Ronald Leung submitted the following photo and note: “My friend’s son Quintin drop by to learn some high-tech avionics at Proteus Flight School at Santa Monica Municipal Airport (SMO) where I teach.”
Garmin has released multiple software upgrades and approvals across several products, including the GTN 650/750 touchscreen navigators, the G500 TXi/G600 TXi and G500/G600 flight displays, as well as the GFC 600 and GFC 500 autopilots.
Additionally, the G5 electronic flight instrument for certificated aircraft is approved for use as a standby instrument when paired with the G500 TXi or G500 flight displays.
The GFC 500 autopilot is also approved for installation with the G500 TXi or G500 flight displays, while the addition of descent vertical navigation (VNAV) within the GTN aids in descent planning. [Read more…]
In an update sent to customers, Dynon Avionics notes that in the coming weeks and months, company officials expect to receive STC approval for additional aircraft models, including the Beechcraft Bonanza and Piper Seneca.
“We’re also adding product capability to the existing STC, which covers Cessna 172 models,” company officials said. [Read more…]
VAN NUYS, California — With the 2020 ADS-B mandatory equipment date fast approaching, many aircraft owners are having a hard time finding a shop that has time to install the required avionics, while others can’t deal with their aircraft being down for the required installation.
Avionics sales topped $1.3 billion in the first half of 2018, a 15.5% increase over last year.
According to the Aircraft Electronics Association’s second-quarter 2018 Avionics Market Report, sales during the second-quarter months of April, May and June in 2018 topped $682 million, a 17.8% increase compared to the 2017 second-quarter sales of more than $578 million. [Read more…]
Appareo has released Stratus Horizon Pro, a free iOS application that displays a backup Attitude Heading Reference System (AHRS), delivers firmware updates to Stratus receivers, offers ATC Radio Playback, and will soon include Radio Transcription.
Stratus Horizon Pro displays supplemental attitude information driven by a Stratus receiver — essentially creating a “backup glass cockpit” on your iPad, according to company officials. [Read more…]