NavWorx ADS600-B tested successfully at 95,000 feet

Posted on February 6th, 2014 by

NavWorx recently participated in near-space balloon tests with the successful use of its ADS600-B UAT (Universal Access Transceiver) at 95,000 feet. The tests were designed to validate the application of ADS-B technology on satellite-based delivery stations. Continue Reading →

The FAA’s impact on small businesses

Posted on February 5th, 2014 by

How do FAA policies affect small general aviation businesses? That was the focus of a hearing held Wednesday by the U.S. House Small Business Committee, chaired by Congressman Sam Graves (R-Mo). Continue Reading →

FreeFlight partners with NextGen Fund

Posted on January 31st, 2014 by

WACO, Texas — FreeFlight Systems is supplying its avionics systems in partnership with NextGen Equipage Fund’s financing program to enable ADS-B and other mandated avionics retrofits for as many as 200,000 general aviation aircraft. Continue Reading →

Aspen partners with NextGen GA Fund

Posted on January 30th, 2014 by

Aspen Avionics has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the NextGen GA Fund to accelerate the rollout of NextGen airspace mandates by providing access to incentives to help aircraft owners finance mandated avionics upgrades. Continue Reading →

Garmin Pilot enhanced

Posted on January 22nd, 2014 by

Garmin Pilot has kicked off the new year with the release of Version 6.0 for iOS and Version 2.8 for Android mobile devices. Continue Reading →

NextGen seminar slated at Banyan

Posted on January 22nd, 2014 by

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Banyan Air Service based at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (KFXE) will host a NextGen Seminar on Thursday, Feb. 6, from 10 a.m. – 1 pm. Continue Reading →

Garmin debuts GDL 39 3D

Posted on January 21st, 2014 by

Garmin has introduced the GDL 39 3D, a portable ADS-B and GPS receiver that adds simultaneous display of aircraft attitude information (pitch and roll), alongside interactive mapping, traffic, and weather within the Garmin Pilot application. The GDL 39 3D also... Continue Reading →

AEA partners with NextGen GA Fund to help aircraft owners finance avionics

Posted on January 13th, 2014 by

The Aircraft Electronics Association has entered into a partnership agreement with the NextGen GA Fund to accelerate the rollout of NextGen by providing access to quick, affordable financial incentives to aid aircraft owners. The NextGen GA Fund will finance NextGen... Continue Reading →

ICG course receives FAA approval for IA renewal credits

Posted on January 3rd, 2014 by

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — An Operations & Flight Line Maintenance Course offered by International Communications Group (ICG) for its NxtLink ICS-120A/220A satellite communications devices has been approved by the FAA for Inspection Authorization (IA) Renewal Training. Continue Reading →

First field approval for FreeFlight Systems RANGR ADS-B Out on Comanche

Posted on December 26th, 2013 by

WACO, Texas — FreeFlight Systems reports that Ezell Avionics of Breckenridge, Texas, has completed installation and gained the first FAA field approval certification for the RANGR FDL-978-TX and 1201 WAAS/GPS ADS-B Out system in a PA-24-260 Piper Comanche. Continue Reading →