Citizen Black Eagle Pilot Watches

Citizen introduced the Black Eagle line of pilot watches as a follow up to their line of popular Skyhawk pilot watches. The latest addition to the Citizen Skyhawk Collection, the Black Eagle is a stealth version of the Skyhawk, it's steel covered with a sleek, durable black ion plating. All Eco Drive watches feature a 4 year power reserve and do not require a battery

ZuluWorks Mini Z Kneeboards

The new ZuluWorks Mini Z kneeboard is now available at FlightEssentials Pilot Shop. If you've got limited space in your cockpit and you're looking for a minimalist yet stylish board the Economy Mini-Z is for you. Made out of the same high-quality materials and superb craftsmanship as our regular boards, the Economy Mini-Z comes with no Zulucards and a blank flight pad. Standard model adds Five Mini Zulucards and 3 in 1 flight pad


Vertex Introduces VXA-300 Lite Aviation Transceiver

The new VXA-300 Lite aviation transceiver was introduced by Vertex Standard. The Lite version of the Vertex VXA-300 Nav/Com runs on AA batteries and includes a 12v lighter adapter, headset adapter and alkaline battery case. It does not rely on maintaining a charge so it is perfect for occasional or emergency use. The VXA-300 has the following unique features not found in any other transceiver. The 800mw amplifier makes it the loudest transceiver available. This may be the only transceiver you can hear in your airplane without a headset! Built in VOX for hands free operation - No PTT required when in VOX mode. 8.33 khz European channel spacing RX only. Built in PA (public announce mode) for use with MH-44B speaker mic. The VXA-300 Lite is available at FlightEssentials Pilot Shop


Free Terrain Mapping with Lowrance Airmap 2000 GPS

Purchase a Lowrance Airmap 2000 from now through Dec 31st, 2005 and receive a free terrain mapping upgrade. Offer not available to previous purchases of Airmap 2000 made within the past 60 days. Limited to quantity on hand.


Free Shipping Extended to Orders Over $100

Our free shipping offer is now valid on all orders over $100 shipping within the Continental USA. Orders with free shipping selected will ship via the most economical method available. Free shipping is not available on Lightspeed L1 and Mach I aviation headsets


New Flight Jackets from Alpha and Avirex

We now stock authentic MA-1 and CWU 45/P military issue flight jackets by Alpha Industries the original supplier to the U.S. Military. The complete line of Avirex flight jackets will soon be available including the current issue A-2 and Navy G-1 leather flight jackets. Avirex is the official supplier of current issue jackets to the U.S. Military.


Lightspeed Releases Mach I Lightweight Headset

Lightspeed released their brand new Mach I lightweight headset this week. Magnesium Alloy construction makes this headset incredibly lightweight yet rugged and durable. The Lightspeed Mach I also features stereo hi-fidelity sound, a satellite-cell phone interface, and a music interface for plugging in a digital music player or CD player. The Lightspeed Mach I headset is available at FlightEssentials Pilot Shop and is backed by our 30 Day Money Back Guarantee.


Terrain Mapping for Lowrance Airmap 2000C

Lowrance recently release their new terrain mapping software for the Lowrance Airmap 2000C which provides situational awareness in mountainous terrain and around obstacles. This new updated is available from FlightEssentials Pilot Shop

Vertex VXA-710 Aviation Transceiver

The new VXA-710 aviation transceiver is the latest transceiver to hit the aviation market. The Vertex VXA-710 is the only transceiver offering European channel spacing, Business Radio Service and a Li-Ion battery as standard equipment. The new VXA-710 is now available at FlightEssentials Pilot Shop

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New ASA Test Preparation & FAR Manuals In Stock

ASA released 2006 versions of their test preparation, ground school and federal aviation regulation publications. All ASA publications including Written Test Prep, PrepWare, Virtual Test Prep, and FAR/AIM manuals are available at discounted prices at FlightEssentials Pilot Shop