App could deliver IFR clearances to mobile devices

AOPA is encouraging the FAA to promptly field test technology being developed to electronically transmit pre-departure air traffic control clearances to pilots’ mobile devices. …read more Via:: AOPA       

CubCrafters introduces Carbon Cub EX–3, FX–3

CubCrafters introduced two new models of the two-place, high-wing, single-engine aircraft based on Piper’s 80-year-old design and both share increases in payload, range, speed, and utility. The Carbon Cub EX–3 is an experimental amateur-built kit while the FX–3 is a factory builder-assisted version. …read more Via:: AOPA       

Power loss preceded Bugatti crash

Scotty Wilson fought to control his one-of-a-kind Bugatti 100P replica after the forward propeller lost power just after liftoff Aug. 6, 2016. A factual report by the NTSB, and another report prepared by his team, offer a detailed account of the critical seconds leading up to a tragic loss in Oklahoma. …read more Via:: AOPA

Award-winning AOPA app reaches 10,000 users

More than 10,000 aviation enthusiasts have downloaded the AOPA app, which recently won an award from the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts. …read more Via:: AOPA       

Hartzell Engine Technologies acquires cabin heater line

Hartzell Engine Technologies of Montgomery, Alabama, announced the purchase of South Wind aircraft cabin heater assets from Meggitt (Troy) Inc. in an acquisition expected to improve support for aircraft owners affected by an airworthiness directive on the cabin heaters. …read more Via:: AOPA