With an optional XM satellite receiver and subscriptions, the Garmin GTN series can display NEXRAD radar, lightning data and other aviations weather information. It can also play satellite radio stations.
For pilots who want a fully integrated solution in a small, 2.64-in.-tall package, the GTN 650 is the perfect choice. The system combines GPS, COMM and NAV functions with powerful multifunction display capabilities like high-resolution terrain mapping, graphical flight planning, satellite weather, traffic display and much more.
This is just one of [...]
This week I have been at the hospital with my ageing father
whom is having a rough time with his health. I was called very early now 5 days
ago and had to rush to his bed side. I am very pleased however to be able to
announce that today his condition is improving rather quickly. As I and some
other family members sat, waiting for results we could not help but noticed how
young most all of the medical staff appeared to be. I’m [...]
WOW! What a day it was at the Porsche Aircraft Experience this year at Peachtree Dekalb Airport (KPDK) in Atlanta, GA. I was there with the Super Hawk as a static display. Sean Hachem with Hawk Avionic and Mo Holcombe with Discovery Flying Club was also on hand as many interested spectators poked their heads in the door to view all the Super Hawk had to offer.
This year the Super Hawk sported it’s new Garmin GTN650. I am truly amazed at [...]
For all of you that live in the Atlanta, GA area, come out and visit me this Friday May 6th at Peachtree Dekalb Airport (PDK). I will be there along with the “SuperHawk” in a static display at the Porsche Aircraft Experience. You will be able to meet Sean Hachem with Hawk Avionics and Mo Holcombe with AV8Rtraining.com
Free Event – Porsche Aircraft Experience – May 6th
On Friday May 6th, 2011, Epps Aviation at Peachtree Dekalb Airport is hosting the 2011 Porsche Aircraft Experience [...]
click here to play the demo video of the Garmin G600 in action.
The following video is an example of an instrument approach using the Garmin G600 which is installed the Super Hawk. This equipment was installed by Hawk Avionics of Calhoun, GA The Garmin G600takes all the guess work out of flying. If you would like to personally test the Garmin, the Avidyne EX 600, the Auracle CRM2100 or any of the instruments in the Super Hawk you can contact me [...]
Pastor Matt Evans of Dalton, GA is in need of transportation between KDNN – DALTON MUN, GA and KLGA – LA GUARDIA, NY. Pastor Evans wife Beth Evans has a rare blood disease and is currently living in New York awaiting a bone marrow transplant. Pastor Evans needs to be home in Dalton on Thursday for a church service and broadcast for Sunday AM. The Evans has two young boys they adopted this past spring from Ethiopia that he needs [...]
How well do you brief your new passengers before you depart. Do you take for granted they know how to buckle or exit an airplane in an emergency. Here are just a few areas that should be covered before you leave.
BY: Blake Crosby of fly.blakecrosby.com
This document satisfies CAR 602.59
Before passengers are allowed to be carried in an aircraft, a passenger briefing must be performed. This
is the law. It is similar to the ones you see the flight attendants do [...]
“STALLS, SPINS, and SAFETY”
Topic: Aerodynamics of stalls and spins, and scenarios in which they may be encountered inadvertently, plus recovery techniques.
On Monday, November 8, 2010 at 6:30 PM
Preferred Jet at McCollum Airport
1800 Airport Road
Kennesaw, GA 30144
Fun up high but dangerous down low! Stalls and spins are responsible for too many aviation accidents. Ms. Cavagnaro will discuss the aerodynamics of stalls and spins, scenarios in which they are encountered inadvertently, and recovery techniques. Most importantly she will offer suggestions [...]
By John Nolan, October 25, 2010 Springfield News-Sun
PIQUA — Tailwind Technologies Inc.’s purchase of an engine accessories manufacturer to complement Hartzell Propeller Inc. could get a boost, now that the piston-powered aircraft industry is starting to recover from a three-year slump.
Tailwind Technologies on Sept. 30 completed the purchase of what was then known as Kelly Aerospace Energy Systems LLC, of Montgomery, Ala., for an undisclosed sum. Tailwind, the Piqua-based parent of Hartzell Propeller, has renamed Kelly Aerospace as Hartzell Engine [...]
By Richie Duchon
Wednesday, September 29, 2010
Every year, planes crash in accidents that could have been avoided.
Ice can build up on the wings of a plane like it did in 1997 when a plane trying to land at the Detroit airport lost speed and crashed, killing all 29 on board.
The problem might be a poor repair job. That was the case in 2005 when the right wing fell off of a Chalk’s Ocean Airways flight just after takeoff from Miami. Two [...]