55th Aircraft Electronics Association International Convention and Trade show
Daryl and Steve went to the AEA tradeshow as attendees only. Â They flew out on Monday with anticipation of product announcements, seeing different exhibitors, and an evening out, courtesy of Garmin.
This tradeshow and convention offered more than 75 hours of technical and business training, offerening the latest issues impacting the avionics industry, introduction of new avionics product and sneak peak of what to expect in 2013 for products.
More than 100 exhibitors displayed at the AEA. Â Some of the products and announcements that caught Â Steve and Daryls eye were:
Guardian Avionics – Aero 454 – Bluetooth connectivity down for GPS to iPad TSO’d Technisonic – TDAP711 – 8-10 channel digital audio panel
TRIG Avionics – TT transponder- mode S ADS-B transponder, TY91/92 – small comm radio
Rockwell Collins – Venue – in-cockpit entertainment system added features True North – Stylus – handset, MyStylus – iPhone app for iO
Aspen Avionics – Connect Panel -iPad connections to the panel (including Garmin) in Q2. Altitude capture on KFC200.
Â Jupiter Avionics – JA95 Audio controller – PC programmable
Â Cobham Industries – Iridium teardrop and ARINC antennas L3 Aviation – GH-3900 eStandby Indicator Level A s/w fixed and rotary applications
Latitude Technologies – IoNode Data Management Unit -Flight data wireless management unit
Â Universal Avionics – FlexPerf, Airdrop features on their FMS systems
And many more. Â If you are needing more information on any of these new products contact Steve and/or Daryl as they were watching theÂ announcementsÂ of these products live fromÂ Washington, DC.
We would likeÂ congratulateÂ Paul Ryan, lifetime achievement award from AEA. Paul created the Stormscope system and the Ryan traffic system.
Maxcraft AvionicsÂ is a leader in airplane and helicopter avionicÂ system upgrades like the Garmin GTN series, including installation of everything from a basicÂ VHFÂ Radio and simple Garmin portable GPS all the way toÂ TCAS, EFIS,Â and autopilotÂ systems. We have the largest avionics facilityÂ in Canada and we have over 20,000 unique part numbers in ourÂ in inventory to repair your aircraft or upgrade your cockpit.