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uAvionix has announced that its tailBeacon, an FAA-approved, remote-mount 978-MHz universal access transceiver (UAT) ADS-B Out solution—combined with a rear position light for mounting at the rear of an aircraft—has been accepted by the FAA for installation on rotorcraft. No updates or changes to the product are required for helicopter use, the company said.
Source: aopatailBeacon approved for rotorcraft
PilotWorkshops has released a new video program that demonstrates techniques and procedures to make instrument flying easier and safer.
Source: aopaPilotWorkshops releases new IFR video series
A committee dedicated to paying tribute to veterans of World War II will hold events and programs in Washington, D.C., in May and at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii next summer to commemorate the seventy-fifth anniversary of the war’s end in Europe and the Pacific.
Harbour Air’s all-electric-powered de Havilland Beaver took off for an inaugural flight test just after daybreak December 10 to the cheers of about two dozen people huddled on a chilly dock in Vancouver, British Columbia, as the distinctive seaplane ushered in a new era of aviation.
Source: aopaHarbour Air flies first electric Beaver
You say you don’t believe in Santa Claus? In Michigan you’d be proven wrong. Very wrong.
Source: aopaIt’s all for the kids
After several false starts along the way, Bill Harrelson has landed in Hawaii during his round-the-world record attempt.
Source: aopaWorld speed record attempt back on track
It’s a picture-perfect day for flying: Bright sunshine, a clear sky, and just enough breeze to animate the windsock. So why is the pattern crammed with aircraft hurrying to get on the ground?
Source: aopaTraining Tip: A fast and furtive fog
Bill Harrelson’s around-the-world speed record attempt got underway December 5, but the pilot turned back over the Pacific after a slew of unwelcome, last-minute surprises.