AVIONICS

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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18/11/2019

CMC Electronics announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved an STC to install CMC Electronics’ SBAS-capable CMA-5024 GPS on B737NG aircraft to comply with worldwide ADS-B Out mandates as well as SBAS/GPS navigation enabling the world’s first LPV approaches for B737NGs. CMC’s solution, developed in collaboration with the FAA’s Navigation Programs office, offers […]

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11/11/2019

FlightSafety International has introduced FlightSmart, a new, fully integrated training tool developed in conjunction with IBM, a world leader in advanced analytics and AI. FlightSmart is designed to increase training effectiveness and enhance safety through automated, intelligent and objective training.  “FlightSmart will set a new higher standard for personalized, highly-effective pilot training,” said David Davenport, […]

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07/11/2019

Garmin has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for the GFC 500 autopilot in additional models of the Piper PA-28 and select models of the Piper PA-32. Intended for piston single-engine aircraft, the GFC 500 delivers superior in-flight characteristics, self-monitoring capabilities and minimal maintenance needs when compared to older generation autopilot systems. […]

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30/10/2019

Garmin International, Inc. announced a revolution in general aviation – the first Garmin Autoland system. In the event of an emergency, Autoland will control and land the aircraft without human intervention1. The Autoland system determines the most optimal airport and runway, taking into account factors such as weather, terrain, obstacles and aircraft performance statistics. Autoland […]

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30/10/2019

Duncan Aviation’s Fixed Based Operator (FBO) facilities in Battle Creek and Kalamazoo, Michigan, have received Stage I accreditation from the International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH). Duncan Aviation’s other two main facilities in Lincoln, Nebraska, and Provo, Utah, had previously earned this accreditation. IS-BAH certification means that the FBOs have met all international standards […]

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24/10/2019

Universal Avionics announced an incentive package for operators seeking to equip for Data Comm using the company’s UniLink Communications Management Unit (CMU) as the cornerstone of their data link flight deck upgrade. The package, which provides financial incentive to equip UniLink UL-80X, is effective January 1, 2020. UniLink provides various data communications capabilities, including CPDLC […]

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24/10/2019

Universal Avionics (UA), an Elbit Systems Company, debuts its latest advancement in the ‘Fly by Sight’ flight deck concept this week at the 2019 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) in Las Vegas, NV. The company unveils the ‘Fly By Sight’ Navigation System, which combines ClearVision™ SkyLens™ Head Wearable Display (HWD) and the company’s […]

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23/10/2019

Garmin International announced certification of the G1000® NXi integrated flight deck upgrade for the King Air C90. With the G1000 NXi, aircraft owners and operators receive a wealth of new features, innovative capabilities and added utility all within a modern flight deck. King Air C90 owners and operators can easily upgrade from the G1000 to […]

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22/10/2019

Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, has received supplemental type certificate (STC) approval for the Gogo AVANCE L5 connectivity system upgrade for its Cessna Citation X+, Citation Sovereign+ and Citation Latitude business jets. Aircraft equipped with Gogo AVANCE L5 will experience faster inflight connectivity speeds and an enhanced network to support on-the-go business needs. This […]

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