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Study finds that glass cockpits are not increasing general aviation safety

General Aviation News recently had an article about new research from the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association Foundation’s Air Safety Institute (ASI) that revealed that the increase in glass panel cockpits in general aviation aircraft has not had a dramatic impact on safety (Be sure to check out this blog post from 2010:  NTSB study: […]

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The Chinese Are Coming (Into General Aviation…). With the Chinese influence front and center at the recent NBAA convention in Las Vegas, AVweb’s Russ Niles has a podcast interview with the Teal Group’s Richard Aboulafia who talked about how the Chinese market might impact general aviation. Apparently, some of his observations may surprise you. Morgan […]

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ForeFlight Enterprise Edition. General Aviation News has noted that ForeFlight will be introducing ForeFlight Enterprise, a new offering for flight departments that use the Apple iPad as an electronic flight bag. The ForeFlight Enterprise edition simplifies the distribution of flight operations documents, compliance, chart updates, terminal procedure updates and preflight weather intelligence gathering. For more […]

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Going Flying with Dynon Avionics SkyView Avionics System. If you wish to be “wowed” by the latest in avionics technology, General Aviation News has noted Paul Hamilton’s new video for Dynon Avionics that shows off the amazing capabilities of their SkyView avionics system featuring synthetic vision. In the video, Paul takes viewers along for a […]

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Turning the cockpit into an iCockpit

Vincent has recently posted some interesting observations on Plastic Pilot about Steve Jobs, the iPhone and glass cockpits – noting that a big part of Apple’s success comes from simplicity and product ease of use (in other words, anyone can understand and use them). However, he also noted how difficult it is to actually create […]

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Review of the Husky A-1C and a discussion about glass cockpits

Max Trescott has recently posted a review of the Husky A-1C and the the Garmin G500 and G600. In his review, Max stated that the Husky is a “good-looking airplane that can turn heads on any ramp” and then he proceeds into a discussion about glass cockpits. Max ends his post with the following statement: […]

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