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BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Chairman of the Board
DAVID LOSO, Jet Aviation St. Louis
Vice Chairman
MICHAEL KUS, Avionics 2000 Pty. Ltd.
Treasurer
JIM JOUBERT, Pacific Southwest Instruments
Secretary
KIM STEPHENSON, L-3 Aviation Products
PAULA DERKS, Aircraft Electronics Association
RICK GARCIA, Gulf Coast Avionics
TOM HARPER, Avidyne Corp.
MATTHEW HARRAH, Garmin USA
GARRY JOYCE, IAE Ltd.
TIM KELLY, Honeywell Aerospace
MIKE LACONTO, Epps Aviation
JEANNE MEADE, Velocity Aerospace
MIKE MINCHOW, Duncan Aviation
RICK OCHS, Spirit Aeronautics
RICHARD PEAVLEY, Vero Beach Avionics
CORY RELLING, Aspen Avionics
DAVID SALVADOR, Aircell
TIM SHAW, Rocky Mountain Aircraft
BRIAN WILSON, Banyan Air Service
Immediate Past Chairman
GARY HARPSTER, Duncan Aviation

AEA INTERNATIONAL HEADQUARTERS
3570 NE Ralph Powell Road
Lee's Summit, MO 64064
Phone: 816-347-8400 * Fax: 816-347-8405
info@aea.net * www.aea.net

AEA HEADQUARTERS STAFF
PAULA DERKS, President
DEBRA McFARLAND, Executive Vice President
MIKE ADAMSON, Vice President,
Member Programs & Education

EEDIRECT - Designed exclusively for AEA
members, this online database allows members
to turn unused equipment into dollars. Members
submit, via email, their new/used inventory list
to the AEA, which then
consolidates all equipment into an alpha-numeric listing. Listed below
are deadlines for AEA members to submit their
EEDirect items. AEA members can submit their
items to eedirect@aea.net.
October ........................... Wednesday, Oct. 1
November ............................ Monday, Nov. 3
December ............................. Monday, Dec. 1
January ................................... Monday, Jan. 5
ANNUAL RATE & LABOR SURVEY - Every
year, AEA members are asked
to complete a confidential
survey detailing their specific
labor rates, employee benefits and plans for growth. This detailed report
allows members to examine industry trends across
the U.S., Canada, Europe and the South Pacific.
GLOBAL JET SERVICES PARTNERSHIP -
Through the AEA/Global Jet Services partnership, AEA members
receive a 15 percent
discount on select
Global Jet Services courses. For more information,
call Global Jet Services at 860-651-6090.

LINDA ADAMS, Vice President, Member Services
GEOFF HILL, Director of Communications
JEFF KIRCHHOFF, Creative Director
AARON WARD, Director of Information Services
LAUREN McFARLAND, Director of Advertising
KATIE RYSER, Administrative Assistant

AEA WASHINGTON, D.C., OFFICE
601 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Suite 900, South Building
Washington, D.C. 20004
Phone: 202-589-1144 * Fax: 202-639-8238
RIC PERI
Vice President, Government & Industry Affairs

AEA EUROPE OFFICE
Richmodstrasse 6
D-50667 Cologne, Germany
Phone: +49 221 920 42 442
Fax: +49 221 920 42 200

AEA CONSULTANTS
JASON DICKSTEIN
AEA General Counsel
BRUCE BAXTER
South Pacific Regulatory Consultant
KEVIN BRUCE
Canadian Regulatory Consultant
FRANZ REDAK
European Regulatory Consultant

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AEA INSURANCE PROGRAM - Nason
Associates is an excess and surplus lines brokerage
firm specializing in all lines of aviation insurance
worldwide. To better serve the insurance needs
of AEA members, Nason
Associates also offers property, workers compensation,
employment practices liability, automobile and
crime. Through this program, AEA members work
with their own local agents, who in turn contact
Nason Associates to develop a specific insurance
program based on each member's needs. For more
information, call Nason Associates at 913-677-1550.

C2C RESOURCES DEBT COLLECTION SERVICES
- C2C Resources provides AEA members worldwide with debt collection services at a memberdiscounted rate. Visit
the C2C Resources
website at www.c2cresources.com to see how its programs can benefit
your company. For more information, call C2C
Resources at 866-341-6316.

