At AirVenture 2014 at Oshkosh, Garmin announced a new wireless cockpit interface that allows both input and output data flow between the company's certified panel mounted avionics and tablet computers.
Mooney, which announced a reboot of its iconic brand with new investors early this year, will reassert its presence at EAA AirVenture this week with the first delivery of its Acclaim Type S since restarting the production line after a five-year hiatus. The airplane, which was sold via an online auction to the highest bidder, will be delivered on Tuesday. Mooney also said this week it will partner with Redbird Flight Simulations to bolster its in-house training program.
The pilot of a Piper Archer made an emergency landing on a beach in Venice, Florida, on Sunday afternoon, hitting a man and his 10-year-old daughter who were walking on the shore. The father died at the scene, and the girl was airlifted to a hospital where authorities said she was believed to be in critical condition. The pilot and passenger in the Archer were unhurt.
A Minnesota company is hoping that versatility and financial accessibility will be the keys to launching a $189,000 amphib LSA that was unveiled Sunday ahead of AirVenture 2014 in Oshkosh. The MVP is a two-place carbon fiber hull with a turbocharged Rotax engine and fabric wings with carbon fiber spars.
Pilots who are looking to upgrade their instrument skills will find plenty of opportunities to explore Redbird's training simulators at EAA AirVenture this week. Redbird has provided eight simulators to the new IFR Proficiency Center, hosted by IMC Club and EAA. The Redbird tent (Booth 304) also will be hosting the Dusty simulator the company built for the new Disney animated film, Planes: Fire & Rescue. Redbird also will host the Redbird Flying Challenge Cup finals at 9 a.m. on Wednesday.
Will Offer Significant Performance Boost For Sonex Aircraft Sonex Aircraft announced at a press and customer briefing Sunday morning that orders are now being accepted for the long-anticipated AeroVee Turbo, with deliveries to commence in the fourth quarter of 2014!
MVP.Aero Introduces What It Calls The Worlds 'Most Versatile Plane' A new sport plane that is designed to operate from runways, water, and snow and ice was introduced Sunday afternoon on the day before the AirVenture at Oshkosh officially opened.
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