Exhibit Hall Will Be Open For End-User Customers On The Closing Day Of The Show
In response to the many requests submitted to and received by the Aircraft Electronics Association over the years from the dealer network and manufacturers to allow end-users/customers into the AEA Convention Exhibit Hall, the AEA board of directors has approved a trial run of allowing dealers’ customers the opportunity to visit the exhibit hall on the last day of exhibits – Saturday, March 15.
Garmin has unveiled the GXM 42, a portable SiriusXM Aviation weather receiver which allows pilots to access new weather services made available by SiriusXM and their enhanced satellite network. The GXM 42 is the latest addition to a vast lineup of weather antenna receivers, which offers state-of-the-art SiriusXM Aviation data reception while making even more weather products available at a lower subscription tier.
As an engieer working in Bavaria, Germany in 1996, Dimitri Partafyllas began taking flying lessons and caught the aviation bug. Now, as a naturalized U.S. citizen, Partafyllas has not only finished his pilot training, but opened up his own flight school at Greenville Downtown Airport in Greenville, SC.
A new Global Positioning System (GPS) IIF satellite manufactured by Boeing has sent initial signals from space after its launch Feb. 20, joining four other advanced versions of the spacecraft that are improving position, navigation and timing information for millions of civilian and military users around the world.
Would Have Employed NextGen Procedures, Move Opposed By Residents
The FAA has decided not to implement NextGen procedures at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP) after the Metropolitan Airports Commission requested that the procedures be put in place only for selected runways. The FAA said that partial implementation would be "unacceptable."
“This measure not only fine-tunes and provides greater clarity on the application of State aids, but it as well offers a level of flexibility for the small regional airports that are most dependent on these funds.” Source: Fabio Gamba, CEO of the EBAA.