The voice of the general aviation aircraft electronics industry.
Founded in 1957, the Aircraft Electronics Association represents nearly 1,300 member companies in more than 40 countries, including government-certified international repair stations specializing in maintenance, repair and installation of avionics and electronic systems in general aviation aircraft.
On Feb. 20, 2018, the Federal Aviation Administration published a policy change (Notice N 8900.451) for applicants/certificate holders submitting information using the SAS external portal and data collection tools.
The FAA recently published a Legal Interpretation regarding Flight ID that essentially requires the aircraft Flight ID (either aircraft call sign or aircraft registration number) to be accurate to the aircraft's flight plan.
In Early February, the Aircraft Electronics Association participated with an industry coalition to request rectification by the Federal Aviation Administration of an issue created by the definition of commercial parts.
The Federal Aviation Administration announced this afternoon that its ADS-B rebate website will go live on Monday, Sept. 19, which will allow many general aviation aircraft owners the opportunity to apply for a $500 rebate tohelp offset an owner's cost to equip U.S.-registered, fixed-wing, single-engine piston aircraft with avionics that comply with FAA technical standard orders and meet the rule requirements.
As summer comes to a close, the Aircraft Electronics Association has been busy representing our European membership, and we have two more meetings scheduled with the European Aviation Safety Agency later this year. .
On June 8, the Aircraft Electronics Association and 13 other aviation organizations delivered a letter to congressional leaders urging the U.S. House of Representatives to pass a bill for reauthorization of the Federal Aviation Administration.