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  • Don’t Wait: Make a Plan to Equip Now!

    Sep 11, 2017
    By: Pete Bunce, President and CEO, General Aviation Manufacturers Association
    The ADS-B Out mandate in the United States is a mere two years and four months away. While some have questioned whether the mandate will change, the FAA has been clear. In July this year, FAA Administrator Michael Huerta, spoke at AirVenture in Oshkosh and again reinforced that the agency stands firm behind the mandate.
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  • FAA’s Equip 2020 Moves Forward

    Aug 30, 2017
    By: Robert Kline, U.S. Airline Sales Manager
    Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) Out is well-known in the industry; it’s a function of an aircraft’s onboard avionics that periodically broadcasts the aircraft’s state vector (3-dimensional position and 3-dimensional velocity), along with other required information. Government mandates and means of compliance for ADS-B Out vary around the globe. For operators intending to operate aircraft in the United States beyond 2019, implementation of ADS-B Out is moving fast.
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  • 6 Tips for Avionics Professional Selling In the Real World

    Jul 12, 2017
    By: Norm Matheis, Canadian Regional Sales Manager
    In the twilight of my 43-year career, I reflect from time-to-time and consider how fortunate I’ve been to spend most of it in a professional avionics sales role. Having done it for this long, I’ve had the opportunity too, to run into many obstacles along the way. I’ll try today to pass on six things that I have found to work in this highly competitive marketplace, and what doesn’t – at least for me.
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  • Build a Case for an LPV Upgrade [With Free Support From ESSP SAS]

    Jun 29, 2017
    By: GUEST BLOGGER – Víctor Álvarez, Service Adoption Expert at ESSP SAS (EGNOS Service Provider)
    Victor Álvarez is a Service Adoption Expert within the Service Adoption and User Support Department of the European Satellite Services Provider’s (ESSP) Service Provision Unit, located in Madrid, Spain. His role is to promote the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service (EGNOS), and its use and applications within civil aviation, and to provide support to users who make use of it (or want to make use of it). This includes operators interested in flying with Localizer Performance with Vertical Guidance (LPV) approaches.
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  • When It Comes to ADS-B Out, GAMA Says “Don’t Wait, Make a Plan to Equip Now!”

    Sep 21, 2017
    By: Stacy Honda, Marketing Manager
    We recently spoke to Pete Bunce, President and CEO of the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) regarding the upcoming Automatic-Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) Out mandate and properly equipping for it.
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  • Airport List Grows for CPDLC DCL Operations

    Sep 21, 2017
    By: Stacy Honda, Marketing Manager
    The list of FAA Data Comm and Controller-Pilot Data Link Communications (CPDLC) Departure Clearance (DCL) operational airports is growing. The following U.S. airports recently made the list:
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  • Mark Your Calendar!

    Sep 21, 2017
    By: Stacy Honda, Marketing Manager
    Our FMS Operator's Training course for software version 100X is available to new operators of the FMS and existing operators seeking a better understanding of their FMS. The course is designed to help you walk out the door feeling confident with enroute and terminal operations, approach operations, and real world scenarios / applications. Open seats at our Midwest and Main Training Centers remain for upcoming dates.
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  • TSOA for InSight® Display System

    Aug 24, 2017
    By: Stacy Honda, Marketing Manager
    We are happy to announce that we’ve received FAA Technical Standard Order (TSO) authorization for our new InSight Display System. The modern, integrated flight deck is a flexible solution for both new aircraft platforms and retrofit upgrades. Loaded with industry-leading features such as custom user profiles, high-resolution terrain with ice and water features, and advanced airport maps, runways, and special use airspace, InSight is able to add value to almost any flight deck.
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