AEA West Connect Conference

September 24-25, 2018

Grand Sierra Resort - Reno, Nevada


Monday, September 24

7:45 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. AEA Registration Open
8 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. Official Conference Welcome
8:15 a.m. - 11 a.m. Regulatory Update
Morning Break Sponsored by WBParts Inc.
11 a.m. - Noon VIAVI Solutions (formerly Aeroflex)
IFR6000 Operations Training for ADS-B Installations including:
  • Discuss common set up issues
  • Avoid Non-Performing Equipment (NPE) Issues
  • Shielded vs Over-the-Air testing benefits
  • AC 20-165B Performance testing
Noon - 1 p.m. Lunch
Sponsored by WBParts Inc.
1 p.m. - 2 p.m. ADS-B: Determining a Successful Install
Understanding the ADS-B monitor report, WAAS interference prevention, and equipment selection and compatibility.
Afternoon Break Sponsored by WBParts Inc.
2 p.m. - 3 p.m. OEM Product Info Sessions
3 p.m. - 6 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open

Tuesday, September 25

7:45 a.m. - Noon AEA Registration Open
8 a.m. - 9 a.m. Genesys Aerosystems
S-TEC 3100 Digital Autopilot Installation - The S-TEC 3100 has earned several STCs over the last few months, join us for training on installation and configuration tips and tricks.
9 a.m. - 11 a.m. Avidyne
Training on IFD550/540/440 and SkyTrax600.
Morning Break Sponsored by Satcom Direct Inc.
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Garmin
Installation, configuration, and certification training on the new TXi system, G5 and GFC500, GFC600, new GDL series, and relevant topics for dealers.
Lunch Sponsored by Garmin
Afternoon Break Sponsored by WBParts Inc.

Last updated Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Every attempt not to deviate from the above schedule will be made; however, the AEA reserves the right to make changes when necessary without notice. Please check back often to ensure you have the latest schedule.



The AEA would like to thank the following sponsors.

Interested in sponsoring? Contact Linda Adams, or 816-347-8400

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