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2013-10-31 23:04:03

Laversab, Inc. is introducing 2 new RVSM Automated Pitot Static Testers which are designed specifically for small jets and helicopters. (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Laversab, Inc. is introducing 2 new Automated Pitot Static Testers which are designed specifically for small jets and helicopters. The Model 6200 has been designed for non-RVSM aircraft including helicopters. But, the Model 6250 is fully RVSM compliant and is the ideal tester for small RVSM Jets. Both testers are used perform...

2013-09-24 23:35:59

CarpenterDev announces its Wireless AirData System™ for the general aviation market and the FAA certification of its Aircraft Device Cradle™ as it kicks off a major marketing campaign to identify companies interested in adding true air data capabilities to their products. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 CarpenterDev, LLC announced today that the FAA Seattle Aircraft Certification Office (ACO) has recently issued the company a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for its...

2013-08-21 10:12:12

Flight safety experts studying recent high-profile plane crashes found sudden autopilot disconnection to be a design flaw that creates unnecessary emergencies by surprising pilots during critical, high-workload episodes. “The sudden disengagement of autopilot is analogous to a pilot suddenly throwing up his or her hands and blurting to the copilot, ‘Your Plane!’” says Eric E. Geiselman, lead author of a recently published two-article Ergonomics in Design series, “Flight Deck...


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2010-11-15 18:22:54

A radar altimeter measures altitude above the terrain beneath an aircraft as opposed to a barometric altimeter which provides the distance above a pre-determined datum, usually sea level. Radar is the underpinning principle of the system. Radio waves that are reflected back from the ground are timed in order to calculate speed, distance, and time which are related to the each other and can be used to calculate the distance from one point to another. Lloyd Espenschied invented the radar...

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