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Bahamas Flying Info Update – June 2017

By | 2017-06-13T19:33:28+00:00 June 13th, 2017|Bahamas|

Are you flying to the Bahamas?  Here's a quick update on some new info: There's a new U.S. Customs and Border Protection Facility - Airport of Entry Marathon KMTH, hours are Wednesday 09:00 - 17:30, telephone (305) 289-2029 Most of the airport Blue Phones have been discontinued.  If you use The Bahamas Pilot Guide, you'll [...]

Shop For Dad During Our Father’s Day Sale

By | 2017-06-09T17:58:57+00:00 June 9th, 2017|Pilot Shop|

Banyan Pilot Shop is having a Father's Day Sale happening in-store NOW till Sunday June 18th. We have the perfect gift for all types of Dad's. Find something special for him this year from our variety of promotions and sales. We have a variety of multi-tools, great for the hands-on and adventure-loving Dads. Our favorite is the [...]

Prepare Your Aircraft for Hurricane Season!

By | 2017-06-19T20:58:49+00:00 June 1st, 2017|FBO Services, News|

Hurricane season in Florida officially starts today June 1st and ends on Nov 30th. Whether it is just a small tropical storm passing through with minimal damage or a dangerously high category hurricane, you should always prepare your aircraft for the potential damage ahead. The most recommended procedure for aircraft owners is to leave the hurricane projected [...]

Which ADS-B Solution is best for you?

By | 2017-05-24T15:27:07+00:00 May 19th, 2017|ADS-B, Avionics|

With the FAA's ADS-B Out Mandate on January 1, 2020 quickly approaching, owners need to know which solution is best for their aircraft and the airspace it's flown.  Use the infographic below to determine if your aircraft is required to be ADS-B Out equipped and the solution best for you. (Links shown in the infographic are [...]

978 UAT Universal Access Transceivers

By | 2017-05-19T15:56:29+00:00 May 17th, 2017|ADS-B, Avionics|

To alleviate congestion on the 1090 MHz band, the FAA created another option for ADS-B solutions that run on a dedicated 978 MHz band - Universal Access Transceiver, or UAT.  978 UAT radios can be configured to provide both ADS-B “Out” and “In” capability in a single product. The ADS-B “Out” broadcast on 978 MHz carries [...]

Mode S Transponder w/ Extended Squitter Solutions

By | 2017-05-19T15:53:48+00:00 May 5th, 2017|ADS-B, Avionics|

If you're flying in Class A airspace (above 18,000 feet), or outside of the United States, then your aircraft needs to be equipped with a Mode S Transponder with Extended Squitter and ADS-B Out by January 1, 2020 (FAA Mandate). Below is a list of available Mode S Transponders with Extended Squitter, a brief [...]

Jet Set Duty Free Shops Opens at FXE

By | 2017-05-08T14:50:51+00:00 March 31st, 2017|FBO Services|

Jet Set Duty Free Shops recently opened a new location at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (KFXE) in the Banyan terminal.  This store is located on the second floor and offers travelers the opportunity to purchase liquor, jewelry, and gourmet food items tax free.  To be able to purchase from this store, a customer must be [...]

Spring 2017 – Egbe Hospital Update

By | 2017-03-30T20:40:40+00:00 March 30th, 2017|Giving Back|

For the past 6 years, Banyan has led the way in partnering with organizations, teammates, customers, and individuals in the actual rebuilding, re-equipping and re-staffing of Egbe Hospital in a very rural location in SW Nigeria. In addition to rebuilding 20 houses, a reservoir and installing diesel generators for electricity, a new 12,000 square foot [...]

Banyan Aircraft Sales at SUN ‘n FUN 2017

By | 2017-03-30T21:14:54+00:00 March 30th, 2017|Aircraft Sales|

SUN 'n FUN 2017 and Banyan Aircraft Sales will be there. Our Aircraft Sales team is excited about SUN 'n FUN 2017 as they will be showcasing both the HondaJet and the Quest Kodiak.  Make plans to stop by and visit with our team: Mike O'Keeffe, Phil Jordan, Michael Gibson, and Grant Conley. HondaJet The [...]

Being Banyan – Teammate Spotlight – Charles Amento

By | 2017-03-16T17:25:49+00:00 March 16th, 2017|FBO Services|

Being Banyan showcases a teammate each month and features what he or she does that defines Banyan Air Service. We are a company built on great people that set very high standards for our industry. From our executives to aircraft maintenance technicians to technical sales, we would like you to get to know each of [...]

10 Essential Products for Beginning Student Pilots

By | 2017-03-15T21:46:20+00:00 March 10th, 2017|Pilot Shop|

If you’re at the beginning stage of your flight training, or are even just thinking about becoming a pilot, you’re probably wondering exactly what products you’ll need to “get off the ground.” And if you’ve ever walked into Banyan Pilot Shop and browsed the many aisles within, you may have been overwhelmed by the endless [...]