Avionics News January 2016 - 58
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In addition, Avionica renewed its agreement with
Gulfstream Aerospace to provide the avRDC data
concentrator as factory standard equipment on the
G650 through 2022 with an extension for as long as
the aircraft is produced.
BendixKing, a division of Honeywell Aerospace,
announced the Early Advantage program for buyers
of its AeroVue integrated flight deck for Beechcraft
King Air 200 aircraft. The Early Advantage program is
intended to offer promotional pricing for a limited time
to customers who order AeroVue.
"We believe AeroVue represents an unparalleled
value in the space, as it brings many of the same
technologies found in the Honeywell Primus Epic
flight deck from Part 25 business jets to King Air
operators," said Justin Ryan, president of BendixKing.
"We are excited to begin delivery of our product, and
for that reason want to offer a limited-time incentive
to AeroVue buyers as we introduce this system to the
King Air segment."
According to the company, the Early Advantage
program consists of three main benefits. First,
BendixKing will offer participants a $25,000 credit
toward installation. Second, the industry-leading
SmartView Synthetic Vision System is included as
a standard feature. Finally, a two-day, one-on-one
training session will be conducted at the owner's home
airport with a BendixKing flight test pilot to ensure
the customer is familiar with AeroVue's features and
AeroVue buyers must have taken delivery of
system hardware by Dec. 31, 2015, to qualify for
the Early Advantage program. BendixKing's work
on the AeroVue STC for the Beechcraft King Air
200 is expected in the first quarter of 2016. Work
is also underway for the King Air B200 model with
certification in the second quarter of 2016.
BendixKing also announced Sabreliner Aviation as
the exclusive launch partner supporting certification,
installation and service work on the company's
new AeroVue integrated flight deck offering for the
Citation product line.
In addition, BendixKing said it is now shipping the
next-generation AeroWave 100 in-flight connectivity
solution with an Active Low Gain Antenna. The
system offers affordable worldwide connectivity to
general aviation aircraft with a low-cost service plan
based on hours of use.
Cobham SATCOM's AVIATOR 700D satellite
communication system was certified for use on the
Dassault Falcon 900A/B and 900C/EX aircraft.
Obtained by Dassault Aviation, the new certification
for the AVIATOR 700D will allow operators of Falcon
900s to take their aircraft to the next level of cockpit
and cabin connectivity, according to the company.
The Level D-certified AVIATOR 700D is fully
CPDLC FANS 1/A compliant, bringing critical safety,
navigational and performance data directly into the
cockpit. Benefits include reduced pilot workload,
increased efficiency with fuel and time savings,
increased aircraft longevity, clearer and more accurate
communication between the pilot and air traffic
controllers and improved overall operational safety.
Comlux America obtained the required top-of-theline qualifications to offer complete maintenance and
repair services to ACJ, BBJ and Bombardier business
Previously, Comlux America was approved by
Airbus Corporate Jets as an authorized service center
for the Airbus Corporate Jet fleet worldwide. Comlux
America is the first independent Airbus Corporate Jet
authorized service center in the world, able to provide
maintenance services from A to C checks.
Elliott Aviation announced the sale of its 200th
Garmin G1000. The retrofit will take place in a King
Air B200 owned and operated by Teton Aviation in
Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The system is scheduled
to install in March 2016. Elliott Aviation began
retrofitting King Airs in 2007, starting with the C90
and has installed systems in King Air C90, 200/B20
and 300/350. The company said it has completed more
G1000 King Air retrofits than all other dealers in the
Elliott also said it is nearing STC certification on
an ADS-B In and Out solution for the Hawker 750,
800XP, 850 and 900XP for installation of a Garmin