Avionics Magazine: NextGen for General Aviation
Installation centers such as Florida-based Sarasota Avionics International, which is approved to install Garmin’s GDL 84 and 88, FreeFlight’s Ranger, and the L-3 Lynx, among others, are not seeing lengthy ADS-B installation times.
Avionics News Feature: What's In Your Hangar?
Sarasota Avionics' demo panel currently includes: Garmin G500 with Synthetic Vision, GTN 750, GTN 650, GDL 69, GTS 800; L-3 Trilogy, Stormscope; King KFC-200; PS Engineering PAV80/DVD; JPI EDM 930; Aspen EFD 1000 Pro PFD with Synthetic Vision, EFD 1000 MFD; and much more.
Aero-Eval: The Best FBOs We Worked With In 2009 -- KVNC's Sarasota Avionics
"Last spring, after enjoying the charms of the first generation Avidyne Entegra for the better part of 100 hours, we were seduced by the promise of Avidyne's latest flat-panel wunderkind, the Release 9 upgrade for the Cirrus SR20 and SR22 series. While the decision about making the upgrade was an easy one, the means by which to accomplish this aero-brain transplant was not. We've worked with a number of local FBOs and Service centers and they all seemed to be "OK" but having been through a massive upgrade like this once before and having had a less than perfect experience, we were kinda gun-shy and decided that maybe it was OK to look as much as a few hundred miles away to find the right shop to work with... and boy, did we."
Avidyne Names Its 2008 'Elite' Dealers
"Avionics manufacturer Avidyne announced this week its qualifying domestic dealers for "Avidyne Elite" status as part of its Tiered Dealer Program. Avidyne Elite is the highest level in Avidyne's dealer program, signifying the company's most qualified and active installation facilities.
To qualify for Elite status, these dealers must engage in a series of business and operating requirements with Avidyne each quarter. This includes maintaining a minimum of two technicians trained and certified on all Avidyne products through Avidyne's comprehensive Technical Training & Best Installation Practices Program, actively co-marketing with Avidyne by participating in at least two Avidyne Field Marketing Programs each quarter, and fulfilling a quarterly revenue requirement."
AEA Recognizes Members For Training Commitment
"The Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA) announced the recipients of the annual Avionics Training Excellence award at the 48th Annual Convention and Trade Show. The award recognizes AEA members for their total commitment to training as evidenced by participation in AEA–approved training.""