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…]
The Aircraft Electronics Association released its 2014 year-end Avionics Market Report during the 58th annual AEA International Convention & Trade Show at the Gaylord Texan Convention Center this week in Dallas, Texas.
Total worldwide business and general aviation avionics sales for the year amounted to more than $2.5 billion, a 4% increase in sales from 2013. [Read more…]
Results from an online survey indicate that general aviation pilots value ADS-B In traffic and weather services as a tool to increase situational awareness, decision-making capability, and general safety of flight.
According to researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), 1,407 pilots responded to the survey, including many readers of General Aviation News. [Read more…]
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.