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July 31, 2011

German LSA Manufacturer Reports Strong Sales At Oshkosh

Flight Design USA Logs More Than $11 Million In New Orders, Including 40 For The C4

Company executives at Flight Design USA say they have seen a solid and growing order book as Oshkosh draws to a close. “This sales report, here at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2011 shows that our distributor/dealer network has great confidence in Flight Design,” confirmed Tom Peghiny, President of Flight Design USA.

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Redbird Flight Simulators Sponsors ANN OSH2011 Special Event Coverage

Redbird Flight Simulations - Join the Migration

Redbird Flight Simulations, Inc. is an Austin, Texas based company dedicated to revolutionizing aviation by designing, manufacturing and delivering affordable and innovative flight training technologies. Each of the Redbird devices is designed to enhance the training experience for pilots of all levels, from student to ATP.

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Strong Sales Reported By Eclipse Aerospace At Oshkosh

Company Says It Has Sold Five Business Jets During The Sport Aviation Show

Eclipse Aerospace said in a news release Friday that it has sold five Total Eclipse Twin-Engine Jet Aircraft during the 2011 EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, WI. All five of these Total Eclipse Jets will be delivered to individual customers within 45 days. “Enthusiasm is really building for our Eclipse Jet.

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Government Action on BARR Likely Imminent, GA Groups' Court Fight Continues

Members Encouraged To Request Continued Do-Not-Track Ability With FAA

With the government's plan to limit the Block Aircraft Registration Request (BARR) program expected to take effect on August 2, general aviation (GA) advocacy groups today anticipated that many of their members' flights will be subject to display on the Internet in the near term, but that a court challenge will ultimately restore their ability to opt out from having their aviation movements tracked online.

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Ultra Electronics Joins ANN To Sponsor OSH2011 Special Event Coverage

AuRACLE Provides Solutions For Fixed and Rotary-Wing Aircraft

Ultra Electronics Flightline Systems offers a complete line of digital engine management systems designed for the general aviation OEM and retrofit markets. From our state of the art glass panel solutions the traditional 2” and 3” presentations to we offer a broad spectrum of options to support any customer requirements. Their products are fully TSO’d and STC’d on a number of piston and turboprop fixed and rotary wing platforms.

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What Happens When You Cross A Dune Buggy With A Powered Parachute?

Maverick Flying Car Is Street-Legal, But Also Goes 'Off Road'

Steve Buer, Production Manager for the Maverick Flying Car was proud to show off the first and second and production models on display in the Maverick Flying Car Booth. Also on display was the production prototype. Steve said two more vehicles are in production back in Florida.

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Air Care Alliance Highlights Contributions Of Public Benefit Flying

Organization Came To Oshkosh To Raise Awareness Among The Flying Public

Numerous initiatives are underway to support volunteer pilot programs and maximize their value as a community resource. ANN had an opportunity to talk with Lindy Kirkland, President of the Air Care Alliance (ACA), a coalition of public benefit flying organizations that currently lists on its website over 60 member organizations that engage in some kind of public benefit flying.

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Online Instrument Pilot Course Coming To Cessna Pilot Centers

Planemaker Teams With King Schools To Enhance Proficiency, Safety

A new, web-based instrument pilot course is the next element of Cessna's Flight Training System, designed to enhance safety and increase pilot proficiency while making the learning process easier to manage. Cessna has partnered with King Schools to offer the online curriculum.

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Avidyne Makes Sure ANN Coverage Of OSH2011 Is Best Yet!

Got A C-182, Baron, Or Bonanza? Ask Avidyne About The New DFC90 Digital Autopilot!

Avidyne’s continuing leadership in innovation and its Flying Made Simple™ system design make flying safer, more accessible and more enjoyable for pilots and their passengers. The company’s expanding line of products also includes the industry-leading Entegra Release 9 integrated flight deck line for new and existing aircraft, DFC90 and DFC100 digital flight control systems, datalink-capable EX600 multi-function displays, the TAS600 series of active traffic advisory systems with ADS-B, the MLB700 broadcast datalink receiver, the MLX770 world-wide datalink transceiver, and the TWX670 Tactical Weather Detection system.

