Astronics Corp. recently received an amended Supplemental Type Certificate expanding the number of Beechcraft King Air aircraft that can be equipped with the Astronics Max-Viz-1500 enhanced vision system to include all King Air models equipped with any video-capable multi function display.
Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics has introduced a 2- x 5-inch standby display. The MD302 Standby Attitude Module (SAM) is a self-contained, solid-state instrument that provides attitude, altitude, airspeed and slip information to the pilot during normal operation or in the case of primary instrument failure, company officials said.
TORRANCE, Calif. — MGL Avionics has integrated the Sandia Aerospace STX 165R Remote Mode-C transponder with the its EFIS systems for Experimental and Light-Sport Aircraft, including the MGL Avionics XTreme EFIS; MGL Avionics Odyssey EFIS; MGL Avionics Voyager EFIS; and MGL Avionics iEFIS Touchscreen EFIS.
WACO Classic Aircraft has won FAA approval of the S-TEC System 55X autopilot STC for installation in the WACO YMF-F5C and 5D.
Distribution of the 2012-13 edition of the Aircraft Electronics Association’s Pilot’s Guide to Avionics continues Oct. 30-Nov. 1 in Orlando, Fla., during the 65th annual National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Meeting & Convention. The free Pilot’s Guide will be available from AEA staff at booth No. 2591.
OSHKOSH — UAV Navigation reports that Burt Rutan’s Boomerang twin-engine, asymmetric plane has been fitted with an Electronic Flight Instrument System (EFIS) which runs on the company’s AP04OEM2 Attitude and Heading Reference System (AHRS)/Inertial Navigation System (INS).
Duncan Aviation recently released a series of videos explaining Future Air Navigation Systems (FANS). This four-par series briefs pilots and aircraft owners on the evolution of FANS, how FANS operates, certification and upcoming mandates. [Read more…]
Esterline CMC Electronics’ SmartDeck avionics suite has been selected by Cobalt Aircraft Industries, of Saguenay, Quebec, as standard on the new Co50 five-place, single-engine aircraft.
PS Engineering is bringing back its incentive program known as “Plug ‘N Play – No Pay.” Aircraft owners with a GMA340 audio selector panel can upgrade to one of the PMA8000 series audio panels without installation labor costs, as part of the limited time offer.
EAST AURORA, N.Y. — Astronics Corp. has delivered the 600th Max-Viz enhanced vision system for installation on Cirrus SR22 airplanes.