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Momentum Acquires Carpenter Avionics

SMYRNA, TENN. – Momentum Aviation Holdings, Inc. has acquired Carpenter Avionics, Inc, located at Smyrna Rutherford County Airport (KMQY) in Nashville. Carpenter General Manager John DenDekker will continue in that role, but will report to Mark Lee, President of Momentum … Continue reading

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Peak Is Peak, Other Temperatures Are Cooler!

In the feature article entitled “Not Flying Blind Anymore!” (Midwest Flyer Magazine, August/September 2014, page 26) which describes one pilot’s experience in using an Insight Avionics G4 Graphic Engine Monitor, there needs to be a correction pertaining to Exhaust Gas … Continue reading

Posted in October/November 2014, Products & Services, Sections, Technology | Tagged | Leave a comment

Not Flying Blind Anymore!

by Dave Weiman EDITOR’S NOTE: Since this article was originally published in the August/September 2014 issue, it has been amended.  See amendment at the end of this article. During the summer of 1981, a radical new instrument appeared in the Bonanza’s … Continue reading

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Mid-Continent Instruments & Avionics Adds Part 23 AML STC For MD302 Standby Attitude Module

WICHITA, KAN. – Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics has announced that the FAA has granted a Part 23 Approved Model List (AML) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the MD302 Standby Attitude Module (SAM®). SAM is the first 2-inch, entirely self-contained, solid-state … Continue reading

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General Observations of AirVenture 2013

“Oh my gosh, how’d they do that?” by Harold Green This year EAA AirVenture, July 29 thru August 4, 2013, provided an opportunity to consider the impact of this event on General Aviation. I spent most of my two days … Continue reading

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HondaJet Makes Surprise Visit To Des Moines

DES MOINES, IOWA – The much-anticipated HondaJet visited Des Moines Flying Service, March 16, 2013, while conducting cold weather tests. Certification of the $4.5 million bizjet is expected in 2014. Once certified, HondaJet Midwest at Aurora Municipal Airport in Sugar … Continue reading

Posted in June/July 2013, Products & Services, Sections, Technology | Tagged , | Leave a comment

First GE-powered King Air Earns 135 Air Charter Certification

MANITOWOC, WIS. – The first King Air powered by GE’s new H80 turboprop engines has entered FAA 135 Air Charter service. The King Air C90, operated by Lakeshore Aviation in Manitowoc, Wis., is the first to be certified with a … Continue reading

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Drone Law Proposed In Illinois

SPRINGFIELD, ILL. – Illinois State Senator Daniel Biss (Dem) has introduced legislation that would require law enforcement agencies to get a search warrant before they could use a drone to gather evidence. The proposal would require that any information obtained … Continue reading

Posted in April/May 2013, Sections, Technology | Tagged , | Leave a comment

ForeFlight’s Review of The iPad Mini

IF YOU FEEL cramped in the cockpit with the 10-inch iPad, try the “iPad Mini.” The folks at “ForeFlight” have been flight-testing their ForeFlight Mobile on a 16 GB iPad Mini WiFi, paired with a Bad Elf GPS Pro, a … Continue reading

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Putting The Flight Back Into The Pilot

by Pete Buffington MADISON, WIS. – EAA Chapter 93 of Madison, Wis., and Chapter 1389 of Middleton, Wis., hosted a joint chapter EAA Young and Old Eagles day and barbeque in September 2012 at Morey Field in Middleton. Jay Martin, … Continue reading

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