New This Week


AVweb’s search of aviation news around the world found announcements from PS Engineering, Banyan Air Service, the National Weather Service and the Institute for Women Of Aviation Worldwide. PS Engineering announced the new PMA8000BTi audio selector panel, a version of the very popular PMA800BT that includes IntelliAudio(R) spatial audio technology. Shipments of these units began Jan. 25, 2016. Banyan Air Service and Garmin are hosting a free one-day event for Beechjet 400A and Hawker 400XP operators to discuss Garmin’s pending STCs and to experience the new G5000 kiosk on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016, from 8 a.m. — 5 p.m. The Garmin G5000 is an advanced flight deck for Beechjet 400A/Hawker 400 XP series aircraft.

The Aviation Weather Center (AWC) has announced the availability of the Experimental Graphical Forecasts for Aviation (GFA) product. An overview, technical description and tutorial are available on their website: The Experimental Graphical Forecasts for Aviation are designed to provide meteorological information equivalent to the textual Area Forecast (FA) in a graphical format. The Institute for Women Of Aviation Worldwide (iWOAW) announces that, the official website for its annual global aviation awareness week designed specifically to engage, inspire and educate girls and women of any age, is now available in Spanish and Turkish. The website was natively available in English and French, Canada’s official languages.