KITPLANES Briefs the FAA on Experimental's Capabilities

Paul Dye (left) demonstrating the RV-6's avionics to FAA's Division Director of Policy and Innovation Michael Romanowski.

KITPLANES Editor-in-Chief Paul Dye responded to an EAA request for a demonstration on the glass screen capabilities on today's homebuilt aircraft. The plan was to compare the possibilities in an experimental to the EAA's fully STC-updated C172 and an "average" jet. Continue reading "KITPLANES Briefs the FAA on Experimental's Capabilities"

2018-19 AEA Pilot's Guide to be unveiled at AirVenture

Published annually by the Aircraft Electronics Association, the 2018-19 edition of the AEA Pilot's Guide will be unveiled with free distribution at the Experimental Aircraft Association's AirVenture Oshkosh in Wisconsin, July 23-29. AEA staff members will distribute thousands of complimentary copies to pilots and aircraft owners at the AEA's AirVenture booth, No. 2035/2036 in Hangar B at Wittman Regional Airport. Continue reading "2018-19 AEA Pilot's Guide to be unveiled at AirVenture"

Dallas Avionics Deal for Stranded Experimental NavWorx Customers

Dallas Avionics, Inc. announced a "plug and play" replacement system for your Experimental or LSA Aircraft with existing NavWorx AD affected system.

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"

MGL Avionics 2-1/4" Vega Series

MGL Avionics released its Vega Series of 2 -1/4" Singles for Experimental and Light-Sport Aircraft.

The Vega range consists of twelve 2- 1/4" color display aviation instruments. Using a high-resolution backlit color graphics display, these instruments provide excellent daylight readability, even in direct sunlight. Each instrument includes a rotary control plus 2 independent keys for easy menu navigation and to access specific instrument features. The Vega range has a wide supply voltage range of 8 to 30 VDC with built in reverse- and over-voltage protection. All Vega instruments that have engine monitoring functions have the ability to interface to an MGL Avionics RDAC unit. Continue reading "MGL Avionics 2-1/4" Vega Series"