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Garmin Announces Virtual Learning Format through June 2021

Garmin® is pleased to announce its pilot training opportunities through June 2021 will be transitioning to an entirely virtual learning format. This new format will allow customers to receive valuable product knowledge without concerns over travel and social distancing. A variety of pilot training opportunities are available ranging from Garmin pilot’s guides, PC trainers, eLearning…

NBAA Announces First Virtual Trade Show, “VBACE”

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) announced the first-ever, completely immersive online business aviation trade show, the Virtual Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (VBACE), scheduled for Dec. 2-3. The two-day event is free for members to attend and will incorporate many of the traditional elements of NBAA’s successful live events, including virtual exhibit booths, keynote…

NBAA GO Sessions to Offer Best Practices for Aviation Tax & Transactions

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) recently announced an informative series of upcoming NBAA GO virtual professional development seminars addressing common questions and concerns surrounding aircraft transactions, ownership structures and taxation, including the ramifications from COVID-19 pandemic. Beginning Tuesday, Oct. 13, the Virtual Aviation Tax & Transactions Review will encompass a series of three live…

Garmin Announces New Addition  to D2 Aviator Watch Series

Garmin Announces New Addition to D2 Aviator Watch Series

Garmin® International, Inc. recently announced the D2™ Air, its latest GPS smartwatch for the modern pilot with powerful aviation capabilities and a sleek, new touchscreen design that can be worn 24/7. The newest addition in the D2 aviator watch series, the D2 Air offers tools for all phases of flight, including weather, direct-to navigation, airport…

Textron Aviation Offering King Air Live Technical Review Sessions

Textron Aviation is inviting King Air owners and operators to a live one-hour technical session with King Air aircraft experts. The sessions will demonstrate resources to streamline your account, review service bulletins and maintenance practices, address FAQs posed to its product support lines and take questions from the audience. The technical review session for the…

Blackhawk Announces XP67A Engine+ Upgrade and G1000 NXi Compatibility for King Air 300s

Blackhawk Aerospace recently announced the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) approval for the integration of the Garmin G1000 NXi with the XP67A Engine+ Upgrade for King Air 300 series aircraft. This Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) allows engine parameters from the Blackhawk conversion to be properly displayed on the fully integrated glass panel interface. The XP67A Engine+…

AvFab Receives STC Approval for Pleated Window Shades in King Air 300 series

Aviation Fabricators (AvFab) is pleased to announce they have received STC approval from the FAA for the installation of its Regal Pleated Window Shades in the King Air 300, B300 and 350 model aircraft, an option for replacing the factory window polarizers. (An STC has been available for the King Air 90 and 200 models…

Blackhawk Announces New XR Upgrade Kit for the King Air 350 Series

Blackhawk Aerospace announced the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA’s) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval of their new XR Upgrade Kit for the King Air 350 series. The XR Kit optimizes a stock King Air 350 series aircraft by increasing Max Gross Takeoff Weight to 16,500 pounds and maintaining a Basic Aircraft Empty Weight that is 220…

FAA Approves Additional PWI LED Lights for King Airs

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced the PMAs (Parts Manufacturing Approval) of PWI’s LED lighting for use in additional aircraft, including King Airs. The 1495 bulb replacement LED reading light was approved for the Beechcraft King Air B200T and B200CT and the 1308 LED replacement reading light in the King Air C90, C90A, C90GT, E90,…

ForeFlight Offering Live Global Traffic through FlightAware

ForeFlight, in partnership with FlightAware, is now providing live global traffic streaming for all customers with the Internet Traffic feature. Integrated with the same Traffic map layer used for ADS-B devices, Internet Traffic is available any time you have an internet connection and are on the ground, as well as when connected to inflight Wi-Fi…