Power from the Start: Battery Talk with Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics and True Blue Power

Power from the Start: Battery Talk with Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics and True Blue Power

  Since its founding 55 years ago as a small repair station in Wichita, Kansas, Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics has progressively expanded its product line and industry leadership. While the company remains a strong instrument overhaul and repair facility for a broad base of avionics, they continue to innovate with their own line of avionics, Read More

Latest Autopilots from Genesys Aerosystems

Genesys Aerosystems may be a recent name in the aviation industry, however, their roots go back a number of years. The company formed in 2014 after obtaining the autopilot and panel display lines of business from Cobham. These two lines represented the very popular S-TEC autopilots and the former Chelton Flight Systems displays. S-TEC Autopilots Read More

En Route: Pilatus Unveils the PC-12 NGX

En Route: Pilatus Unveils the PC-12 NGX

Photos Courtesy of Pilatus Aircraft Standing next to an airplane shrouded in black fabric, we eagerly await to see what hides underneath the cloth. Editor Rebecca Groom Jacobs and I are attending the debut of the newest Pilatus at Henderson Executive Airport during NBAA in Las Vegas.  Markus Bucher, CEO of Pilatus Aircraft, stands at Read More

En Route: Epic Aircraft’s E1000 Completes Certification

En Route: Epic Aircraft’s E1000 Completes Certification

Above photo courtesy of Epic Aircraft. What started out as an innovative experimental single-engine turbo-prop in 2005 is now the newest certified turboprop, the Epic Aircraft E1000. After a seven-year effort to certify their aircraft, Epic has achieved a great milestone. Epic CEO Doug King stated they wanted to achieve a high-performance turboprop without compromises, and Read More

Cirrus Safe Return: Cirrus to follow Piper as first to implement Garmin Autoland

Cirrus Safe Return: Cirrus to follow Piper as first to implement Garmin Autoland

The recent announcement by Garmin regarding their revolutionary automatic land capability is excellent news for the industry. And Cirrus Aircraft joins Piper Aircraft as the first of the general aviation manufacturers to introduce the system in a production airplane. The company will implement its Safe Return Emergency Autoland System in the 2020 Vision Jet. The automatic Read More