Business & Technical Sessions

AEA Regulatory Rise & Shine

7:30 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.Tuesday, June 22TBD

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

 

Opening & Awards Ceremony

8:30 a.m.Tuesday, June 22TBD

New Product Introductions

After Opening/Awards - NoonTuesday, June 22TBD

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 2021? see more

ACR Group: FreeFlight, SKYTRAC & Flight Data Systems - Technical Training

1 p.m. - 5 p.m.Tuesday, June 22TBD

Presented by Brad Brunson, director customer support

Dual Band ADS-B solutions, 5G-proof Terrain Series Radar Altimeters, 2301 product. SKYTRAC's Iridium Certus Constellation and Flight Data System's SENTRY CVFDR recorder.

Avidyne Corp. - IFD Series & ATLAS Installation Training

1 p.m. - 5 p.m.Tuesday, June 22TBD

Presented by TJ Sutton, training manager

Installation training and configuration for IFD Series & ATLAS FMS, including interface considerations and use of interactive installation manual.

Collins Aerospace - Citation CJ 1+ 2+ 3 Fusion Dealer Installation Overview

1 p.m. - 5 p.m.Tuesday, June 22TBD

Presented by Richard White, sr. manager, field service

Introduction to installation, operation, and maintaining the Citation Pro Line Fusion system. Additional information includes system architecture, subscription services, CASP Program, documentation/publications and customer support. This session is a prerequisite for the necessary follow-on training needed to be eligible for the sale and installation of Citation Air Pro Line Fusion equipment.

Genesys Aerosystems - S-TEC 3100 News & Installation

1 p.m. - 5 p.m.Tuesday, June 22TBD

Presented by Al Gialousis, field service engineer

Latest news on the S-TEC 3100 and an in-depth look at an S-TEC 3100 installation.

Blue Avionics - Deep Dive Configuring BA-540 AAU & BA-110 ACU

TBDTuesday, June 22TBD

Presented by Ross Cairns, founder & vice president engineering

This course will show the advanced capabilities in solving both integration issues and new functions to get your aircraft in the air quickly with the new functions you want.

Gogo Business Aviation - Tools to Manage Gogo Systems (and Customers)

TBDTuesday, June 22TBD

Presented by Javier Cervantes, lead technical trainer

Familiarize dealers and operators with the tools that enable crucial and productive conversations throughout the lifecycle of the Inflight Connectivity solution, from successful installation thorough Entry into Service to ongoing maintenance and customer success.

How to Perform an Electrical Load Analysis

TBDTuesday, June 22TBD

Presented by William Tramper, owner Azimuth Aerospace Solutions, LLC

How to properly and acturately perform an electrical load analysis.

Proper Procedures for Pitot Static & Transponder Testing

TBDTuesday, June 22TBD

Presented by William Tramper, owner Azimuth Aerospace Solutions, LLC

Regulations and proper testing procedures for pitot static and transponder systems.

Aircraft Lighting International - A.L.I. LED Upgrade Basics & FAQ

TBDTuesday, June 22TBD

Presented by Shervin Rezaie, GM

As with any system upgrade, there is a learning curve. This session will cover LED upgrade basics and work through solutions for frequently encountered challenges.

Aspen Avionics - Evolution MAX Displays - New capabilities

TBDTuesday, June 22TBD

Presented by Michael Studley, director, field service

New capabilities and installation information including the latest autopilot integration certification(s), and details on the removal of backup instruments and vacuum system with recent certification of internal battery.

Clarity is Magnetic - A Discussion in Leadership

TBDTuesday, June 22TBD

Presented by Alyssa Connell, CEO Connell Aviation Group

An informative and highly interactive presentation offering strategic solutions to middle management and executive leadership on effective business development and personal growth. Learn how to set vision with clarity, how great leaders inspire action and the development of a mission, value propositions and organizational goals directly tailored to the aviation and aerospace sector.

Duncan Aviation - Autopilot System Troubleshooting

TBDTuesday, June 22TBD

Presented by Dustin Johnson, avionics supervisor

After showing videos of live aircraft squawks, class will work through symptoms shown and talked through resolutions.

Increasing Sales and Referrals from Clients You Already Have

TBDTuesday, June 22TBD

Presented by Gary Reeves, founder PilotSafety.org

Three simple ways to close more sales and train the clients you have, to promote your shop and give you referrals. These three simple strategies can dramatically increase your sales without spending more money.

