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Tue, Jul 27, 2021

Airborne Oshkosh Day 1: Avidyne Vantage, Stratos 716X, Curti-Zefhir Heli

07.26.21: Opening Comments, Redtail Piper 100i, AeroEducate Builds, Pelton Int'vw Part 1

Jack Pelton opens up a VERY busy first day of EAA AirVenture after a two year drought. He talks about how busy day 1 has been  and if they beat previous numbers. Avidyne introduced a whole new generation of glass panel cockpits for the GA biz... and also showed the work they are doing with AI for the up and coming cockpit. Stratos has flown their 716X to Oshkosh... the first of a generation of experimental jet kits that will precede the certified version in the coming years. The Curti Aerospace Zefhir is now on sale... the very cool-looking two place turbine even has an emergency parachute and some VERY advanced engineering. ANN’s Jim Campbell had a chance to catch up with members of Piper’s executive team, after their press conference today, and they share what's new. EAA’s AeroEducate program is gaining traction with the organization

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Tue, Jul 27, 2021

OSH21 Sponsor Aviation Safety Resources Has YOUR Safety In Mind--Always

The Ultimate Safety Resource? ASR Can Be Seen At Their Strong Parachute Display #1018

It's been a great year for Aviation Safety Resources... As EAA AirVenture started, rong Enterprises and Aviation Safety Resources, were thrilled to return to the world’s largest aviation event, which is set to host over 600,000 attendees (and maybe much more than that...). Both companies will be exhibiting in Hangar A, Booth #1018 from July 26 to August 1. Representatives from Strong Enterprises and ASR will be present at the expo to showcase their products and speak directly with customers.

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Tue, Jul 27, 2021

Airborne-SE 07.15.21: Aerosport’s Daniela Knoll Talks All Things Bushcat!

Also: The BushCat by SkyReach Is Available As A Certified Light Sport Aircraft (SLSA)

As we work our way through the light-sport aircraft industry, it's impossible to miss that certain aircraft attract certain people for different reasons... but if you’re looking for cost-effective, rugged and simple, you’ve probably come across the Aerosport Bushcat... and if you haven’t, you should. A Rotax powered two seat, side by side LSA, the Bushcat uses the best of the older ultralight style construction methods along with some significant updates to create a very solid little high-wing machine that won’t break the bank. Best of all, for those of us who love our big meals, the cabin width is GENEROUS and the headroom is pretty good, too. Aerosport is run by the team of Daniela and Jeremy Knoll.. Daniela explains why they chose Florida for their new flight school.. And why Bushcats are great for teaching. Oh yeah... Daniela says tha

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Tue, Jul 27, 2021

Airborne 07.23.21: Rotax Kills 582, Aspen Upgrade, ANN Readies For OSH

Also: Aviation Safety Resources, FAA Launches Campaign, Gulfstream Connectivity, Coast Guard MH-60

BRP-Rotax announced that it will stop the production of the legendary 2-stroke Rotax 582 UL aircraft engine by the end of 2021. This decision has been taken considering the nearly full transition of the light and ultralight aircraft market towards 4-stroke aircraft engines. The Rotax 582 UL will still be available via the Rotax authorized distribution network worldwide as long as the existing stock at the distributors lasts. Following its service standards, the company and its network will continue to provide technical service for all existing Rotax 582 UL customers and aims to provide Rotax genuine spare parts availability up to 10 years after stop of production. Aspen Avionics has confirmed that the FAA has approved changes to the backup instrument requirements with the installation of Aspen’s Evolution EFD1000 Pro MAX PFD. The approval allo

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Tue, Jul 27, 2021

Safety, Efficiency, Integration: Daher Brings Kodiak 100 Series III And TBM 940

After Completing The 1000th TBM, Daher Features Innovative Safety Technology In The New Line

Daher's Aircraft Division brought an enhanced Kodiak 100 Series III and TBM 940 for display this year, each showing advances toward the company's primary goals of enhancing operational safety and reducing aviation's environmental impact. AirVenture 2021 is the first public appearance of the Kodiak 100 Series III, following Daher's acquisition of Kodiak at the end of 2019. The aircraft features improvements to situational awareness with the GWX 75 weather radar, G1000 NXi fully integrated flight deck, the GFC700 autopilot, an angle of attack indicator, SurfaceWatch runway monitoring, and Synthetic Vision Technology for virtual flight reference. There are multiple options for customization including tire size, Aerocet float additions, and an executive edition for a more luxurious travel style.

