Mid-Continent Instruments has officially changed its name to Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics.
Nearly 1,500 avionics manufacturers, dealers, installers and other general aviation professionals have converged at the 55th annual Aircraft Electronics Association International Convention & Trade Show, which opened today at the Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center in Washington, D.C. The four-day event takes place April 3-6, and it is the largest gathering of avionics manufacturers, distributors and government-certified repair stations in the world.
Guardian Avionics by CO Guardian has introduced the Aero 454, which receives data from your airplane’s Garmin GPS system (430, 530, 650, 750, G900, or G1000) and transmits it simultaneously to as many three iPad/tablet devices held by pilots or passengers.
Aspen Avionics, manufacturer of the Evolution Flight Display for general aviation pilots, and Avidyne report that certification is imminent for the interface between the Avidyne DFC90 Digital Autopilot and the Aspen Evolution Pro Primary Flight Display. [Read more...]
Gulf Coast Avionics and Pacific Coast Avionics have added the Flight Companion from Matchbox to their product offerings.
On opening day of Sun ’n Fun, Appareo introduced a wire-free weather receiver for the iPad that requires no monthly subscription. Dubbed Stratus, it combines an ADS-B and GPS receiver into a single unit that wirelessly streams NEXRAD radar, text weather, TFRs and aircraft position to the ForeFlight Mobile app for iOS devices.