Regulatory, Business & Technical Sessions

AEA Regulatory Rise & Shine

7:30 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.Monday, March 26

Moderated by Ric Peri, AEA vice president of government & industry affairs

The opening Regulatory Rise & Shine offers a thoughtful, substantive and insightful source of regulatory news and information that affects you, your customers and your business. This Rise & Shine is dedicated to the most current aviation news, information and events. The specific topics are driven by the regulatory agenda, international agreements and new technologies being introduced.

Opening & Awards Ceremony

8:30 a.m.Monday, March 26

New Product Introductions

After Opening/Awards - NoonMonday, March 26

The New Product Introductions always is one of the most popular sessions at this annual event, but it has quickly evolved into a must-see, cornerstone showcase in recent years. The event is now the primary launching pad for companies to unveil the latest and greatest in new avionics products and services coming to market for the current year, and more and more industry leaders are taking notice.

So what will be the most-exciting new product announced in 2018? see more

Avidyne

4-hour sessionMonday, March 26

IFD 550/540/440, ADS-B products

Cobham AvComm

4-hour sessionMonday, March 26

ADS-B system test and troubleshooting methods using the IFR6000 and associated ground support equipment to perform complete AC 20-165B performance testing of installed systems.

Gogo Business Aviation

4-hour sessionMonday, March 26

Avance Platform services and products familiarization

Satcom Direct

4-hour sessionMonday, March 26

Cybersecurity Risk Management. Popular with flight departments, this course is designed to inform and help mitigate cybersecurity risks while using the internet on an aircraft. NBAA-approved PDP credit course.

Better Business: Finance and Accounting for Repairt Stations

2-hour sessionMonday, March 26

Inventory Levels / Job Costing / Accrual vs. Cash Accounting

Blue Avionics

2-hour sessionMonday, March 26

From airspeed warning computers, fuel management systems to solving systems integration issues. What can adaptable avionics do for you? How to use adaptable avionics to perform what you need when you need it, now.

L3 Aviation Products

2-hour sessionMonday, March 26

Installation and integration training on L3 Aviation Products’ GA and business aviation product lines, including ADS-B, displays, and recorders

Trig Avionics

2-hour sessionMonday, March 26

Practical training session with our STC partner, Peregrine. Trig product installations and STC compliance.

Honeywell

1-hour sessionMonday, March 26

JetWave Configuration and Installation

Is your business image everything it could be?

1-hour sessionMonday, March 26

This is a follow-up to the “Curtain Call – Your Marketing Extends Beyond the Show,” which was a standing-room-only session two years ago in Orlando that placed a focus on media relations. Shop owners and managers are expressing an ever-growing interest in developing a comprehensive and strategic marketing plan to grow their businesses, albeit with limited financial resources. Learn from a panel of experts who specialize in helping aviation companies implement cost-effective advertising strategies through a variety of media, including print, digital and online. These experts will explain how you can take the next step and will share exclusive co-op advertising opportunities offered to shops by various manufacturers to help you get the most bang for your buck.

PS Engineering

1-hour sessionMonday, March 26

PAC45 Special Mission Audio Controller System capabilities, ordering the system configuration, installation tips, retrofit and forward fit considerations, installation and setup information.

AEA Regulatory Forum

8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.Tuesday, March 27

Moderated by Ric Peri, AEA vice president of government & industry affairs

For the past couple of years, industry has seen a progressive shift in the Federal Aviation Administration and how it interacts with the AEA membership. 2017 brought a complete management reorganization of the agency. This regulatory forum will focus on the modernization of the FAA and how it will help you, your business and your products.

ASTM/NCATT Testing

All dayTuesday, March 27

Advance your career and industry knowledge by earning a certification provided by ASTM’s National Center for Aerospace & Transportation Technologies. NCATT certificates are industry defined and used to identify professionals who demonstrate their knowledge in basic electronics, communication and navigation systems and more. Exams are free for AEA Convention attendees, courtesy of the AEA Educational Foundation.

