Archive | January, 2019
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Are You Ready for Only One Pilot in Your Cockpit?: Hal, Is That You?

Originally Published on June 29, 2018 What it means to “pilot” a commercial airplane has shifted over the years, and a current proposal is challenging the unique relationship pilots have with their airplanes. Let’s begin with what hasn’t changed. Most pilots begin by learning raw airmanship skills in basic training airplanes. They spend hundreds of […]

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Garmin® announces availability of the GPS 3000

Garmin® announces availability of the GPS 3000, enabling ADS-B and WAAS/SBAS operational capabilityRecently certified as an ADS-B position source for the Embraer E135/E145 and Legacy 600/650 OLATHE, Kan. /January 30, 2019/Business Wire — Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the availability of the GPS 3000, a high-integrity GPS position […]

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Lawrence pilot donates training time

An area pilot has given more than 500 young people a free demonstration airplane ride as part of the Experimental Aircraft Association’s Young Eagles program. Among the more than 50,000 volunteers around the world who have donated their time and aircraft to the effort is James Drake of Lawrence. All pilots in the Young Eagles […]

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Garmin® TeamX introduces the GTR 200B comm radio with Bluetooth® intercom designed for experimental aircraft

OLATHE, Kan. /January 16, 2019/Business Wire — Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today 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 […]

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Collaboration to create the world's busiest airport each year

10,000 Airplanes, 1,000 Processes, One Goal:The Power of Collaboration January 2019 By Brian Wierzbinski Executive Vice President/CFO, Experimental Aircraft Association As we enter 2019, many of us see a big, open frontier, ready to be developed with the results and events we want to accomplish during the coming year. At same time, we see a […]

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Aircraft Spruce to be at the Copperstate Fly-in

    Buckeye Municipal Airport (KBXK) in conjunction with the Buckeye Air Fair will be hosting the fly-in on February 8, 9 & 10, 2019. Come and enjoy this FREE event and be sure to stop by the Spruce booth! Along with traditional features such as: Educational Forums, Aircraft Displays, Aviation Vendors, Youth Activities and […]

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Garmin announces Q1 2019 aviation webinars

January 8, 2019 - Garmin is pleased to announce aviation webinars through the first-half of 2019. Ranging from Garmin Pilot tips and tricks, cost-effective autopilot upgrades to low-cost avionics solutions, these free webinars offer pilots and customers with a broad overview of the latest Garmin has to offer, while also providing a general operational overview […]

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Plane-Power announces the re-introduction of factory new six-phase aircraft alternators

    Montgomery, AL (January 8, 2019) — Keith Bagley, president of Hartzell Engine Technologies (HET), makers of the Plane-Power brand of alternators, announced today that the company has re-introduced factory new versions of its models C28-150, C14-100 and ALT-FLX series of FAA-PMA certified, six-phase, belt- and gear-driven alternators. “We are very happy to announce […]

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Merrill said he was tempted to get a Schweiss Doors hydraulic door but decided to go with the bifold door because he is able to park closer to it.

Tennessee barn hangar holds replica of Spirit of Columbus

      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FAIRFAX, Minn., January 3, 2019 – Driving up and seeing Dick Merrill’s wood-frame barn the first time, you’d never guess that it is almost exclusively used to hangar his 180 Cessna Spirit of Columbus and that over half of the end wall has a bifold door on it. The […]

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Garmin® announces certification of the G500H TXi flight displays

OLATHE, Kan. /January 3, 2019/Business Wire — Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the certification and availability of the G500H TXi touchscreen flight display for normal category VFR helicopters. The G500H TXi features a vastly expanded feature set that offers an array of panel possibilities and a streamlined upgrade […]

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