December 8, 2012
Also: LightSquared Returns?, Trig Transponder, Iran Drone Claims, First A350 Moves, R.I.P. Spidernaut... Pilots of light sport and experimental aircraft will welcome the news that Dynon Avionics is now shipping the SV-ADSB-470 UAT Band Traffic and Weather Receiver for the SkyView system. This remotely mounted receiver module integrates with the SkyView system to provide easy access to weather and traffic information on top of the detailed navigational information SkyView already provides. Italico Aviation USA, a spin-off of the Italian ultralight builder Euroala, is opening an LSA manufacturing facility at Kissimmee Gateway Airport. The US Army's long serving OH-58 Kiowa Warrior scout helicopter, may be on its way out. According to Reuters, Army officials are backing a plan to replace the aging helo, which first flew in Viet Nam, rather than extend its service life. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
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