NextGen seminar slated at Banyan

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.

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AEA partners with NextGen GA Fund to help aircraft owners finance avionics

The Aircraft Electronics Association has entered into a partnership agreement with the NextGen GA Fund to accelerate the rollout of NextGen by providing access to quick, affordable financial incentives to aid aircraft owners.

The NextGen GA Fund will finance NextGen installations, [Read more...]

Campbell joins FreeFlight Systems

WACO, Texas — FreeFlight Systems, a developer of avionics for NextGen, has named Doug Campbell West Coast Regional Sales Manager.

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How does a Cub driver prepare for NextGen?

Anybody reading our Fly the Distance with NextGen series knows that we took the series to the streets and performed a one-hour event at this year’s SUN ’n FUN.

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.

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NextGen still facing unresolved issues

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The FAA’s program for the Next Generation Air Traffic Control system (NextGen) has made some progress, but still lacks major planning decisions and actions that can both delay implementation and substantially increase the cost.

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Delays in NextGen to be focus of hearing

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Subcommittee on Aviation, chaired by U.S. Rep. Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ), will hold a hearing next Wednesday on the ongoing delays in the FAA’s air traffic control system modernization program, known as NextGen.

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ADS-B already benefiting pilots

Over the past year, this series has covered just about all there is to know about the FAA’s Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen).

We have received a fair amount of mail, with many in the general aviation community seeking information on ADS-B hardware. The question that comes up most often is the current state of ADS-B installations throughout the U.S.

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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?

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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...]

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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