All About Avionics

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...

Building Trust—Reliability vs. Redundancy

It is hard to fly without a little trust. Call it faith if you will, but we fundamentally can’t leave the ground without some...

Clocks & Timers

Recently, a friend who owns both a certified airplane and a homebuilt asked my advice on what to do about the timer mounted in...

Big Talk

The standalone com radio lives on—smarter, more flexible and affordable than ever.
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uAvionix AV-30

A compact standalone EFIS at an affordable price.

Garmin aera 760

A capable bigger-screen portable GPS edges into tablet territory. Is it better?

Weather In the Cockpit

Portable receivers rule the roost. How you choose depends on your app of choice.

New LED-based instruments from Radiant Technology

Radiant Instruments introduced its new line of inexpensive, daylight-readable LED-based instruments. Designed to run off...

Watch this SPOT

A funny thing happened on the way to the coast. I’ve been flying with the...

Standalone Engine Monitors

Electronics International is a modern standout, but price an EFIS with built-in monitoring first.

Product Review: Garmin GI 275 EFIS

This full-featured, full-priced certified EFIS is impressive but might not be ideal for homebuilts.

ADS-B and the Little Guy

ADS-B installation may be avoidable for many small homebuilts.

Garmin Introduces Big-Screen aera 760

Garmin today introduced a larger-screen version of its aera navigator. The aera 760 boasts a 7-inch screen,...

In-Flight Weather: Practice for Survival

This was going to get ugly. Crossing southern Louisiana in the middle of the afternoon in...