Garmin Upgrades G500/600 Retrofit PFD »

Garmin's new software for the G500 and G600 provides several improvements that owners have been waiting for. This includes better ADS-B traffic symbology, in addition to georeferenced Flite Charts and more weather data capability. More

Piper Bets Big On Envelope Protection »

Its new models have the latest in cockpit safety nannies. We would expect to see more of the same for other new aircraft, even modest models. More

Your Refurb: Panel Connectivity for Avionics »

If you're doing an avionics upgrade as part of a refurb, we think wireless avionics integration makes sense, especially as the cost may be as low as $1,000 plus installation. More

Video: AEA ADS-B Roundup »

ADS-B is big in the news at the Aircraft Electronics Association show in Dallas this month. In this product tour, AVweb reviews ADS-B units from three companies: Appareo, Avidyne, and Sandia Aerospace. More

Video: Aspen Angle of Attack for Evolution EFIS — Demo Flight »

At the 2015 Aircraft Electronics Association convention in Dallas, Aspen Avionics introduced a new angle of attack system for its popular Evolution EFIS system. AVweb's Paul Bertorelli flew the system in a Cirrus and prepared this video. More

Trig Introduces VHF Comms, Audio Panel »

U.K.-based Trig Avionics has been a go-to company for small radios and transponders that fit into a standard instrument hole and now the company is expanding into the rack-mount market. At the Aircraft Electronics Association Convention in Dallas, Trig announced two panel-mount comm radios with unique features. More

Google Getting Into ADS-B? »

With new ADS-B products emerging about every other month, a surprise entrant into the dependent surveillance market may be search giant Google. According to a report in FlightGlobal, at an ICAO meeting last month, Google exec Dave Vos, who heads the company's Project Wing internet effort, said the company is considering flooding the market with inexpensive ADS-B equipment in order to pave the path for the fleet of UAS delivery drones it envisions for the not-that-long-term future. More

AEA: Aspen Introduces AoA System »

While the rest of the world pedals hard to keep up with ADS-B, Aspen Avionics announced a surprise new product at the Aircraft Electronics Association show in Dallas on Wednesday: a sophisticated angle- of-attack system for its popular Evolution line of PFDs and MFDs. Aspen joins a small number of companies offering AoA systems, but the company has taken a decidedly different and creative approach to sensing and displaying AOA. More

AEA: Yet More ADS-B Products Emerge »

If avionics shops and would-be buyers are still lacking for choices in the ADS-B market, they got several more to pick from on Wednesday at the Aircraft Electronics Association convention in Dallas. Three companies announced a total of six new ADS-B products, bringing to nearly 40 the number of mandate-ready ADS-B solutions of some kind. More