Tips for a Successful tailBeacon/skyBeacon Flight

It’s all about the setup: In aviation, everything is about the setup.  The preflight, the pilot’s health, the pilot’s familiarity with the aircraft, and the details of the flight determine 99% of the outcome.  ADS-B evaluation flights are no different.   Poor behavior and a lack of understanding lead to failed reports, more than a little [...]

2020-06-17T15:12:26-06:00May 4th, 2020|

What does the Operational Flight Evaluation consist of?

(These are the guidelines that were suggested during the FAA rebate program back in 2019. 15-20 minute flights are usually plenty for getting valid ADS-B data) To summarize the requirements of AC20-165B (see links below):  The performance flight should take place for a minimum of 30 minutes from wheels up.  The aircraft should climb to [...]

2020-10-05T15:50:52-06:00April 30th, 2020|