Marketing Beyond the Runway

TBDTuesday, June 22TBD

Presented by Alyssa Connell, CEO Connell Aviation Group

Using strategic communications to position your aviation company in the ever changing and turbulent digital age. Open discussion about how to market in a post-pandemic aviation environment. Learn if your business image is everything it could be by discussing comprehensive strategic initiatives to maximize combining the social space with traditional marketing initiatives. Objectives include navigating today's best practices in social media, search engine optimization and other cost-effective advertising strategies. Also, learn about exclusive co-op advertising opportunities offered to shops by various manufacturers to help you get the most bang for your buck.

Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics - New Product Technical Training

TBDTuesday, June 22TBD

Presented by David Copeland, vice president of sales

Technical training.

Robotic Skies - UAS Maintenance Overview

TBDTuesday, June 22TBD

Presented by Andy Osantowske, director of operations

Robotic Skies has partnered with the unmanned industry’s leading airframe and component manufacturers. Come learn about some of the general maintenance procedures we’ve developed for our key OEM partners as well as applicable airworthiness practices and developing regulatory requirements.

Speaking Pilot for Avionics Upgrades

TBDTuesday, June 22TBD

Presented by Gary Reeves, founder PilotSafety.org

An entertaining class to help sales and installers understand the needs and wants of both pilots and owner/operators. Focuses on how upgrading to ADS-B and WAAS significantly improves safety and saves money by talking the buzzwords and language that pilots use.

  • WAAS versus GPS approaches, improved safety and cost savings.
  • ADS-B versus TIS, TAS, TCAS.
  • FIS-B versus XM Weather and onboard radar.
  • Discussion on the options available.

VIAVI Solutions - RF Shielding During ADS-B Testing & New Product Updates

TBDTuesday, June 22TBD

Presented by Kerry Crawford, product manager avionics test

Highly sensitive ADS-B ground stations can create challenges for Aviation Maintenance Technicians when doing altimeter and transponder checks. Even a small amount of RF leakage can create false intruders and earn you a notice from your FSDO. Join VIAVI Solutions for a discussion on how to effectively maximize RF attenuation and minimize RF leakage using VIAVI Solution antenna couplers. Also, exciting new product updates.

ASTM/NCATT AET Certification & Endorsement Exams

8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.Wednesday, June 23TBD

Advance your career and industry knowledge by earning a certification provided by ASTM's National Center for Aerospace & Transportation Technologies. These certifications demonstrate the knowledge base of the advanced aerospace technician and promote integrity, safety, and professionalism in the aerospace workforce.

The Aircraft Electronics Technician certificate and endorsements are industry-defined mechanisms to identify professionals who demonstrate their knowledge through testing and commit themselves to the aerospace industry. Associations and professionals across every industry use these certifications to recognize qualified and competent individuals. In fact, the FAA formally recognizes the AET certification as equivalent to formal training when showing eligibility for the issuance of a repairman certificate. Exams are free for AEA Convention attendees, courtesy of the AEA Educational Foundation.

AEA Regulatory Update

8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.Wednesday, June 23TBD

Insightful regulatory news and information that affects you, your customers and your business. This session is dedicated to the most current aviation news, information and events. The specific topics are driven by the regulatory agenda and new technologies being introduced.

Chicago Jet Group - CPDLC FANS & ATN

8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.Wednesday, June 23TBD

Presented by Mike Mitera, general manager

CPDLC FANS and ATN general information, troubleshooting and installation.

Genesys Aerosystems - S-TEC 3100 News & Installation

8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.Wednesday, June 23TBD

Presented by Al Gialousis, field service engineer

Latest news on the S-TEC 3100 and an in-depth look at an S-TEC 3100 installation.

Gogo Business Aviation - Tools to Manage Gogo Systems (and Customers)

8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.Wednesday, June 23TBD

Presented by Javier Cervantes, lead technical trainer

Familiarize dealers and operators with the tools that enable crucial and productive conversations throughout the lifecycle of the Inflight Connectivity solution, from successful installation thorough Entry into Service to ongoing maintenance and customer success.

Proper Procedures for Pitot Static & Transponder Testing

8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.Wednesday, June 23TBD

Presented by William Tramper, owner Azimuth Aerospace Solutions, LLC

Regulations and proper testing procedures for pitot static and transponder systems.

Trig Avionics Limited - Dealer Training

8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.Wednesday, June 23TBD

Presented by Andy Davis, CEO

Geared towards avionics installers and dealers. Covering Trig VHF radios, transponders, ADS-B and GPS equipment, audio panels and accessories. Cover a wide range of practical installation issue, tips and tricks, latest technical and configuration advice. The training will grow your knowledge and expertise.

