ANN Daily Touch N Go: 02.11.08 (ANN's
Short-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 02.11.08
(ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Special Feature -- Pilot Certification:
02.11.08 (ANN Special Report, with CFII Bob Miller of "Over
It's been an interesting couple of years for Avidyne... but 2008
looks to be a year of positive and aggressive developments and
they may be coming sooner than you think. After developing the
first electronic cockpit to see true industry acceptance, we hear
solid rumors the company is about to announce a WAAS-enabled
GPS/NAV/COM-capable FMS for single-pilot jet operations.
Interesting Observations From Folks On The "Front Lines" Of Our
At the 2007 AOPA Expo, staffers and officials from P.A.S.S.
caught up with ANN Editor-In-Chief, and let him know in no
uncertain terms that they wanted to get a few things on the
record. P.A.S.S? What the heck is that? Isn't that what you
were always missing when you caught in the halls, between clases,
back in school?
In its updated Factual report on the May 12, 2007 downing of a
skydiving flight near Kalispell, MT, the National Transportation
Safety Board notes there were no apparent structural or mechanical
issues with the Cessna 182... but adds the plane was over gross
weight, and barely within the acceptable aft CG envelope.
Crews searching for a missing Cessna twin that disappeared last
week near Banning Pass in southern California came across the
wreckage Saturday, but found no sign any of the four persons
onboard the plane survived the impact.