LEE’S SUMMIT, Missouri — In 2016, business and general aviation avionics sales topped $2.2 billion, according to the 2016 year-end Avionics Market Report just released by the Aircraft Electronics Association. [Read more…]
Garmin has expanded pilot training opportunities for 2017 to include additional classes throughout the United States.
In addition to scheduled classes for the GTN 650/750 touchscreen navigator series and G500/G600 glass flight display systems, on-demand classes for the G1000, G3000, and G5000 Integrated Flight Decks and supplemental eLearning opportunities are also available. [Read more…]
Garmin has introduced the successor to the G1000 integrated flight deck, the G1000 NXi.
The G1000 NXi incorporates features such as wireless cockpit connectivity, including wireless aviation database updates using Garmin Flight Stream, enhanced situational awareness with SurfaceWatch, visual approaches, map overlay on the HSI and more, according to company officials. [Read more…]
Duncan Aviation has opened a new San Diego, California, avionics work-away location.
With a dispatch office at the McClellan-Palomar Airport, Joe Vittling, Satellite Crew Lead, and Christian Ramirez, Satellite Avionics Technician, will travel to owner’s aircraft and hangars at McClellan-Palomar, as well as other area airports, including San Diego International, Montgomery Field, Brown Field Municipal, Gillespie, Long Beach and John Wayne.
Trio Avionics, a manufacturer of autopilots for the Experimental-Amateur-Built (EAB) aircraft market, is working with the FAA and a team of industry leaders to develop an STC for its Pro Pilot Autopilot in the Cessna 172 and 182, with other certified, production models to follow.
Paul Odum, CEO of The STC Group, is leading the initiative to bring affordable autopilots from the EAB world to production airplanes. [Read more…]
The authorization, known as a Technical Standard Order Authorization (TSOA), enables suppliers to produce components for use on aircraft after proving that each component meets FAA standards. [Read more…]