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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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  • ATC Privatization: A Solution Seeking a Problem?

    May 24, 2017
    By: Paul DeHerrera, CEO
    Congressman Bill Shuster, Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee has called on lawmakers to introduce legislation as a solution for a problem that doesn’t seem to exist. The idea is getting a bit of a tailwind from President Trump. When speaking with our customers who fly within the current Air Traffic Control (ATC) system, I have yet to hear any complaints about the way they are handled in the ATC system. Most often, we hear accolades on how well the system works, across all airports within the system.
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  • AC 90-117: Why Your Input Is Important to Advancing the Efficiency & Safety of U.S. Airspace

    May 12, 2017
    By: Carey Miller, Director of Corporate Programs & Business Development
    The FAA has published a draft of Advisory Circular (AC) 90-117 that provides comprehensive guidance for aircraft eligibility and operational use of data link communications in the U.S. and other countries. The FAA is seeking comments to this draft, which are due May 15, 2017.
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  • Remaining Dates for 2017 FMS Operator Training

    Jul 26, 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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  • What to Know Before Shipping Your Recorder

    Jul 26, 2017
    By: Stacy Honda, Marketing Manager
    Shipping a Cockpit Voice or Flight Data Recorder (CVR/FDR) by air (domestically or internationally) may require compliance with the U.S. Department of Transport (DOT) and Dangerous Goods Regulations (International Air) shipping processes for dangerous goods. Before shipping your recorder, be sure to take the appropriate steps to ensure proper mailing.
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  • The Sikorsky S-61A-4 Nuri

    Jul 26, 2017
    By: Stacy Honda, Marketing Manager
    During the LIMA 2017 exhibition, the first Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) S-61-4 NURI helicopter with Universal Avionics flight deck upgrade was delivered by AIROD. The upgrade features 4 EFI-890H Advanced Flight Displays and a single UNS-1Lw Multi-Missions Management System (MMMS), Universal’s Flight Management System (FMS) for mission support.
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  • Affordable & Integrated Package Solution to Meet the ADS-B Out Mandate

    Jun 30, 2017
    By: Stacy Honda, Marketing Manager
    A reminder that our Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) Out Pricing Incentive is ongoing through December 31, 2017. This incentive package includes a Universal Avionics SBAS-FMS upgrade and Rockwell Collins TDR-94(D) Mode S Transponder, together providing equipage requirements to meet the upcoming NextGen ADS-B Out mandate. Learn more about the incentive package details, available platform solutions, and the path to NextGen in this article.
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