Spirit Avionics hits milestone

Posted on August 20th, 2013 by

Spirit Avionics’ Global Parts Support Division,based in Columbus, Ohio, recently hit a milestone: Achieving $10 million in global aircraft parts sales in less than a year achieving a 60% increase over last year’s sales. Continue Reading →

C182-withDFC90_Aspen_72 2

Aspen Avionics receives EASA nod

Posted on August 19th, 2013 by

Aspen Avionics was awarded an Approved Model List Supplemental Type Certification (AML-STC) for its Evolution Flight Display System from European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). The EASA approval authorizes installation of Aspen’s system in more than 700 aircraft registered in EASA... Continue Reading →


Glass cockpit retrofit upgrade debuts for TBM 700/850

Posted on August 13th, 2013 by

A “glass cockpit” retrofit kit for Daher-Socata’s TBM 700 and TBM 850 aircraft was unveiled at the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh. Continue Reading →


Dual and WSI take flight with integrated weather and flight planning solution

Posted on August 8th, 2013 by

HEATHROW, Fla. – Dual Electronics’ XGPS170 GPS + ADS-B Receiver is now compatible with the WSI Pilotbrief Optima for iPad. The in-flight weather received through the XGPS170 integrates with the WSI Pilotbrief app, giving pilots real-time weather coverage from pre-flight... Continue Reading →

Shadin AIS 380

Shadin Avionics receives multiple certifications for analog data converter

Posted on August 8th, 2013 by

Shadin Avionics has received TSO approval on the initial applications of its AIS-380 data converter. Continue Reading →

FreeFlight ADS-B transceiver receives TSO

Posted on August 7th, 2013 by

WACO, Texas — FreeFlight Systems, a developer of avionics for NextGen, has received TSO authorization for RANGR FDL-978-XVR ADS‐B (Automatic Dependent Surveillance‐Broadcast) 978MHz transceiver family with optional internal WAAS/GPS. Continue Reading →

Jeppesen teams with Piper

Posted on August 7th, 2013 by

OSHKOSH — Jeppesen will now provide flight data to owners of new Piper aircraft as part of the aircraft purchase process. Continue Reading →


GRT Avionics sponsors ‘world’s smallest jet’

Posted on August 3rd, 2013 by

GRT Avionics now sponsors Lewis & Clark Performance, featuring the “World’s Smallest Jet” Airshow and the FLS Microjet. Continue Reading →


Kestrel to fly with Garmin

Posted on August 1st, 2013 by

OSHKOSH — The Garmin G3000 avionics suite has been chosen as the launch avionics platform for the Kestrel Aircraft, currently in development, company officials announced at this week’s AirVenture. Continue Reading →


New Garmin radios debut in Van’s RV-12

Posted on August 1st, 2013 by

Garmin’s Team-X has been quietly developing a new unit to replace the SL-40.  Officials at Van’s Aircraft reveal they’ve been testing the new GTR200 comm radio/intercom in an RV-12 for a couple months and have decided to make the GTR200... Continue Reading →