Pacific Coast Avionics has been recognized as a Garmin Elite Platinum Dealer for 2013. Wayne McGhee, Garmin Western Regional Sales Manager presented Dewey Conroy, Vice President and General Manager of Pacific Coast Avionics on July 10. “Our Company has held the status of a Top Ten Elite Garmin Dealer every year since 1997 and we are pleased to continue that designation for calendar year 2013,” said Conroy. “This is a particularly prestigious designation since there are over 800 Garmin dealers worldwide.” [Read more…]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
OSHKOSH — Jeppesen will now provide flight data to owners of new Piper aircraft as part of the aircraft purchase process.
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.
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.