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April 28, 2016

ARTEX Offers Complete Line Of ELTs At AEA Trade Show

Several Models For All Types Of Aircraft Made In The United States

ACR Electronics is making their complete suite of ARTEX ELTs available for the first time at this year’s AEA Show.

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Universal Avionics FMS Upgrade Incentive Program Available

Applicable To Learjet 40/45/40XR/45XR And Citation Excel/XLS

Universal Avionics is offering a Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS)-Flight Management System (FMS) Upgrade Incentive Program for Learjet 40/45/40XR/45XR and Citation Excel/XLS aircraft operators. Throughout 2016, operators of these aircraft may trade in their non-SBAS (legacy) Universal Avionics FMS for a significant credit toward the purchase of a new, advanced capability SBAS-FMS.

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Environmental Consultations Continue At ICAO

Ongoing Efforts To Come To A Worldwide Agreement On Global Market-Based Measures

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) wound up latest discussions among its Council’s High-level Group (HLG) on an Aviation Global MBM (Market-Based Measures) (GMBM) last week, as the UN agency for civil aviation continued its work to foster worldwide agreement on a GMBM for international flight emissions at its upcoming Assembly in September.

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Boeing Reports First-Quarter Results

Reaffirms 2016 Guidance

Boeing reported first-quarter revenue increased 2 percent to $22.6 billion. Core earnings per share of $1.74 reflect solid core operating performance that offset a $156 million after-tax charge ($0.24 per share) on the KC-46 Tanker program to maintain schedule with concurrency between late-stage development testing and the transition to initial production. GAAP earnings per share was $1.83.

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NBAA Names Recipient Of Dale 'Potsy' McBurney Aviation Scholarship

Award To Be Presented At Flight Attendants/Technicians Conference In June

NBAA Charities has named Marne Burghoffer as this year’s recipient of the Dale “Potsy” McBurney Aviation Scholarship. The award will be presented at NBAA's Flight Attendants/Flight Technicians Conference in Delray Beach, FL, June 21 to 23.

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Gogo Business Aviation Completes Initial Testing For Gogo Biz 4G

Gogo Says The Biz 4G Will Usher In A New Generation Of Connectivity For Business Aviation

GOGO, the provider of in-flight connectivity and wireless in-flight entertainment solutions last week successfully completed the initial phase of flight testing for its Gogo Biz 4G service, marking a significant milestone in the company’s development of a new generation of connectivity and enhanced capabilities for business aviation.

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MD Helicopters Names Authorized Service Center In Malaysia

CTRM Aviation Will Service Malaysian Fleet Of MD 530G Light Scout Attack Helicopters

In partnership with Malaysia-based Halaman Optima Sdn Bhd, MD Helicopters has named CTRM Aviation the exclusive Authorized Service Center supporting the company’s ASEAN military segment.

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Training Available To Universal Avionics Authorized Dealer & Integrator Network

Dates Released for Next Sessions Of FMS And UniLink Classes

Universal Avionics Field Service Engineering team is pleased to offer complimentary Flight Management System (FMS) and UniLink UL-800/801 Communications Management Unit (CMU) Integration and Installation Training to its Authorized Dealer and Integrator Network.

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FreeFlight Systems And Trego-Dugan Work Together

The Combine Team Completed AML STC For 1201 WAAS/GPS And Garmin GTX330ES For ADS-B Compliance

FreeFlight Systems announced that Nebraska based Trego-Dugan Aviation has received AML STC approval for installation of a FreeFlight 1201 WAAS/GPS sensor and Garmin GTX330ES Mode S transponder in more than 460 aircraft.

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Air BP Introduces UL91 At Kjeller Airport

Norway’s Largest GA Airport Now Provides General Aviation An Alternative To Leaded Avgas

As the general aviation industry looks for ways to get around the problems associated with leaded avgas, Air BP has now introduced their unleaded UL91 in Europe. They also have a unique dispensing system that can automatically detour the possibility of selecting the wrong fuel.

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AD: General Electric Company Turbofan Engines

AD NUMBER: 2016-08-10

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AD: Pratt & Whitney Division Turbofan Engines

AD NUMBER: 2016-08-09

PRODUCT: Certain Pratt & Whitney Division (PW) PW4000-94 inch and PW4000-100 inch model turbofan engines.

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FAA Administrator Huerta Opens AEA 2016

Reiterates That ADS-B Out Deadline Will Not Change

FAA Administrator Michael Huerta had a message for the members of the Aircraft Electronics Association in the keynote address of the opening session of the group's annual convention in Orlando Wednesday, and it was one we've heard many times in the past: the January 1, 2020 deadline for ADS-B Out will not change.

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AEA Names 2016 Award Winners At Annual Convention

Jeanne Rau-Flattery Of Millennium International Is Member Of The Year

Three prestigious industry awards were presented during the opening session of the 59th annual Aircraft Electronics Association International Convention & Trade Show in Kissimmee (Orlando), Florida, on Wednesday, April 27.

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FreeFlight Systems, CMD Flight Solutions Complete ADS-B Out AML STC For Part 25

Sensor Integrates With Multiple Avionics Systems For Flexibility

Engineering and certification company CMD Flight Solutions has obtained an AML STC for the installation of a FreeFlight 1203C SBAS/GNSS sensor paired with Rockwell Collins' TDR-94/94D transponders. The pairing is a cost effective way to help aircraft owners meet the ADS-B mandate.

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Duncan Aviation Holds ADS-B Out STC For Hawker 800/Hawker 800XP

Allows For The Upgrade Of Existing Honeywell Primus Radios

The FAA recently granted an STC to Duncan Aviation for the upgrade of existing Honeywell Primus radios in Hawker 800/800XP aircraft so they’re ADS-B Out compliant.

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AeroSports Update: Free Headset & Helmet Repairs

Service Being Offered By Acousticom Corporation During AirVenture Oshkosh 2016

As we get closer to major air events, and EAA AirVenture Oshkosh certainly qualifies, numerous aviation product manufacturers do everything they can to get the word out about their products. In this case, Acousticom is providing an on-site service that’s a pretty good deal if you remember to bring headsets or helmets with you that need repair.

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Satcom Direct (SD) Introduces New WiFi Hub

Standalone Connectivity Solution For Small To Mid-Size Aircraft

Functioning as both a router and a wireless access point, the SD WiFi Hub packs big technology into a small, easily-installed package.

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Flight Display Systems Introduces do CAPSULE

Wireless Entertainment Platform For Private And Business Jets

Private and business jet owners have an option for in-cabin entertainment that does not require connection to the Internet.

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (04.28.16)

"This approach recognizes that there is more than one way to deliver on safety, and it provided room for flexibility and innovation in the marketplace." Source: FAA administrator Michael Huerta, on changes to certification rules contained in the proposed Part 23 rewrite.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (04.28.16): Flight Information Service- Broadcast (FIS-B)

A ground broadcast service provided through the ADS−B Broadcast Services network over the UAT data link that operates on 978 MHz.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (04.28.16)

Aircraft Electronics Association

Founded in 1957, the Aircraft Electronics Association represents nearly 1,300 member companies in 41 countries.

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