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Regulatory, Business & Technical Sessions

Regulatory, Business & Technical Sessions

AEA Regulatory Rise & Shine

7:15 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.Monday, March 13TBD

Moderated by Ric Peri, AEA vice president of government & industry affairs

The opening Regulatory Rise and Shine will focus on regulatory changes affecting the AEA membership. This session will include an update on the regulations, policies and guidance that affect the membership including NORSEE, commercial parts, risk-based PMA and the philosophical changes coming as a result of the Part 23 rewrite.

Opening & Awards Ceremony

8:30 a.m.Monday, March 13TBD

New Product Introductions

After Opening/Awards - NoonMonday, March 13TBD

The New Product Introductions always is one of the most popular sessions at this annual event, but it has quickly evolved into a must-see, cornerstone showcase in recent years. The event is now the primary launching pad for companies to unveil the latest and greatest in new avionics products and services coming to market for the current year, and more and more industry leaders are taking notice.

So what will be the most-exciting new product announced in 2017? see more

Aviation Solutions

Four 1-hour sessionsMonday, March 13TBD

Presented by Kyle White, Founder and President

Aviation Solutions will conduct four sessions. Topics will include:

  • 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. - Banking and Business Loans for Your Shop
  • 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. - Your Customer’s Aircraft Policy Could Subrogate Against You
  • 3 p.m. - 4 p.m. - Comparing the AAIRRG Policy Against a Traditional Liability Policy
  • 4 p.m. - 5 p.m. - Cyber Liability & Employer Liability

Avidyne

1 p.m - 5 p.m.Monday, March 13TBD

Presented by TJ Sutton, Technical Support Representative

IFD 550/540/440, AMX240 Audio and AXP 340/322/SkyTrax ADS-B for dealers who sell, install, service and/or troubleshoot any Avidyne product, this product technical training includes installation, troubleshooting and certification considerations.

Cobham AvComm

1 p.m - 5 p.m.Monday, March 13TBD

Presented by Dave Horan, Product Applications Engineer

IFR6000 operations training with an emphasis on ADS-B test methods.

Honeywell

1 p.m - 5 p.m.Monday, March 13TBD

Satellite Theory, ATG Theory, Satellite Services including Inmarsat and ViaSat, Air To Ground Services including GoGo and Smart Sky, 3G/ 4G Ground Network, Network Theory, Hardware including Satcom Basics and Router Basics, Integrated Solutions, Connectivity Roadmap and Connected Aircraft

Satcom Direct

1 p.m - 5 p.m.Monday, March 13TBD

Presented by Mark Mata, Director of Training

Satellite system updates, connectivity troubleshooting & SDR configurations.

Seller Expert: Sales Consultation & the Internet Informed Consumer

1 p.m - 5 p.m.Monday, March 13TBD

Presented by Jodie Brown, Owner, Summit Solutions

From service driving sales to improving your selling skills, Summit Solutions has provided members with sales training essential to success. This session focuses on sales consultation, the internet informed consumers and how to succeed in a changing dealer channel environment.

FreeFlight Systems

1 p.m. - 3 p.m.Monday, March 13TBD

Presented by Brad Brunson, Technical Sales Manager

RANGR Technical Installation

L3 Aviation Products

1 p.m. - 3 p.m.Monday, March 13TBD

Presented by Sam Cooper, L3 ACSS Customer Support Engineer

Installation of new NXT 700 & NXG 900 ADS-B solution for business jets. Participants will learn how to install and integrate with existing TCAS II and control panels. Installation and integration of new EFI 650 LCD replacement display. Review of the latest release of Lynx NGT 9000 and ESI 500. Learn how to enable and integrate new options and interfaces.

Appareo

3 p.m. - 5 p.m.Monday, March 13TBD

Presented by Kris Garberg, Director of Sales

Installation and technical information for Stratus ESG transponder and ADS-B receivers. This session will include a product overview of Vision 1000, Appareo’s certified flight data recorder which also captures cockpit image and audio.

