Lake Amphibian

Get a taste of water flying and we pretty much guarantee you’ll consider your own seaplane. Got a runway to put it on and a hangar to stuff it into? The venerable Lake Amphibian should be on the list for shopping. Yes, there are...

Sanitizing The Cabin? Go Easy On The Screens

Don’t overthink the chore of wiping down the cabin. The favorite store-brand disinfecting wipes work well for cleaning control yokes, throttle handles and anything else germy hands touch—except display screens. Hit those with a...

Youth Headsets: David Clark A Top Pick

Headsets for kids serve three purposes: They protect hearing, they keep kids entertained by providing a source of music and they allow kids to be part of the conversation in the airplane.  But there are...

uAvionix echoUAT Space-Saving, Wireless

In gliders, ultralights, gyrocopters and even some classic LSAs, some of the mainstream ADS-B Out/In combination solutions may not be practical from an installation (and cost) standpoint. In many aircraft, space is limited, on...

2020 Cirrus SR22T: Virtual Data Recording

We’ve been incrementally covering the Cirrus SR-series piston in Aviation Consumer since the beginning of Cirrus time, and strapping into the 2020 flagship SR22T Cirrus’ Cliff Allen reminded me that it has been 23...

Sporty’s Intro to Aerobatics Course

Long-time purveyor of all things aeronautical, Sporty’s Pilot Shop (www.sportys.com) is adding a new dimension to its online training by going outside of its organization to create a line of courses that delve into...

Aerobatic Training: Good Times Rolling

We’ll digress for just a moment. As of this writing, much of the country is sheltering at home while we deal with the challenges of COVID-19. We’re hearing from pilots via email and social...

LSA or Legacy? Costs Compared

When the light sport aircraft idea first broke ground 20 years ago, the idea was a new class of airplanes bridging between so-called “fat ultralights” and standard-category airplanes whose inflated prices made them unaffordable...

First Word: Visual Approaches – The Garmin Way

We recently showed a piece of B-roll that shows a later-model Garmin Perspective+ equipped Cirrus on a night visual approach with a windshield full of red-over-red VASI and an approaching dark tree line underneath....