Astronics AeroSat

2-hour sessionTuesday, March 27

Overview of satellite-based IFC and theory of operation. LRU introduction and system operation overview for Astronics AeroSat tail and fuselage mounted products.

Better Business: Finance and Accounting for Repair Stations

2-hour sessionTuesday, March 27

  • Inventory Levels
  • Job Costing
  • Accrual vs. Cash Accounting

Trig Avionics

2-hour sessionTuesday, March 27

Product updates. Feature selection and setup for TT31 and TT22 ADS-B Out Transponders; TMA44 / TMA45 Audio Panels; TY96A and TY97A –760 Channel Spacing radio; and TY91 and TY92 Compact VHF radios. Looking at regulations for 2020 compliance with TN70 and TN72 GPS Position Sources.

Appareo

1-hour sessionTuesday, March 27

Product installation and technical information for Stratus products, including the Stratus ESG transponder, Stratus ADS-B receivers and the USB charging port, Stratus Power.

Aspen Avionics

1-hour sessionTuesday, March 27

Product information, installation and technical updates.

BendixKing

1-hour sessionTuesday, March 27

KI 300 AeroFlight Installation Training, CNI 5000 Installation Training, AeroWave 100 Training
This training session will provide an overview and installation details for following BendixKing products; KI 300 AeroFlight Attitude indicator designed to replace BendixKing legacy air driven indicators used to drive an autopilot; CNI 5000 an affordable ADS-B upgrade for the CitationJet 525, 525A and 550 Bravo aircraft; AeroWave 100 low cost satellite internet solution.

Genesys Aerosystems

1-hour sessionTuesday, March 27

S-Tec 3100 Digital Autopilot planning and installation

Honeywell

1-hour sessionTuesday, March 27

GoDirect Router Install & Configuration

Robotic Skies

1-hour sessionTuesday, March 27

Come learn the latest about Robotic Skies, the emerging drone market, the evolving regulatory landscape, and the future drone maintenance opportunity.

Rockwell Collins

1-hour sessionTuesday, March 27

Making Corporate Aircraft Service Program (CASP) work for your dealership.

Rockwell Collins ARINC Direct

1-hour sessionTuesday, March 27

Connectivity options available today and ways to improve their installation and setup.

Universal Avionics Systems Corp.

1-hour sessionTuesday, March 27

Universal FMS Interface for ADS-B Out Data Source

Exhibit Hall Open

10:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.Tuesday, March 27

  • A light lunch will be served in the hall.
  • AEA Educational Foundation Silent Auction begins in Exhibit Hall

AEA Regulatory Rise & Shine

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.Wednesday, March 28

Moderated by Ric Peri, AEA vice president of government & industry affairs

You’ve reviewed the convention schedule, looked at the exhibit hall, and calculated the walk between your hotel room and the meeting rooms. You’ve evaluated RISK. You’ve balanced the risk of attending the convention with the risk of not attending and not acquiring the knowledge your customers expect of you. You’ve calculated your commute to manage the risk of being late to the morning Rise & Shine sessions. And every time your inspector has a serious talk with you about element design assessment, the topic of risk management comes up. This session will focus on risk management and root-cause analysis: two fundamental elements of the FAA’s approach to its safety assurance system of your repair station.

ASTM/NCATT Testing

All dayWednesday, March 28

Advance your career and industry knowledge by earning a certification provided by ASTM’s National Center for Aerospace & Transportation Technologies (NCATT). NCATT certificates are industry defined and used to identify professionals who demonstrate their knowledge in basic electronics, communication and navigation systems and more. Exams are free for AEA Convention attendees, courtesy of the AEA Educational Foundation.

Avidyne

2-hour sessionWednesday, March 28

IFD 550/540/440, ADS-B products

Genesys Aerosystems

2-hour sessionWednesday, March 28

HeliSAS installation and troubleshooting with EFIS and ADAHRS review.

