Editor’s Briefing: 2018: The Year of  Flying with a Purpose

Editor’s Briefing: 2018: The Year of Flying with a Purpose

Feature Image Above: A recent Angel Flight mission accompanied by my daughter Abby (far right). How are you doing on your New Year’s resolutions? Among my aviation-related goals for 2018 were 1) develop a plan that will create discipline in keeping my flying current and sharp, and stick to it, 2) fly at least one charitable mission Read More

The Cirrus Vision Jet

The Cirrus Vision Jet

The Cirrus Lifestyle Now Flies at Jet Speed Cirrus has certified the lowest cost and easiest-to-fly turbofan aircraft on the market. With a base price under $2 million and a cockpit that resembles that of its SR22 brethren, Cirrus hit the mark in creating the perfect step-up for its large piston aircraft install base. For Read More

En Route: MightySat Fingertip Oximeter Touts Medical Grade Technology

En Route: MightySat Fingertip Oximeter Touts Medical Grade Technology

  Masimo, maker of pulse oximeters for hospital settings, has intro­duced its first consumer version of its technology. Intended for use in aviation and sports settings, the portable MightySat uses the same hospital-grade technology to provide a number of health parameters. As part of a pilot’s flight bag, the MightySat can be a useful tool Read More

Editor’s Briefing: Ready for Winter Flying

As we begin a new year, we have the opportunity to think about ways we can put our flying machines to good use, be it for business, pleasure or charity flying. It is also the time of year when winter is upon us in full force. That recent blast of Artic air means fantastic climb Read More

Piper M500

Piper M500

New for 2018: Garmin G1000 NXi For accomplished IFR pilots flying high-performance piston aircraft, there comes a time when they want more: more speed, range, payload, altitude and cabin space. But what they do not want is significantly higher operating costs or more complexity for single-pilot operations. The Piper M500 – with its lowest-in-class operating costs, Read More