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?
Sales during the second-quarter months of April, May and June rose 3.1% compared to the first three months of the year, according to the report. However, there was an 8.5% decrease in year-over-year sales compared to the first six months of 2014 amount of more than $1.3 billion. [Read more…]
The Aircraft Electronics Association’s first-quarter 2015 Avionics Market Report shows that business and general aviation avionics sales topped $587 million in the first three quarters of the year.
That’s a 9.9% drop in sales compared to the first-quarter of 2014, when sales were more than $651 million. This year’s first-quarter sales are more in line with the first-quarter sales of 2013, which totaled more than $586 million, AEA officials noted. [Read more…]
Eliminating unnecessary capabilities helps to reduce the cost of PS Engineering‘s new PDA360EX uncertified audio panel.
“The average homebuilder does not need Marker Beacon Receiver, cockpit speaker amplifier or use of more than a four-seat intercom,” says PS Engineering Founder and CEO Mark Scheuer.
iFlightPlanner users can now create and save flight plan files for use in the new GTN 600 and 700-series avionics by Garmin.
This eliminates the need for pilots to enter routes by saving a GFP file from iFlightPlanner.com to a compatible SD Card, which can then be loaded to the Garmin unit for activation or storage. [Read more…]