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  • Text Trumps Voice with Data Comm

    Feb 10, 2017
    By: Paul Damschen, Manager of Product Management and Flight Operations
    We’ve been seeing a lot of questions here at Universal Avionics regarding Data Comm as more countries roll out new requirements, and as ground systems near completion and become operational. In fact, in terms of complexity, Data Comm is one of the more complex technologies. However, it is easy to use even though the certification and Letters of Authorization (LOA) can be a seemingly endless number of turns. I can tell you that Data Comm is not to be feared; in many cases, it greatly simplifies the antiquated Air Traffic Control (ATC) communication process.
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  • Universal Avionics Ranks First in Tech Reps

    Jan 16, 2017
    By: Ric Miller, Manager, Technical & Field Support
    Professional Pilot Magazine has once again released the results of their annual Avionics Product Support Survey. We are honored to continue a tradition of being ranked as one of the top Avionics OEMs for support in the industry.
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  • Welcome to the Universal Avionics Blog

    Jan 10, 2017
    By: Stacy Honda, Marketing Manager
    Happy New Year! As we welcome in 2017, we are hearing more and more questions surrounding the complex environment of meeting NextGen and other industry mandates. Therefore, we have created this new blog to help you stay up-to-date on industry topics and regulatory trends, straight from the experts at Universal Avionics.
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  • Get Cleared in Seconds With CPDLC DCL

    Jan 27, 2017
    By: Stacy Honda, Marketing Manager
    Data Communications (Data Comm) is strongly advocated by the FAA, with a fluid roll-out of Controller-Pilot Data Link Communications (CPDLC) Departure Clearance (DCL) capabilities at the most congested airports throughout the United States. Our customers using CPDLC DCL with their existing UniLink® UL-800/801 Communications Management Units (CMU) are highly praising the functionality.
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  • Discussing Missing Database Information

    Jan 27, 2017
    By: Mike Michalski, Pilot Instructor - Customer Training
    As more procedures are being added to digital navigation databases, the number of questions are rising correspondingly when certain procedures or waypoints are not present in the Flight Management System (FMS). There are several tools available on our website to help answer some of these questions, which I’ll walk you through in this article. In addition, I’d like to share some explanations of why certain procedures, leg types or waypoints are not included.
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  • How to Ship Avionics Containing Lithium

    Jan 27, 2017
    By: McLane Moody, Trade Show Coordinator
    Lithium batteries are a commonly used energy source found in many consumer products ranging from cell phones and pacemakers to Universal Avionics’ Cockpit Voice and Flight Data Recorders (CVR/FDR). Universal Avionics wants to remind customers that newer models of the CVR/FDR have a beacon with a greater lithium content than previous models. This means they are required to be compliant to the U.S. Department of Transport’s shipping process for dangerous goods when shipping the CVR/FDR back to Universal Avionics by air, domestically or internationally.
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  • Discussing ICAO Aircraft & Equipment Capabilities Codes

    Jan 10, 2017
    By: Mike Michalski, Pilot Instructor - Customer Training
    Recently, there have been numerous questions concerning the appropriate International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) equipment suffix codes to use with regard to Performance-Based Navigation (PBN) Area Navigation (RNAV) and Required Navigation Performance (RNP) specifications.
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