LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. — The Aircraft Electronics Association released its third-quarter 2016 Avionics Market Report, which shows that for the first nine months of the year, total worldwide business and general aviation avionics sales amounted to $1.66 billion.
That’s a 6.2% decrease in year-over-year sales compared to the first nine months of 2015, when sales topped $1.77 billion. [Read more…]
TUCSON, Arizona — Guardian Avionics has received the first FAA approval to install manufactured products into certified aircraft as “Non-Required Safety Enhancing Equipment” (NORSEE) under the requirements outlined in PS-AIR-21.8-1602.
This new authorization allows all models of the Guardian Avionics iFDR Panel Mount line for iPad and iPhone and all iFDR Power 150 and 250 USB Power Supplies to be installed in all CFR Part 23 certified general aviation aircraft and Part 27 and 29 normal and transport category rotorcraft. [Read more…]
Astronics Max-Viz has introduced the X1+HR (high resolution) Enhanced Vision System (EVS) for experimental and homebuilt aircraft.
Priced at $18,000, the uncertified X1+HR sensor uses a 640×480 pixel resolution long wave infrared thermal imager with electronic zoom to assist pilots of experimental and homebuilt aircraft, which often operate from unimproved airstrips with wildlife and other obstacles. It is compatible with any display that accepts NTSC or PAL/Analog RS-170 signals. [Read more…]
Duncan Aviation will host a free NextGen seminar July 13 in Bloomington, Minnesota. [Read more…]
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Beginning July 1, Spirit Aeronautics customers will be able to lock-in their ADS-B upgrade and ensure the required equipment is reserved for their aircraft. [Read more…]