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Tue, Jul 27, 2021

Aspen Avionics, True Innovators, Present OSH2021 Special Event Coverage!

OSH2021 Sponsor: Always-Innovative Aspen Avionics

Based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Aspen Avionics specializes in bringing the most advanced display and sensor technology from the commercial and business aviation markets into general aviation cockpits—and budgets. Aspen’s Evolution Flight Display system enables aircraft owners to upgrade their primary flight instrument “six pack” to glass cockpit technology all at once, or in stages. Easy and inexpensive software upgrades add new features and capabilities, while future proofing the system and protecting owners’ investments. Our philosophy is that getting the latest avionics technology shouldn’t always mean spending a lot of money on equipment or on installation.

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Tue, Jul 27, 2021

Legend Airways Purchases Tecnam Fleet -- Three Models Selected

Two P2008 LSA, Two P2010 Standard Category 4 Place, And One P2006T Twin

TECNAM and Legends Airways have executed a aircraft purchase agreement for a fleet of 5 aircraft for their fixed-wing flight training school. The purchase consists of two (2) P2008 LSA, two (2) P2010 standard category 4 place and one (1) P2006T twin. This kind of acquisition is what Tecnam calls “Fleet Solution”, where a Flight School can offer different models to cover all the flight training requirements, from initial training to Complex (Multi engine, Variable Pitch Propeller and Retractable Landing Gear). With low operating costs, and competitive rates for students, the school offers Tecnam as a single source.

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Tue, Jul 27, 2021

ACR's Bivy Stick Satellite Communication Device and App Shows at Oshkosh

No Annual Contract Or Activation Fee Required

New at this year's Oshkosh, ACR Electronics is introducing the world's smallest and simplest satellite communication device to the aviation market - the ACR Bivy Stick two-way satellite messenger and app. The new ACR Bivy Stick offers an innovative and affordable option for sending SMS messages, tracking and sharing location information, accessing GPS maps, viewing live weather forecasts and initiating a distress call in an emergency. Providing a convenient, subscription-based solution, the easy-to-use ACR device weighs just 100g and works with a user's smartphone. The device can be used in conjunction with the full-featured ACR Bivy app, which identifies and collates the crowd sourced details and locations of adventures experienced by the growing Bivy community.

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Tue, Jul 27, 2021

Pilot Communications USA Brings U OSH21--Lighter, More Rugged and Less Expensive

Carbon A1 Is A Rugged But Lightweight 10 Ounce ANR Headset Offering -- AirVenture Display #1032, Hangar A

US-based Pilot Communications USA, after a highly visible and popular unveiling at the 2021 Sun 'n Fun Aerospace Expo, is presenting its next generation of versatile aviation ANR headsets and Bluetooth cockpit accessories to the international avionics industry at the 2021 AEA Convention and Trade Show. Pilot Communication USA's Carbon A1 is a rugged but lightweight 10 ounce, ANR headset offering carbon fiber strength, and detachable comm cord adapters for different headset configurations -- be they fixed-wing, helicopter or military, noise canceling electret microphone, leather ear seals, adjustable headband, flexible mic boom, auto-shut-off, dual volume control, mono-stereo capabilities, with a five year warranty!

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Tue, Jul 27, 2021

Pipistrel Beats The Pandemic and Displays At Oshkosh

Massive Lineup Of Trainers, Cruisers, Motorgliders And 4 Place Hotrods Are Here

The countdown is over! After what seems like years and years the greatest aviation event in modern history has opened its doors to thousands and thousands of visitors every day. Like previous years, Pipistrel USA Is located just inside the main entrance gates on the right-hand side of Celebration way. Our booth has been expanded from 2 sites to 3 sites, and you can find our aircraft on sites 85, 86 and 87. On display this year is (for the first time in Oshkosh) the Pipistrel Panthera, the Virus SW LSA training aircraft, the Virus SWiS Tail-wheel aircraft on TUNDRA tyres (impressive), the Pipistrel ALPHA Trainer, and a beautiful Sinus FLEX Max touring motor glider with impressive 50 foot wingspan.

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