Monthly Archives: November 2012

Safety-Fly 700 Available Now at California Power Systems

Safety-Fly 700 Available Now at California Power SystemsSafety-Fly 700 is a useful universal control device for ultralight aircraft that monitors in real time, by means of warning lights and an acoustic buzzer. Safety-Fly 700 displays a fuel light for open tabs; … Continue reading

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AVWEB INSIDER BLOG: NBAA — ANXIOUS, BUT IN A GOOD WAY

AVWEB INSIDER BLOG: NBAA — ANXIOUS, BUT IN A GOOD WAYAt NBAA’s annual convention, both the association and attendees struggled to promote business aviation against the headwinds of negative public perception. With the U.S. Presidential election next week, everyone seemed … Continue reading

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PODCAST: FLIGHT SAFETY FOUNDATION STUDIES GO-AROUNDS

PODCAST: FLIGHT SAFETY FOUNDATION STUDIES GO-AROUNDSThey’re supposed to be the action a pilot takes to avoid an unsafe condition, but missed approaches and go-arounds too often result in accidents. The Flight Safety Foundation is trying to find out why, andAVweb‘s … Continue reading

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TESTING PRECISION APPROACHES FOR SMALL RUNWAYS

TESTING PRECISION APPROACHES FOR SMALL RUNWAYSResearchers at Embry-Riddle have received FAA funding that they will use to evaluate pilot performance to determine the feasibility of deploying GPS-aided precision landing approaches at small airports. At issue is whether or not the … Continue reading

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VIDEO: MID-CONTINENT INTRODUCES NEW SAM BACKUP GYRO

VIDEO: MID-CONTINENT INTRODUCES NEW SAM BACKUP GYROWhen glass first appeared a dozen years ago, virtually all of the required backup gyros were of the iron variety — vacuum- or electric-powered. Increasingly, manufacturers are turning to glass backups as well, and … Continue reading

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Weather with Perspective

Weather with PerspectiveXM WX Satellite Weather gives you onboard perspective on the weather. Graphical data like Radar, Lightning, Winds and more enhance your situational awareness and is compatible with the industry’s leading MFDs, EFBs, glass cockpits, and now the iPad. Additionally, … Continue reading

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HURRICANE SANDY’S HAVOC, BY THE NUMBERS

HURRICANE SANDY’S HAVOC, BY THE NUMBERSHurricane Sandy caused a total of 19,574 commercial flight cancelations from Saturday October 27, through Thursday, Nov. 1 (known as of Wednesday), according to FlightStats.com, as travel regained its footing, Wednesday, and La Guardia remained … Continue reading

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