BendixKing

3 p.m. - 5 p.m.Monday, March 13TBD

Presented by Jeff Kauffman, Senior Product Manager

AeroWave 100, KSN 770 and ADS-B Solutions

Better Business: The Importance of Effective Back Office/Front Office Partnerships

3 p.m. - 5 p.m.Monday, March 13TBD

Presented by Lisa Brauch, Manager - Accounting Operations, Garmin

  • Accounts Payable
    • Good Credit / Bad Credit
    • Credit limits and payment terms
  • Accounts Receivable
    • The Money Talk
    • How outside collections can help
  • Measuring Success
    • The Bottom Line - Revenue less Expenses
    • Customer Relationships
    • SMART Goals

Blue Avionics

3 p.m. - 5 p.m.Monday, March 13TBD

Presented by Ross Cairns, Founder and Managing Member

How to solve integration issues on your aircraft using the Highly Configurable Adaptable Avionics BA-440 and new BA-540 (Session II).

AEA Regulatory Forum

8:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.Tuesday, March 14TBD

Moderated by Ric Peri, AEA vice president of government & industry affairs

  • Annual discussion with FAA Leadership with an update of the recent changes as a result of the FAA national reorganization of Aircraft Certification and Flight Standards and what the industry can expect from these changes. Presented by Tim Shaver, FAA Manager, Aircraft Maintenance Division

  • ATC Modernization a Global Perspective - A review of avionics mandates from around the world. Presented by Jens Hennig, GAMA Vice President, Operations

BendixKing

8:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.Tuesday, March 14TBD

Presented by Jeff Kauffman, Senior Product Manager

AeroWave 100, KSN 770 and ADS-B Solutions

Genesys Aerosystems

8:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.Tuesday, March 14TBD

Presented by Matt Christianson, Field Service Engineer

HeliSAS autopilot system overview and troubleshooting.

Rockwell Collins

8:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.Tuesday, March 14TBD

Presented by Michael Fetcko, Principal Marketing Manager

Airborne Data Router (ADR) and providing technical training on its abilities as well as configuration training for the unit.

CMD Flight Solutions

8:15 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.Tuesday, March 14TBD

Presented by Dan Buzz, President

ADS-B Out solutions using the Rockwell Collins TDR-94/94D or the Honeywell RCZ-8xx transponder using CMD Flight Solutions AML STCs for Part 25 and Part 23 business and personal aircraft.

Duncan Aviation

8:15 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.Tuesday, March 14TBD

Presented by Curt Campbell, Technical Representative

Compass system theory and troubleshooting

Guardian Avionics LLC

8:15 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.Tuesday, March 14TBD

Presented by Ash Vij, President

Installation of Guardian Avionics family of products USB charging, iPad products, flight data recorders and CO detectors.

AEA/NCATT Testing

9 a.m. - 4 p.m.Tuesday, March 14TBD

The Aircraft Electronics Technician (AET) Certification Exam, as well as the Radio Communications, Dependent Navigation, Onboard Communication and Autonomous Navigation Systems Endorsements, will be available at the 2017 Convention.

Anodyne Electronics Manufacturing Corp.

9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.Tuesday, March 14TBD

Presented by Steve Broderick, Sales & Business

Loud speaker systems: what they are and why you need one, selecting the right system by airframe type and purpose of equipment. Certification, mounting options, operation, controller options, environmental qualifications and the future.

Astronics Advanced Electronic Systems

9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.Tuesday, March 14TBD

Presented by Jeff Kroeller, Senior Manager, Business Development

In-seat power systems for passengers and crew. USB versus AC power availability and the evolution of USB and what it means for consumers and their devices.

Trego Dugan - ADS-B: Know Your Limitations

9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.Tuesday, March 14TBD

Presented by Aaron Hall, Director ADS-B Systems Engineering

Evaluation of equipment, types of airframes and pairing requirements. Understanding the TSO cert level, STC process and FAA Memorandum on installation of paired systems.

