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Larry Anglisano

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Larry Anglisano is a regular KITPLANES contributor and the Editor in Chief of sister publication Aviation Consumer magazine. An active land and sea pilot, Larry has over 30 years experience as an avionics tech.

Get Grounded

It’s almost cliche. You’re having intermittent noise or performance issues in your avionics suite, and someone says, “It’s probably a bad ground.” The truth...

Garmin Smart Glide

New software that’s an extra layer of automation for backstopping emergency deadstick landings.

Small-bottle O2: Aithre, Aerox Compacts

Personal-sized oxygen bottles save space and weight, while serving as belt-and-suspender backup. But go bigger if you use O2 regularly.

Garmin Smart Glide: Limited By Display, GPS

Garmin announced its Smart Glide feature, which is another layer in the company’s Autonomí suite of safety-enhancing tech.

Troubleshooting 102: EFIS

Calibration and hardware installation errors are common sources of trouble, so follow the install manuals to the letter.

Avionics Troubleshooting 101

Common diagnostic tasks to consider when things stop working.

Antenna Wiring

Don’t shortchange the job with the wrong cable, sloppy routing or flawed crimping techniques.
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Garmin Sun ‘n Fun Kiosk Tour

At Sun ‘n Fun 2021 in Lakeland, Florida, Garmin isn’t announcing major new products, but it has plenty of enhancements to its existing line...
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Dynon at Sun ‘n Fun 2021, Real and Virtually

KITPLANES' avionics editor Larry Anglisano caught up with Dynon's Michael Schofield on the company's plans for both in-person and virtual booth displays around Sun...

The Future of Homebuilding: Avionics

I mean, how much better should avionics really get for what we use them for? I’ll hold short of saying we’ve reached market saturation...

In Case You Missed it

Garmin’s Budget Navigators

Just when we thought the stand-alone GPS navigator was dead, Garmin introduces two new ones aimed at lower budgets.

All About Avionics–The Electric Airplane

Its a new world in homebuilt avionics, driven by electronic instruments and powered by an electrical system tailored to meet each specific application. Resident Avionics Guru Stein Bruch walks you through numerous possible configurations for powering your equipment, and offers tips on how to do the installation right the first time.

Building Trust—Reliability vs. Redundancy

It is hard to fly without a little trust. Call it faith if you...

Worn Out Manifold Hose

Almost all rubber hoses have a shelf life. Most are around eight years. The...