House committee to hold hearing on NextGen’s effect on GA pilots

Posted on June 10th, 2014 by

WASHINGTON, DC – On Wednesday, June 11, the Small Business Committee, under the chairmanship of Rep. Sam Graves (R-MO), a pilot who also co-chairs the House General Aviation Caucus, will conduct a hearing titled FAA’s 2020 NextGen Mandate: Benefits and Challenges for... Continue Reading →

Cincinnati Avionics simplifies ADS-B

Posted on June 7th, 2014 by

Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast doesn’t roll off the tongue, and neither does ADS-B. But when it comes to what this system means for you and your aircraft, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. Cincinnati Avionics wants to make the decision easier, so... Continue Reading →

Eagle Creek Aviation receives STC for Garmin G950 in Twin Commanders

Posted on May 29th, 2014 by

INDIANAPOLIS — Eagle Creek Aviation Services has received Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for Garmin G950 glass flight deck installations in Twin Commander aircraft. Continue Reading →

Max-Viz 1500 Enhanced Vision approved for Pilatus PC-12s

Posted on May 22nd, 2014 by

The FAA recently issued a Supplemental Type Certificate to allow installation of Astronics Corporation’s Max-Viz 1500 Enhanced Vision System (EVS) on single-engine Pilatus PC-12 aircraft equipped with video-capable Multi Function Displays. Astronics Corp. manufactures the Astronics Max-Viz 1500 Enhanced Vision System,... Continue Reading →

Universal Avionics named Outstanding Manufacturer by Manufacturers Council

Posted on May 20th, 2014 by

TUCSON, Ariz. – During the 2014 Manufacturer of the Year Summit and Awards Luncheon, Universal Avionics accepted the prestigious award for 2014 Outstanding Small/Medium Manufacturer of the Year by the Arizona Manufacturers Council. Continue Reading →

First-quarter avionics report released

Posted on May 15th, 2014 by

LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. — The Aircraft Electronics Association released its first-quarter 2014 Avionics Market Report, which shows that in the first three months of the year, total worldwide business and general aviation avionics sales amounted to more than $651 million. That amount... Continue Reading →

Banyan completes Garmin Avionics STC on Pilatus PC-12

Posted on April 28th, 2014 by

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Banyan Air Service based at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport recently completed the installation of a Dual Garmin 600 Glass Cockpit Upgrade on a Pilatus PC-12. The project also included a Garmin GTN-750, GTN-650, GMA-350, and Dual GTX-330... Continue Reading →

S-TEC and Chelton Flight Systems acquired in management buyout

Posted on April 22nd, 2014 by

MINERAL WELLS, Texas – Genesys Aerosystems Group has acquired Chelton Flight Systems and S‐TEC Corporation, previously doing business as Cobham Avionics, from Cobham in a management buyout. Continue Reading →

Sandel Avionics debuts all-digital AHRS

Posted on April 7th, 2014 by

Sandel Avionics Inc., has debuted its first all-digital AHRS, the SG102/D, which is identical to the SG102 (MOD2) without the analog interfaces. Continue Reading →

CubCrafters introduces new flagship panel

Posted on March 31st, 2014 by

CubCrafters is displaying a new top-of-the-line instrument panel at this week’s SUN ’n FUN in cooperation with Garmin, which is simultaneously introducing its G3X Touch 10.6-inch touch-sensitive flight display system. Continue Reading →