AEA Canada Regional

September 12-13, 2024

Toronto, Ontario



Thursday, September 12

7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. AEA Registration Open
8 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. Official Conference Welcome
8:15 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Regulatory Update:
A Year in Review: Transport Canada activities affect our members, and the AEA is actively involved in working with TCCA on regulatory and policy development. The past year has been relatively busy, and there are many indicatives underway. This session will cover what has been accomplished in the past year with TCCA and what the plans are moving forward. This will include items such as SMS, AAM/UAM, RPAS, AME training and, of course, 521.

TSO Conference Summary: The FAA, TCCA, ANAC and EASA host a TSO conference annually, and this year it was hosted by TCCA in Ottawa. This event typically provides information on where the authorities are with TSO regulatory and policy developments, harmonization and issues. It also includes workshops and presentations on specific TSO relevant topics, including technology development and compliance means. A summary of the conference and any relevant information affecting AEA members will be presented.

ADS-B: TCCA issued an AC for guidance in the installation of ADS-B systems in Canada. An industry working group that has been discussing the ADS-B implementation for over six years with TCCA has been meeting regularly to discuss the AC and the concerns with the overall implementation. A presentation on the status of the implementation will be provided. This will include a review of the AC and the main issues, resolutions made with TCCA, and the plan forward.

9 a.m. Exhibitor Setup
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Avionics Fundamentals: Navigating Basic Troubleshooting Techniques
This session is tailored to provide participants with a solid grounding in identifying and addressing common avionics challenges. We will unveil common pitfalls and arm attendees with practical techniques to diagnose and rectify issues, and we will discuss the tools and techniques for troubleshooting. This training is suitable for beginners and those looking to solidify their foundational knowledge to help be your compass in the complex world of avionics.
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Gogo Business Aviation Training - 5G and Galileo Provisional Installations
This training will focus on key provisional installation practices and requirements for Gogo 5G and Galileo SATCOM systems. This session is designed for aviation professionals who are looking to ensure seamless and compliant installations of these advanced communication systems.
12 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. Lunch
Sponsored by Kadex Aero Supply
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Cirrus - SR2X G7 Update: Review of Perspective Touch+ Avionics
With the recent announcement of the Cirrus SR2X G7, the Cirrus maintenance training team invites you to a concise, one-hour review of the Cirrus Perspective Touch+ avionics. This training will highlight the differences between the G6 and G7 models, common maintenance items, Autopilot Assert Logs, and database management. Join us to stay updated on the latest advancements.
1:30 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
uAvionix - ADS-B and Beyond
This session is designed to provide an in-depth understanding of troubleshooting existing uAvionix ADS-B products and introduce upcoming AV-30-C offerings. This training is essential for anyone involved in the installation, maintenance, or operation of uAvionix equipment, ensuring you stay ahead with the latest advancements and troubleshooting techniques.
2:15 p.m. - 3 p.m. Genesys Aerosystems - Utilizing the Genesys Software Tools
Learn how to utilize Genesys software tools: Take a deeper look at Genesys software tools, in particular AP Config Builder and TSO Vista
3:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. Product Info Session
4 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
6:30 p.m. Exhibitor Teardown

Friday, September 13

7:45 a.m. - 12 p.m. AEA Registration Open
8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Garmin Technical Training

The objective for Garmin’s training is to provide participants with in-depth knowledge and skills related to installation, troubleshooting and configuration of Garmin products. The training will cover various topics and tools relevant to the field.

Training topics include:

  • New product training, including overview, quoting, operations and installation considerations.
  • Discussion of the latest installation, troubleshooting, configuration and administrative topics from training classes and FSE calls.
  • GDL 60 installation and registration.
  • Retrofit integrated flight deck installation, troubleshooting, and configuration topics.
  • As GI 275 is offered with Over the Counter options, discussion of specific configurations and software update instructions.
12 p.m. - 1 p.m. Lunch
Sponsored by Garmin
1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Garmin Technical Training continued

Last updated Thursday, July 25, 2024

Every attempt not to deviate from the above schedule will be made; however, the AEA reserves the right to make changes when necessary without notice. Please check back often to ensure you have the latest schedule.



The AEA would like to thank the following sponsors.

Interested in sponsoring? Contact Linda Adams, or 816-347-8400

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