the likes of Dynon, Skyview, GRT and MGL Avionics. Continue reading "Tiny Transponder from uAvionix"
In our search for the new and interesting at Sun 'n Fun today, we found a fascinating little gadget that could make flight testing a whole lot simpler. The Wingbug is a a self-contained ADAHRS designed to mount like an exterior camera to the wing of any airplane, transmitting data on airspeed, altitude, AOA, and attitude to an iPad in the cockpit. Continue reading "Wingbug"
Radiant Instruments introduced the BINGO Fuel Detector which provides an indication of fuel presence or absence. It is ideal for use in aviation. It is typically installed at the point in the tank where the pilot wants to be alerted. For instance, at one-quarter tank remaining. Continue reading "New BINGO Fuel Detector gives pilots a better fuel management tool"
Working with uAvionix Corp., Dallas Avionics is offering the EchoUAT and SkyFyx Bundle (P/N ECHOEUAT-KL5) at a reduced price of $1090 (regularly $1499). The system bundle will come with a factory supplied "pig tail" harness/connector that will require no additional wiring making replacement system "plug and play" for those with an existing ADS600-EXP. (Those with experimental aircraft with the ADS-600B system are also included in this special but will require connector replacement). With all the capabilities of your existing system, the EchoUAT also provides Dual (978 & 1090) traffic as a dual frequency receiver. Continue reading "Dallas Avionics Deal for Stranded Experimental NavWorx Customers"
Introduced late last week, the first look at the brand new EFII System 32 engine management system hardware is possible in the pits at the National Championship Air Races in Reno, Nevada as of today. Continue reading "System 32 Seen at Reno"
Ever wonder what an AWOS system looks like and where you would buy one for a small airport? The MicroTower from Potomac Aviation is a miniature, solar-powered, self-contained advanced air traffic advisory system (AATAS) for non-towered airports. It provides brief traffic and weather advisories, speaking to pilots over an airport's existing radio traffic frequency, informing pilots of the system's presence and how to use it. Continue reading "AWOS Micro Tower"