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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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  • Convenient Training

    Mar 21, 2017
    By: Stacy Honda, Marketing Manager
    Visit UniNet where you can view short, narrated videos that cover operational topics such as the viewer favorite, “Creating a Flight Plan.” Additional popular videos among viewers cover Enroute, VNAV, Initialization, Types of Approaches, and more.
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  • EGNOS Funding Available

    Mar 21, 2017
    By: Stacy Honda, Marketing Manager
    Be sure to take advantage of the available grant money for regional, commercial, business (corporate), general and rotorcraft aviation operators to equip with Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS) technology for the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service (EGNOS). Read on for answers to some frequently asked questions regarding the grant money.
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  • RNP Save Story: Horizon Passengers Hit the Slopes

    Mar 21, 2017
    By: Stacy Honda, Marketing Manager
    Less than 2 months after receiving approval from the FAA to begin using its proprietary Required Navigation Performance (RNP) instrument approach procedure at Friedman Airport near Sun Valley, Idaho, Horizon Air (a subsidiary of Alaska Airlines) was able to give its passengers what they wanted – an arrival just in time to get in a few runs on the slopes. This was achieved despite the snowy weather conditions. Geared up for ski season, Horizon Air is able to employ its RNP technology at 2 airports, Friedman Memorial at Sun Valley, Idaho and Mammoth Lakes, California. RNP enables certified aircraft and specially trained pilots to follow precise three-dimensional curved flight paths through difficult terrain using a combination of onboard navigation technology, Global Positioning System (GPS), and in Horizon Air’s case, Universal Avionics SBAS-FMS.
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  • Attention Learjet 40/45/40XR/45XR and Citation Excel/XLS Operators!

    Mar 21, 2017
    By: Stacy Honda, Marketing Manager
    Trade in your non-Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS) (legacy) Universal Avionics Flight Management System (FMS) for a significant credit toward the purchase of a new, advanced capability SBAS-FMS. The program is available to Learjet 40/45/40XR/45XR and Citation Excel/XLS operators throughout 2017.
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