AEA Amplified

AEA Amplified

From the Aircraft Electronics Association, AEA Amplified is a podcast for aviation’s technology experts. Learn more about the ever-changing world of avionics technologies from industry professionals and aviation enthusiasts. Subscribe to AEA Amplified on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Podbean or Spotify. Founded in 1957, the AEA 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. Visit us online at AEA.net.

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April 20, 2022 24 min

Garry Joyce recently completed a successful three-year term as chair of the AEA’s board of directors. Under his leadership, the association completed a strategic planning process to set the course for the years ahead while navigating through the COVID-19 pandemic, supply chain constraints, and workforce development challenges. Joyce is the co-owner of IAE, which is located at Little Staughton Airfield in Bedfordshire, United Kingdo...

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The 65th annual AEA International Convention & Trade Show is the place to be for avionics training, networking, new product introductions and more. The four-day event takes place at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, March 28-31, 2022. Avionics technicians and small-business owners will reconnect with their manufacturer and distributor representatives, train on the latest products, and learn indus...

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With a history that dates back to 1923 (1968 for IFR), VIAVI Solutions’ Avionics Test group out of Wichita, Kansas, is a leader in design and manufacture of avionics test equipment. The company provides accurate, reliable and cost-effective test solutions for maintenance needs. One of the company’s latest innovations is the AVX-10K for testing navigation, communications and surveillance gear – in and around the aircraft or on the t...

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Kent Career Tech Center offers aviation maintenance and electronics programs to high school students in Grand Rapids, Michigan. In this episode of AEA Amplified, we visit with instructors Nick Brown and Josh Miller to learn how Kent Career Tech Center is a model program for other schools to follow in educating the next generation of avionics technicians. AEA Amplified is sponsored by Genesys Aerosystems, a Moog Company.

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December 1, 2021 36 min

Sergio Aguirre, president of Gogo Business Aviation, has all the details on Gogo’s 5G air-to-ground network and onboard equipment in this episode of AEA Amplified. Gogo is the world’s largest provider of broadband connectivity services for the business aviation market. An AEA member company since 1992, Gogo offers a customizable suite of smart cabin systems for highly integrated connectivity, in-flight entertainment and voice solut...

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Based in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada, SKYTRAC Systems has been a full-service data-driven solutions provider for private, business, commercial, and military aviation since 1986. Today, its systems are certified on more than 900 airframes with over 7,500 users around the globe. From performance trending and operations reporting to real-time asset tracking and situational awareness – SKYTRAC offers a one-stop response to meetin...

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WBParts is on a mission to help avionics shops be more productive and profitable. Headquartered in Palm Bay, Florida, the company offers a free work-order software called AMI – Aircraft Maintenance & Inventory System – that helps AEA members streamline their business. Learn how AMI works and how it can enhance the bottom line for avionics shops from Jaramey Ham, the company’s business development manager, in this episode of AEA...

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Avidyne Corp. recently introduced its all-new Vantage Flight Display System. Designed for forward-fit and retrofit applications in a variety of display formats, the company’s first certification of Vantage displays will be as a retrofit for Cirrus aircraft equipped with the Entegra PFD and MFD flight deck. An AEA member company since 1995, Avidyne’s Vantage features synthetic vision, hybrid touch user interface, dual-AHRS MFD rever...

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The 64th annual AEA International Convention & Trade Show is the place to be for avionics training, networking, new product introductions and more. The four-day event takes place at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas, Texas, June 22-25, 2021. Avionics technicians and small-business owners will reconnect with their manufacturer and distributor representatives, train on the latest products, and learn industry best practices. Two full d...

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The countdown to AirVenture Oshkosh 2021 is in full swing, and EAA Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board Jack Pelton offers a preview into the World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration. While some areas may look different at Oshkosh this year, the feeling will be the same as the aviation community reunites to celebrate flight. Tune in for a glimpse at how planning for this year’s event is taking off in this episode of AEA A...

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In 2021, EDMO Distributors is celebrating the golden anniversary of its everyday embodiment of its motto, “Quality and Excellence, Whatever it Takes,” in serving the thousands of civilian, commercial, and military avionics shops with a multitude of products and components. Named the AEA Associate Member of the Year in 2020, EDMO now stocks more than 26,000 ready-to-ship parts from more than 300 manufacturers. An AEA member company ...

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An AEA member company since 1981, Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics recently introduced the Flex MD23 Series that features a customizable configuration (inputs and outputs), user interface and graphics, enabling it to function as a custom display, controller and data converter. The 2-inch digital instrument can be customized to receive and display ARINC 429, analog, discrete, frequency, temperature, absolute and differential p...

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Want to open an FAA-certified Part 145 repair station? Learn from the experts who recently did it from scratch. Cris Owens, accountable manager for Qmulus Aviation, along with the company’s owner, Sean Wilke, provide valuable insight on how they successfully opened a startup business in Caldwell, Idaho. Get to know these aviation technology experts in this episode of AEA Amplified, sponsored by Genesys Aerosystems, a Moog Company.

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Susan Windle Beam has professionally served the avionics industry for more than three decades. As the manager of Accessory Services Inc. in Anchorage, Alaska, her shop recently received Federal Aviation Administration approvals to add Class 1, 2, and 3 radio capabilities – communications, navigation and radar, respectively – for limited airframe and limited emergency equipment. The company repairs, overhauls and tests accessories a...

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Mac and David Copeland share their family’s unique aviation history in this episode of AEA Amplified. Mac is following in big family footsteps as a third-generation pilot. He recently completed his first solo while attending college and working toward his private pilot certificate. His father, David, is the vice president of sales for Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics. And his grandparents, John and Marilyn, operated an airpor...

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Chris Bartlett, president of CCX Technologies, discusses his company’s wide range of cybersecurity and testing solutions for avionics OEMs, aircraft maintainers and military contractors. Based in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, the company’s T-RX Avionics Radio and Pulse Tester family of products are stand-alone tablets that help maintainers and installers save time and effort. Get to know one of aviation’s technology experts in this epis...

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Thom Duncan, president of Thom Duncan Avionics in Fayetteville, Tennessee, has been fixing electronics since childhood. Since opening a shop at the Fayetteville Municipal Airport in December 2018, he has led a rapidly growing business that specializes in avionics for single- and twin-engine aircraft. Get to know one of aviation’s technology experts in this episode of AEA Amplified.

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John Uczekaj, president & CEO of Aspen Avionics, details the company’s agreement in principle to become a member of the AIRO Group of companies. What does Aspen’s move mean to general aviation and its customers around the world? Uczekaj answers that question and more in this episode of AEA Amplified. 

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In the inaugural episode of AEA Amplified, a podcast for aviation's technology experts, host Geoff Hill speaks with AEA President & CEO Mike Adamson to discuss the AEA's path forward for the return of in-person association and industry events.   Tune in for an informative status update on the association, the training classes taking place at AEA headquarters, as well as the plan for the upcoming AEA Connect Conferences ...
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