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public service spectrums - VHF 136174 MHz, UHF 380-520 MHz and UHF
764-870 MHz - and also features a single
connector . Installed with a CI 1120-300 triplexer, it
provides single-input, triple-output flexibility.
For more information, visit cobham .com .
Cobra Systems, a woman-owned small business,
manufactures pitot-static system testing equipment
for all segments of aviation . The company also
provides a broad range of services to the avionics
industry, including calibration, overhaul and repair of
any existing analog and digital test equipment, plus
similar work on adapters and accessories, regardless
of manufacturer .
Cobra's customers range throughout the world, from
private avionics shops to governments and militaries,
to foreign markets and to name-brand companies including Boeing, FedEx and Bombardier, according to
the company . At the 2016 AEA Convention, Matt Petrash, Cobra's director of marketing, briefed attendees
on the company's latest product, its Universal Static
Available in different models with preconfigured
heads, users can customize the Universal Static
Adapter according to their specific needs. The product's
unique swivel arms allow technicians maximum
flexibility in avoiding paint stripes, rivet lines and other
impediments to accurate pitot-static testing . According
to Petrash, paint stripes alone account for numerous
requests from the company's customers for greater
flexibility in adapter design.
Available options for the Universal Static Adapter
include four different static heads - small, standard,
large and one specifically for Cirrus aircraft. Cobra
Systems' Universal Static Adapter comes in a single or
dual-head design .
For more information, visit cobrasys .com .
Cobra Systems Universal Static
Adapter for the Cirrus aircraft
Founded in 1973 as a wholesale
distributor of aircraft electronics
products, test equipment, installation supplies and new avionics,
Dallas Avionics today offers a wide
range of solutions for operators and installers alike . During the 2016 AEA Convention, the
company's regional sales director, Scott Edwards, told attendees Dallas Avionics has entered into sole distribution
of all NavWorx ADS-B products . According to Edwards,
NavWorx is the leader in affordable ADS-B solutions for
both certified and experimental aircraft.
Edwards also introduced the NavWorx ADS600-B, a
fully 2020-compliant ADS-B Out solution with a list price
of $1,999 . The NavWorx ADS600-B is a TSO'd and STC'd
solution, according to Edwards, which also features an internal WAAS GPS receiver for installation ease . It's a 978
UAT-based device, which interfaces with Garmin GNS/
GTN WAAS GPS navigators to eliminate the need for an
external GPS antenna. It can provide ADS-B In's traffic
and weather information to up to three wired devices for
simultaneous display . An optional Wi-Fi adapter also is
The ADS600-B supports a variety of panel-mounted
EFIS/MFDs and portable displays . Standard features include an RS232 channel for an external altitude encoder,
RS232 and RS422 interfaces for display devices, and a
secure slide-lock attachment for the DB37 system connector .
The ADS600-B, meanwhile, is designed for remote
installation . It can use any Mode C or Mode S transponder
already in the aircraft, as well as an existing altitude encoder. A model configured with an ARINC display option
also is available . The ADS600-B has achieved FAA STC/
AML status aboard most GA aircraft .
For more information, visit dallasavionics .com .
Flight Display Systems
The "latest and greatest in-flight entertainment
technology" is how Reed MacDonald, chief executive
officer of Flight Display Systems, or FDS, described his
company's product line . Flight Display Systems designs
and manufactures technologies enabling easy control of
the cabin environment, allowing passengers and crew to
collaborate and share information in a simple, intuitive
way . Instead of what the company calls a "cookie-cutter
solution," it said each product is customized for the aircraft
into which it's installed .
Flight Display Systems has been in the business for
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