The voice of the general aviation aircraft electronics industry.
Founded in 1957, the Aircraft Electronics Association represents nearly 1,300 member companies in more than 40 countries, including government-certified international repair stations specializing in maintenance, repair and installation of avionics and electronic systems in general aviation aircraft.
On Tuesday, Aug. 15, the Aircraft Electronics Association played host to another Quarterly Risk-based Certification Update for Manufacturers of general aviation avionics at its international headquarters in Lee's Summit, Missouri.
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.
On July 23, 2017, the Federal Aviation Administration began implementing what it called its “new, functionally-aligned organizational structure to execute the certification strategy,” as the agency revamped its Aircraft Certification Service (AIR) after officials spent several months crafting a reorganization plan.
To help incentivize owners of general aviation aircraft meet the Federal Aviation Administration's ADS-B Out equipage mandate in the United States, the Aircraft Electronics Association randomly awarded five aircraft owners with $1,000 toward an ADS-B compliant upgrade during the Experimental Aircraft Association's AirVenture Oshkosh, July 24-30, in Wisconsin.
Are you attending the AEA South Pacific Connect Conference in Cairns, Australia? The AEA is asking all attendees and exhibitors to secure your room reservation at the Shangri-La Hotel no later than August 8.