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Garmin Unveils New ForeFlight-Compatible ADS-B Transponders

Garmin announced today the release of two new options to help you meet the 2020 ADS-B Out mandate. The GTX 345 and GTX 335 all-in-one transponders are compatible with ForeFlight and, depending on the model you choose, wirelessly deliver (via Bluetooth) FIS-B weather, ADS-B traffic, GPS position, and attitude information to your mobile device. 52 more words

ForeFlight Mobile

Aviation History: Netz 107

“Netz 107” was an Israeli Air Force F-16A Fighting Falcon with a particularly famous service history.

It’s story began in 1980, when the IAF took possesion of several F-16A/B “Netz” fighters, with Netz 107 being the first of these to land in Isreal at Ramat David Airbase on July 2nd 1980. 233 more words


Going Behind The Scenes At Hornall Anderson For Their Alaska Rebrand

Alaska’s rebrand was well received when it was launched at the end of January with aviation fans (including us) around the world taking to the refreshed look. 590 more words


Sixth Generation Fighter preview?

Northrop Grumman “SB50” Ad.

Video Courtesy of Northrop Grumman.


F-35A Lightning II Completes First Trans-Atlantic Crossing

An Italian Air Force (Aeronautica Militare) F-35A Lightning II aircraft completed very first transatlantic Ocean crossing, arriving at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md. from Cameri Air Base, Italy, on February 5 at 2:24 p.m. 567 more words


Why window shades are open upon take off / landing?

• Passengers could see if something goes wrong out there, like with one of the engines. Usually passengers will report anything untoward right away.
• In case of sudden emergencies, every second counts when it comes to being organised. 193 more words