27 years ago as a young boy, I remember seeing my first solar eclipse at the Buehler Planetarium at Broward College in Davie, Fl. At the time I can remember thinking, what’s the big deal? Why are my parents dragging me to this open field on a college campus in 100 degree heat to watch the Moon … More The Great American Eclipse
By James Brewer Your guy on the inside at SEA As an avionics tech, I have specialized in autopilots primarily. I find it quite fascinating using electronics to do motive work in flying the aircraft, and how interesting it is using the electromagnetic force to overcome gravity! At least, when it’s all working well. When … More Autopilot Troubleshooting
As the drone or UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) industry continues to flourish, the public continues to eat up everything drone related. The FAA estimates the number of consumer drones stands at over 1.1 million and by 2021 they are expecting that number to increase to 3.5 million. With that many drones in the sky, UAV’s are … More Drone Rules for the Recreational Operator…Part 2
Hurricane season is upon us once again. The official Atlantic hurricane season started June 1 and runs through November 30. Experts are forecasting the 2017 season to be more active than historical averages with regard to the number of named storms. NOAA is forecasting 11-17 named storms, 5 to 9 of which would become hurricanes and 2 to … More Are You Ready For Hurricane Season?
Tired of hearing about ADS-B yet? Time marches on as the January 2020 deadline draws closer. It is safe to say that the FAA will not extend this deadline. FAA Acting Deputy Administrator Victoria Wassmer assures everyone of that fact, “I’m going to say this as plainly as I can: the ADS-B equipage deadline is not … More ADS-B ASAP
Looking for unspoiled beaches, world-famous surfing and mind-blowing rocket launches? Look no farther than Florida’s Space Coast. stretching 72 miles along Florida’s east coast from Sebastian State Park to Canaveral National Seashore. It is only 45 minutes east of Orlando and its biggest cities include Cocoa Beach, Melbourne, Palm Bay, Port Canaveral, Titusville, and Viera. There are … More Destination: Florida’s Space Coast
By Joe Braddock As the market continues to ebb and flow, competition has reached an all-time high. Some companies are doing whatever they can do to make a sale. Desperation leads to cutting corners, cheating customers, and sometimes even flat-out ripping someone off. Many of us are very price driven. Most customers and even some … More Wishy Washy Warranty
By James Brewer Your guy on the inside at SEA At the risk of sounding like the 11 o’clock news, there is (probably) something wrong with your airplane. It’s probably inconsequential and may or may not even be noticeable. I’ve had the opportunity to work on quite a few aircraft in 27 years and very … More Why should I use the more expensive shops?
These days whether you are a drone supporter or a drone critic, one thing we can agree on is drones are here to stay. Everyday we are learning about new and amazing ideas for using drones. It is an awesome time to be involved with drones. They are enhancing our everyday lives, advancing our industries, … More What Can Drones Do For You?
Social media in the aviation and aerospace industry has been particularly conservative over the last decade. Social media in the aviation industry is only getting more popular and the sky is the limit. Companies that are behind on the times or are just afraid to start using social media will soon be left behind and … More Social Media in Aviation…Are You Missing Out?