Trig Avionics debuts new ADS-B Out solution

Posted on July 28th, 2014 by

Trig Avionics has debuted the TN70, a WAAS GPS with companion antenna, optimized for use with Trig products for a complete ADS-B Out solution. Continue Reading →

NASA turns over NextGen air traffic management tool to FAA

Posted on July 16th, 2014 by

WASHINGTON, D.C. —  A new NASA-developed computer software tool designed to aid air traffic controllers was presented to the FAA during a ceremony earlier this week at the agency’s headquarters in Washington. Continue Reading →

FAA: 2020 ADS-B deadline won’t change

Posted on July 14th, 2014 by

In testimony on the progress of NextGen before the Senate Subcommittee on Aviation, FAA Deputy Administrator Michael G. Whitaker said unequivocally that the 2020 deadline for installation of mandated ADS-B equipment in general aviation aircraft is hard and fast. According... Continue Reading →

Trig Avionics partners with the NextGen Fund

Posted on July 3rd, 2014 by

Trig Avionics  has become a NextGen GA Fund Partner. This fund provides customers with access to loans to help GA aircraft owners pay for their ADS-B equipment and related installation costs. Continue Reading →

NBAA chief tells DC policymakers diversity ‘one of our greatest strengths’

Posted on June 12th, 2014 by

National Business Aviation Association President and CEO Ed Bolen recently served as moderator for a high-profile gathering of aviation professionals about progress toward the implementation of the Next Generation (NextGen) air transportation system. Continue Reading →

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 →

FAA completes equipment installation for NextGen

Posted on April 14th, 2014 by

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The FAA today announced the completion of a nationwide infrastructure upgrade that will enable air traffic controllers to track aircraft with greater accuracy and reliability, while giving pilots more information in the cockpit. This upgrade is a... Continue Reading →

MIT researchers seek your help with study

Posted on March 17th, 2014 by

A team of researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s International Center for Air Transportation is studying the impact of ADS-B traffic and weather services — and they want your input. According to the MIT researchers, the goal of the... 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 →

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 →