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  • Study Shows Significant Benefits of CPDLC-DCL During Inclement Weather

    Nov 30, 2017
    By: Stacy Honda, Marketing Manager
    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has implemented Controller-Pilot Data Link Communications (CPDLC)-Departure Clearance (DCL) service at a large number of busy airports. CPDLC-DCL allows Air Traffic Control (ATC) to send departure clearances through digital communications, rather than voice communications.
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  • NBAA-BACE 2017: Stronger When We Work Together

    Oct 25, 2017
    By: Stacy Honda, Marketing Manager
    Thank you to everyone that joined us during the 2017 NBAA – Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (BACE) in Las Vegas, Nevada. We believe that NBAA President and CEO, Ed Bolen, said it best:
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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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