Aspen Avionics reports that FAA certification has been received for its latest software upgrade, which includes several additional ADS-B display features on its Evolution 500/1000 multi-function display (MFD). [Read more…]
More than 2,300 aircraft owners applied for a $500 rebate in the first two weeks of the FAA’s program to encourage early installation of Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast Out (ADS-B Out) systems in their aircraft ahead of the Jan. 1, 2020, deadline, according to a post on the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association website.
However, several elements of the program have been the source of misunderstandings, according to some of the pilots who contacted AOPA’s Pilot Information Center and the FAA. In the new post, AOPA staff clarify the program and what is required of aircraft owners who apply for the rebate. Check it out here.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The FAA’s Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) rebate website will go live Sept. 19, 2016.
On that day, general aviation aircraft owners can apply for a $500 rebate to help offset the cost to equip eligible aircraft in a “timely manner, rather than waiting to meet the mandatory equipage date,” FAA officials said. [Read more…]
With the FAA mandate for ADS-B Out approaching — it will be required by Jan. 1, 2020 in most airspace where a transponder is required today — aircraft owners need to understand the options.
That’s why the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) put together an ADS-B selection tool to help GA aircraft owners determine the best solutions to consider for their aircraft and where they fly. Check it out here.
Located at the Holiday Inn Chantilly-Dulles Expo (4335 Chantilly Shopping Center, Chantilly, Virginia 20151), the seminar will help educate general aviation aircraft owners about the NextGen mandates and existing solutions. [Read more…]
The FAA recently published more details about its $500 ADS-B Rebate program, which is expected to come online in late September. The incentive program is designed to help general aviation aircraft owners meet the ADS-B Out mandate ahead of the 2020 deadline, and to help with equipment and installation costs.
Rebates will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis for one year from the fall 2016 launch or until 20,000 are claimed, whichever comes first, according to FAA officials.
While the ADS-B rebate Program Reservation System is not yet available, you can start the rebate process now by doing the following: [Read more…]