Universal Avionics has released a new software version for the Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS)-Flight Management System (FMS) that includes messaging to alert pilots of a failure of the Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) Out system. [Read more…]
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Beginning July 1, Spirit Aeronautics customers will be able to lock-in their ADS-B upgrade and ensure the required equipment is reserved for their aircraft. [Read more…]
The FAA has granted Technical Standard Order (TSO) authorization for Universal Avionics AHS-525 Attitude Heading Reference System (AHRS).
The AHS-525 is positioned as a low-cost option for replacing legacy mechanical VGs and DGs in Part 23 and Part 25 fixed wing aircraft, and Part 27 and Part 29 rotorcraft, according to company officials. [Read more…]
The latest version of DroidEFB, a GPS navigation app for Android mobile devices, now supports Stratux ADS-B receivers.
DroidEFB provides pilots with real-time situational awareness via a GPS moving map integrated with both VFR and IFR aviation charts, according to company officials. [Read more…]
In the first three months of the year, total worldwide business and general aviation avionics sales topped $566 million, according to the first quarter 2016 Avionics Market Report released by the Aircraft Electronics Association during the 59th annual AEA International Convention & Trade Show in Kissimmee, Florida.
That’s a 3.6% decrease in sales compared to the first-quarter of 2015, which saw more than $587 million in sales. [Read more…]