Avionics

L-3 Launches New Line Of ADS-B Products, NextGen GA Fund Orders 10,000 Units »

As the industry falls further behind in equipping the general aviation fleet for the 2020 ADS-B mandate, Grand Rapids, Michigan-based L-3 Aviation Products officially launched its Lynx MultiLink Surveillance (MSS) line of ADS-B systems. In a separate announcement, the NextGen GA Fund has secured an initial order for 10,000 Lynx NGT-1000 ADS-B units as part of its Jumpstart GA 2020 program. the NGT-1000 has a suggested dealer price of $1600, not including antenna or control head, if required. More

Piper Unveils Meridian's Upgraded G1000 »

Piper Aircraft introduced the latest version of its Meridian M500 turboprop on Wednesday, announcing an enhanced Garmin G1000 avionics package and new features. "As part of our on-going product improvement initiatives, we saw an opportunity to give our customers the latest improvements in proven avionics technology with electronic stability protection, under speed protection and automatic level mode among other improvements," Piper President and CEO Simon Caldecott said. More

Video: Van's RV-12 Action Camera Integration »

Van's Aircraft comes to the 2015 Sport Aviation Expo with the RV-12 S-LSA equipped with Garmin's G3X Touch avionics and integrated action camera. In this video, AVweb's Larry Anglisano, along with Chris Thelan from Van's Aircraft, took the system flying for a closer look. More

Continental Motors Acquires Southern Avionics »

Continental Motors Group Ltd. has expanded its Alabama-based maintenance and service operations into avionics and aircraft interiors. Continental, a subsidiary of AVIC International Holding Corp. of Beijing, China, announced on Monday it has completed acquisition of Southern Avionics and Communications of Mobile. More

New This Week »

AVweb's weekly search of the news in the world of aviation turned up some updates in the light airplane sector, as well as an award for Airbus' electric trainer and a first flight for Bell's new 505 helicopter. More

Garmin Rolls Out Low-Cost ADS-B Out »

The new box is meant to inexpensively satisfy the ADS-B Out requirement without need for a display of any kind. More