Horizon Avionics, based at Knoxville’s McGhee-Tyson Airport (KTYS), has entered into an agreement with Greenville Jet Center at Greenville Downtown Airport (KGMU) in South Carolina to perform avionics work by appointment.
Duncan Aviation’s Mark Francetic and many of the company’s partners will hold a free NextGen seminar Thursday, Oct. 22, at the Southern Museum of Flight in Birmingham, Alabama. Attendees may tour the museum and get in on one of only two remaining Duncan Aviation NextGen seminars scheduled this year.
Focusing on the mandates for ADS-B and FANS 1A, Francetic and representatives from Rockwell Collins, Satcom Direct, Honeywell Aerospace, Universal Avionics, Garmin, L-3 Aviation Products and GoGo Biz will present information about the certified equipment that is available now for general aviation aircraft.
Apex Aviation, an FAA-approved repair station in Las Vegas, has acquired King Avionics at the Henderson Executive Airport near Las Vegas.
It is now a factory authorized warranty and repair facility, with current dealerships in place — including Avidyne, Mid Continent, Aspen Avionics, and Sandia Aerospace — with several more on the way, according to company officials.
By KEVIN KNIGHT
Competition is a beautiful thing. It keeps pricing honest. It makes everything more interesting. It gives pilots choices: Certified vs. experimental; piston vs. turbine; composite vs. metal; Garmin vs. everyone.
That occurred to me while planning a major panel upgrade for my 1967 Mooney Executive at Pacific Coast Avionics in Oregon this fall. Working in medical technology, I have a strong bias for research that includes technical data and feedback from end users. [Read more…]
Sales during the second-quarter months of April, May and June rose 3.1% compared to the first three months of the year, according to the report. However, there was an 8.5% decrease in year-over-year sales compared to the first six months of 2014 amount of more than $1.3 billion. [Read more…]
Avidyne reported at AirVenture that a new version of its IFD-Series FMS/GPS/NAV/COM PC-based Simulator software is now available for download from the company’s website. The updated PC simulator provides fully-interactive, free-play demonstration capability for the IFD540 and IFD440, including all the features of the recently-certified Release 10.1 IFD software. [Read more…]