The House of Rapp

The Hacked Airplane

Posted by in Opinion Leaders, Technology

For better or worse, the relentless march of technology means we’re more connected than ever, in more places than ever. For the most part that’s good. We benefit from improving communication, situational awareness, and reduced pilot workload in the cockpit. But there’s a dark side to digital connectivity, and in an era of internet-connected refrigerators, toilets, and a/c systems, I predict it’s only a matter of time before we start to see it in our airborne lives.

The Connected Cockpit

Posted by in Aviation, IFR, Safety

Computers are supposed to make our lives easier. We’ve got amazing electronics in our aircraft and in the palm of our hand; what we need now is a way to connect the two. A new product from Aspen Avionics is about to start that revolution.

When Glass Breaks

Posted by in IFR, Safety

Odd electrical gremlins lead to partial panel flight in an SR-22

Time for a Beat Down, Becker

Posted by in Aerobatics, Aviation

As much as I love the Extra 300, I hate that damn Becker com radio. Perhaps it’s time to do something drastic…