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Welcome to the latest and greatest from leading light aviation avionics supplier, Dynon. The company has introduced its new HDX and the entry takes the company's products further than ever before.

Dynon is a name nearly synonymous with Light-Sport Aircraft. Through its mission to make high-tech information equipment more affordable, Dynon ushered in an era of digital cockpits at affordable prices. The company's cutting-edge, yet user-friendly gear has won a loyal following from nearly every airframe manufacturer.

Welcome to SkyView HDX -- With SkyView HDX, Dynon significantly upped their already-impressive game. SkyView is a sophisticated instrument featuring "synthetic vision" that clearly portrays obstacles when you can't visually see them. Now the HDX version makes the impressive device more user friendly, especially so when a few bumps in the sky can make operating your instrument more challenging. Users will love HDX. See the video below helping further explain the new HDX.

Something for Everyone -- SkyView employs both touch and "hard" buttons for times when bumpy air makes a touchscreen a bit more challenging and HDX improves this ability with an angled lower switch panel to help steady your hand. SkyView HDX is available in the 10-inch and 7-inch screen sizes and now both sizes are touch-capable.

SkyView & More A thoroughly modern company, Dynon makes the well-regarded SkyView Touch and they supply a line of radios, autopilots, and more all accessible through SkyView. Even owners of Type Certified aircraft (who cannot add a SkyView) can get the Dynon experience with the tiny little D2 that requires no FAA approval yet provides a Portable EFIS with true attitude for Cessna, Pipers, and others. Perhaps even better, in a powerful link-up with EAA, those GA airplane owners can now obtain an STC for a panel-mounted instrument.

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Links to Videos

  Dynon Avionics -- SkyView HDX
Dynon Avionics has become the leading seller of glass screen instruments in Lihgt-Sport Aircraft and light kit-built airplanes. One way the company has kept their leadership position in a crowded field is by constant innovation, by always taking another step (often ahead of their competition). Now, here comes HDX, a new version of SkyView that makes operating this terrific instrument that much easier, especially in situation where the sky is delivering a few bumps. Get the update from Dynon guru, Kirk Kleinholz. (9 minutes)
  Dynon Avionics -- D1 Pocket Panel EFIS
Having shipped their first product in 2003, Dynon has to some extent come first circle with the introduction of their D1 Pocket Panel. This tiny little device does more than the first instrument 10 years earlier but it is a powerful little package. Find out more about D1 in this video and see why general aviation pilots flying Type Certified aircraft are buying the pocket-sized instrument for use in their airplanes.
  Dynon Avionics -- SkyView 10-inch
Dynon Avionics has arguably become the largest supplier of LSA avionics in the form of computer screen displays of engine monitoring and flight instruments. At AOPA 2009, they introduced their impressive new SkyView synthetic vision system. In this video at Sebring 2010, we look at one of the first installations of this big-screen setup in the Flight Design CTLS.

