MELBOURNE, Florida — Avidyne Corporation has teamed with Master Instructor Gary Reeves and PilotSafety.org to host a two-day hands-on Mastery Training Course on Avidyne’s IFD440/540 FMS/GPS/NAV/COM systems.
The training, limited to 20 pilots, will be held at the Hilton Rialto Place hotel in Melbourne, Florida, on March 31 and April 1, 2017. [Read more…]
“The United States Forestry Service currently has a significant need for avionics electronics technicians with an FCC General Radio Operators License (GROL) Endorsement Certificate,” said Flamingo Air’s President Captain Dave MacDonald. [Read more…]
Avidyne Corporation has received FAA Technical Standard Order (TSO) approval and an Approved Model List- Supplemental Type Certificate (AML-STC) for its new IFD550 FMS/GPS/NAV/COM with Attitude Reference System (ARS).
The certification also includes FAA approval of Release 10.2 (R10.2) software, which includes new features, including Synthetic Vision and two-way wireless connectivity with Avidyne’s new IFD100 iPad App.
Avidyne has also received approval for its new, IFD545, IFD510 and IFD410 FMS/GPS systems. [Read more…]
Combining the Becker Avionics BXT6513 Mode S transponder with FreeFlight Systems 1203C SBAS/GNSS sensor and RANGR-RX ADS-B Receiver, these remote-mounted solutions provide turboprop and turbojet aircraft a way to equip with ADS-B In and Out for the January 2020 mandate, according to officials with both companies. [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…]