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Garmin Angle of Attack System – FAA Approved and Shipping!

29 September 2014 @ 9:00 AM

Garmin Angle of Attack System – FAA Approved and Shipping!

Angle of attack, despite sounding a bit dramatic, is defined as the acute angle between the chord line of the airfoil and the direction of the relative wind. In a high angle of attack situation, the wing of an airplane begins to lose lift and in some cases, can potentially stall. Failure to recognize this while in flight can result in an abrupt loss of altitude and if not handled properly, loss of aircraf… Read the complete story.

25 September 2014 @ 2:00 PM

Plan, File and Fly Easier with Garmin Pilot, Android 4.0

I vividly recall sitting down with my flight instructor for the first time and discussing cross-country flight planning. We grabbed a pencil, flight log, Airport Facility Directory (AFD), E6B, a paper sectional, the weat… Read the complete story.

24 September 2014 @ 4:00 PM

Fly Kansas Air Tour Highlights Aviation Careers

For the last several decades, there has been a slow and steady decline in the number of active pilots in the United States. Taking a quick peek at the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) statistics suppor… Read the complete story.