How the GFC 600 Saved My Bacon I often get asked, “Why is Avionics so expensive” or “What is the point in upgrading and old aircraft” or I get told “I don’t want to over capitalise on my aircraft”. At the end of the day, I always ask one question. “What do you use your…

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FAA Approves AeroLEDs for Part 27 Rotorcraft AeroLEDs, LLC is pleased to announce FAA approval for over 200 Part 27 makes and models, adding to their expansive list of FAA certifications. This STC covers the installation of the SunSpot™ 36 and 46 Series LEDs on nearly all “Normal” category rotorcraft. AeroLEDs Landing, Taxi and Recognition…

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S-TEC 3100 Now Approved for Twin Commanders The S-TEC 3100 is now approved for the Twin Commander. The 3100 is a 3-Axis* fully-featured, attitude-based autopilot that brings a list of workload-reducing and safety-enhancing capabilities to the Twin Commander. Models covered under the STC include: 695 695A 690 690A 690B 690C 690D 680D 680W 681 500*…

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Smart Rudder Bias: Safety-Enhancing Technology for Select Twin-Engine Piston Aircraft Garmins GFC 600 digital autopilot has been upgraded to feature new safety-enhancing capabilities, including Smart Rudder Bias for select piston twin-engine aircraft. Part of their AutonomiTM family of automated flight technologies, Smart Rudder Bias provides additional assistance against hazardous effects of a one-engine inoperative (OEI) event…

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The S-TEC 3100 Version 1.4 Update Is Here! “New Bezel. New Display. New Features!” – Simpson Bennett, Marketing Communications Manager   A software and hardware update to the S-TEC 3100 has received TSO approval! The new hardware features a white backlit display perfect for bright sunlit panels or steep viewing angles. An updated bezel accompanies…

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Aeronautical Aviation Selected as Collins Aerospace Dealer Aeronautical Aviation is proud to announce our latest addition to our ever growing Dealer list, Collins Aerospace. After 24 months of negotiations, Collins Aerospace has approved Aeronautical Aviation as their latest African Service and Installation Centre. Claude Froomberg, our Technical Director, has had first hand training with the…

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Garmin Announces Spring Portables Rebate Save Now Through May 28, 2021 Garmin is pleased to announce customer rebates on some of their most popular portable products! Encompassing the aera® portables, GDL® 50 receivers, and the D2™ Delta watch series, this promotion is just in time for spring flying in the USA and airshow season. To…

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Genesys Aerosystems adds more Aircraft to S-TEC 3100 STC “We’ve added another twin to our S-TEC 3100 STC, and we’ve got more announcements in store in the coming weeks. Some big ones. Stay tuned!”   – Simpson Bennett, Marketing Communications Manager Now Approved, Piper PA-60 The Piper PA-60 has received STC approval for the S-TEC…

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