Preflight Planning Intelligence Based On Unique Radar
Pilots in Canada who have been looking wistfully south at their
counterparts in the U.S. using their iPhones and iPads for
pre-flight weather now have the same technology available to them.
Weather Decision Technologies (WDT) and ForeFlight have brought
Canadian radar to ForeFlight Mobile 3 HD.
The Board of Directors of Textron announced Thursday they have
elected Scott C. Donnelly as Chairman of the Board, effective
September 1, 2010. Mr. Donnelly, 48, is currently Textron's
president and CEO.
Secretary Of Transportation Appears At Oshkosh As Well
FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt made his second appearance in as
many days at AirVenture 2010 in Oshkosh on Thursday, but his "Meet
the Administrator" appearance this year was a bit of a letdown from
last year's strong showing.
By Dan Billingsley
Access for all is the driving force behind Jeppesen training
team as they strive to help students be more successful. A
staggering 75% of the students that begin flight instruction either
fail or don't complete the training, and Jeppesen is out to change
that statistic with what they call "Complete Training
‘Touch Planning’ And ‘Bring Your Own
Procedures’ For Pilots, 'Enterprise' For Flight
ForeFlight is at AirVenture showing off the new ‘Touch
Planning’ and ‘Bring Your Own Procedures’
capabilities in ForeFlight Mobile HD for iPad, the best-selling
preflight intelligence and flight support app for pilots.
Lindbergh Electric Aircraft Prize (LEAP) Created to Advance
Green Technology in Aviation
During the World Electric Aircraft Symposium at AirVenture on
Friday, Erik Lindbergh will be awarding the first set of prizes
designed to promote the practical development of electric aircraft
by recognizing specific advances in this emerging clean technology
Avimech Aircraft is displaying their 'Dragonfly' Helicopter this
week at AirVenture. At first glance it looks like a bare bones
single place helicopter. Then you look at the rotor blade tips and
realize there is something different.
Unit Provides Enhanced Safety For High Work-Load IFR
Avidyne Corporation has announced the Lincoln, MA-based company
has received an amended Supplemental Type Certificate (STC)
approval for their recently-certified DFC90 Digital Flight Control
System which enables speed-based Flight Envelope Protection.