About Us


As an active pilot you demand equipment that will perform reliably and precisely. You don’t want to be grounded by bad gear and you never want your safety jeopardized by equipment whose performance falls short of its manufacturer’s promises.

For more than five decades, active and dedicated aircraft owners and pilots have turned to AVIATION CONSUMER to answer their most important buying questions. Because it accepts no advertising, AVIATION CONSUMER has the unfettered freedom to deliver impartial and uncompromising evaluations of aircraft, avionics, accessories, equipment and more.

From handheld VHF to panel-mount GPS…HSIs to headsets…filters to flight planners….moving maps to speed brakes…two-place trainers to turbo twins, you’ll make the right buying choices when you ask AVIATION CONSUMER first.