FAA Approves Trig’s ADS-B Out Transponder For Use With NexNav GPS | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

** Airborne/NBAA2014 10.20.14 ** HD iPad-Friendly -- Airborne/NBAA2014 10.20.14 **
** Airborne 10.17.14 ** HD iPad-Friendly -- Airborne 10.17.14 **
** Airborne 10.15.14 ** HD iPad-Friendly -- Airborne 10.15.14 **

Thu, Dec 06, 2012

FAA Approves Trig’s ADS-B Out Transponder For Use With NexNav GPS

Ongoing STC Program Underway For Type Certifications

Trig Avionics, the ADS-B experts have announced another partner product compatible with their TT31 and TT22 transponders. The FAA recently approved a TT31 Trig transponder in conjunction with an Accord Technology NexNav Mini GPS unit. This follows a successful flight test program carried near Denver, CO, by Peregrine.

This new addition to Trig’s STC program allows operators to fit a Trig TT31 transponder for a 2020 ADS-B ‘mandate ready’ solution.  “We design and manufacture transponders that are smart, affordable and future proof," said Andy Davis, CEO at Trig. "An investment in ADS-B technology is not cheap but we can offer certified equipment that’s simple to install and provides first class performance and value.”

The FAA requires individual installations in each aircraft type to be flight tested, these initial flight tests were conducted in a Mooney. Trig are running an ongoing STC program, demonstrating compatibility with third party avionics and encompassing further airplane types. “We already have an STC for Free Flight’s certified GPS equipment, adding the NexNav Mini GPS extends customer choice," Davis said. "Working with the FAA we expect to add various airplanes in the near future. This means customers will be able to base their certified ADS-B Out solution with our TT31 transponder, and our highly popular compact TT22 which is just going through the final stages of STC approval.”

Trig’s TT31 conventional mount transponder is an ideal ‘plug and play’ retro-fit for the popular KT76A . A Trig transponder is often the simplest upgrade path for most airplane types, with a Trig tray fitted it becomes the hub of 2020 ADS-B compliant system. Configured for ADS-B, the TT31 provides a certified 1090ES ADS-B Out. Having a certified ‘Out’ is necessary to receive TIS-B ground transmissions.

“We are delighted to partner with Trig Avionics," said Hal Adams of Accord Technology. "Their transponder technology is a great match for our certified WAAS/EGNOS - GPS equipment. This latest STC demonstrates how ADS-B technology is here today and can be fitted and operated with confidence.”

FMI: www.trig-avionics.com

Advertisement

More News

Klyde Morris (10.20.14)

Klyde Battles The Grammar Psychos!!! FMI: www.klydemorris.com>[...]

Airborne 10.17.14: Enstrom Delivers, Flight School Scandal, NBAA2014

Also: Rare O-46 Rebuild, Valor Unveiled, OK's Anti-Fly-In Airport, FAA Screw-Ups, The first Enstrom Model 480B-G has been delivered to Rick Boswell of New Hampshire with the Garmin>[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (10.20.14): Altostratus

Altostratus This middle cloud genus is composed of water droplets, and sometimes ice crystals, In the mid-latitudes, cloud bases are generally found between 15,000 and 20,000 feet.>[...]

Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (10.20.14)

"I am extremely saddened by the loss of my friend. Peter devoted the last 23 years of his life to this wonderful mission. His faith, dedication, and hard work were something to emu>[...]

AeroSports Update: Sport Performance Aviation Selects Superior XP-320

Superior Air Parts Announces That Sport Performance Aviation Has Selected The XP-320 Engine For The SPA Panther Sport Aircraft Scott Hayes, V.P. Sales and Marketing for Superior Ai>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2014 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC