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  • UniLink UL-800/801 CMU: Compatible SatComs

    Nov 17, 2017
    By: Stacy Honda, Marketing Manager
    Latitude Technologies Corporation has completed successful system testing and STC inclusion for the company’s DL150 Satellite Data Unit (SDU) with Universal Avionics Authorized Dealer, Chicago Jet Group. The DL150 SDU provides the satellite connectivity for a FANS 1/A+ CPDLC system, allowing capture and retransmission of SatCom messages. This offers another affordable solution for owners retrofitting their aircraft to meet the FANS and Safety Services mandate deadlines. Read more for a full list of compatible SatComs for the UniLink UL-800/801 Communications Management Unit (CMU).
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  • ADS-B Out Failure Annunciations Required for Part 23 and 25 Aircraft

    Nov 17, 2017
    By: Stacy Honda, Marketing Manager
    The FAA has announced that Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS–B) Out failure annunciations in the flight deck are required for Part 23 and Part 25 aircraft. The latest Universal Avionics Flight Management System (FMS) Software, Version SCN 1001.2/1101.2/1101.2M, includes messaging to alert crews of a failure of the ADS-B Out or transponder system. With this functionality built into the SCN, the upgrade relieves the need to install an additional failure annunciator in the instrument panel.
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  • LP Level of Service with SBAS-FMSs

    Oct 27, 2017
    By: Stacy Honda, Marketing Manager
    In Navigation Database Cycle 1709 (released in August 2017), Localizer Performance (LP) approaches were added to the navigation data for all SBAS-FMS UNS-1()w subscriptions. The addition of these approaches apply to FMS Software Version SCN 1002.X/1102.X, which supports LP approach and minima.
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  • Show Specials Unveiled at NBAA-BACE 2017

    Oct 27, 2017
    By: Stacy Honda, Marketing Manager
    During the NBAA-BACE 2017 Convention in Las Vegas earlier this month, we rolled out two new show incentive programs. To take advantage of these special offers, orders for both programs must be placed on or before December 31, 2017.
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  • Did You Know?

    Oct 27, 2017
    By: Stacy Honda, Marketing Manager
    According to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), “there are now twice as many WAAS (Wide Area Augmentation System) procedures (LPVs and LPs) as there are ILS glide slopes in the U.S. National Airspace.”
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