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...]

Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics named Trig Avionics service center

WICHITA — Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics has been named the exclusive U.S. Service Center for Trig Avionics, serving Trig customers in all of North America.

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FreeFlight Systems debuts ADS-B traffic and weather receiver

FreeFlight Systems has introduced the RANGR-RX dual-band ADS-B receiver for simultaneous reception of 1090 and 978 MHz ADS-B traffic data and 978 MHz ADS-B In Flight Information Service-Broadcast (FIS-B) weather data.

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FreeFlight Systems partners with Aspen Avionics on ADS-B line

FreeFlight Systems is partnering with Aspen Avionics to develop a line of ADS-B solutions for Aspen. The collaboration is intended to give aircraft owners increased flexibility when choosing ADS-B and NextGen cockpit avionics, according to company officials.

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Aspen Avionics now on Piper Seneca

Piper Aircraft has selected Aspen Avionics Evolution Backup Display system for its Seneca V-series aircraft. The Evolution Backup Display is a fully digital, independent flight display system designed to replace mechanical backup instruments used in Part 23 glass panel installations. Its functionality on the Piper Seneca includes: attitude, altitude and airspeed tapes, rate of turn, slip/skid, VSI, and heading.

Founder of Treasure Coast Avionics passes away

Lawrence (Larry) Holland, founder of Treasure Coast Avionics in Florida, passed away March 3 after a long illness.

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GRT Avionics forum debuts

WYOMING, Mich. — GRT Avionics has created a new Internet forum dedicated to GRT electronic flight instrumentation products. The new forum is part of a redesigned website, company officials noted.

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Pipistrel selects Dynon for 2013 lineup

For the 2013 season, Pipistrel’s Sinus, Virus and Virus SW lineup now feature Dynon Avionics D-180 instruments as standard equipment.

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Garmin optimizes GTN series for helicopters

Garmin has unveiled new features and capabilities of the GTN series touchscreen GPS/NAV/COM that address the specific needs of helicopter operations.

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NextGen: Where do we go from here?

Over this past year this series has covered just about all aspects of the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) and what it will do for General Aviation.

In addition, we went even further, delivering an historical perspective of the entire National Airspace System. We believed it was necessary to remind each aviator that our way of life will always be in a state of change.

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