Aircraft Lighting International - A.L.I. LED Upgrade Basics & FAQ

TBDWednesday, June 23TBD

Presented by Shervin Rezaie, general manager

As with any system upgrade, there is a learning curve. This session will cover LED upgrade basics and work through solutions for frequently encountered challenges.

Appareo - Technical Training

TBDWednesday, June 23TBD

Presented by Kris Garberg, president, aviation

Learn what's new in Appareo's ecosystem of connectivity and flight data monitoring solutions. Also, get answers to your technical questions about the Stratus product line, including transponders, receivers, USB chargers, and flight apps.

Astronautics Corporation of America - Astronautics RoadRunner EFI

TBDWednesday, June 23TBD

Presented by Robert DuRall, customer support engineer

Product information and installation training for the Astronautics RoadRunner Electronic Flight Instrument.

Guardian Avionics - Using Panel Mount iPad's in the Cockpit

TBDWednesday, June 23TBD

Presented by Ash Vij, president

Installation procedures and approvals for installing iPad mounts and using Guardian Avionics hardware to show MFD on the iPad.

PS Engineering - Special Mission and Legacy Retrofit Audio Systems

TBDWednesday, June 23TBD

Presented by Gary Picou, vice president

PAC45-series audio systems from the quotation process to the configurations and installation considerations.

Robotic Skies - UAS Maintenance Overview

TBDWednesday, June 23TBD

Presented by Andy Osantowske, director of operations

Robotic Skies has partnered with the unmanned industry’s leading airframe and component manufacturers. Come learn about some of the general maintenance procedures we’ve developed for our key OEM partners as well as applicable airworthiness practices and developing regulatory requirements.

Exhibit Hall Open

10:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.Wednesday, June 23TBD

  • Light lunch will be served in Exhibit Hall.
  • AEA Educational Foundation Silent Auction begins in Exhibit Hall

ASTM/NCATT AET Certification & Endorsement Exams

8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.Thursday, June 24TBD

Advance your career and industry knowledge by earning a certification provided by ASTM's National Center for Aerospace & Transportation Technologies. These certifications demonstrate the knowledge base of the advanced aerospace technician and promote integrity, safety, and professionalism in the aerospace workforce.

The Aircraft Electronics Technician certificate and endorsements are industry-defined mechanisms to identify professionals who demonstrate their knowledge through testing and commit themselves to the aerospace industry. Associations and professionals across every industry use these certifications to recognize qualified and competent individuals. In fact, the FAA formally recognizes the AET certification as equivalent to formal training when showing eligibility for the issuance of a repairman certificate. Exams are free for AEA Convention attendees, courtesy of the AEA Educational Foundation.

ALTO Aviation - Cadence Cabin Management System Integration

8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.Thursday, June 24TBD

Presented by Kevin Hayes, vice president of sales and marketing

Provide configuration and integration support of CMS products including Cadence switch panels, relay & temperature controllers, audio and Bluetooth interfaces, and the new System Master Controller.

Avidyne Corp. - IFD Series & ATLAS Installation Training

8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.Thursday, June 24TBD

Presented by TJ Sutton, training manager

Installation training and configuration for IFD Series & ATLAS FMS, including interface considerations and use of interactive installation manual.

Chicago Jet Group - Testing & Aircraft Systems Intergration

8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.Thursday, June 24TBD

Presented by Mike Mitera, general manager

Testing and aircraft systems intergeneration.

Genesys Aerosystems - S-TEC 3100 News & Installation

8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.Thursday, June 24TBD

Presented by Al Gialousis, field service engineer

Latest news on the S-TEC 3100 and an in-depth look at an S-TEC 3100 installation.

How to Perform an Electrical Load Analysis

TBDThursday, June 24TBD

Presented by William Tramper, owner Azimuth Aerospace Solutions, LLC

How to properly and acturately perform an electrical load analysis.

WBParts - Increase Profits Without Increasing Overhead

TBDThursday, June 24TBD

Presented by Jaramey Ham, bueiness development manager

Discussion of software & Just In Time Parts - the purpose of software, how to maximize software potential, inventory preparedness, lean practices and inventory control basics.

Appareo - Technical Training

TBDThursday, June 24TBD

Presented by Kris Garberg, president, aviation

Learn what's new in Appareo's ecosystem of connectivity and flight data monitoring solutions. Also, get answers to your technical questions about the Stratus product line, including transponders, receivers, USB chargers, and flight apps.

Becker Avionics - Technical Training

TBDThursday, June 24TBD

Presented by Rob Truglia, business development manager, fixed wing

Technical Training

Guardian Avionics - Using Panel Mount iPad's in the Cockpit

TBDThursday, June 24TBD

Presented by Ash Vij, president

Installation procedures and approvals for installing iPad mounts and using Guardian Avionics hardware to show MFD on the iPad.

