AVIONICS

21/02/2020

Elliott Aviation, Garmin’s leading retrofitter and a leader in business aviation maintenance, repair, and overhaul services, has completed their industry-leading, 10th Garmin G5000 equipped Citation Excel/XLS aircraft. The aircraft work scope also included a Doc 6, engine hot sections, cabinets, Gogo Avance L3 along with Elliott Aviation’s WiFi enablement STC. The Garmin G5000 for the […]

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20/02/2020

Garmin is pleased to announce the GTN™ 650Xi and GTN 750Xi have received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval for select helicopter models. Designed as a direct slide-in upgrade to the previous generation GTN 650/750, the all-in-one GPS/NAV/COMM boasts a feature-rich multifunction display and can integrate with new or existing remote-mount equipment such as a transponder […]

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18/02/2020

Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the addition of new features within the Garmin Pilot™ app that incorporate professional IFR navigation tools found within Garmin avionics. Pilots can experience a near-seamless transition between Garmin avionics and the Garmin Pilot app when performing common functions, such as loading and activating […]

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12/02/2020

Garmin has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for the GFC 600H helicopter flight control system in the AS350 B2/B3. The attitude-based (AHRS-derived) flight control system boasts a number of helicopter-tailored safety features, including attitude hold (ATT), Garmin Helicopter Electronic Stability and Protection (H-ESP), dedicated return-to-level (LVL) mode, hover assist, as well […]

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30/01/2020

Maxcraft Avionics Ltd, one of the largest avionics shops in Canada, has teamed up with Canadian Helicopters to retrofit the Bell 212 and the Sikorsky S-61 with Astronautics AFI4700 RoadRunner® Electronic Flight Instrument (EFI). It’s form-fit-function EFI that is designed as a replacement for Attitude Director Indicator and Horizontal Situational Indicator primary flight instruments. The […]

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30/01/2020

Universal Avionics (UA), an Elbit Systems company, has been selected by Leonardo and a European Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) operator to equip a fleet of AW169 helicopters with the ClearVision™ Enhanced Flight Vision System (EFVS) suite for helicopters. The integration of the ClearVision system in the AW169 is designed and certified by Leonardo with […]

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28/01/2020

Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), announced that three of the world’s top aerial firefighting agencies are equipping their helicopters with the company’s newest rescue hoist, the Goodrich 44318. The Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) and the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) selected the hoist […]

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28/01/2020

Universal Avionics (UA) and MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) announce a strategic partnership to integrate UA’s advanced InSight Display System as the full-digital flight deck solution for MD Helicopters’ MD 900/902 Explorer. MDHI will integrate the InSight Display System into the production and retrofit of the twin-engine helicopters. The InSight Display System for the MD 900/902 […]

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28/01/2020

Universal Avionics (UA), an Elbit Systems Company, is debuting its latest developments in the ‘Fly by Sight’ flight deck concept to the helicopter market during the HAI HELI-EXPO 2020. The company’s ‘Fly by Sight’ concept brings various flight deck technologies together in an integrated way for more intuitive head-up operation during critical phases of flight, […]

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15/01/2020

Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), announced the GI 275, a powerful electronic flight instrument that directly replaces legacy primary flight instruments in the cockpit. The GI 275 is suitable as a direct replacement for a variety of instruments including, an attitude indicator, attitude directional indicator (ADI), course deviation indicator (CDI), […]

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08/01/2020

Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), announced the GTN™ 650Xi and GTN 750Xi, the next generation of in-flight navigation technology. Designed as a direct slide-in upgrade to the previous generation GTN 650/750, pilots can preserve their panel and modernize the cockpit with the new GTN 650Xi and GTN 750Xi. The all-in-one […]

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01/01/2020

Field Aerospace completed the US Forest Service SD3-60 avionics upgrade on the sixth of 10 aircraft 17 days ahead of schedule, with 100 percent quality compliance. Implementing efficiencies and lessons learned from the previous Sherpa flight deck integrations shaved off 17 days from the planned integration schedule, garnering kudos from the US Forest Service. The […]

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01/01/2020

RUAG MRO International has provided a minor modification on the Quick Access Recorder (QAR) for Bombardier Challenger 850 aircraft operated by VistaJet. The existing QAR unit has been upgraded to µQAR with USB standards to support a faster and more direct flow of flight data to the operator’s Flight Data Management (FDM) department. The solution […]

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11/12/2019

Southeast Aerospace, a leading Aerospace solutions company, was granted an FAA PMA to manufacture and distribute complex harnesses required for the Garmin G5000 installations. The Garmin G5000 is an Advanced Flight Deck with 3 wide high-resolution displays with integrated engine indicators and crew alerting system.  With full WAAS FMS integration and dual channel digital control […]

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06/12/2019

Elliott Aviation has announced their remote-mount, Garmin-based ADS-B solution has now been installed in over 600 business aircraft. These aircraft include Citations, Hawkers, Beechjets, Premiers, Falcons, Learjets, Challengers, Astras, ERJ’s and many others. Although hardware is available for immediate installation through any Garmin dealer, aircraft owners are encouraged to take advantage of dealer bulk purchases […]

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