Avionics

New developments and products in avionics, specifically about aircraft electronics in the cockpit.

Lightspeed Delta Zulu aircraft headset
Feb 1, 2023 - 8:16 AM
Lightspeed aims to usher in a new era of sensor-equipped headsets to make flying safer.
Terminal, gates and ATC tower at Portland International Airport, Oregon (PDX)
Feb 1, 2023 - 7:07 AM
Airline pilots in the U.S. are submitting a significant number of reports about potential 5G cellphone tower interference.
Garmin GFC 600 autopilot and G600 Txi display
Jan 31, 2023 - 10:43 AM
The Garmin GFC 600 digital autopilot that can now be installed in King Air 200s adds features such as level mode and under/overspeed protection.
earth via satelite
Jan 26, 2023 - 11:20 AM
The FAA is exploring the potential of aircraft-based augmentation of global navigation satellite system signals.
Trim wheel on Garmin GFC 500 being adjusted by pilot
Jan 16, 2023 - 12:13 PM
Pending the latest fix, owners of aircraft affected by the potential Garmin GFC 500 runaway trim issue had to disable elevator pitch trim systems.
Garmin GI 275 electronic flight instrument
Jan 11, 2023 - 1:14 PM
Southeast Aerospace designed an adapter plate for the Garmin GI 275 that it said simplifies installation.
Helicopter equipped with Garmin GI 275 avionics in flight
Jan 5, 2023 - 11:32 AM
Garmin has received FAA supplemental type certificate approval to install its GI 275 electronic flight instrument in Airbus AStar helicopters.
Bombardier Global Express on the ramp at West Star Aviation
Dec 21, 2022 - 12:15 PM
The STC that West Star Aviation is offering is a replacement to the original Inmarsat satcom system in the Bombardier Global Express.
Garmin's GFC 500 autopilot
Dec 19, 2022 - 1:50 AM
A problem with Garmin's GFC 500 autopilot when equipped with auto trim may cause an uncommanded trim runaway when the autopilot is first engaged.
U.S. Rep. Julia Brownley (D-Calif.) flying Skyryse FlightOS-equipped automated Robinson R44 helicopter
Dec 14, 2022 - 3:48 PM
Skyryse's FlightOS system enables almost anyone to fly a helicopter with almost no training.