Owners get to keep many of their legacy flight instruments.
Garmin unveiled two new WAAS receivers for light aircraft that doesn't require a major rework of the instrument panel for most of the 700 makes and models they work…
There is now more precise GPS coverage across the U.S., thanks to the recent deployment of the FAA’s Geosynchronous Earth Orbiting 5 Wide Area Augmentation System navigation payload, which was developed by Raytheon‘s Intelligence, Information and Services business. The GEO 5 payload joins two others already on orbit in correcting GPS satellite signal ionospheric disturbances, […]
A coalition of 11 general aviation advocacy groups have expressed concern over the potential impact to satellite-based global positioning system (GPS) navigation capabilities from a proposed broadband cellular communications network operating within frequency bands currently used by GPS. A prior attempt to implement a high-speed nationwide cellular network by Ligado Networks, formerly known as LightSquared, […]
What’s the point of carrying a handheld radio if you have one (or two) radios installed in your panel? For that matter, why carry a paper sectional chart if you have a fancy glass panel cockpit or an iPad running ForeFlight or FlyQ? Besides common sense, what’s the point in having a backup to your […]
Adventure Pilot has introduced the iFly 740b aviation GPS for $499.99. Standard features include an internal backup battery for up to 30 minutes of emergency power, WiFi connectivity for easy database updates as well as interfacing with ADS-B devices and sunlight readable touch screen. Like its predecessor, the 740, the 740b also packs an internal […]