AEA Europe Connect Conference

April 10-11, 2017

Hilton Amsterdam - Amsterdam, The Netherlands



Monday, April 10

7:45 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. AEA Registration Open
8 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. Official Conference Welcome
8:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Regulatory Update – Moderated by Ric Peri, AEA V.P. Government & Industry Affairs.

The release of the performance based CS-23 (parallels and harmonizes with the FAA part 23). A discussion and update on Standard Changes, discussion and requirements of the 8.33 mandate and an update on EASA’s review and update to parts 66 and 147

Invited officials: Juan Anton, Maintenance Regulations Section Manager, EASA and Jean Pierre Arnaud, Regulations Officer - Continuing Airworthiness, EASA

Morning break sponsored by Kuerzi Avionics AG
10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Appareo - Stratus line of products, including the ESG, a 1090ES ADS-B out transponder for certified aircraft. Overview of the Appareo Vision 1000 flight data recorder and accompanying software.
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Lunch
Lunch sponsored by Aspen Avionics
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Gogo Business Aviation -  Introduction to In-Flight Connectivity Course
Basic introduction to the concepts of in-flight connectivity. Designed to introduce aviation personnel to the equipment and technology of in-flight connectivity, the equipment, the capabilities and limitations of typical systems.

  • Basic concepts of In-Flight Connectivity
  • Networks overview (Iridium, INMARSAT & ATG).
  • Familiarity with the networking equipment.
  • Discuss data usage and managing passenger expectations.
Afternoon break sponsored by Gogo Business Aviation
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Genesys - HeliSAS autopilot system overview and troubleshooting.
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. OEM Product Information Sessions
  • Astronics
  • Becker Avionics
  • FreeFlight Systems
  • Garmin
  • Guardian Avionics
  • Kuerzi Avionics
  • L3 Aviation Products
  • Mid-Continent Instruments & Avionics
  • True Blue Power.
3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
Drinks sponsored by
7:30 p.m. AEA Dinner Event - Come experience haute cuisine on the canals of Amsterdam and the beauty of the city, while enjoying the company of AEA members.  We will board the boats at the Amsterdam Hilton and enjoy three hours of food and drink. 
Dinner sponsored by L3 Aviation Products
Dinner drinks sponsored by BendixKing

Tuesday, April 11

7:45 a.m. - Noon AEA Registration Open
8 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Genesys – S-Tec autopilot systems installation and troubleshooting.
9:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Morning break sponsored by Nav-Aids Ltd.
9:30 a.m. - Noon Avidyne - IFD550/540/440 Product Training and R10.2 Software Update
Noon - 1 p.m. Lunch
Lunch sponsored by Garmin
1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Garmin Aviation Training - G1000 NXi and its new features including Flight Stream 510 database concierge and the Garmin Pilot app. Plus installation configuration and troubleshooting tips for popular Garmin products.

Afternoon break sponsored by Avidyne

Last updated Thursday, March 30, 2017

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

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