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April 06, 2022

Radiant Technology Introduces New Lightweight Radio

New Product Releases Keep on Comin' at Sun 'n Fun 2022

Radiant Technology unveiled their compact, lightweight AirLite Digital Aircraft Radio during the 2022 Sun 'n Fun exhibition. The AirLite is a palm-sized, flyweight 1.6-ounce digital aircraft radio that allows anyone to monitor aircraft communication, as well as receive FM/AM broadcast radio. Powered by a built-in rechargeable battery and equipped with a large, backlit LCD screen, the AirLite is an easy way to provide pilots and operators an easy, affordable radio reception method, whether as a backup, a portable monitor, or listening station. Renters and owners might even appreciate the few minutes of AWOS time they can reclaim from Hobbes time that would otherwise be wasted idling.

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Classic Aero-TV: CubCrafter NX Cub... A Stunning Effort To Build The Perfect Cub

From SnF 21 (YouTube Version): We Were Blown Away At How Well The Nosewheel Was Adapted To The X Cub Airframe

It should not be a secret to any one of you, that with thousands of hours of taildragger time, and only a few real scares in the process, does the thought of putting a nose wheel on a cub was anathema -- and potentially a deadly sin. That is... Until I flew the CubCrafters NX Cub. The CubCrafters folks are one of the most accomplished artisans in the Cub World, which is saying a lot,  because the art and

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AD: Hélicoptères Guimbal Helicopters

AD 2022-07-12 Prompted By A Report Of A Crack In A Rotating Scissor Fitting

The FAA is superseding Airworthiness Directive (AD) 2021-02-20, which applied to certain Hélicoptères Guimbal (HG) Model Cabri G2 helicopters. AD 2021-02-20 required initial and repetitive inspections of certain rotating and non-rotating scissor fittings, and depending on the results, replacing the affected assembly. AD 2021-02-20 also prohibited installing certain main rotor hubs (MRHs) and swashplate guides unless the initial inspection was accomplished. This AD was prompted by a report of a crack in a rotating scissor fitting. This AD retains certain requirements of AD 2021-02-20, and requires installation of newly designed parts, provides a terminating ac

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