Camarillo fly-outs, excursions full of adventure

Pilots who are planning to attend the AOPA Fly-In at Camarillo, California, presented by California Aeronautical University, should make plans now to participate in two distinctly different fly-outs—one to a rocky island and another to a mountain getaway—during the April 28 to 29. AOPA is also facilitating land excursions to the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library

Inhofe introduces Fairness for Pilots Act

Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), whose sponsorship of Pilot’s Bill of Rights legislation helped level the playing field for pilots in dealings with the FAA, and whose efforts enabled third class medical reform, has introduced another bill to broaden protections for general aviation pilots …read more Via:: AOPA       

FAA ready for next step in simplifying certification

The FAA is about to take the next step in its evolving policy changes that make it easier for manufacturers to bring lower cost safety-enhancing equipment from the experimental world into certified Part 23 airplanes. …read more Via:: AOPA       

New Mooney Ultras certified

Just ahead of the first major general aviation show of the year, Mooney International announced FAA certification of the M20U Ovation Ultra and M20V Acclaim Ultra. …read more Via:: AOPA       

Garmin adds visual approach guidance to GTN 650/750

Garmin’s GTN 650/750 touchscreen navigators have been enhanced to include visual approach guidance, among other new features, the company announced March 29. …read more Via:: AOPA