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March 28, 2013

FreeFlight Systems Introduces The RANGR-RX Dual-Band ADS-B

Supplies Traffic And Weather Data To Cockpit Displays While Maintaining Flexibility And Compatibility For ADS-B Installations

FreeFlight Systems has the RANGR-RX dual-band ADS-B receiver for simultaneous reception of 1090 and 978 MHz ADS-B traffic data and 978 MHz ADS-B In Flight Information Service-Broadcast (FIS-B) weather data in a compact, integrated system. The RANGR-RX gives aircraft owners increased flexibility when equipping for ADS-B, delivering the benefits of traffic and weather data now while maintaining compatibility with existing avionics.

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Yuba City Mayor Declares March ‘General Aviation Appreciation Month’

Issues Proclamation Lauding GA For Its Contributions To The City

Yuba City (CA) Mayor John Buckland recently declared March “General Aviation Appreciation Month, according to a news release from the Alliance for Aviation Across America.  "The proclamation highlights the vital role that general aviation has in supporting businesses, farms, emergency response, and the overall economy. In California, the general aviation industry contributes an estimated $18.2 billion into the economy every year and the aviation system supports 1.7 million jobs in the state."

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Engine Problems Noted In Stinson S108 Accident

Pilot Managed To Get Out Of The Airplane, But Did Not Survive

An accident last June involving a 66-year-old Stinson S108 may have been caused by a fractured piston. The NTSBs factual report on the accident, which resulted in the fatal injury of the airplane's pilot, Dr. Louis Hanson, shows one of the six cylinders in the S108's engine had fractured, throwing metal shrapnel into the engine's camshaft.

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Classic Aero-TV: Aerosonic's OASIS -- The Ultimate Answer To 'What If?

Aerosonic Intro’s OASIS

In the midst of all the amazing electronic wizardry that populates today's extraordinary cockpits and panels, it behooves us to note that, sometimes, things go wrong. With that in mind, Aerosonic has introduced its new OASIS... The newest product in the Aerosonic stable, the OASIS standby display capitalizes on their transition from mechanical to digital instrumentation and provides an affordable and innovative standby solution. The flexible design allows for two displays to be driven by one remote sensor unit. The separation of the sensor from the display allows for installation of the display where less than three inches

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AEA Names 2013 Member And Associate Member Of The Year

Kent McIntyre of Bevan-Rabell Inc. And Sandia Aerospace Honored At Annual AEA Awards Luncheon

Kent McIntyre of Bevan-Rabell Inc. in Wichita, KS, is the 2013 Member of the Year for the Aircraft Electronics Association; while top honors in the Associate Member of the Year Award category went to Sandia Aerospace of Albuquerque, NM, during ceremonies at the AEA's annual Awards Luncheon on March 27.

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An Innovative AEA2013 Sponsor: Aspen Avionics

AEA2013 Sponsor: Aspen Avionics

We specialize in bringing the most advanced technology and capability into general aviation cockpits. Our products increase situational awareness and reduce pilot workload, making it even easier and safer to fly in both VFR and IFR conditions. Our philosophy is that getting the latest avionics technology shouldn’t always mean spending a lot of money—on equipment or on installation. Our flagship product line, the Evolution Flight Display system, continues to expand with the features and functions that make flying with glass panel technology so rewarding.

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Aerosonic Guides ANN Special Coverage of AEA2013

Aerosonic OASIS Serves As Primary Sponsor of AEA2013 Coverage

Aerosonic has been serving the needs of the Aviation industry since 1953. Timeless design and superior craftsmanship are just a few of the reasons why pilots have relied on Aerosonic Corporation for nearly sixty years to enhance the safety of their aircraft. Our customers include the major manufacturers of today’s civil, military and business rotor and fixed wing aircraft. We are a proud direct supplier to all branches of the US Military forces.

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Over $125,000 In Scholarships Awarded Through The AEA Educational Foundation

Recipients Announced March 26 At The AEA International Convention

During the Opening Ceremonies at the 56th annual AEA International Convention & Trade Show on Tuesday, March 26, the Aircraft Electronics Association’s Educational Foundation announced the names of 26 individuals who were awarded individual scholarships worth more than $125,000 for the 2013-14 academic year.

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FreeFlight Systems Renews Support For Capstone Data Interface Standard

Published Technical Standard Helps Ensure Consistent Display Of Vital Situational Awareness Information

FreeFlight Systems says it plans to continue to support the Capstone Data Interface Protocol, an industry standard that helps ensure compatibility of ADS-B datalink radios and WAAS GPS position sources with cockpit displays showing traffic, weather and other data vital for situational awareness and flying safety.

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Powerful AEA2013 Sponsor: Ultra Electronics-Flightline Systems

AEA2013 Sponsor: Ultra Electronics-Flightline Systems

Ultra Electronics-Flightline Systems has designed and manufactured precision Engine Instrumentation for over four decades. Whether you are in search of a glass panel replacement for your general aviation piston or turbine aircraft, or you seek new or retrofit program solutions; Flightline is uniquely equipped to address your needs. We are dedicated to providing superior products and cost effective solutions while maintaining superior customer service and support.

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Transport Canada Grants TSO For JA95 Audio Controller

Inaugural Product From Jupiter Avionics Will Receive Automatic Acceptance In Europe

Transport Canada has granted CANTSO-C139 Design Approval to Jupiter Avionics Corporation (JAC) for its inaugural product, the 7-person JA95 Audio Controller. The TSO-C139 will be automatically accepted in Europe thanks to its inclusion on the “Common TSO List” within the bilateral agreement between Transport Canada and EASA.

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Cobham Stabilizes ANN's AEA2013 Special Event Coverage!

ANN Welcomes Cobham Commercial Systems, Integrated Systems As An AEA 2013 Sponsor!

Cobham Commercial Systems, Integrated Systems (formerly S-TEC Corporation) is the world leader in analog and digital autopilot systems. With the industry’s largest selection of single-axis, primary two-axis, and full-function two-axis autopilots, you’ll experience smoother, more stable flight and reduced maintenance down-time. Cobham autopilots are STC’d for over 1,200 fixed wing aircraft models, and are installed on more than 35,000 airframes.

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