New developments and products in avionics, specifically about aircraft electronics in the cockpit.
The solution, for the Bombardier CL-600-2B16, uses the company's UL-801 CMU and allows compliance with the 2020 European datalink services mandate.
This is out of the FAA-estimated 100,000 to 160,000 general aviation aircraft that will need to have ADS-B Out before the Jan. 1, 2020 deadline.
While many aircraft owners have yet to upgrade to ADS-B in the face of the looming FAA mandate, the big question is, will they?
The discount is available for purchases made before the end of 2017, with installation by the end of 2018.
The avionics retrofit is one of the components of Nextant's remanufactured 604XT.
The approvals for the Garmin GTN, GTX and GTS TCAS II units, cover a wide variety of Cessna Citation models.
Updates include easier-to-read frequencies and new waypoint management features in the airports section.
Upgrades enhance the flight-planning process.
Service is expected to begin in 2021.
604XT certification program is running ahead of schedule, with first flight scheduled for this month and FAA and EASA certification in June 2018.