December 2015

En Route: JetfuelX

JETFUELX SIGNS 2,000th AIRCRAFT  Aviation Community’s Rapid Acceptance Is Unprecedented   JetFuelX, led by tech innovator and pilot Jason Talley, has announced that the 2,000th aircraft has signed up for their fuel management tool for turbine aircraft owners and corporate flight departments. Developed by pilots for operators, the program is free, fast, and can be Read More

En Route: Hartzell’s Composite 5-Blade Swept Propellers

Hartzell’s Composite 5-Blade Swept PropellersNow Flying on More than 20% of TBM Fleet    Hartzell Propeller has delivered more than 150 advanced swept-airfoil five-blade propellers for Daher TBM 700/850/900 aircraft in the 18 months since receiving FAA type certificate approval for the high performance props. The announcement was made at the 15th Annual TBM Owners and Read More

En Route: GTC 580 touchscreen controller

As if September 8, 2015, Garmin has announced a new GTC 580 touchscreen controller option, which serves as the interface between the pilot and G2000, G3000 and G5000 Integrated Flight Decks (IFD), while also providing Standby Flight Display (SFD) capabilities. A new high-resolution landscape-oriented display and responsive infrared touchscreen serve as the primary point of Read More

En Route: Sierra Industries

  Sierra Industries introduces improved, re-designed entry step for Cessna Citations     Cessna Citation modification firm Sierra Industries is proud to introduce Version 2.0 of its Citation cabin step. Designed with significant improvements in functionality and appearance over the original factory step, the “SkyStep” improves safety and utility at a highly competitive price. Manufactured Read More

En Route: Cessna Citation XLS+ Simulator

FLIGHTSAFETY international to install new cessna citation xls+ simulator at Columbus learning center. FlightSafety International announces that it is building a new Cessna Citation XLS+ aircraft simulator. It is expected to enter service in April, 2016 at FlightSafety’s Learning Center in Columbus, Ohio, following Level D qualification by the Federal Aviation Administration. Qualification by other Read More