Published annually by the Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA), the 2017-2018 edition of the Pilot’s Guide to Avionics will be unveiled at the Experimental Aircraft Association’s AirVenture Oshkosh at AEA’s booth in Hangar B.
In the first three months of the year, total worldwide business and general aviation avionics sales topped $566 million, according to the first quarter 2016 Avionics Market Report released by the Aircraft Electronics Association during the 59th annual AEA International Convention & Trade Show in Kissimmee, Florida.
That’s a 3.6% decrease in sales compared to the first-quarter of 2015, which saw more than $587 million in sales. [Read more…]
Three industry awards were presented during the opening session of the 59th annual Aircraft Electronics Association International Convention & Trade Show in Kissimmee, Florida, April 27.
Jeanne Rau-Flattery of Millennium International in Lee’s Summit, Missouri, was named the 2016 AEA Member of the Year, while Gogo Business Aviation was honored as the AEA Associate Member of the Year.
In addition, Robert Duncan was presented with the AEA Lifetime Achievement Award. [Read more…]
The Aircraft Electronics Association Educational Foundation will award more than 20 scholarships totaling more than $125,000 for the 2016-17 school year to students pursuing a career in avionics or aircraft maintenance, as well as students from AEA member companies. Numerous scholarships are available, ranging from $1,000 to more than $35,000.
Applications are available online beginning today at AEA.net/scholarship. Deadline to submit applications for the 2016-17 academic year is April 1, 2016.
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…]
WASHINGTON, D.C. — An FAA-sponsored “call to action” summit to encourage the aviation industry to equip to meet the Jan. 1, 2020, deadline for the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) brought general aviation advocates out in force, with one message: The costs outweigh the benefits for GA pilots.
Members of the Aircraft Electronics Association recently elected new representatives to its board of directors, and the AEA board of directors elected a new chairman and new vice chairman.
The new AEA chairman is David Loso, manager of avionics sales for Jet Aviation St. Louis. [Read more…]
Michael Kus of Avionics 2000 Pty. Ltd. in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, was named the 2014 Member of the Year for the Aircraft Electronics Association; while top honors in the Associate Member of the Year Award category went to PS Engineering of Lenoir City, Tenn., during ceremonies at the association’s convention earlier this month.
Now available is the free Aircraft Electronics Association’s International Convention & Trade Show app.