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Kate O'Connor

Kate O'Connor
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Kate O’Connor works as a senior editor at AVweb/Belvoir Media Group which publishes Kitplanes Magazine. She is a private pilot, certificated aircraft dispatcher, and graduate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

Garmin Introduces New Primary Flight Instrument Replacement

Garmin unveiled its GI 275, an electronic replacement for legacy primary flight instruments, on Wednesday. The GI 275 can serve as an attitude indicator,...

Aspen Introduces New E5 Features

Aspen Avionics introduced several new features for its Evolution E5 electronic flight instrument (EFI) on Thursday. New additions to the E5 include a “traditional”...

Garmin, uAvionix Resolve Patent Lawsuit

ADS-B solutions company uAvionix announced that it has resolved a patent lawsuit brought by Garmin which has been ongoing since June 2018. According to...

GAMA Opens 2020 Aviation Design Challenge

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) opened registration for next year’s Aviation Design Challenge on Monday. The annual competition, which is designed to promote...

Building A Dream (Plane)

From constructing play forts to rigging her little red wagon up to a self-propelled lawn mower for a wild ride down the street, pilot, writer and A&P Lisa Turner grew up with an interest in building things.

Boeing Buys ForeFlight

Boeing announced on Wednesday that it has acquired aviation app company ForeFlight. ForeFlight has been working in partnership with Jeppesen--also owned by Boeing--for the...

EAA Talks Homebuilt Reform With FAA

The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) says that its Modernization of Special Airworthiness Certification (MOSAIC) rulemaking initiative has made substantial progress after a meeting with...

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Wind Tunnel

Trikes.

The Dawn Patrol

When you're the newbie of the group, you're going to get the tough assignments. But some newbies know how to exact payback (all in good fun, of course).

News from E-Mag, Levil, and Sensenich

E-Mag offers an electronic mag for the IO-540, Levil has a PC-based EFIS, and Sensenich introduces a composite ground-adjustable prop for the RV crowd. Edited by Mary Bernard.