DRUG & ALCOHOL PROGRAM - NATA
Compliance Services, a full-service regulatory compliance management company
specializing in the aviation industry, can assist AEA members in
meeting regulatory compliance
requirements. Its services include drug program
management, drug testing, background checks and
employee identification badging. For more information, call 800-788-3210 or visit www.natacs.aero.
AEA'S WEBSITE - AEA.NET - The first stop for
AEA members in search of the latest in regulatory
topics, technical information and association
news. The AEA website,
www.aea.net, offers
24-hour access for AEA
members around the
globe who are in need
of online training, meeting and event information,
magazine archives, warranty claims, regulatory
updates and more. It is the most comprehensive
website for certified repair stations in the world.
UPS FREIGHT - AEA members now receive
special pricing with UPS Freight on LTL (less-thantruckload) shipments weighing 150 pounds to
20,000 pounds. This program offers
discounts for customized solutions
for the LTL needs of AEA members,
who receive regional, interregional
and long-haul capabilities, and can
process and track LTL shipments,
create electronic bills of lading, reconcile billing and
more. For more information, call 866-443-9303,
ext. 4080, or email associations@upsfreight.com.
MARKETLIFT INC. - MarketLift Inc. offers
a preferred marketing rate on its marketing,
sales and public relations services to AEA
members. MarketLift
gives a 15 percent
savings to AEA member companies. For more
information, visit www.market-lift.com.
AVIATION SOLUTIONS - AEA members now
have a program that offers a direct connection for
aviation insurance risks. This program provides
a customized policy
at special rates, as
well as funding for
an AEA scholarship.
With a broker that specializes in avionics, Aviation
Solutions provides expert analysis on your insurance needs such as product and completed operations, workers compensation, property and contents, hangar keepers, and many more. For more
information, contact Bryan Averill at 816-353-1047
or ba@aviationsolutions.aero, or visit
www.aviationsolutions.aero.

Other benefits of the AEA include the annual International Convention & Trade Show, regional meetings,
regulatory representation, AEA Wired e-newsletter and Avionics News magazine.


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Avionics News October 2014

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Avionics News October 2014

Point of Communication
AEA Now
The View from Washington
International News and Regulatory Updates
The King is Back
Member Profile
Digital redundancy and plug-and-play capabilities
What’s Working?
Aviation Aces
Deterring avionics theft takes effort, money
Member Profile
Meet the AEA board of directors
Stay connected to the cloud, while flying in the clouds
Smartphone connectivity goes airborne
Business Basics
Marketing Report Card
AEAviators
Touchy-Feely Avionics
What’s New
Marketplace Classifieds
Avionics News October 2014 - Intro
Avionics News October 2014 - Cover1
Avionics News October 2014 - Cover2
Avionics News October 2014 - 1
Avionics News October 2014 - 2
Avionics News October 2014 - 3
Avionics News October 2014 - Point of Communication
Avionics News October 2014 - 5
Avionics News October 2014 - AEA Now
Avionics News October 2014 - 7
Avionics News October 2014 - 8
Avionics News October 2014 - 9
Avionics News October 2014 - 10
Avionics News October 2014 - 11
Avionics News October 2014 - 12
Avionics News October 2014 - 13
Avionics News October 2014 - The View from Washington
Avionics News October 2014 - 15
Avionics News October 2014 - International News and Regulatory Updates
Avionics News October 2014 - 17
Avionics News October 2014 - 18
Avionics News October 2014 - 19
Avionics News October 2014 - The King is Back
Avionics News October 2014 - 21
Avionics News October 2014 - 22
Avionics News October 2014 - 23
Avionics News October 2014 - Member Profile
Avionics News October 2014 - 25
Avionics News October 2014 - 26
Avionics News October 2014 - 27
Avionics News October 2014 - Digital redundancy and plug-and-play capabilities
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Avionics News October 2014 - 32
Avionics News October 2014 - 33
Avionics News October 2014 - What’s Working?
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Avionics News October 2014 - 36
Avionics News October 2014 - 37
Avionics News October 2014 - Aviation Aces
Avionics News October 2014 - 39
Avionics News October 2014 - Deterring avionics theft takes effort, money
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Avionics News October 2014 - 42
Avionics News October 2014 - 43
Avionics News October 2014 - Member Profile
Avionics News October 2014 - 45
Avionics News October 2014 - 46
Avionics News October 2014 - 47
Avionics News October 2014 - Meet the AEA board of directors
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Avionics News October 2014 - 50
Avionics News October 2014 - 51
Avionics News October 2014 - Stay connected to the cloud, while flying in the clouds
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Avionics News October 2014 - 55
Avionics News October 2014 - Smartphone connectivity goes airborne
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Avionics News October 2014 - 60
Avionics News October 2014 - 61
Avionics News October 2014 - Business Basics
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Avionics News October 2014 - 65
Avionics News October 2014 - Marketing Report Card
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Avionics News October 2014 - 71
Avionics News October 2014 - AEAviators
Avionics News October 2014 - 73
Avionics News October 2014 - Touchy-Feely Avionics
Avionics News October 2014 - 75
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Avionics News October 2014 - 81
Avionics News October 2014 - What’s New
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Avionics News October 2014 - 84
Avionics News October 2014 - 85
Avionics News October 2014 - Marketplace Classifieds
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