DALLAS — More than 1,500 avionics manufacturers, repair stations, installers and other general aviation professionals have converged at the 58th annual Aircraft Electronics Association International Convention & Trade Show, which opened today at the Gaylord Texan Convention Center in Grapevine (Dallas), Texas. [Read more…]
LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. — In July, August and September, total worldwide business and general aviation avionics sales amounted to $614,406,537.56 according to the most recent Avionics Market Report released by the Aircraft Electronics Association. For the first nine months of the year, sales total $1,918,282,585.36.
The Aircraft Electronics Association’s recently released second-quarter 2014 Avionics Market Report shows that in the three-month period of April, May and June 2014, total worldwide business and general aviation avionics sales amounted to more than $652 million.
That represented a 2.7% increase in sales compared to the second-quarter 2013 amount of more than $635 million as reported a year ago by the participating companies.
To help owners of general aviation aircraft meet the FAA’s ADS-B Out mandate, the Aircraft Electronics Association will randomly award five aircraft owners with $1,000 toward an ADS-B compliant upgrade.
LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. — The Aircraft Electronics Association released its first-quarter 2014 Avionics Market Report, which shows that in the first three months of the year, total worldwide business and general aviation avionics sales amounted to more than $651 million.
That amount shows an 11.2% increase in sales compared to the first-quarter 2013 amount of more than $586 million.
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.
Sponsored by EDMO Distributors, the Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA) Convention mobile app is now available. It is compatible with iPhones, iPads, iPod Touches and Android devices.
Including lack of leadership at FAA
LEE’S SUMMIT, MO. — On Thursday, Oct. 3, Aircraft Electronics Association Vice President of Government and Industry Affairs Ric Peri met with several members of the U.S. House of Representatives Small Business Committee, along with other general aviation leaders, for a round-table discussion on the biggest challenges facing the industry.