Tag Archives: autopilot systems

What is the Sikorsky Prize?

The Sikorsky Prize went to a Toronto Team The Igor I. Sikorsky Human Powered Helicopter Competition was established in 1980 by the American Helicopter Society (AHS) International. The award, the AHS Sikorsky Prize, was given for the first human powered helicopter (HPH) to meet a … Continue reading

Posted in Avionics News | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on What is the Sikorsky Prize?

Promotions from Aspen Avionics

Current promotions at Aspen are coming to an end…. Aspen is providing customers with savings on the Evolution 1500 and 2000 Systems. Hurry, this ends on August 4th!  Check with our sales department for your savings. There is also a … Continue reading

Posted in Avionics News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Promotions from Aspen Avionics

Where did all the technicians go?…. out on training

Here at Maxcraft, we are firm believers in constant professional development.  Making sure all of our technicians and staff receive ongoing training is how we stay abreast of the latest technology and practices. And with today’s technology changing faster than … Continue reading

Posted in Avionics News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Where did all the technicians go?…. out on training

Maxcraft Expands!

The new office Yes, we once again have an office at the Vancouver International Airport (CYVR)!  Although a few years ago we built our new facility in Pitt Meadows (CYPK), we have had technicians working out of YVR weekly. Due … Continue reading

Posted in Avionics News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Maxcraft Expands!

Our Featured Project – de Havilland DHC-3 Otter

The DHC-3 Otter Upgrade This northern Arctic operator upgraded an old piston de Havilland DHC-3 Otter to a turbine powered off-airport capable aircraft.  Maxcraft was tasked with turning this 1950’s era panel into a state-of-the-art glass panel workhorse.     … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Our Featured Project – de Havilland DHC-3 Otter

Technical Side – Keeping your database (s) current

Keeping your database(s) current In our February issue of MaxNews we addressed the value of Electronic Approach Plates. These, of course, need to be kept current, and unfortunately, this is both an ongoing task and expense.  Compounding this issue is … Continue reading

Posted in Avionics 101 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Technical Side – Keeping your database (s) current

New Technology – Engine Monitor Options

New Technology – learn more about it here We are offering the first of many papers on new technology.  Where to read it?  On our blog or click here to go to our Technology Page on our website.  Stay in … Continue reading

Posted in Avionics News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on New Technology – Engine Monitor Options

Portable price changes

Garmin has just announced a price reduction…… Garmin’s popular aviation portables are able to find their way into your cockpit with a new lower price. The Garmin 796 is now only $1,999.00!  For all other portables check out our Webstore … Continue reading

Posted in Avionics News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Portable price changes

Aircraft Electronics Association

We were in Vegas! It was that time again.  Our service managers, Clarke and Ryan had the pleasure of going to Las Vegas for the 56th annual AEA International Convention & Trade Show.  It was a great opportunity for Maxcraft … Continue reading

Posted in Avionics News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Aircraft Electronics Association

Mexico to Las Vegas

Leg 6 Alamos Mexico to Las Vegas We had a fantastic time in the beautiful town of Alamos but our stay in the luxury Hacineda De Los Santos had to end. We had a short hop to Obregon so that … Continue reading

Posted in Pilot Stories | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Mexico to Las Vegas