VERO BEACH, Fla., May 28, 2015 - Piper Aircraft is proud to announce a collaboration with the legendary watchmaker RAYMOND WEIL, with the introduction of their first-ever pilot watch, the freelancer Piper.
"We are honored to collaborate with another esteemed manufacturer," said Simon Caldecott, President and CEO of Piper Aircraft. "RAYMOND WEIL was founded on principles similar to our own: passion...Read more
Showers didn’t dampen spirits for hundreds of attendees
A few lingering showers didn’t keep pilots from Sporty’s 11th annual fly-in. Hundreds of attendees enjoyed a full static aircraft display, exhibits, seminars and introductory flights. Sporty’s promised a fly-in “rain or shine” and that’s exactly what happened.
The fly-in hosted the largest number of exhibitors ever. Seminars from Sporty’s, ForeFlight, and Garmin were...Read more
Oshkosh air traffic procedures are required reading for all aviators flying to AirVenture
EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (April 24, 2015) — The Federal Aviation Administration has released the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2015 Notice to Airmen (NOTAM), featuring arrival and departure procedures for EAA's 63rd annual fly-in convention July 20-26 at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh.
The NOTAM, which is in...Read more
Vero Beach, Fla., April 21, 2015 - Piper Aircraft announced today that its team member, Technify Motors GmbH, a German based member of the Continental Motors Group, has received validation approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for their European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) supplemental type certificate in support of the new diesel trainer option, the Archer DX.
"With this validation...Read more
Vero Beach, Fla., April 14, 2015 -
Piper Aircraft has unveiled the newest addition to their esteemed M-Class line, the M600, a single-engine, 600 horsepower, cabin class turboprop. The Piper M600 is a significant product advancement featuring a newly designed wing, the most sophisticated Garmin technology available, furnished with a redesigned, luxurious interior. The M600 is the first single-engine turboprop to...Read more
Need ADS-B? Get answers.....
Starting in 2020, aircraft must be equipped with ADS-B Out to fly in most controlled airspace. Will you need to equip? It depends on where you fly.
· How you should you equip your aircraft?
· What equipment has been FAA certified?
· What are the benefits of ADS-B Out and ADS-B In?
Get answers at www.faa.gov/go/equipadsbRead more
April 14th, 2015-
Now available for Android
With the one-two punch of Sporty's apps, you will have no worries when it comes to your next flight review. Using a visual menu system, the Instrument Proficiency Check app is divided into six subject areas and 27 individual video segments. Based on Sporty's award-winning Instrument Rating Course, the IPC app contains more than 160...Read more
(ALBUQUERQUE, NM) The Women of Aviation Worldwide Week "Fly it Forward Challenge" event at Albuquerque, New Mexico's International Sunport (KABQ) turned out to be an astounding success, with 712 free "first flights" in private aircraft given to females during the week of March 2-8.
The event was cosponsored by pilot Dianna Stanger, who flew 441 girls over four days in...Read more
AVIDYNE ANNOUNCES RELEASE 10.1 SOFTWARE FOR IFD540 & IFD440 FMS/GPS/NAV/COMS
Release 10.1 software adds new IFD540 functionality, and will be the first software release of the new IFD440.
AEA - GRAPEVINE, Texas – April 8, 2015 – Avidyne Corporation, a leading provider of integrated avionics and safety systems for general aviation aircraft, announced today that certification of their IFD440 FMS/GPS/NAV/COM and Release...Read more