ForeFlight Releases New 3D Features

If you are already a fan of utilizing synthetic vision with ForeFlight Mobile, then you will really enjoy the latest feature released in version 11.0.1. With their top-of-the-line subscription, Performance Plus, Foreflight has included high-resolution 3D aerial views which combine visual imagery with Jeppesen terrain data. You can examine virtually any airport – from the Read More

Our First Look at the G2 Vision Jet

Our First Look at the G2 Vision Jet

Photos Courtesy of Cirrus Aircraft When you are the only company to offer a single-engine jet in the general aviation industry, what do you do for an encore? You make it go higher, fly farther, be quieter and instill the latest and greatest technology. Cirrus Aircraft achieved each of these in the release of its Read More

Fly Cooler: The Story of Jet Shades

Fly Cooler: The Story of Jet Shades

 Kevin Duggan, the founder of Jet Shades, loves flying but often found himself unbearably hot while in the cockpit on the ground in his home state of Florida. He faced the same dilemma above the clouds (even with air conditioning), struggling to shade his eyes from the bright sun. He tried the usual solutions like Read More

Engine Maintenance  Programs: Are They Worth It?

Engine Maintenance Programs: Are They Worth It?

If you want to start a lively discussion with turbine and turboprop aircraft owners, ask their opinion about engine maintenance programs. Some owners consider them cost-effective, while others believe it is financially advantageous to pay directly for repairs and inspections as required. I own turbine-powered airplanes as well as assist owners with acquiring or selling Read More

Best Tugs: Advanced Towing

Best Tugs: Advanced Towing

We are fortunate in aviation to have a number of innovative companies to support our industry. One company in particular caught my eye a couple of years ago as I searched for a replacement tug for my aircraft. I scoured numerous options but upon approaching Best Tugs at EAA AirVenture in 2017, I selected their Read More