A pair of avionics companies have gotten together to offer pilots new options for adding moving maps, weather data, and ADS-B to their cockpits. Adventure Pilot and SkyGuardTWX have bundled the new iFly 720 GPS with the Vision-Pro ADS-B.
Europe, Canada, Brazil Approve Software Enhancements For GTN 750
Garmin has received several new international validations including approval in Europe for the King Air 300/350 G1000 upgrade as well as the more recent software enhancements for the GTN 750 and 650 series in Europe, Canada, and Brazil.
Will Complete The Term Of Chuck Freeland, Who Passed Away
In accordance with the Aircraft Electronics Association’s bylaws, Gary Harpster, AEA chairman of the board, recently appointed Kim Stephenson of L-3 Aviation Products as the international secretary of the board. Stephenson will complete the unexpired term of Chuck Freeland, who passed away in June following a lengthy battle with cancer.
FAA Administrator Michael Huerta will not be attending Oshkosh this year. And while he had a previous family engagement made months in advance, it is at the very least unfortunate timing given the ultimatum handed to EAA over air traffic control services for the show.
Free commemorative shirts, guest appearances from top pilots and legendary aircraft are all part of The Mooney Aviation Company’s AirVenture line-up as it celebrates th 60th anniversary of when Mooney began to manufacture its legendary M20 fleet of fast, safe, and efficient airplanes.
Letter Sent To Customers, Vendors, Business Partners By CEO Peter Maurer
Diamond (Canada) CEO Peter Maurer has sent a letter to the company's customers, vendors, and business partners to say there are positive developments to report, but "it isn’t quite smooth sailing" following layoffs that occurred in February.
Updated Version Allows Overlays On Moving Map Page
Garmin has released an updated version of the Garmin Pilot app for the iPad and iPhone that incorporates the display of both terrain and obstacles on Garmin’s dynamic navigation maps, VFR Sectionals, IFR high and low en-route charts. The terrain and obstacle overlays also include visual alerting of potential hazards and projected impact points.