rEGULATORY uPDATES

Regulatory Update: ADS-B Out Installations

The FAA recently published a Legal Interpretation regarding Flight ID that essentially requires the aircraft Flight ID (either aircraft call sign or aircraft registration number) to be accurate to the aircraft's flight plan.

AEA Attends EASA Annual Conference

Last week, Ric Peri, AEA vice president of government and industry affairs, was in Cologne, Germany, attending multiple meetings on behalf of the AEA European membership.

FAA ADS-B Rebate Program Goes Live Sept. 19

The Federal Aviation Administration announced this afternoon that its ADS-B rebate website will go live on Monday, Sept. 19, which will allow many general aviation aircraft owners the opportunity to apply for a $500 rebate tohelp offset an owner's cost to equip U.S.-registered, fixed-wing, single-engine piston aircraft with avionics that comply with FAA technical standard orders and meet the rule requirements.

AEA Europe Summer Update

As summer comes to a close, the Aircraft Electronics Association has been busy representing our European membership, and we have two more meetings scheduled with the European Aviation Safety Agency later this year. .