Avionics Press Releases

  • 12 Days Left In 2019 & ADS-B Mandate Deadline Looms Large: Make Sure You Are Compliant

    During the past several years, Duncan Aviation has encouraged aircraft owner/operators who upgraded to Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) prior to 2015 to make sure they’re in compliance with the FAA’s ADS-B mandate. The FAA’s mandate deadline is 12 days away and goes into effect at midnight on Tuesday, Dec. 31. It specifies transponders must be manufactured or upgraded to the DO-260B standard.
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  • Duncan Aviation’s Top 5 STCs

    Duncan Aviation’s Engineering & Certification Services department is pleased to announce the Top 5 most-in-demand Supplemental Type Certificates (STCs) during the 2019 calendar year. This year, with the FAA’s Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) mandate deadline just weeks away, you may have expected to see a few of the Top 5 selling STCs related to ADS-B Out, and there are two. The other three STCs rounding out the top five are for the Gogo Business Aviation’s AVANCE L5 wi-fi system, for which demand has been steady.
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  • With Four Weeks Left In 2019, Duncan Aviation Is Hearing About Delays In Equipment Delivery Dates

    As we stop counting weeks and start counting days until the FAA’s January 1, 2020, deadline for upgrading aircraft to Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast, Duncan Aviation has experienced delays in equipment delivery dates. Anticipating this possibility earlier this year, the company invested in Global Positioning System (GPS) and Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS) sensors and recievers from a variety of manufacturers.
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  • Duncan Aviation Sends Wishes For A Happy Thanksgiving

    During this week where many of us celebrate with feasts, family and friends, Duncan Aviation would like to take the time to wish its team members, customers, and everyone in the business aviation industry a safe and Happy Thanksgiving! We’re grateful for all of you and all you do to make this industry strong, forward-looking, and safe for everyone involved. Duncan Aviation would also like to remind its customers of a few things, outlined here.
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  • Duncan Aviation’s Hangar Doors Are Open During The Final Two Weeks Of 2019

    Duncan Aviation would like to remind aircraft owner/operators that although there are seven weeks and two business days until January 1, 2020, the reality is, many aviation vendors and shops close for the last two weeks of the year. Owner/operators who need parts, components, and modifications from various vendors may find that they’re unable to procure them during the last two weeks of 2019.
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  • Duncan Aviation to Sponsor Webinar on November 13 about Honeywell Flight Deck Upgrades for Aging Aircraft

    Over time it becomes difficult to support legacy avionics, and Honeywell has options to avoid obsolescence issues. In this free, 30-minute interactive webinar, Duncan Aviation Regional Avionics Sales Manager Michael Kussatz and Regional Avionics Sales Manager John Spellmeyer will be joined by Mike Lempke and Ed Borger from Honeywell to discuss flight deck upgrades for aging aircraft.
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