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  • EGNOS Benefits: Not Just for Business Aviation Aircraft

    Nov 28, 2018
    By: Stacy Honda, Marketing Manager
    With increasing airspace congestion, Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS) is becoming an extremely valuable technology for European aircraft operators. Approach procedures utilizing SBAS technology are widespread throughout North America as the FAA has focused on its implementation over the past 10 years.
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  • NBAA-BACE 2018: Energy, Excitement & a Focus on the Future

    Oct 25, 2018
    By: Stacy Honda, Marketing Manager
    Thank you to everyone that joined us during the 2018 NBAA – Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (BACE) in Orlando, Florida. We believe that NBAA President and CEO, Ed Bolen, said it best:
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  • Data Comm: The Next Step in the FAA NextGen Roadmap

    Sep 27, 2018
    By: Robert Randall, U.S. Senior Sales Manager
    You have most likely heard the term ‘FANS’ or ‘Future Air Navigation System’ if you operate in oceanic routes, where it’s required. However, have you heard of Controller-Pilot Data Link Communications (CPDLC)? It’s much larger than FANS and it’s in place and enabled today...
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  • Avionics and the North American Pilot Shortage: Who’s Going to Fly the Plane?

    Aug 21, 2018
    By: Norm Matheis, Canadian Regional Sales Manager
    A recent piece in AVIONICS magazine told the story of an experiment with a group of young Avianca (Colombia) pilots. The young, non-native English-speaking, non-military pilots demonstrated in a 787 simulator temporarily modified with synthetic-vision displays. One goal was for them to learn to use synthetic vision to land the airplane under some stressful situations.
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  • The Big Deal About FANS & Why You’ll Need to Have It (Even If You Don’t Fly Oceanic)

    Jul 31, 2018
    By: Paul Damschen, Senior Flight Test Pilot
    New mandates have moved Data Communications (Data Comm)/Communications Management Units (CMU) from a “nice to have” to a “really gotta have” category.
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