AEA Europe Connect Conference

November 17-18, 2021

Hyatt Regency Cologne, Cologne, Germany



Wednesday, November 17

7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. AEA Registration Open
8 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. Official Conference Welcome
8:15 a.m. - 12 p.m. Regulatory Update
Moderated by Ric Peri, AEA V.P. Government & Industry Affairs.
  Embodiment of safety management system (SMS) requirements into Part-145 and Part 21
A discussion of the EASA requirement for integrating SMS with the design and operation of part 145 Approved Maintenance Organizations.
Presented by Jean-Pierre ARNAUD, Safety Management Expert, EASA
Morning break sponsored by Avidyne Corp.
12 p.m. - 1 p.m. Lunch
Lunch Sponsored by Aspen Avionics
1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Technical Training – not just a tickmark
AEROTEAM Training Solutions - Part of The SA Group, is the inventor of the MAYDAY range of analogue and digital training tools, specifically designed to heighten the learning objectives within technical and operational aviation training. In this session we will focus on our MAYDAY concept, and how you can utilize it to take your mandatory training requirements to the next level.
1:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Aspen Avionics
Overview of the new MAX series, trade up to the MAX series, and new advanced autopilot interfaces.
2:15 p.m. - 3 p.m. VIAVI Solutions
A discussion on how to effectively maximize RF attenuation and minimize RF leakage using VIAVI Solutions antenna couplers. Also, an overview of the new AVX-10K Flight Line Test set.
Afternoon break sponsored by The SA Group
3 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. OEM Product Info Sessions
  • airplus
  • Avidyne Corp.
  • Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics
  • Trig Avionics
3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
7:30 p.m. AEA Dinner Event
Join fellow attendees for our traditional group dinner at the historic Peters Brauhaus located in the Old Town area of Cologne. Well-known for its historical revival of the Old Cologne brewery Zum Kranz, this delightful restaurant not only offers world-famous Kölsch beer, but also delicious menu items. The restaurant is a short walk across the bridge from the hotel. The ticket for this event is included in a full registration or an exhibitor registration.

Thursday, November 18

7:45 a.m. - Noon AEA Registration Open
8 a.m. - 9 a.m. Genesys Aerosystems
S-TEC 3100 installation overview and common questions. Provide accurate & complete problem descriptions, and detail how to work with S-TEC support through Fault Isolation. Share findings from Field & Factory Support related to installation that will help avoid installment issues for S-TEC autopilots.
9 a.m. - 11 a.m. Avidyne Corp.
Technical training on installing the new SkyTrax200, how to perform software upgrades from the SkyTrax100B, review of the "Avidyne Academy" and the Interactive Install Manual, and a briefing on the new Vantage Flight Display Systems for Cirrus aircraft.
11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Garmin
Installation, configuration, and certification training on the TXi and NXi systems, GI 275, G5 and GFC 500, GFC 600, and relevant topics for dealers.
Lunch sponsored by Garmin

Last updated Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Every attempt not to deviate from the above schedule will be made; however, the AEA reserves the right to make changes when necessary without notice. Please check back often to ensure you have the latest schedule.



The AEA would like to thank the following sponsors.

Interested in sponsoring? Contact Linda Adams, or 816-347-8400