Tag: Garmin

World’s First Certificated Personal Jet is Confirmed

Reading Time: 1 minute The world’s first fully certificated personal jet is now reality. Cirrus Aircraft has secured US type certification for its Vision personal jet. Customer deliveries of the $1.96 million aircraft are scheduled to begin in December. The Minnesota-based airframer is the first to secure validation for a Part 23 single-engine following a 10-year development effort involving […]

Tecnam P2012 Traveller Rolls Out

Reading Time: 2 minutes Successful roll-out of the first TECNAM P2012 Traveller from its Experimental Assembly Line (XAL) in Capua (Italy). The Tecnam Flight Crew powered up the P2012’s pair of Lycoming TEO-540-C1A engines for a successful and smooth taxi onto the Capua ramp. In the cockpit of P2012 (serial number 001) were Tecnam Managing Director, Paolo Pascale and Lorenzo […]

Garmin Rolls Out New Portable Navigator

Reading Time: 1 minute Garmin unveiled the aera 660, its new portable navigator that offers a number of new features, including wireless data uploading, a 5-inch capacitive touch-screen display, wire-strike avoidance technology and compatibility with a wide range of the company’s existing products through Garmin’s Connext wireless connectivity. “Pilots have been asking for a new, purpose-built, easy-to-use aviation portable […]

Garmin On-Site Training Helps Pilots Learn Avionics

Reading Time: 3 minutes Modern avionics are at once both complex and capable, and a significant amount of the training time to qualify on a new airplane involves learning how the avionics work. At the same time, there are common avionics platforms found in many different airplanes, and pilots can take advantage of manufacturer training programs and events such […]

Garmin Releases Terminal Safety Solutions

Reading Time: 1 minute At this week’s NBAA show in Las Vegas, Garmin announced a new series of aviation products that are designed to make the runway environment safer. By providing audible and visual cues, Terminal Safety Solutions alert the pilot of threats to safety in the airport environment. The Terminal Safety Solutions include SurfaceWatch, TerminalTraffic and SafeTaxi. SurfaceWatch […]

Emirates Selects Cirrus SR22 for Pilot Training

Reading Time: 1 minute Emirates Flight Training Academy, the flight training organization operated by Dubai-based airline Emirates, has selected the Cirrus SR22 for its primary training aircraft fleet, the companies announced at this week’s Dubai Airshow. Cirrus will supply 22 airplanes for the training program at Al Maktoum International-Dubai World Central Airport in support of the Emirates’ National Cadet […]