[29 Jul 2010 | Comments Off on Sikorsky Firefly: An Electric Helicopter. ]
It’s at nearly gross weight before the pilot steps in and can only fly for 15 minutes, but that’s not the point. Sikorsky Innovations sees the Firefly as a testbed for the technologies that may make for a real electric helicopter.
[24 Jan 2010 | Comments Off on New software for the Garmin G3X EFIS. ]
At the U.S. Sport Expo in Sebring, Garmin introduced operating software for the G3X EFIS that allows exstensive systems and engine monitoring for LSAs and experimentals. It also announced new G3X mode interface with the TruTrak autopilot.
[11 Jan 2010 | Comments Off on Advanced Flight Systems Innovative Display. ]
Wouldn’t it be great if the modern primary flight display integrated the attitude indicator with the HSI? You’d have only one point to scan. Advanced Flight Systems’ new EFIS does exactly that. Rob Hickman gives us a tour.