New Software Delivers Interactive Weather Data Over an Internet
WxWorx is unveiling WxWorx OnLine, a new, fully interactive
graphical weather software for daily weather monitoring and
pre-flight weather analysis across the United States and Canada.
Providing timely and accurate weather information directly to the
user's PC, WxWorx OnLine connects to the internet and delivers
high-resolution NEXRAD radar coverage, winds aloft, METARs,
lightning and more...
Czech-Made Part 103 Bird Weighs Just 161 Pounds Empty!
Cruising Paradise City in Lakeland, one runs into all sorts of
interesting flying machines. This year, a tiny bird from the Czech
Republic stood out not because of its paint job, N-number or tundra
tires, but rather because of its tiny size, 161 pounds empty weight
(in mono wheel configuration), and composite, metal and ceconite
Longer Wide-Chord Blades Especially Useful For Float Ops
Hartzell is talking up the premise that operators of Cessna
A185E and A185F Skywagon aircraft can now achieve 'significantly
improved takeoff performance' with Hartzell's 3-blade metal props
featuring longer wide chord blades.
Lycoming Shares Expertise on Future of Aviation Fuel with
Can you believe that nearly a decade and a half has passed since
Lycoming first approved an unleaded fuel for use in its engines?
That little tidbit caught me by surprise... but now the company is
planning to sharing its expertise on alternative fuels in a series
of programs to educate the GA community on the issues manufacturers
face in designing the products of the future.
Experimental Four-Place Seeks And Wins Weight Exemption
Vertical Aviation Technologies tells ANN that it can now be
licensed to fly in Canada.According to VAT, previous regulations
restricted Amateur Built helicopters to a gross weight of 1540 lbs
and seat capacity of no more than two people...
An observed correlation between the random speeds of stars in
the center of an elliptical galaxy and the intrinsic luminosity of
the galaxy - the higher the random speeds, the more luminous the
British Microlight Aircraft
The British Microlight Aircraft Association looks after the
interests of microlight owners in the UK. It is an organization
approved by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and has powers
delegated to it to control training and airworthiness.
"As we design new products that customers want to buy,
we think it's important for customers to be educated about the
issues we face as manufacturers... Explaining to customers the
benefits and drawbacks of potential fuel alternatives will help
them make more informed decisions about where to spend their
Source: Michael Kraft, Lycoming Vice
President of Research, Design and Engineering, discussing the
rationale behind Alternative Fuel seminars that Lycoming is
preparing for this year's Oshkosh Fly-In.