TruTrak Flight Systems’ Vizion autopilot system received supplemental type certificate approval July 19 for installation in Cessna 172s and 177s.
Source: aopaTruTrak autopilot STC’d for Skyhawks, Cardinals
Arthur Billingsley sent us this series of photos and a video of an eventful commute from his home in Jacksonville, Florida, to his primary office in Reston, Virginia. “While I have a local office in the Jacksonville area, I routinely commute from JAX (28J) to DC (KHEF) in my 1974 Cessna C310Q,” he explains. “Recently, on a […]
Source: http://generalaviationnews.comCommuting sometime provides surprises
Dino Karagozian, a Bonanza owner, fulfilled a dream in 2011 when he flew his 1964 Bonanza from Buenos Aires, Argentina, to Fairbanks, Alaska, over 35 days. Joining him on the trip was Juan Carlos Bisi, also known as JB, a professional pilot. Dino put together a daily report on his adventure, as well as took […]
Source: http://generalaviationnews.comFrom Argentina to Alaska: Part II
DroneDeploy announces new features, allowing growers to use their industry leading drone mapping platform with agriculture specific sensors, including SLANTRANGE calibrated multi-spectral sensors and Sentera’s near infrared sensors. “We’ve listened to our customers’ requests and worked with leading technology partners in the industry to help growers detect crop variability sooner and compare plant health over time,” said DroneDeploy […]
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Source: Quadcopter/Drone newsDroneDeploy, SLANTRANGE, and Sentera Partner on Advanced Ag Solution
Source: aviation trailAir Camp Students Visit Parachute Museum
Determined to be part of growing Asian drone industry, the South Korean government has announced that it will invest a further 1.2 trillion won (over $1 billion) in the industry over the next five years. Korean news outlets report that the country’s Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs (MOLIT) has detailed plans designed to […]
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Source: Quadcopter/Drone newsSouth Korean Government to Invest 1.2 Trillion in Drone Industry
The book will make its debut next week at AirVenture as part of a series of 45-minute forum sessions that celebrate the company’s 50 years in the aviation industry. Attendees of Superior Air Parts’ forum will receive a copy of the book. Ross …
Source: bingSuperior Air Parts' Bill Ross Publishes Book
AirMap whose goal is to make “drones part of everyday life by building the airspace services platform to let innovation take flight.” has announced that fifty airports are preparing to provide LAANC authorization this fall. Here is the announcement: Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International, Miami International, Phoenix Sky Harbor International, San Jose International, and Reno-Tahoe International, among […]
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Source: Quadcopter/Drone newsAirMap to Industry: Automated Airspace Authorization at U.S. Airports Coming This Fall
Alerts Pilots Of Incorrect Gear Settings Wipaire, Inc.’s exclusive, safety-enhancing Laser Gear Advisory system is now included at no additional cost on new Wipline float purchases, and is available for retrofit on Wipline-equipped aircraft. Introductory pricing for retrofit kits is $4,995 uninstalled. The laser system may be installed at one of Wipaire’s two locations in South St. Paul, Minnesota, or Leesburg, Florida. Installation is $1,300-$1,500 depending upon aircraft model.
Source: aero newsWipaire?s Laser Gear Advisory System Now Standard And Available For Retrofit
Plane Was Unoccupied, On The Ground In Lynchburg, VA This one has some folks scratching their heads. ANN reader Erik Gundersen sent us a email this week saying that a Cirrus sitting on the ramp empty was affected by lightning at KLYH, Lynchburg Virginia, and the chute deployed.
Source: aero newsOOOPS! Cirrus CAPS Deploys During Thunderstorm