AOPA tests new ways to open doors to aviation
AOPA is testing whether aircraft ownership can be more affordable than many people believe with the development of â€śReimagined Aircraft.â€ť
July 25, 2014, AOPA ePilot: Flight Training Edition
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AOPA ANNOUNCES EXIT FROM EFB MARKET
Over the past several years, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) developed its digital flight planning tools into a suite of products that put flight planning capability, airport directory information and aviation weather in pilots' hands. AOPA partnered with Seattle Avionics to create FlyQ EFB, an electronic flight bag (EFB) iPad application, and FlyQ Pocket, a smartphone application.
July 25, 2014, issue of 'AOPA ePilot' weekly newsletter
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AOPA exits EFB market
AOPA is exiting the electronic flight bag (EFB) market, and the association's existing products will transition to Seattle Avionics.
Patent Lawsuit Against AOPA Tossed
A U.S. District Court judge in Oregon has dismissed a patent infringement lawsuit against the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA).
A Summer Option for Kids -- AeroCamp
Summer vacation goes by fast, but if you know any kids age 12 to 18 who need something to do, AeroCamp might provide an option. The program, developed by the Flight School Association of North America, is offered at about 20 local flight schools around the country. The camps generally run for five days, Monday to Friday, from about 9 to 5. Many flight schools offer both beginner and advanced options, with a chance to learn about airplanes, aviation careers, and the aerospace industry.
Avidyne Announces Certification of IFD540 System
Celebrating 20 years of providing integrated avionics and aircraft safety systems, Avidyne announced today that it received Technical Standard Order (TSO) approval and an Approved Model List Supplemental Type Certificate (AML-STC) from the FAA for installation of the IFD540 FMS/GPS/NAV/COM system in more than 1,000 aircraft makes and models.
FAA Backtracks On Israel Flight Ban
The Jerusalem Post is reporting the FAA has reversed its earlier decision to extended the ban on U.S. flights to Israel and is now allowing U.S. carriers to fly there.
New This Week
AVweb's weekly review of what's happening in aviation turned up news of a new, "sensor-capable" special mission Cirrus SR22, the report of the first flight of a solar-electric airplane, a new stick-shaker stall warning for E-AB aircraft and an invitation to watch the Space Shuttle Independence placed atop its 747 transport.