All About Avionics

What Capability Are You Building Toward?

New home, new airport—they present an opportunity to learn. This learning has been especially acute since the beginning of the year and my move...

It Was a Simple Job…

I was just looking for one wire—one measly wire that I knew was excess, something I had installed years ago in order to test...

Small Screens, Big Deal

Just as we wrapped up our big-screen EFIS buyer’s guide in this issue, Garmin released its new GI 275. I’d heard rumors that Garmin,...
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uAvionix tailBeaconX

An all-in-one taillight and Mode S transponder.
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Big Screen EFIS

How you choose might depend on panel space and your control set preference—but the choices are extensive!

Big Screen EFIS Table

Companion table for the Big-Screen EFIS article.
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Garmin Updates Pilot App

A seamless transition from tablet to cockpit is the theme of Garmin’s updates to the...

Do Your Future Self a Favor

Anything you can do during the build, to make your project easier to maintain and upgrade in the future will be worth the few ounces added and hours they’d take now.

Transponder Buyer’s Guide

Reliable transponder performance is critical in the ADS-B environment.

Garmin Introduces New Primary Flight Instrument Replacement

Garmin unveiled its GI 275, an electronic replacement for legacy primary flight instruments, on Wednesday....

The Perils of Cartooning About Avionics

Whenever I try to cartoon about avionics, all I get is resistance.

Turbine Temptation: Wiring, Avionics and Plumbing

The systems are simple but space is tight, so plan ahead.

Testing, Testing, Can You Hear Me Yet?

We’ve come a long way from the Narco Omnigator (vintage 1958 or so) to the...
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New PJ2 Portable VHF Comm From Sporty’s

No matter how well you equip the panel of your kit, there’s good reason to invest in a portable comm transceiver.