Avionics

New developments and products in avionics, specifically about aircraft electronics in the cockpit.

earth via satelite
Jan 26, 2023 - 11:20 AM
The FAA is exploring the potential of aircraft-based augmentation of global navigation satellite system signals.
Trim wheel on Garmin GFC 500 being adjusted by pilot
Jan 16, 2023 - 12:13 PM
Pending the latest fix, owners of aircraft affected by the potential Garmin GFC 500 runaway trim issue had to disable elevator pitch trim systems.
Garmin GI 275 electronic flight instrument
Jan 11, 2023 - 1:14 PM
Southeast Aerospace designed an adapter plate for the Garmin GI 275 that it said simplifies installation.
Helicopter equipped with Garmin GI 275 avionics in flight
Jan 5, 2023 - 11:32 AM
Garmin has received FAA supplemental type certificate approval to install its GI 275 electronic flight instrument in Airbus AStar helicopters.
Bombardier Global Express on the ramp at West Star Aviation
Dec 21, 2022 - 12:15 PM
The STC that West Star Aviation is offering is a replacement to the original Inmarsat satcom system in the Bombardier Global Express.
Garmin's GFC 500 autopilot
Dec 19, 2022 - 1:50 AM
A problem with Garmin's GFC 500 autopilot when equipped with auto trim may cause an uncommanded trim runaway when the autopilot is first engaged.
U.S. Rep. Julia Brownley (D-Calif.) flying Skyryse FlightOS-equipped automated Robinson R44 helicopter
Dec 14, 2022 - 3:48 PM
Skyryse's FlightOS system enables almost anyone to fly a helicopter with almost no training.
Robinson R22 helicopter takes off uncrewed at the FAA’s unmanned aircraft systems test site using Rotor Technologies "Cloud Pilot" operating system.
Dec 14, 2022 - 2:02 PM
Rotor Technologies hopes to apply its remotely-operated aircraft technology to aerial firefighting.
Universal Avionics tech working on EVS-5000
Dec 14, 2022 - 11:36 AM
The addition of ClearVision EVS-5000 repair capabilities at Universal Avionics in Tucson, Arizona, will open the door to additional high-tech work.
Pilots in Garmin G5000 equipped flight deck
Dec 14, 2022 - 10:17 AM
The EASA certification for the Garmin G5000 comes three years after FAA certification.