Links to Articles

  SPLOG LSA News: DeLand, Icon Deliveries, Dynon Deal, 09/27/2016
SPLOG begins: DeLand Showcase — The eighth annual Midwest LSA Expo occurred in early September in Mt. Vernon, Illinois at the municipal airport. While lacking the immense crowds of the major airshows, it regularly draws a good number of exhibitors as those representatives
  SPLOG Opening Day Firsts: Icon, American Legend, Dynon, 07/21/2015
SPLOG begins: I promised to tell you what was under the blue wrap disguising the powerplant on the unnamed taildragger in my earlier article. Here it comes with other opening day news from AirVenture 2015. Icon Aircraft made their first delivery of an A5 after a tremendous
  SPLOG Final Newsbits Before AirVenture 2014 Starts, 07/26/2014
SPLOG begins: Garmin has a new smaller version of their very impressive G3X Touch. I examined this at Sun 'n Fun when it was debuted in the 10-inch screen and came away highly impressed after two reviews on videos. For a billion-dollar company Garmin remains passionately
  SPLOG Dynon's Modernized SkyView Touch, 03/20/2014
SPLOG begins: With the chance to fly and learn both Dynon SkyView and Garmin 796, I have become a fan of each. Dynon is dominant in Light-Sport Aircraft instrument panels for very good reasons. They work well and don't cost an arm and a leg. Their Synthetic Vision
  SPLOG Are You D2?...Tiny Instruments from Dynon & Garmin, 10/09/2013
SPLOG begins: An amazing thing happened as we all prepared to go to AOPA last-ever annual show in the sprawling Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. Two top suppliers to the LSA sector came out with products bearing almost the same name. However, they're quite different, fun,
  SPLOG Avionics World: Changes for Your Panel, 07/26/2013
SPLOG begins: Dynon gathers little moss it appears. The SkyView builder has been upgrading software, releasing new products and now, the Woodinville, Washington company has acquired Advanced Flight Systems (AFS). Dynon said they did the acquisition, "... to use Dynon's
  SPLOG Election Day (Non-Political) LSA News Wrap, 11/06/2012
SPLOG begins: What a Month! October was a busy month starting with the first-year LSA event Heart of America Sport Aviation Classic outside of Kansas City. The next week featured AOPA's Summit in Palm Springs California. After a brief stop in Phoenix for a conference,
  SPLOG Quick LSA Review of What's Expected at Oshkosh, 07/19/2012
SPLOG begins: I have several targets on my radar for follow-up at the big show that starts July 23rd. Here's a beforehand review; details will follow. |||| *** LSA seaplanes will generate plenty of interest, I think, with Icon 's latest announcements and the dreamy
  SPLOG Dynon SkyView Class Before Sebring Expo 2012, 01/17/2012
SPLOG begins: Our group was overwhelmingly instrument-rated pilots, not a flock of fresh students taking basic flight classes. Here were many experienced pilots paying rapt attention to a delivery by Kirk Kleinholz as he launched a series of classes covering the operation
  SPLOG VP-X Electronic Circuit Breaker meets EFIS, 03/02/2011
SPLOG begins: Vertical Power has a cool line of electronic circuit breakers that make it easy to monitor the status of your electrical system. *** With so many LSA going to glass cockpits, having general and specific information about the state of your electrics displayed
  SPLOG Sebring Wrap Up...and Beyond, 01/28/2011
SPLOG begins: I'd call this Day 4 but rush-deadline work for the mag intervened after the last day at Sebring so just getting to it now. *** The Sebring experience gets better every year, I believe precisely because Bob Woods keeps it consistently valuable without
  SPLOG Traffic Alerts Now Show on Dynon's Skyview, 10/29/2010
SPLOG begins: Top glass panel maker Dynon just updated its SkyView panels to include air traffic alert and graphic display, just like the TCAS (Traffic Collision Avoidance System) the big boys have... although for many more Grover Clevelands *** Traffic targets will
  SPLOG IFR and LSA: Much Ado About... What?, 09/04/2010
SPLOG begins: I was mighty busy last week, talking about my blog regarding IFR-IMC on LSA . Whew! Sometimes I had useful discussions. Some of what I got was hate mail; a few took the shoot-the-messenger approach. What's all the furor about, exactly? *** Among my many
  SPLOG Dynon Avionics Upgrades Autopilot, 09/01/2010
SPLOG begins: Powerhouse digital instrument maker Dynon Avionics just came out with software version 5.4 for its EFIS-D10A , EFIS-D100 and FlightDEK-D180 units which are in widespread use in LSA and homebuilt aircraft. The upgrade addresses refined pitch control, including
  SPLOG Skyview Lands in Gobosh, 04/16/2010
SPLOG begins: One of the earliest and most popular SLSA on the market is the Gobosh 700. Co-Impresario Dave Graham extols its virtues of "aliveness" and my sentiments echo his: it's a friendly, comfortable, responsive and thoroughly enjoyable airplane to fly. *** Dave's
  SPLOG Let's Go Flying with Dynon's SkyView, 02/05/2010  
  SPLOG Sebring Day Two: Dynon SkyView, 01/22/2010
SPLOG begins: Friday attendance seemed lighter than last year. Blame Thunderstorm Morning ! One downpour sent sheets of water an inch deep flowing across the exhibition tarmac. *** But nothing dampens sky-bound enthusiasts for long -- before long, we drowned rats re-emerged

Just Aircraft has delivered more than 300 kit aircraft since 2002, but in 2012 they electrified pilots with the awesome performance of their all-new SuperSTOL. It may look extreme and performs extremely well, but it is truly docile and forgiving to fly.

BRM Aero manufacturers the handsome Bristell all-metal SLSA. This highly evolved, next-generation Light-Sport was carefully engineered for luxury, comfort, excellent stability, and safety while being fun, fast, and easy to fly.

Jabiru USA assembles the spacious and speedy J-230 with new, more attractive pricing making the model one of the best values in Light-Sport Aircraft.

The Shelbyville, Tennessee company also offers the Jabiru engine line with new 3310 and 2210 models in 2016.

J230-D & J170-D

Hansen Air Group represents recognized brands in the LSA
space: FK Lightplanes and their distinctive biplane Comet, FK9, and FK51 plus the great-flying Magnaghi Sky Arrow. Based in Atlanta, Georgia Hansen Air Group is an experienced player in the LSA space.
Multiple LSA

Vickers Aircraft has created one of the most distinctive new LSA seaplanes yet to emerge. Powered by the 180-horsepower
Titan IO-340CC by Continental Motors, their Wave model is like no other seaplane ever introduced with multiple features to set it apart from the crowd.

Tecnam is the world's leading manufacturer of Light-Sport aircraft offering more models and variations than any other producer.

Besides the world's fastest-selling light twin and their new P2010 four seater, Tecnam offers these LSA: P-92 Eaglet, Astore, and P2008.

Many Light-Sport Aircraft & General Aviation models

Remos AG is the manufacturer of the next generation GXiS. This beautiful composite design built by German craftsmen offers excellent performance, light responsive handling, and a deluxe cockpit finish to please any aviator.

