Two Of Duncan Aviation‘s Satellite Avionics Shops have moved, one on the East Coast and one on the West Coast.[Read more…]
In the first three months of the year, total worldwide business and general aviation avionics sales amounted to more than $724 million, according to the Aircraft Electronics Association’s first-quarter 2019 Avionics Market Report.
That represents a 13.2% increase in total sales compared to first-quarter 2018 sales of more than $639 million.[Read more…]
Garmin has received FAA Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for the GFC 500 autopilot in the Mooney M20 and 36/A36 Bonanza.[Read more…]
uAvionix, designer and manufacturer of communications, navigation, and surveillance (CNS) equipment for unmanned and manned aircraft, has unveiled a new line of certified avionics designed to enable Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) type certifications and Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) mission capabilities.
The ping200X Mode S Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS-B) transponder and the truFYX Satellite Based Augmentation System (SBAS) Global Positioning System (GPS) navigation source are the newest entries to the uAvionix product line.[Read more…]
Avotek has launched a new online course for aviation technicians and students preparing to take the Aircraft Electronics Technician (AET) certification exam.
The Avotek-Online AET test prep course is designed for technical students, those fresh out of the military, new hires, or the training manager at a repair station.[Read more…]
By JOHN CROFT, FAA
In Akron, Ohio, a flight department operating a wholly different kind of animal — an airship — took the ADS-B-In plunge early on as a strategic move.
Michael Dougherty, chief pilot for Goodyear Airship Operations, says when the company was working with Germany’s airship builder, Zeppelin, on the cockpit design for its three new airships seven years ago, long-term choices had to be made or pay the price later.
Goodyear, which uses its semi-rigid airships to provide TV coverage above sports events and to travel the country promoting the company brand, knew it had to install ADS-B Out for the FAA’s 2020 mandate because of where it flies, but it had to take a gamble that ADS-B In would be worth the extra investment, according to company officials. [Read more…]