In the first three months of the year, total worldwide business and general aviation avionics sales amounted to more than $639 million as reported by the participating companies. [Read more…]
Garmin has received FAA Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for the GFC 600 autopilot for the Baron 58/58A (1984 model year or later) and Cessna 340/340A.
The GFC 600 is designed as a standalone autopilot that integrates with the G500 TXi/G600 TXi and the G500/G600 glass flight displays, Garmin navigators, as well as a variety of third-party flight displays, instruments, and navigation sources, according to company officials. [Read more…]
By TOM HOFFMANN, Managing Editor, FAA Safety Briefing
Your aircraft’s registration number or approved call sign is critical to the integrity of the ADS-B Out system, defining who you are in the National Airspace System (NAS).
But what happens when your ADS-B name is different from your given name? [Read more…]
The folks at the FAA say they have a sense of humor too, but an April Fool’s joke that the agency is extending the ADS-B deadline is just that. [Read more…]
Jeppesen has introduced a new mobile version of its Jeppesen Distribution Manager (JDM) flight data update technology, as well as a new alliance with Bad Elf, a provider of aviation hardware and software solutions.
Together, Jeppesen and Bad Elf have established a wireless data transfer system for aircraft owners, using JDM Mobile and the Bad Elf Wombat portable device to update avionics data cards. [Read more…]
Aspen Avionics and Sensurion Aerospace have entered into a co-development partnership that will bring certified avionics to the burgeoning unmanned aerial system (UAS) and unmanned air-taxi marketplace.
Aspen Avionics’/Sensurion’s focus is on FAA certified autopilots, communications, navigation, and surveillance systems for small, medium, and large drones, including future cargo and passenger carrying aircraft, according to officials with both companies. [Read more…]