Revamped Wright Visitor Center Opens Saturday »

Revamped Wright Visitor Center Opens Saturday

After nearly two years of renovation work and upgrades, the visitor center at the Wright Brothers Memorial National Park, at Kill Devil Hills in North Carolina, will reopen on Saturday. The center’s most popular feature—a meticulous reproduction of the 1903 Wright Flyer built by The Wright Experience—remains the centerpiece of the display.


Flight Planning For Jets: iPreflight Genesis »

Flight Planning For Jets: iPreflight Genesis

In the jet world, it's all about crunching runway performance numbers and the logical way to do it is with a capable tablet app. Aircraft Performance Group (APG) has been offering just that with its iPreflight performance app. Equipped with over 350 aircraft models and 9000 airfields, the new Genesis app goes deep into runway performance calculations, and now a new flight planning utility could make it one of the most capable programs available for jet cockpits.


Conklin & de Decker Relaunches Aircraft Comparison Products »

Conklin & de Decker Relaunches Aircraft Comparison Products

Aviation research and consulting firm Conklin & de Decker introduced what the company is calling a “complete relaunch” of its platform at NBAA-BACE this year. Product updates include an interactive online aircraft comparison report—called the Conklin & de Decker Report—and a new mobile app.


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