Gulf Coast Avionics, based on Lakeland Linder Regional Airport (LAL) in Lakeland, Florida, has added international satellite operations in Peru and in Spain.
ATP, a provider of safety and compliance information to the aviation industry, has added the digital avionics technical publications from Avidyne Corp. to its database of technical and maintenance libraries. All Avidyne avionics libraries from ATP can be accessed via the new ATP Aviation Hub online service, as well as the NavigatorV desktop platform, company officials said.
Latitude Technologies Corp. has released its new Latitude Messenger for iOS App, which allows users to control their Latitude SkyNode transceiver communication features from anywhere on the aircraft, instead of being tied to messaging display heads mounted in the flight deck.
Aspen Avionics had initiated a price reduction for the company’s Extended Product Warranty Program for Evolution Flight Display products. The program now provides two-year coverage for a small increase over the previous one-year program pricing, company officials said.
Essential Flight Technology and NavWorx have formed a strategic partnership to produce portable ADS-B weather solutions for iOS, Android, and Windows devices.
This is the ninth in a series of articles looking at the impact of the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) on GA pilots.
What the heck is this all about? NextGen really not NextGen?
Over the course of the last 10 months we have reviewed quite a few navigation techniques that always brought something new to the table. It could be in hardware, procedures, rules, or even just seat of the pants know how. Each and every addition added improvements in safety, efficiency, or speed.
So were these previous developments considered NextGen? You bet they were. [Read more...]
Airguide Publications has released v4.2, a free update for the Flight Guide iEFB iPad application.
“Flight Guide iEFB v4.2 is a major update that includes Guardian Aero 454 integration with Flight Guide iEFB v4.2 for a wireless Flight Plan link to Garmin 430, 530, GNS650, GNS750, G900, and G1000 panel mounted GPS receivers,” said Larry Garcia, owner of Airguide Publications.
PilotMall.com has signed an exclusive distribution contract to sell Radenna’s latest SkyRadar weather receiver directly to the public. The weather receiver features ADS-B (Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast) capabilities paired with a built-in WAAS enabled GPS. With this system, pilots can receive and display weather data constantly without purchasing a monthly subscription.
Avidyne has received an amended Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from the FAA for the MLX770 two-way worldwide Iridium datalink transceiver that extends its approved model list (AML) to include Pilatus and Diamond aircraft. This amended STC also adds the EX600 multi-function display (MFD) as an approved display.
The technology on the flight deck and inside the nacelles of modern aircraft continues to evolve so quickly it’s tough to keep up, so the May 22 luncheon of the Wichita Aero Club will feature key figures in those fields to address the latest developments.