Avionics

GA pilots applaud return of ADS-B rebate

October 15, 2018 0

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has welcomed the return of the Federal Aviation Administration’s financial incentive for aircraft operators to get new ADS-B avionics installed before the January 1, 2020, deadline. The agency has […]

Avionics

Australia’s CASA plans lower cost ADS-B

September 21, 2018 0

Australian aviation regulator CASA will be developing rule changes aimed at making it cheaper and easier for aircraft flying under visual flight rules to voluntarily use automatic dependent surveillance—broadcast (ADS-B) technology. While all instrument flight […]

Avionics

Wingtip ADS-B solution secures FAA nod

September 5, 2018 0

uAvionix has received a Technical Standard Order Authorization (TSOA) for its skyBeacon wingtip-mounted ADS-B OUT solution from the US Federal Aviation Administration. The skyBeacon integrated solution consists of a total of five (5) TSOs: DS-B (TSO-C154c, […]

Airspace

EASA launches EU-wide GA safety campaign 

April 13, 2018 0

EASA and aviation authorities throughout Europe have launched a coordinated safety promotion campaign on avoiding airspace infringement. The campaign which addresses European general aviation pilots and flying instructors has been prepared because airspace infringements of general […]

General Aviation

NATS launches GA pre-notification tool

December 18, 2017 0

NATS, the UK’s leading provider of air traffic control services, plans to launch an online pre-notification tool for all GA flights wishing to transit Class D controlled airspace within the London area on 1 January […]

Airspace

UK CAA opts for ADS-B as preferred GA tool

August 18, 2017 0

British aviation authorities have declared that ADS-B ‘in/out’ using 1090 MHz is their preferred national system to improve electronic conspicuity for general aviation, ideally used through transponders. The nation’s CAA said it is already working […]

General Aviation

China plans to launch general aviation projects

March 27, 2017 0

The Civil Aviation Authority China (CAAC) is preparing to rollout a two-year pilot plan project, designed to support and grow general aviation (GA) across four regions within China. These initiatives by the CAAC and the […]

General Aviation

Trump shuts down Hudson River traffic

November 10, 2016 0

The morning after Donald Trump was declared president-elect, the US Secret Service has requested a temporary flight restriction over his Manhattan residence, restricting access to the popular Hudson River Corridor, reports general aviation industry group […]