NextGen seminar slated at Banyan

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.

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Free copies of Pilot’s Guide to Avionics available at NBAA Convention

Free copies of the 2013-14 edition of the Pilot’s Guide to Avionics will be available at the National Business Aviation Association‘s Convention & Exhibition in Las Vegas, Oct. 22-24.

This year marks the 11th edition of the guide, which is published by the Aircraft Electronics Association.

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AEA meets with House members to share industry challenges

Including lack of leadership at FAA  

LEE’S SUMMIT, MO. — On Thursday, Oct. 3, Aircraft Electronics Association Vice President of Government and Industry Affairs Ric Peri met with several members of the U.S. House of Representatives Small Business Committee, along with other general aviation leaders, for a round-table discussion on the biggest challenges facing the industry.

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AEA issues avionics market report

AEA Issues Second Quarter 2013 Avionics Market Report

The Aircraft Electronics Association has released its second quarter Avionics Market Report. In the months of April, May and June 2013, total worldwide avionics sales amounted to more than $1.6 billion, as reported by the 20 aviation electronics manufacturers participating in the report.

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How does a Cub driver prepare for NextGen?

Anybody reading our Fly the Distance with NextGen series knows that we took the series to the streets and performed a one-hour event at this year’s SUN ’n FUN.

To be perfectly honest, we really did not know just how much interest there was in the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen), nor did we have any preconceptions as to what to expect at the show.

I would have to say we were pleasantly surprised at the turnout.

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Jeppesen teams with Piper

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

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AvMap to preview new Ultra EFIS at AirVenture

AvMap will preview its new Ultra EFIS, a stand alone Air Data, Attitude, Heading and Altitude Reference (ADAHRS) unit at EAA’s AirVenture later this month. The AvMap Ultra EFIS is a stand alone device with a 3.5” ultra bright, Sunlight Readable LCD display. The unit is compact (only 1.95”deep) and weighs 5.1 oz.

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Pacific Coast Avionics earns Garmin Dealer Award

AURORA, Ore. – Pacific Coast Avionics has been awarded its 15th consecutive annual award as a Garmin Platinum Elite Dealer.

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PilotMall debuts Advanced Panel simulator cockpit

Pilot Mall has introduced its table-top flight simulator instrument panel integrating Saitek ProFlite instruments, avionics and flight controls into a modular, add-as-you-go device for home and flight school.

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Going to SUN ’n FUN and want to learn more about NextGen?

The FAA’s NextGen system is scheduled for launch by the end of the year. Are you ready for this change?

Matchbox’s Jeffrey Boccaccio, NextGen columnist for General Aviation News,  will offer a free presentation demonstrating how easy this transition will be for general aviation pilots, [Read more...]