Todd O'Hara

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Spidertracks and Olympic Aero Services Earn FAA STC

Spidertracks and Olympic Aero Services today announce that their Additional Telemetry Unit (ATU) and Automated Flight Following Feed (AFF) solution has received final FAA STC approval for Type 1 USFS exclusive use in aerial firefighting helicopters.

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Calculating ROI on an Aircraft Management and Communications Solution: 4 Things to Consider

One of the most important aspects of emerging aviation technology is that it's given operators more choices than ever when it comes to flight management solutions. Where once the only available offerings were cumbersome and wildly expensive legacy…

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Flying from North Shore to Wanaka: Making a Long-Range VFR Cross-Country Trip

Lessons learnt on an 800-mile adventure.

On 27 March 2018, my partner and I hopped in a light aircraft and began the 800-nauticalmilejourney from New Zealand’s largest city Auckland to the South Island mountain townof Wanaka, where we were set to…

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New Spidertracks App for Android

We’re excited to announce that the Spidertracks Android app has been completely rebuilt from the ground up to provide you with an improved user experience.

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Spidertracks Announces Next-Gen Product Strategy

When humans landed on the moon in 1969, we achieved something huge with something very small. The device that enabled this feat, the Apollo Guidance Computer (AGC), had a similar computing power to that of a modern toaster. For comparison, an iPhone 7…

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Spidertracks and Aeronet Unveil First Automated Maintenance Tracking Service at NBAA

New Zealand-based aircraft tracking and management specialists Spidertracks and leading cloud-based aviation software company Aeronet have today announced the industry’s first automated maintenance tracking solution at NBAA in Las Vegas.

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New Operational Messaging System Takes Off at NBAA

Orlando, FL — Fleet communication got a whole lot easier this week with the North American launch of Spidertxt 2.0 at NBAA.

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Kiwi Pilots Tackle Their Toughest Flight Yet

Three Kiwis are set to enter an elite club this week as they each pilot a hand-built single-engine aircraft all the way from New Zealand to Australia and back.

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New Scholarship Makes Alaskan Pilots Safer Than Ever

After a twenty-year hiatus, Alaskan pilot Tom Vitt is back in the air — and this time, he's safer than ever.

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