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  • Aviators NEXT: Jordan Burkett

    Aug 04, 2022
    Liann Zimmer, Content Specialist
    Welcome to Aviators NEXT, a look at the next generation of pilots and aviation professionals who have received Universal Avionics scholarships. Jordan Burkett is a student at Utah State University and currently works as an operations management intern for Able Aerospace Services. She recently led the Utah State University Flight Team in the 2022 National SAFECON Competition, organized by the National Intercollegiate Flying Association in May.
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  • Fit to Fly: 2023 Canadian Aviation Mandates for CVR + RIPS

    Apr 27, 2022
    Liann Zimmer, Content Specialist
    ​For aircraft owners in Canada, this means ensuring you are in shape for Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA) mandates that recently came into effect. Aircraft fitted with a cockpit voice recorder (CVR) without a Recorder Independent Power Supply (RIPS) will have to buff up their systems before 2023.
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  • EFVS – An Acronym That Could Save Your Life

    Aug 08, 2019
    Paul Petrash, UA Pilot Instructor
    EFVS is the acronym for Enhanced Flight Vision System. Simply put, it’s a flight system that uses different image and sensing technologies, like high-definition video, forward-looking infrared (both Near IR and Long-Wave IR), millimeter wave radar, and low-light image intensification.
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  • The Grand Challenge: An Internal Endeavor to Spark Innovation

    Jul 25, 2019
    Stacy Honda, Marketing Manager & Ryan Griffin, Senior Systems Engineer
    Earlier this year, Universal Avionics (UA) and Elbit Systems began an endeavor, called the “Grand Challenge,” to reach into the companies’ pool of talented personnel, encourage teamwork across office locations, and search for new ideas and features for an avionics control system to leapfrog what is currently provided by our competitors.
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  • Reinventing the Future of Commercial Aviation

    May 09, 2019
    Stacy Honda, Marketing Manager
    For 38 years, UA has been a family run company. Now a year after its acquisition by Elbit Systems, a new CEO steps in with a fresh vision of the future, laser-focus on product development, and relentless energy. Here, UA’s CEO, Dror Yahav speaks to what the future will look like under his tenure.
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