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In Response to David Miller’s “Scoreboard” (November) Your articles are always interesting but you drove home a very good lesson with the one on monitoring the scoreboard.   Our instructors TELL us to pay attention to this but like most pilots new to the G1000, so much is going on that it is often overwhelming Read More

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In Response to Dianne White’s “The Hero’s Honor They Deserve” Our small world continues to intersect. I read your feature about WASP pilot Elaine Harmon (October, 2018). I flew Mrs. Harmon from Fort Worth to Avenger Field in Sweetwater, Texas in 2008 at the last WASP reunion. The WASP ladies held their final reunion in Dallas Read More

Garmin Expands Aircraft Approvals for the  GFC 600 and GFC 500

Garmin Expands Aircraft Approvals for the GFC 600 and GFC 500

The Bonanza/Debonair (C33, E33, F33, G33), Cessna 210 and Grumman AA-5 series will soon be approved for the GFC 500 autopilot, while the Beechcraft Baron (58P, 58TC) and Cessna 208B will be eligible for the GFC 600. Between the two autopilots, Garmin has completed 10 STC’s in the last year, with more to follow.  The Read More

Avidyne Receives STC Certification for IFD 550  in Select Citation 525s

Avidyne Receives STC Certification for IFD 550 in Select Citation 525s

The STC provides installation approval of Avidyne’s dual hybrid-touchscreen IFD550/540 Series FMS/GPS/NAV/COM systems in Cessna CitationJet 525/525A models with Collins Pro Line 21 and the FGC-3000 Digital Flight Control System. The upgrade also includes compliance with the ADS-B mandate. “Upgrading to the Avidyne IFD Series gives these CJ owners significant new capabilities that extend the Read More

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In Response to Kevin Ware’s “It’s All About the Ice” The excellent article in May about flying in the Northwest in a pressurized twin is right on point! I read the article and it sounded so familiar; I’ve been there twice in the past 15 years flying across the Cascades, Blue Mountains and the Salmon River Read More