Universal Avionics Systems Corporation

9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.Tuesday, March 14TBD

Presented by Kyle Price, Field Service Engineer

Learn more about uasc.com and UniNet, Universal Avionics' Online Service Center. The session will navigate through the resources and content that are essential to Universal Authorized Dealers and Integrators, such as helpful tools, software and technical publications.

Exhibit Hall Open

10:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.Tuesday, March 14TBD

  • A light lunch will be served in the hall.
  • AEA Educational Foundation Silent Auction begins in Exhibit Hall

AEA Canada Round Table

2 p.m. - 3 p.m.Tuesday, March 14TBD

 

AEA Regulatory Rise & Shine: ADS-B Progress Report

7 a.m. - 8 a.m.Wednesday, March 15TBD

Moderated by Ric Peri, AEA vice president of government & industry affairs

Progress report on installed ADS-B equipment. Guidance for installing ADS-B Out, equipage and implementation updates, post-installation performance statistics, and common installation mistakes. Presented by Jim Marks, FAA Aviation Safety Inspector

Avidyne

8:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.Wednesday, March 15TBD

Presented by TJ Sutton, Technical Support Representative

IFD550/540 for dealers who sell, install, service and/or troubleshoot any Avidyne product, this product technical training includes installation, troubleshooting and certification considerations.

BendixKing

8:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.Wednesday, March 15TBD

Presented by Jeff Kauffman, Senior Product Manager

AeroWave 100, KSN 770 and ADS-B Solutions

Better Business: The Importance of Effective Back Office/Front Office Partnerships

8:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.Wednesday, March 15TBD

Presented by Lisa Brauch, Manager - Accounting Operations, Garmin

  • Accounts Payable
    • Good Credit / Bad Credit
    • Credit limits and payment terms
  • Accounts Receivable
    • The Money Talk
    • How outside collections can help
  • Measuring Success
    • The Bottom Line - Revenue less Expenses
    • Customer Relationships
    • SMART Goals

Genesys Aerosystems

8:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.Wednesday, March 15TBD

Presented by Al Gialousis, Field Service Engineer

S-Tec autopilot systems installation and troubleshooting.

L3 Aviation Products

Two 1-hour sessionsWednesday, March 15TBD

  • 8:15 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. - Installation of new NXT 700 & NXG 900 ADS-B solution for business jets. Participants will learn how to install and integrate with existing TCAS II systems and control panels. Overview of the new EFI 650 LCD replacement display, 90-day CVR Underwater Locator Beacon, and the GH-3900.2 Electronic Standby Indication System will also be provided. - Presented by Sam Cooper, L3 ACSS Customer Support Engineer

  • 9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. - Lynx ADS-B products and ESI-500 Electronic Attitude Indicator – see what’s new with the latest software updates and learn all the up-to-the-minute installation tips and tricks from our Field Service Engineering team. - Presented by William Tramper, Manager, Field Service Engineering

Trig Avionics

8:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.Wednesday, March 15TBD

Presented by Andy Davis, CEO

How to install Trig’s certified avionics. ADS-B – looking at the technology and regulations to achieve 2020 compliance, ADS-B Out Transponders – practical installation advice and STC compliance, TY96 / TY97 Radios, TMA44 / TMA45 Audio Panels, installation, set up and feature selection. Technical updates.

Cobham AvComm

8:15 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.Wednesday, March 15TBD

Presented by Russ Smith, Avionics Business Development Manager

Overview training on ADS-B Out equipment installation testing using the IFR6000.

FDS Avionics Corp.

8:15 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.Wednesday, March 15TBD

Presented by Eric Delash, Technical Sales Engineer

Strategies for CMS/IFE obsolescence. Wireless in-flight entertainment and CMS control, it’s here!

AEA/NCATT Testing

9 a.m. - 4 p.m.Wednesday, March 15TBD

The Aircraft Electronics Technician (AET) Certification Exam, as well as the Radio Communications, Dependent Navigation, Onboard Communication and Autonomous Navigation Systems Endorsements, will be available at the 2017 Convention.

Aspen Avionics

9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.Wednesday, March 15TBD

Presented by Dave Wilcox, Field Service Engineer

Installation, configuration, troubleshooting and certification of Aspen products.

