COLUMBUS, Ohio — Beginning July 1, Spirit Aeronautics customers will be able to lock-in their ADS-B upgrade and ensure the required equipment is reserved for their aircraft. [Read more…]
Dallas Avionics has been named the exclusive distributor of the NavWorx ADS600-B. [Read more…]
FreeFlight Systems reports that engineering and certification company CMD Flight Solutions has obtained an AML STC for the installation of a FreeFlight 1203C SBAS/GNSS sensor paired with Rockwell Collins’ TDR-94/94D transponders.
The pairing is a cost effective way to help aircraft owners meet the ADS-B mandate, according to company officials. [Read more…]
The FAA recently published its 2016 NextGen update, which provides an overview of where NextGen stands today, and where it’s going in the years to come. As part of this update, the FAA posted an online ADS-B equipment database, which allows pilots and aircraft owners to learn what equipment has been certified and other useful information. Simply enter the type of aircraft you have and a list of available equipment appears. Find out more here.
Under the agreement, NavWorx’ ADS600-B will interface with existing certified position sources providing the required WAAS GPS to meet the FAA’s mandate for ADS-B. [Read more…]
Ray Winslow of Laughlin, Nevada, notes: “If you are a hobby pilot like me and live outside very congested airspace, do not do anything about ADS-B until this all settles out. This is especially true if your plane is like mine and only losing value every day because flying is becoming a rich man’s game. [Read more…]
Have you equipped for ADS-B? What did you add to your plane and do you plan to add more? What did you learn from the experience that other pilots could benefit from? If you haven’t equipped yet, do you plan to by the 2020 mandate?
What other avionics have you added recently? Was it a worthwhile investment?