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  • FAA Issues LOA for InSight eChart Database

    May 16, 2018
    By: Stacy Honda, Marketing Manager
    The FAA recently issued the Electronic Terminal Chart (eChart) Database Letter of Acceptance for the InSightâ„¢ Display System. eCharts are an embedded function supported by InSight, providing critical situational awareness information and meeting Class 3 Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) requirements.
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  • Management of Multiple Approach Indicators in the FMS

    Apr 16, 2018
    By: Stacy Honda, Marketing Manager
    Universal Avionics develops Navigation Databases for the Flight Management Systems (FMS) from a third party navigation source data. This source data includes multiple approach indicators, used to differentiate multiple approach procedures of the same type to the same runway. The multiple approach indicator is included in the approach title as it displays on the approach chart in the FMS; for example, RNAV (GPS) Z Rwy 22.
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  • EGNOS Upgrade: Secure Your Funding Today

    Apr 16, 2018
    By: Stacy Honda, Marketing Manager
    The European GNSS Agency (GSA) recently launched the third Call for Proposals to further the adoption of EGNOS in aviation. The purpose of the call is "to award a number of grants to foster EGNOS operational implementation."
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  • Operating Transition to Hover

    Mar 14, 2018
    By: Jason Mason, Senior Engineer, Technical Sales
    FMS/MMMS software version SCN 1002.0/1102.0 is now FAA TSO authorized. Helicopter operators can take advantage of LP Level of Service (LOS) approaches and a new Transition to Hover (TTH) search pattern.
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  • Getting it Right - CPDLC Departure Clearances

    Feb 15, 2018
    By: Amanda Grizzard, Field Service Engineer
    As the operational use of data link communications continues to evolve, it is essential that pilots keep pace with changing procedures. Aircraft with Universal Avionics UniLink® UL-800/801 Communication Management Units (CMU) that are Future Air Navigation System (FANS) 1/A+ equipped can use Controller-Pilot Data Link Communications Departure Clearances (CPDLC-DCL). CPDLC-DCL allows pilots to request and receive initial and revised Air Traffic Control (ATC) Clearances digitally using CPDLC over VHF Data Link (VDL) Mode 0/A and Mode 2 data link.
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