AeroJones Aviation builds the very popular CT-series of Light-Sport Aircraft. CTLSi is the latest version... a 98% carbon fiber design
with superb performance, roomy cockpit, great useful load, and a parachute as standard equipment.

Glasair Aviation became famous for their Glasair series. Today the Washington state company is focused on the newer Sportsman in several varieties and on Merlin LSA. Later in 2017, buyers can buy a Merlin in fully-ready-to-fly form from this much-admired company renown for its top-tier customer service.

Flight Design USA imports CT, the top selling Light-Sport Aircraft. CT is a 98% carbon fiber design
with superb performance, roomy cockpit, great useful load, and a parachute as standard equipment ... the market leader for 10 years!

Progressive Aerodyne designed and supplies the SeaRey series, arguably the most celebrated of all light seaplanes in America. A close community of hundreds of owners offers camaraderie few other brands can match.

Bristell USA distributes the highly-refined Bristell aircraft in North America. The Czech-built aircraft is a 5th generation design with excellent performance, wonderful handling, and a most appealing shape. Other airplanes may look similar but Bristell has gone far beyond.

Sonex Aircraft is one of aviation's best-known brands offering exciting performance, easy building, prices to match the budgets of most pilots, and you will do business with some fine people. Taking years of success to new heights, Sonex debuted the "B" models with numerous upgrades.

X-Air brings a return to reasonably priced Light-Sport Aircraft, with a ready-to-fly flying machine you can purchase for a genuinely low price. No new arrival, X-Air has a rich history in light aviation.

SportairUSA imports the dashing and superbly-equipped StingSport S4 that has won a loyal following from American pilots. More recently, they introduced their TL-3000 high-wing LSA. SportairUSA is a full-line operation with maintenance and training, too.

Aero Adventure offers what is likely the lowest cost boat-hull seaplane in the light aircraft space with a kit that, complete with engine, sells for less than $50,000. Add a long history to its credit and Aventura is a seaplane worthy of a close look.

North Wing is America's leading manufacturer of weight shift LSA and Part 103 ultralight trikes. The company's wing designs are so good that most other trike manufacturers use them. Aircraft prices are highly affordable by all.

Aerolite 103 is a remarkably well priced (way below $20,000), well-equipped, Part 103 ultralight that flies beautifully. Several hundred are airborne and production has never been more solid. Here is an airplane every pilot can love and afford.

Aeromarine-LSA represents economical aircraft like Merlin PSA, fully enclosed and all-metal for less than $35,000; or Part 103 ultralights like Zigolo, a dual-purpose ultralight and motorglider with prices starting at only $12,000.

Murphy Aircraft offers a wide range of highly capable aircraft from the light biplane RENEGADE to their newest RADICAL with many variations in between. Years of design and manufacturing experience combine with modern computer-based tooling to make solid, well performing aircraft kits.

American Legend has been in the LSA space since the beginning, offering their iconic yellow taildragger. The Texas company offers a full line of LSA and kit-built aircraft including the 180-horsepower Super Legend HP.

Aerotrek Aircraft imports the A240 and A220 tricycle gear or taildragger Special Light-Sport Aircraft. A finely finished aircraft at an excellent price, Aerotrek has wide, affordable appeal.

Lockwood Aircraft is the builder of two of light aviation's best-recognized flying machines: AirCam and the Drifter line. Most sport aviators already know the Lockwood brand, a leader in Rotax maintenance and aircraft services.

Triton America started with a familiar-looking LSA model and significantly improved it, making it stronger while preserving the well-regarded flight characteristics. Welcome to a newcomer with lots of experience and their new Skytrek.

Evektor is Number One and always will be. The Czech company's SportStar was the number one SLSA to win approval but engineers have steadily improved the model far beyond that 2005 version that started the race.

SilverLight Aviation created the first all-American gyroplane with modern sophistication and equipment, built by a proven expert. Gyroplanes like AR1 fly much like fixed wings but with real advantages.

Arion Aircraft has designed and built one of the most beautiful low wing entries in the Special LSA and kit-built aircraft sector. The all-American designed and built aircraft is priced fairly and flies wonderfully ... need you search for more?

The Airplane Factory (TAF) produces the Sling series of world-circling aircraft (literally) and now this fine-flying, all-metal beauty is available in the United States as a Special Light-Sport Aircraft. Here is an LSA to follow.

AirMax designed and manufactures a wonderful Light-Sport amphibious flying boat of the same name. Created in Brazil SeaMax is a beautifully finished, high performing aircraft, the first to win FAA acceptance as a SLSA and it sets a high standard for light floatplanes.

BushCat is the distinctive Light-Sport Aircraft within reach of almost any budget. With a solid heritage BushCat by SkyReach is fun, capable, and available as a kit, fully-built SLSA or ELSA.

Evolution Trikes developed and continues to refine their Revo, an absolutely magnificent weight shift control aircraft (or trike). Rev is their new very affordable single place machine.

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