SmartSky Networks

9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.Wednesday, March 15TBD

Presented by Darren Emery, Director Product Support Engineering

Air-to-ground connectivity for business aviation; significant benefits, capabilities, operation and installation of the SmartSky 4G Air-to-ground system.

Exhibit Hall Open

10:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.Wednesday, March 15TBD

 

AEA South Pacific Round Table

10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.Wednesday, March 15TBD

 

AEA Latin America Round Table

1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.Wednesday, March 15TBD

 

Garmin

8:15 a.m. - 5 p.m.Thursday, March 16TBD

Presented by Mike Berryhill, Field Service Engineer

Installation, configuration, and certification for new Garmin products as well as GTX 3X5/GTX330. Review of GTX 3X5 G1000 integration. Flight Stream 510 and database concierge and the FlyGarmin.com website. Garmin Pilot App Dealer Mode. Review of G5 for certified aircraft. Complete update on new transponder operations based on the latest software. The newly announced G1000 NXI system differences and maintenance tasks will be briefly addressed. Additionally, the latest service bulletin and service advisories will be discussed.

Gogo Business Aviation

8:15 a.m. - 5 p.m.Thursday, March 16TBD

Presented by Joe Byrne, Training Manager

Introduction to In-Flight Connectivity Course (Business Jet Passenger-centric)
This course will be a basic introduction to the concepts of in-flight connectivity. The course is designed to introduce aviation personnel to the equipment and technology of in-flight connectivity, the equipment, the capabilities and limitations of typical systems.
Subject matter covered will include, but not limited to:

  • In-Flight Connectivity Technology
    • Basic Concepts of In-Flight Connectivity
    • Simple Networks
    • Networks Interconnected
    • Basic Network Components
    • Bandwidth Usage
    • Managing Data Usage and Passenger Expectations

Rockwell Collins

8:15 a.m. - 5 p.m.Thursday, March 16TBD

Presented by John Fowler, Sr. Customer Training Specialist, Rockwell Collins

Venue HD Cabin Management System overview with hands-on demo.

The Certification Process from Concept to Market

8:15 a.m. - 5 p.m.Thursday, March 16TBD

Presented by Alex Rodriguez

Taking the applicant from the new and novel concept to producing and marketing the product (STC, kit, etc.). The course will start at the concept phase and walk through the documentation and communication; certification plan; demonstration; production (kit/PMA); and then continued airworthiness while following the FAA and Industry Guide to Product Certification where applicable.

Satcom Direct

8:15 - NoonThursday, March 16TBD

Presented by Mark Mata, Director of Training

Satellite system updates, connectivity troubleshooting and SDR configurations.

ADS-B Implementation, Installation and Integration

8:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.Thursday, March 16TBD

Presented by Don Dominguez, owner of Radioman Avionics

Real-world answers to your questions about compliance, proper equipage and post installation practices.

Regulatory Session - Part 23 Rewrite

8:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.Thursday, March 16TBD

Moderated by Ric Peri, AEA vice president of government & industry affairs

The December 2016 release of the new Part 23 will affect every aspect of the design, certification, production and modifications of small aircraft. This session will review the changes to all of the regulations affected by the rewrite: parts governed by part 21; equipment requirements of part 91; the design and certification standards of part 23; and the philosophical change this bring to the general aviation industry as a whole.

AEA/NCATT Testing

9 a.m. - 2 p.m.Thursday, March 16TBD

The Aircraft Electronics Technician (AET) Certification Exam, as well as the Radio Communications, Dependent Navigation, Onboard Communication and Autonomous Navigation Systems Endorsements, will be available at the 2017 Convention.

Safety Stand Down

10:15 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.Thursday, March 16TBD

Moderated by Ric Peri, AEA vice president of government & industry affairs

Meet your recurrent safety/human factors training requirements at this year's Safety Stand Down. Join representatives from the FAA for the latest in safety and oversight. Key topics will include: regulations, human factors, ESD, occupational safety, as well as the fundamentals of root cause analysis and system safety.