ADS-B: Determining a Successful Install

1-hour sessionWednesday, March 28

Presented by Aaron Hall, Wisconsin Aviation

Understanding the ADS-B monitor report, WAAS interference prevention, and equipment selection and compatibility.

Appareo

1-hour sessionWednesday, March 28

Product installation and technical information for Stratus products, including the Stratus ESG transponder, Stratus ADS-B receivers and the USB charging port, Stratus Power.

BendixKing

1-hour sessionWednesday, March 28

KI 300 AeroFlight Installation Training, CNI 5000 Installation Training, AeroWave 100 Training
This training session will provide an overview and installation details for following BendixKing products; KI 300 AeroFlight Attitude indicator designed to replace BendixKing legacy air driven indicators used to drive an autopilot; CNI 5000 an affordable ADS-B upgrade for the CitationJet 525, 525A and 550 Bravo aircraft; AeroWave 100 low cost satellite internet solution.

Cobham AvComm

1-hour sessionWednesday, March 28

Overview training on ADS-B Out equipment installation using the IFR6000 test set.

CMD Flight Solutions

1-hour sessionWednesday, March 28

Certified ADS-B Out solutions using the Rockwell Collins TDR-94/D transponder or the Honeywell RCX-8xx transponder. Certified solutions, tips and hints for meeting the 2020 mandate.

Honeywell

1-hour sessionWednesday, March 28

JetWave Configuration and Installation

Interactive Troubleshooting: Turning Squawks into Solutions

1-hour sessionWednesday, March 28

Technical experts from Duncan Aviation will examine videos from actual cockpit experiences, prepping the audience with a squawk and engaging them for questions to ask the pilot that ultimately lead to the problem. The course will develop real-time troubleshooting skills and assist technicians in arriving at solutions more quickly and accurately.

Rockwell Collins

1-hour sessionWednesday, March 28

Making Corporate Aircraft Service Program (CASP) work for your dealership.

Safety Assurance

1-hour sessionWednesday, March 28

How to use safety management tools to continuously improve your business.

SmartSky

1-hour sessionWednesday, March 28

This introductory course is intended to provide installers with an overview of the significant benefits, capabilities, operation and installation of the SmartSky 4G-LTE air-to-ground system across multiple airframe types.

Exhibit Hall Open

10:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.Wednesday, March 28Hall B

 

Garmin

8-hour sessionThursday, March 29

Installation, configuration, and certification training on the new TXi system, G5 and GFC500, GFC600, new GDL series, and relevant topics for dealers.

The Certification Process

6-hour sessionThursday, March 29

Taking the applicant from the new and novel concept to producing and marketing the product (STC, kit, etc.). The course will start at the concept phase and walk through the documentation and communication; certification plan; demonstration; production (kit/PMA); and then continued airworthiness while following the FAA and Industry Guide to Product Certification where applicable.

Gogo Business Aviation

4-hour sessionThursday, March 29

Avance Platform services and products familiarization.

UPDATED: Safety Management Systems Coordinator Training

4-hour sessionThursday, March 29

The AEA has developed a proprietary SMS program designed for maintenance organizations, sized for small businesses and leveraged by the 900-strong repair station membership. This program has been coordinated with regulatory authorities around the world and includes an introduction to SMS, a discussion of safety elements such as safety culture, hazard identification, risk management and continuous improvement, and concludes with an overview of the AEA’s online management system and how to get started.

BendixKing

1-hour sessionThursday, March 29

KI 300 AeroFlight Installation Training, CNI 5000 Installation Training, AeroWave 100 Training
This training session will provide an overview and installation details for following BendixKing products; KI 300 AeroFlight Attitude indicator designed to replace BendixKing legacy air driven indicators used to drive an autopilot; CNI 5000 an affordable ADS-B upgrade for the CitationJet 525, 525A and 550 Bravo aircraft; AeroWave 100 low cost satellite internet solution.

Honeywell

1-hour sessionThursday, March 29

GoDirect Router Install & Configuration