Each lucky winner receives $1,000 to help meet the FAA's mandate
LEE'S SUMMIT, MISSOURI, July 10, 2019 -- 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 will randomly award five aircraft owners with $1,000 toward an ADS-B compliant upgrade during the Experimental Aircraft Association's AirVenture Oshkosh, July 22-28, in Wisconsin.
This year marks the sixth-consecutive year that the AEA has made the $1,000 award available to five aircraft owners.
Aircraft owners may enter to win one of the five $1,000 awards in Hangar B at Wittman Regional Airport, booth No. 2035/2036, beginning July 22. The AEA will announce one winner each day from July 22 through July 26 via its social media outlets on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
Aircraft owners must be at least 18 years old to register to win. Each of the five winners must use an AEA-member avionics repair station to complete the installation. Each entry gives aircraft owners a chance to win one of the five daily drawings.
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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. The AEA membership also includes manufacturers of avionics equipment, instrument repair facilities, instrument manufacturers, airframe manufacturers, test equipment manufacturers, major distributors, engineers and educational institutions.