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  • “Push to Load” for En Route Data Comm

    May 22, 2017
    By: Stacy Honda, Marketing Manager
    The FAA recently released a draft of Advisory Circular, (AC) 90-117 “Data Link Communications,” which provides comprehensive guidance for aircraft eligibility and operational use of data link communications in the United States as well as other countries. The FAA sought comments to this draft (due on May 15, 2017), which we provided.
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  • €6,000,000 in Grants Available to Support EGNOS Upgrades

    May 22, 2017
    By: Stacy Honda, Marketing Manager
    Did you know there is a fund of €6,000,000 in grants available to you for avionics upgrades as part of the EGNOS Exploitation Delegation Agreement for supporting EGNOS Adoption in Civil Aviation? Additional information can be found in this article, and our EGNOS experts are on hand in booth Y66 throughout EBACE2017 to answer your funding questions.
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  • See How Easy It Is to Save With LPV

    May 22, 2017
    By: Stacy Honda, Marketing Manager
    Localizer Performance with Vertical Guidance (LPV) capability for both rotorcraft and fixed wing aircraft is just one of the future navigation concepts embraced by Europe’s Single European Sky Initiative (SESAR). Our SBAS-FMSs support LPV approaches enabled by EGNOS, which offers significant benefits over conventional non-precision approaches. See how easy it is to save flight hours, fuel, and engine reserves when equipped for LPV, using our LPV Payback Calculator.
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  • Save the Date: FMS Operator’s Training Now Scheduled

    May 22, 2017
    By: Stacy Honda, Marketing Manager
    Avionics systems can be complex, but our strong training programs assist operators to gain competency with new or existing equipment. We offer training and familiarization, such as our FMS Operator’s Training course for software version 100X, designed to help make learning easier. The course is available to new operators of the FMS and existing operators seeking a better understanding of their FMS. Either way, we’ll make sure you walk out the door feeling confident with enroute and terminal operations, approach operations, and real world scenarios/applications. The course is offered at either our Midwest or Main Training Centers, and open seats remain for upcoming dates.
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  • Flight Time Savings Stack up for U.S. Operators with Data Comm

    Apr 19, 2017
    By: Stacy Honda, Marketing Manager
    Data Communications (Data Comm) has been a trending industry topic in the last few months, and we’ve been seeing and sharing the benefits it offers to operators. Now, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has published metrics to confirm one of the biggest benefits; time savings operators are experiencing.
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