Emergency Descent Mode (EDM) Garmin Perspective

Emergency Descent Mode (EDM) The Garmin Perspective G1000 glass cockpit, as is found in the latest Cirrus aircraft models, is equipped with an Emergency Descent Mode (EDM). EDM can kick in when flying at high altitudes like at FL 250 (25.000 feet).At ... Read more ...

Ordering Food over the Radio

Differences between airports and airfields Sometimes when you go flying, you realise there are two kinds of landing strips: airports and airfields. At many airports every expense is made to provide a save (and almost boring) way to guide you to the ground, ... Read more ...

Battery Issues on Ferry Flight

How we Coped with a Troubled Engine If your engine started with troubles the last 2 times, the possibility it won't start the third time will be high. This happened on Kerkira, Corfu with the Cherokee I was flying and ferrying from Cyprus all the way to ... Read more ...

Our Barra beach landing wins top votes for extreme airport approach

Named as 'The Airport with the Most Extreme Approach by PrivateFly,' a booking network, in a global poll to determine the most scenic airport landings.   Barra Airport (BRR/EGBR) located in a shallow bay called Traigh Mhor at the north tip of the ... Read more ...

Filing Flight Plans out of your Pocket

Filing Flightplans On a recent business trip to Cannes with a Piper Archer II, we had the opportunity to shortly visit the great island of Corsica just off the coast of France. We just visited Verona and had a business appointment in Cannes, but could not fly ... Read more ...

AeroPlus participates in Coupe Breitling 2012

Coupe Breitling 2012 Competition When Sjoerd Jan ter Welle, passionate private pilot and business owner of AeroPlus Aviation Software bv, suggested to his fellow pilot friends the idea of forming a team for the Coupe Breitling rally, the response was ... Read more ...