The publication helps pilots and aircraft owners make better buying decisions and locate nearly 1,300 AEA member companies in more than 40 countries, including approved maintenance organizations specializing in maintenance, repair, and installation of avionics equipment in general aviation aircraft, according to AEA officials.
During the opening session of the 66th annual Aircraft Electronics Association International Convention & Trade Show on April 24, 2023, the FAA presented the Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Award to Ric Peri, the association’s vice president of government and industry affairs.
A recent “Ask the Industry” poll by the Aircraft Electronics Association finds that 83.5% of repair stations are hiring technicians now or will need to hire more people later in 2023.
“With avionics sales trending in the right direction over the last nine months, it appears that a slow and steady industry recovery is underway,” said AEA President and CEO Mike Adamson. “The last six months of 2020 saw a rebound in retrofit sales, and it’s encouraging to see forward-fit sales up sharply from the previous quarter in the aircraft manufacturing sector. As new products are introduced at the AEA Convention in June and EAA’s AirVenture in July, I’m hopeful that avionics manufacturers will be able to clear some of the supply chain hurdles they face and continue this upward trend.”
Deadline to apply is April 2, 2021.
Worldwide business and general aviation avionics sales topped $660 million.
Avionics sales were up 10.2% from 2018.
The Aircraft Electronics Association will randomly award five aircraft owners with $1,000 toward an ADS-B compliant upgrade during the Experimental Aircraft Association’s AirVenture Oshkosh, July 22-28. This is the sixth-consecutive year that AEA has made the $1,000 award available to five aircraft owners. Aircraft owners may enter to win one of the five $1,000 awards […]
Pilots not going to the big show can request a copy online.