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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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  • Flight Data Systems Expands CVR/FDR Service Center Capabilities

    Apr 19, 2017
    By: Stacy Honda, Marketing Manager
    Did you know that in addition to our two in-house Repair Stations, we have two offsite Authorized Service Centers that can also service our line of Cockpit Voice and Flight Data Recorders (CVR/FDR)?
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  • Convenient Training

    Mar 21, 2017
    By: Stacy Honda, Marketing Manager
    Visit UniNet where you can view short, narrated videos that cover operational topics such as the viewer favorite, “Creating a Flight Plan.” Additional popular videos among viewers cover Enroute, VNAV, Initialization, Types of Approaches, and more.
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  • EGNOS Funding Available

    Mar 21, 2017
    By: Stacy Honda, Marketing Manager
    Be sure to take advantage of the available grant money for regional, commercial, business (corporate), general and rotorcraft aviation operators to equip with Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS) technology for the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service (EGNOS). Read on for answers to some frequently asked questions regarding the grant money.
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  • RNP Save Story: Horizon Passengers Hit the Slopes

    Mar 21, 2017
    By: Stacy Honda, Marketing Manager
    Less than 2 months after receiving approval from the FAA to begin using its proprietary Required Navigation Performance (RNP) instrument approach procedure at Friedman Airport near Sun Valley, Idaho, Horizon Air (a subsidiary of Alaska Airlines) was able to give its passengers what they wanted – an arrival just in time to get in a few runs on the slopes. This was achieved despite the snowy weather conditions. Geared up for ski season, Horizon Air is able to employ its RNP technology at 2 airports, Friedman Memorial at Sun Valley, Idaho and Mammoth Lakes, California. RNP enables certified aircraft and specially trained pilots to follow precise three-dimensional curved flight paths through difficult terrain using a combination of onboard navigation technology, Global Positioning System (GPS), and in Horizon Air’s case, Universal Avionics SBAS-FMS.
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