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All plastics are not created equal

In a recent email, a pilot related a problem he had with his aircraft: He needed to drain the fuel tanks so that he could repair the wing.<p>He drained …

Determine

Turn your smartphone into a satellite messaging device

BendixKing’s AeroWave Text & Track allows pilots to turn any smartphone into a satellite messaging and tracking device.<p>BendixKing’s Text & Track …

Antenna

Flying IFR in the Mountains

It’s the time of year when many are planning a flight to their favorite winter resort. Here are a few items to consider in addition to a good ski wax.<p>…

Aviation

Approach Lighting Systems

<b>What IFR Pilots Need To Know About Approach Lighting Systems</b><p>This new, six-minute video describes the different approach lighting systems and how they …

Takeoffs and Landings: Stabilized Approach

YouTube

This Is How Winglets Work

What does a winglet do - besides make an airplane look cool? They're known to increase performance, increasing range and decreasing fuel burn - but …

Aerospace

7 Steps To Make The Perfect Crosswind Landing

Crosswind landings can be intimidating, but these 7 steps will guide you from final approach to touchdown.<p>1) Wind Check<p>When you're on final at a …

Aviation

Mastering Takeoffs and Landings Online Course

Strategies to Improve Every Takeoff and Landing<p>Takeoffs and landings are the first and last impressions your passengers take from a flight. Making …

Aviation

iFly 740b Portable Aviation GPS introduced

Adventure Pilot has introduced the iFly 740b aviation GPS for $499.99. Standard features include an internal backup battery for up to 30 minutes of …

Touchscreens

How Can A Non-Precision Approach Get You Lower Than A Glide Path?

You're getting ready to brief your GPS approach, and you see something strange: the LNAV MDA minimums are <b>lower</b> than the LNAV/VNAV DA minimums. How …

Drones

Do You Know These 6 Rare VFR Chart Symbols?

1) What airspace starts at 9,700 feet?<p>On this side of the blue hatched line, Class E starts at 9700' MSL.<p>2) What does the star shaped symbol indicate?<p>…

Airspace

Dynon SkyView for Cessna 172 and Beech B58 Baron

EAA Membership<p>Your EAA membership makes aviation enjoyment and participation easier and more rewarding. At the heart of it all is what we refer to as …

Sports Cars

NFlightMic

<b>Try it for 30 days. If you are not completely happy, we will refund your money.</b><p>The NFlightMic is designed to be a universal microphone allowing …

Headphones

Top 10 aviation apps for Apple Watch

The Apple Watch has come a long way since the first version was released over 2 years ago. Today’s 3rd-generation model features a much faster …

Smartwatches

How pilots can use iOS 11's new screenshot tool

Screenshots have been around since the very first iPad, and they have proven themselves to be valuable in all kinds of circumstances. Just press the …

iOS

Dust off your iPad's podcast app and learn something new

There’s a good chance you have a very useful app currently installed on your iPad that you didn’t know existed, seen a thousand times and didn’t know …

iOS

Stay tuned in with Air Scan

New from Sporty’s is the Air Scan radio/scanner, which pairs to a smartphone or iPad for playing music from your favorite app while Aviation …

Apple Music

Get accurate fuel levels with CiES system

The CiES digital fuel quantity system uses a high-technology sensor system that allows repeatable accurate measurement of fuel in an aircraft …

Science

1/4 SCALE 9 CYLINDER 350cc BENTLEY BR2 ROTARY ENGINE - MIKE AT MAYFLY OLD WARDEN SHUTTLEWORTH - 2016

YouTube

Satellite data is the “new oil”. 5 reasons why.

Couple of weeks ago, we celebrated graduation of #2nd batch from Space3ac Intermodal Transportation acceleration program. The program’s Demo Day, …

Data-Driven

Alpina unveils limited edition pilot watch honoring Michael Goulian

Swiss Watchmaker Alpina has introduced the limited edition Startimer Pilot Timepiece to celebrate its partnership with champion aviator and air show …

Watches

Workshop Video 3: Landing Errors, And How To Fix Them

5 Things Lockheed Martin Wants You to Know

F-35 fighter jets still get the headlines, but don't count the F-16 out just yet.<p><b>Lockheed Martin</b> (NYSE:LMT) reported earnings late last month, and …

Aerospace

Mastering Your Final Approach

AirText Cockpit Texting System - Videos Article

In a few months, the Trump administration will need a new FAA administrator because Michael Huerta's last day in Jan. 1. Who it picks and how it goes …

Text Messaging

7 Ways To Reduce Wear And Tear On Your Aircraft

Your aircraft with thank you...<p>1) Don't ride the brakes.<p>It's a habit that many of us find ourselves doing from time to time. You wouldn't hold the …

Aerospace

Can You Answer These 6 Aircraft Fuel Questions?

1) How much does 100 low lead fuel weigh per gallon (at ISA)?<p>100LL weighs 6 pounds. Actually, it's 6.01 pounds at 15 degrees C, if you want to be …

Engineering

Analysis: A Decade of A380, Success or Failure? - Part I

<b>MIAMI —</b> The Airbus A380 superjumbo officially turned ten yesterday, as the gargantuan European double-decker jet entered service on October 25, 2007, …

Airlines

Affordable flight sim app now available for PCs and Macs

Take Off – The Flight Simulator by astragon Entertainment is now available for PC and Macs.<p>The flight simulator, which has been available for mobile …

Flight Simulators