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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’s Las Vegas Satellite Sees Connectivity, CMS, and TCAS 7.1 Requests With 13 Weeks Before the ADS-B Deadline

Although there are only 13 weeks remaining until the FAA’s January 1, 2020, Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) mandate goes into effect, Duncan Aviation’s Jack Robbins, manager of the company’s Satellite Avionics Shop in Las Vegas, Nevada, has noticed most of his customers are focusing on upgrades to other avionics systems. Most of the shop’s local customers are already in compliance with the ADS-B mandate, he says.
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With Only 14 Weeks To Go, 65% of the Learjet 31/31A Fleet Has Yet To Update To ADS-B

LINCOLN, NEB — Duncan Aviation compiles an internal report each month based on our data and available air traffic control information that gives insight into the Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) adoption rate. With only 14 weeks remaining until the FAA’s deadline for upgrading to ADS-B, roughly 65% of the Learjet 31/31As registered in the United States are non-compliant.
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