Avidyne Corporation

June 3, 2009 - 5:01am

Innovative Solutions & Support is preparing to submit the FAA paperwork necessary to secure a supplemental type certificate allowing installations of the Exton, Pa. firm’s AdViz Cessna Citation retrofit avionics system.

A Citation V completed its first test flight with the IS&S cockpit in April, following two years of development. STC approval is expected this month.

June 2, 2009 - 11:55am

Avidyne is adding interface options for its MLX 770/780 datalink receivers that will let pilots view graphical weather information on a variety of electronic flight bag (EFB) portable computers.

May 12, 2009 - 9:02am

Avidyne is adding interface options that will let aircraft operators view graphical weather information from an MLX 770/780 datalink receiver on a variety of electronic flight bag (EFB) portable computers.

May 6, 2009 - 7:54am

Avidyne arrives at EBACE with the ink still drying on the TSOs it recently received for its Entegra Release 9 integrated flight deck system and FMS900w flight management system. The next-generation IFD system includes high-resolution displays, single-pilot IFR FMS with WAAS/RNP-capable GPS, fully digital VHF nav/com radios and enhanced autopilot interface.

May 1, 2009 - 10:40am

Despite some stiff economic headwinds, avionics manufacturers attending last month’s Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA) Convention in Grapevine, Texas, showed their resilience by introducing more than 30 new products for the cockpit
and cabin.

May 1, 2009 - 10:34am

Avidyne used last month’s Sun ’n’ Fun show in Lakeland, Fla., to announce FAA certification of the Entegra Release 9 avionics system. Avidyne said TSO approval for the Entegra Release 9 suite opens the door for retrofits of the cockpit into existing Cirrus SR20s and SR22s.

May 1, 2009 - 10:33am

Piper Aircraft has achieved FAA certification for the Garmin G1000 avionics system aboard the Meridian six-place single-engine turboprop, an airplane originally certified with the Meggitt Magic EFIS and later upgraded to the Avidyne Entegra cockpit. The list price for a new Meridian with the Garmin cockpit is $2.071 million versus $2.021 million for the airplane with the Entegra suite.

April 30, 2009 - 12:11pm

Flight management systems have never been considered simple pieces of equipment, but the technology is quickly evolving beyond basic navigation and performance functionality to include a host of new capabilities that hold the promise of changing the way pilots fly for the better.

April 2, 2009 - 12:11pm

Avionics makers today unveiled a host of new products at the Aircraft Electronics Association Convention in Grapevine, Texas, providing a hopeful sign that the general aviation industry can brush off the effects of a bad economy. Aircell caused the biggest stir at a well attended new products introduction session this morning by announcing that its Axxess-compatible in-flight broadband system for business jets will be available in July.

March 27, 2009 - 10:02am

Avidyne is close to certifying its latest avionics system, known as Entegra Release 9 and featuring high-resolution displays and the company’s next- generation FMS900w flight management system. The new cockpit will be available initially as an upgrade for Cirrus owners, with retrofit and OEM programs for other airplanes to follow.

 
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