Marketing Beyond the Runway

TBDThursday, June 24TBD

Presented by Alyssa Connell, CEO Connell Aviation Group

Using strategic communications to position your aviation company in the ever changing and turbulent digital age. Open discussion about how to market in a post-pandemic aviation environment. Learn if your business image is everything it could be by discussing comprehensive strategic initiatives to maximize combining the social space with traditional marketing initiatives. Objectives include navigating today's best practices in social media, search engine optimization and other cost-effective advertising strategies. Also, learn about exclusive co-op advertising opportunities offered to shops by various manufacturers to help you get the most bang for your buck.

Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics - New Product Technical Training

TBDThursday, June 24TBD

Presented by David Copeland, vice president of sales

Technical training.

Robotic Skies - UAS Maintenance Overview

TBDThursday, June 24TBD

Presented by Andy Osantowske, director of operations

Robotic Skies has partnered with the unmanned industry’s leading airframe and component manufacturers. Come learn about some of the general maintenance procedures we’ve developed for our key OEM partners as well as applicable airworthiness practices and developing regulatory requirements.

Exhibit Hall Open

10:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.Thursday, June 24TBD

  • Light lunch will be served in Exhibit Hall.
  • AEA Educational Foundation Silent Auction closes at 2 p.m.

ASTM/NCATT AET Certification & Endorsement Exams

8:30 a.m. - Noon (Last test starts at 10 a.m.)Friday, June 25TBD

Advance your career and industry knowledge by earning a certification provided by ASTM's National Center for Aerospace & Transportation Technologies. These certifications demonstrate the knowledge base of the advanced aerospace technician and promote integrity, safety, and professionalism in the aerospace workforce.

The Aircraft Electronics Technician certificate and endorsements are industry-defined mechanisms to identify professionals who demonstrate their knowledge through testing and commit themselves to the aerospace industry. Associations and professionals across every industry use these certifications to recognize qualified and competent individuals. In fact, the FAA formally recognizes the AET certification as equivalent to formal training when showing eligibility for the issuance of a repairman certificate. Exams are free for AEA Convention attendees, courtesy of the AEA Educational Foundation.

Garmin - Technical Training

8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.Friday, June 25 

Presented by Katie Bosman, aviation maintenance instructor & Nick Wright, aviation maintenance instructor

Installation, configuration, and certification training on the TXi and NXi systems, GI 275, G5 and GFC 500, GFC 600, and relevant topics for dealers.

Global Jet - Aircraft Wiring Schematic

8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.Friday, June 25 

Unique and focused approach tounderstanding OEM wiring diagrams. Comprehensive course dedicated to learning the specific practices used by the manufacturer for recording their electrical wiring diagrams. This is an intensive session with active classroom participation. Considered essential for all proactive technicians who desire a stronger foundation in OEM-specific wiring systems and troubleshooting/support documentation.

Collins Aerospace - King Air (KA) Fusion Dealer Installation Overview

1 p.m. - 5 p.m.Friday, June 25TBD

Presented by Richard White, sr. manager, field service

Introduction to installation, operation, and maintaining the KA Fusion EDS system. Additional information includes system architecture, subscription services, CASP Program, documentation/publications and customer support. This session is a prerequisite for the necessary follow-on training needed to be eligible for the sale and installation of King Air Pro Line Fusion equipment.

WBParts - Increase Profits Without Increasing Overhead

TBDFriday, June 25TBD

Presented by Jaramey Ham, bueiness development manager

Discussion of software & Just In Time Parts - the purpose of software, how to maximize software potential, inventory preparedness, lean practices and inventory control basics.

Increasing Sales and Referrals from Clients You Already Have

TBDFriday, June 25TBD

Presented by Gary Reeves, founder PilotSafety.org

Three simple ways to close more sales and train the clients you have, to promote your shop and give you referrals. These three simple strategies can dramatically increase your sales without spending more money.

Speaking Pilot for Avionics Upgrades

TBDFriday, June 25TBD

Presented by Gary Reeves, founder PilotSafety.org

An entertaining class to help sales and installers understand the needs and wants of both pilots and owner/operators. Focuses on how upgrading to ADS-B and WAAS significantly improves safety and saves money by talking the buzzwords and language that pilots use.

  • WAAS versus GPS approaches, improved safety and cost savings.
  • ADS-B versus TIS, TAS, TCAS.
  • FIS-B versus XM Weather and onboard radar.
  • Discussion on the options available.

 

 

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