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

The Next Phase in Airborne Connectivity

The Next Phase in Airborne Connectivity

Gogo’s latest AVANCE systems quick to be adopted across business aircraft. What began as Aircell in 1991, Gogo has grown into a household name for airline passengers and business aircraft operators alike. Utilizing a network of cell towers, primarily in the continental United States, Alaska and parts of Canada, users can call, text, email, and Read More

Our First Look at the HondaJet Elite

Our First Look at the HondaJet Elite

Honda Aircraft extends range and performance with its latest model. The HondaJet, certified in December 2015, has undergone its first upgrade – referred to as the Elite. After selling 92 of the first model, Honda Aircraft, under the leadership of CEO and President Michimasa Fujino, has released this new version with increased performance, additional range, upgraded Read More

Garmin Upgrades the Venerable Citation Excel/XLS

Garmin Upgrades the Venerable Citation Excel/XLS

Operators of the Cessna Citation Excel and XLS (CE560XL) will soon have a great opportunity to upgrade their airplanes with the latest avionics technology. Garmin is in the final stages of certification of the G5000 avionics suite for the Excel and XLS, which they expect to be completed in Q1 of 2019. The Excel, with Read More

Review: Bose ProFlight Aviation Headset

Review: Bose ProFlight Aviation Headset

  The bar has been raised for lightweight Active Noise Reduction (ANR) headsets. Bose made its first major public debut of their new ProFlight aviation headset at EAA AirVenture 2018. I stopped by for an in-booth demonstration and ultimately walked away impressed and with a headset in-hand to try in real world scenarios. I have Read More