Garmin has introduced the GMX 200 multifunction display, a higher-resolution (480 by 640 pixels) version of the MX20 display originally developed by UPS Aviation Technologies (which Garmin bought in mid-2003 and renamed Garmin AT).
The FAA’s announcement last month that its GPS wide area augmentation system (WAAS) will support ILS-like 200-foot Category I approaches marks the agency’s third swing at this, the system’s Holy Grail.
The worst-kept secret in Chicago: Mayor Richard Daley is considering privatizing Midway International Airport. Dana Levenson, the city’s CFO, has stated officially that the idea has been discussed but is not under serious consideration.
The Grob SPn Utility Jet’s flight-test program has been progressing well since the twinjet made its first flight last July 20, according to a company spokesman. As of early last month, German-based Grob had already verified the twinjet’s flight characteristics throughout the full c.g.
The value of an FBO to an aircraft operator can be difficult to measure. There’s a temptation among pilots on the road to consider an FBO the equivalent of the corner gas station–the lower the price per gallon, the better.
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