Pilots waiting for a new turbo-diesel DA42 will welcome the news
that Diamond Aircraft has received FAA certification for its DA42
NG airplane, powered by twin 170 hp Austro Engine AE-300
Revolutionary AND Evolutionary -- Aspen Avionics!!!
Aspen Avionics, based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, was founded by
aviation enthusiasts in 2004. The company specializes in bringing
the most advanced technology and capability from the commercial and
business aviation markets into general aviation cockpits.
Join Aero-TV again on Saturday, April 10th, at 1100
ET, for a convention wrap-up featuring AEA’s President,
Paula Derks, Vice President of Government & Industry Affairs,
Ric Peri, and the AEA Educational Foundation’s Executive
Director, Mike Adamson.
New Program To Be Announced In Mid April, Babbitt Tells AEA
FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt told attendees of the 53rd
Annual AEA Convention and Trade Show that the agency is considering
a change in some of the traditional ways that companies are
"invited" to manufacture equipment.
It has been a rough economic 18 months by anybody's estimation,
but now officials at Cessna say they are still optimistic, but
cautious, about the predicted rebound in general aviation’s
ANN Flies An Avidyne R9-Equipped Cirrus... So We REALLY Do
Avidyne Corporation designs and manufactures avionics
instruments, flight displays, VHF and GPS-based navigation,
communication and datalink transceivers, as well as a range of
traffic detection and weather detection sensors.
Hartzell Propeller has developed an advanced structural
composite propeller for aerobatic aircraft using its proprietary
ASC-II technology. The new Claw 2.0 propeller has recently
achieved FAA type certification, meeting all of the propeller
Helps Teach Pilots How To Recognize Loss Of Control
Aviation Performance Solutions has launched an online upset
recovery training program for private pilots of all skill levels.
The training program was previously only available to pilots
participating in-person at the APS Emergency Maneuver Training
campus at the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport in Arizona.
An Avionics Veteran, FreeFlight Systems Has SO Much To
Founded in 2001 through the acquisition of Trimble
Navigation’s Avionics Products Division, FreeFlight Systems
is an international supplier of professional-grade avionics systems
for commercial and military aircraft.
"That theory would be that, instead of telling you the
design specs quite accurately of what we want built, we would tell
you want we want to receive from the product and let you design and
build it." Source: FAA Administrator
When used in conjunction with altitude assignments, means that
ATC has offered the pilot the option of starting climb or descent
whenever he/she wishes and conducting the climb or descent at any
rate he/she wishes.
With Diamond announcing FAA certification of the DA42 NG and
EASA certification of the DA40 NG, it seemed to be an appropriate
time to go back and look at the concept of the aviation diesel
engine. NASA seemed like a good place to start.