IS&S receives STC for auto throttle, standby display

Posted on February 19th, 2014 by

Innovative Solutions & Support (IS&S) has received FAA Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for its Auto Throttle System and Standby Display Unit (SDU) incorporated into its Integrated Flight Management System (IFMS). Continue Reading →


Garmin recognizes GPS milestone

Posted on February 13th, 2014 by

OLATHE, Kan. — Garmin is commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Garmin GPS 155 receiving FAA Technical Standard Order (TSO) authorization, the industry’s first FAA TSO-C129 approach approved IFR GPS receiver. Continue Reading →

Garmin updates G500/G600

Posted on February 10th, 2014 by

The latest software update for the Garmin G500/G600 offers a number of new benefits and features, according to company officials. Continue Reading →


Avidyne certifies plug-and-play Mode S transponder

Posted on February 6th, 2014 by

Avidyne Corp. has received Technical Standard Order (TSO) and European TSO (ETSO) approval of its new AXP340 Mode S Transponder with Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) Out. Continue Reading →

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 →