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ANN OSH2011 Coverage Powered by Concorde Battery

OSH2011 Sponsor Concorde Batteries... The Heart Of Your Aircraft

Concorde is a world leader in valve regulated lead acid (VRLA) aircraft batteries.  Designed with advanced lead acid technology, the RG® Series (recombinant gas) is constructed with proprietary Polyguard® separators and AGM (absorbed glass mat) technology that has been adopted by U.S. and foreign military air forces.   Concorde’s proven reliability and excellent performance has resulted in more certified installations as Original Equipment or Replacements than any other lead acid aircraft battery manufacturer worldwide.   

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New Zealand Company Unveils Air Race Adventure

Acrobatic Planes Fly Head-To-Head On Digitally-Generated Course

Sky Challenge International, a company from New Zealand, has developed a new air racing venture. They forecast that it will change the way we watch the sport. Basically, two aerobatic aircraft fly against each other in a head to head race through a digitally generated interactive course.

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Racing Exhaust Technology Comes To GA

Chabord Creates Lightweight Aircraft Headers For Popular Engines

Chabord High Performance Manufacturing has introduced tuned exhaust systems for the Lycoming 540- and 580-cubic-inch engines used in air racing, and the Lycoming 360 CID engines for the Vans RV-8. Both weigh under nine pounds without muffler.

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Eclipse Aerospace Speeds ANN's OSH2011 Special Coverage to YOU!

Buy Today and Save: The Total Eclipse!

Save time. Save energy. Save money now and every time you start the engines. Eclipse Aerospace brought together the most innovative minds in aviation and they have created an aircraft that truly delivers. It’s fast. It’s efficient. It’s quiet and comfortable. Most importantly, it’s safe and reliable. And it can be yours today. Read More

ANN's Special Coverage of OSH2011 Is Brought To You By Aspen Avionics!

Let Aspen Avionics Guide You Through ANN's OSH2011 Special Coverage!

Aspen Avionics has been working hard on a number of new product features and integrations, as well as continually improving existing functionality. This year will certainly bring more innovative upgrades to our dynamic product line. Aviation enthusiasts founded Aspen Avionics, based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in 2004. The company specializes in bringing the most advanced technology and

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ForeFlight Guides ANN OSH2011 Special Event Coverage

ForeFlight Creates Intelligent Apps For Pilots, Used By Thousands Of Pilots Daily

Introducing ForeFlight Mobile 4: Airspace, Intelligent Nav Log, and more... ForeFlight builds Intelligent Apps for Pilots. ForeFlight's critically acclaimed, highly-rated, and best-selling apps are used by pilots and corporate flight departments worldwide to efficiently gather preflight weather  information, plan flights, conduct preflight research, file flight plans, and keep charts and terminal procedures up to date.

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (07.31.11)

“The heart of this vehicle is going to be humanitarian aid.” Source: Steve Saint, the "imaginer" behind the Maverick Flying Car.

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Evolution Aviators Helps ANN Serve A LOT of OSH2011 Special Coverage

Evolution Aviators Has A Solution For Every Flyer!

Evolution Aviators provides technically advanced aircraft owners peace of mind through acquisition, training and maintenance management programs. Evolution’s team brings experience from manufacturers such as Cessna, Columbia and Eclipse Aerospace to leverage the owner’s needs. The goal is to keep owners flying safe while saving money in the process.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (07.31.11): Weight-Shift Control Aircraft

A powered aircraft with a framed pivoting wing and a fuselage controllable only in pitch and roll by the pilot’s ability to change the aircraft’s center of gravity (CG) with respect to the wing.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (07.31.11)

Stinson Reliant Homepage

This Web site features the big Stinsons. The Reliants, Juniors and Detroiters, as well as some Tri-Motor stuff.

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AvConnect Keeps You Updated With ANN's OSH2011 Special Coverage!!!

AvConnect—Superior Online And Mobile Applications For Pilot And Aircraft Management 

AvConnect is GA’s most advanced technology in pilot and aircraft management, developing dedicated online and mobile applications that fully automate pilot and aircraft record-keeping; flight data collection and analysis; and flight planning and archiving through wireless accessibility in or out of the cockpit.

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