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  • Duncan Aviation’s ADS-B STCs for Cessna 560/560XL & Hawker 800/800XP Earn EASA, TCCA & DGAC Approvals

    Duncan Aviation’s Engineering & Certification Department is pleased to announce that it has received approvals from three civil aviation authorities for its Supplemental Type Certificates (STCs)--ST01810WI and ST01811WI—that upgrade the Honeywell Primus II system for Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast-Out (ADS-B) in Cessna 560/560XL and Hawker 800/800XP aircraft, respectively. Approved by the FAA in December 2015, the STCs have also been accepted by Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA), Mexico’s Dirección General de Aeronáutica Civil (DGAC), and the 27-member nations of the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).
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  • Three Of Duncan Aviation’s Satellite Facilities Earn Mexican Certifications

    Duncan Aviation’s Satellite Avionics shops in Denver, Colorado, and Austin and Dallas, Texas, recently received certification from Mexico’s Dirección General de Aeronáutica Civil (DGAC), which is the civil aviation authority for Mexico. This certification allows the Duncan Aviation shops in Denver, Austin, and Dallas to expand their avionics services for customers with aircraft based in Mexico.
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  • Duncan Aviation Increases AOG Service Options

    Duncan Aviation is pleased to have the largest independent business aviation AOG service network in the world with satellite avionics shops and workaway stations that number 27 as well as 16 engine Rapid Response team launch offices.
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  • Duncan Aviation Releases ADS-B Compliance Numbers

    In early August, Duncan Aviation’s market research team ran numbers and found that although the FAA’s deadline for upgrading business aviation aircraft to Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) is a mere 16 months away, 52% of the aircraft in the industry have yet to comply. Despite the fact that the FAA has frequently reiterated that the deadline, Wednesday, January 1, 2020, is firm, roughly half of the business jet fleet still needs the mandated upgrades.
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  • Duncan Aviation Encourages European Operators to Complete ADS-B Upgrades Now

    Duncan Aviation is aware, as are most of its European customers, that the European Aviation Safety Agency’s (EASA’s) deadline for upgrading to Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) is approaching quickly. Owner/operators who need to retrofit their aircraft have until midnight on June 6, 2020, to meet the terms of the mandate. Aircraft must be equipped with a GPS position source (such as a certified WAAS GPS antenna) and a 1090-megahertz Mode S Extended squitter transponder to relay the information to air traffic control (ATC).
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