Avionics

Buttonology »

To cope with panels that are smarter than you, learn the system's flow and which buttons to push, then confirm with a checklist. More

AEA: Companies Look For Diversity In Avionics Market »

Avionics sales might have had a slow start to the year with a drop in first-quarter numbers reported, but companies attending this week's Aircraft Electronics Association show in Orlando have been optimistic about diversifying their offerings of cockpit systems and improvements on existing products. While last year's wave of new ADS-B products seems to have tapered off, a walk through AEA's exhibit hall shows that manufacturers have been ramping up the competition. More

Podcast: FreeFlight Systems On ADS-B At AEA 2016 »

FreeFlight Systems has been getting the word out in the past year on cost-effective ways for aircraft owners to comply with the ADS-B Out mandate effective Jan. 1, 2020. More

Aero: Honda Delivers To Europe »

With nearly five months of certification behind it and production ramping up, Honda announced at Aero Wednesday that is has delivered the first HA-420 HondaJet to Europe. Although the airplane has appeared previously at Aero in mockup form, this week's announcement marked the first time the actual aircraft has appeared at Aero. The airplane will be operated by Rheinland Air Services, one of three regional Honda aircraft dealers in Europe. More

Aspen Displays Now Compatible With Garmin ADS-B »

Aspen Avionics received supplemental type certification (STC) to interface its Evolution primary and multifunction display systems with Garmin's latest ADS-B systems. More

Video: NavWorx ADS-B »

At Sun 'n Fun 2016, NavWorx was showing off its new, low-cost ADS-B system. More

Public Meetings Set On Part 23 Rewrite »

The FAA will hold public meetings May 3 and May 4 in Georgia on the proposed rewrite of Part 23 airworthiness standards for normal, utility, acrobatic and commuter category aircraft. The meetings will be held from 8 a.m. to no later than 5 p.m. on each day at the International Convention Center in College Park, Georgia. More

Video: EAA And Dynon Partner Up »

At Sun 'n Fun, EAA announced its partnership with Dynon Avionics to STC experimental avionics for certified airplanes, including Cessna 172s and Piper PA-28s. More

EAA's STC Initiative »

You probably hear as much empty lip flapping about reducing the cost of aircraft ownership as I do. This week, EAA actually did something about it. It deserves kudos. More

Experimental Avionics For Certified Aircraft: EAA, Dynon Announce STC »

As expected, EAA and Dynon Avionics announced Wednesday morning at Sun 'n Fun that working with the FAA, they've developed an AML-STC that will allow Dynon's D10 EFIS to be installed in certified aircraft. Initially, the STC covers Cessna 150s and 172s and the Piper PA-28/38 series, but in making the announcement, EAA Chairman Jack Pelton said the association plans to expand both the available aircraft models and the range of non-TSOs avionics covered under the STC. More