Southeast, Garmin Partner On Electronic Flight Instrument STC

By Ben Goldstein Oct 14, 2021
Southeast Aerospace announced partnership with Garmin International to develop IVSI and ESI units in Part 25 aircraft.

Honda Reveals HondaJet 2600 Light Jet Concept

By Guy Norris Oct 12, 2021
HondaJet revealed its 2600 concept at NBAA-BACE–an all-new, long-range light jet with trans-continental capability.

NBAA-BACE News In Brief Oct. 12

By Ben Goldstein Oct 12, 2021
A roundup of announcements at NBAA-BACE: Day One

Autothrottle Offered For Citations And Phenoms

By Guy Norris Oct 12, 2021
IS&S says the ThrustSense system reduces crew workload, increases situational awareness and provides envelope protection.

Universal Avionics Nears Certification Tests for ClearVision EFVS

By Ben Goldstein Oct 11, 2021
Universal Avionics is close to entering ClearVision Enhanced Flight Vision System to flight testing for certification on a Boeing 737NG.

CitationPartners Extends Eagle Program To All Excel Owners

By Paul Seidenman Oct 10, 2021
CitationPartners plans to make its Citation Excel Eagle airframe and flight deck upgrade program available to all owners of the popular Citation Excel family, including the Excel, XLS, and XLS+.
Flight Deck

Video: Garmin’s Latest Safety Innovations And AAM Insights

By Bill Carey Oct 08, 2021
BCA Senior Editor Bill Carey interviews Philip Straub, executive vice president and managing director, Aviation, with Garmin International, in advance of the 2021 NBAA-BACE event.
Flight Deck

Gulfstream Unveils Two New Aircraft

By Lee Ann Shay Oct 07, 2021
Gulfstream Aerospace debuts the G400 and G800, in stealthy development for years. Here’s how they fit into the OEM’s portfolio.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Honeywell’s Anthem: Flight Deck With A Future

By Bill Carey Oct 05, 2021
Honeywell introduces its fifth generation of integrated flight deck with advanced air mobility as the launch market.
Flight Deck

Loss of Pressurization During Flight, Part 2

By Patrick Veillette, Ph.D. Sep 21, 2021
Existing guidance and information on time of useful consciousness is inconsistent and misleading.
Flight Deck

Loss of Pressurization During Flight, Part 1

By Patrick Veillette, Ph.D. Sep 20, 2021
Lessons learned from past incidents reveal the strengths and weaknesses of our present training.
Flight Deck

Balked Landings, Part 2

By James Albright Sep 17, 2021
The influences of ground effect.
Flight Deck

Balked Landings, Part 1

By James Albright Sep 16, 2021
They’re not as easy as you think.
Flight Deck

Learning to Use a HUD

By James Albright Sep 03, 2021
Editor's note: James Albright's first article in this series explains head-up display (HUD) technology and the benefits of using it. The first…
Flight Deck

Using a Head-Up Display: Get With The Program

By James Albright Aug 27, 2021
Understanding the HUD.
Flight Deck

Avionics Updates And Advances

BCA Staff Aug 24, 2021
Aircraft manufacturers and suppliers are breathing new life and capability into existing platforms with avionics hardware and software updates, and introducing more compact systems for future advanced air mobility (AAM) vehicles.
Flight Deck

Checklist: Data Link Systems

By Bill Carey Aug 23, 2021
Flight crews traveling over oceans and land will increasingly communicate with air traffic control (ATC) by digital data link.
Flight Deck

Checklist: En Route Data Comm Use

By Bill Carey Aug 13, 2021
After being slowed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the FAA could complete the nationwide deployment of data messaging capability between controllers and…
Business Aviation

NTSB’s Turbulence Study Yields Several Risk-Mitigation Options

By Sean Broderick Aug 13, 2021
Investigators cite inconsistent reporting, questionable guidance as contributors to turbulence-related injuries.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Garmin Introduces Smart Glide Single-Engine Aircraft Safety Feature

By Molly McMillin Aug 12, 2021
Garmin International has introduced Smart Glide, a safety feature to help reduce pilot workload in a single-engine-aircraft loss-of-power emergency.
Flight Deck

BizAv Avionics Sales Rise In 2Q But Decline For First Half Of 2021

By Molly McMillin Aug 10, 2021
Business and general aviation avionics sales during the second quarter totaled $500.9 million, up 2.1% from the same period a year ago, according to the Aircraft Electronics Association. But sales for the first six months totaled $1.07 billion, a 7.1% decrease from the year-ago period.
Flight Deck

Negative Habit Transfer, Part 2

By Patrick Veillette, Ph.D. Aug 02, 2021
Basic principles of autopilot engagement are misunderstood. On Oct. 9, 1999, a Falcon 900B was en route from Portland, Oregon, to Grand Rapids,…
Business Aviation

Standards Developers Identify Concerns, Next Steps For Certifying AI

By Graham Warwick Jul 06, 2021
Existing aeronautical standards are not adequate for certifying artificial intelligence (AI) with safety-critical systems, and new means of compliance will have to be developed, concludes a report jointly issued by standards developers SAE International and Eurocae.
Emerging Technologies

Being a Better Student, Part 2

By James Albright Jun 29, 2021
Consider being open minded, as well as a skeptic.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Alaska Air Tour Accident Analysis Points to Needed Changes

By Roger Cox Jun 23, 2021
While the accident investigation of two aircraft in Ketchikan, Alaska points to the causes, it also highlights unsettling evidence.
Safety, Ops & Regulation