Data Comm: Look What’s Happening Now With NextGen

By | 2017-01-03T16:03:19+00:00 January 3rd, 2017|Avionics, News|

Data Comm: NextGen’s Next Big Thing Data Comm uses text messaging between the Air Traffic Controller and the Pilot instead of voice communications. Data Comm is currently in use at 56 major North American airports. Equipped aircraft can take advantage of the many benefits now. According to the FAA “Data Comm offers many advantages to [...]

SBAS-FMS Upgrade Incentive Program for Learjet & Citation

By | 2017-02-16T18:47:49+00:00 December 14th, 2016|Avionics, News|

Currently there are over 6000 aircraft still using floppy disks for data upload You must complete the SBAS-FMS Upgrade before the ADS-B or FANS1/A upgrade Operating without Localizer Performance w/ Vertical Guidance (LPV) can be costly — it may be costing you more than you think If you're an operator of a [...]

Banyan Receives New FAA Repair Station Certificate

By | 2016-08-18T15:30:11+00:00 August 17th, 2016|Avionics, Maintenance, News|

Banyan Receives New FAA Repair Station Certificate Banyan Air Service Maintenance and Avionics is now one combined repair station, MRO Services. Gary Justice from the FAA recently gave Don Campion, Greg Laabs, and Lou Homsher the official documentation to merge Banyan’s individual repair station certificates. Previously, we had been using one repair station certificate for [...]

ADS-B Mandate & FANS/1A – 5 Reasons to Plan your Installations Now!

By | 2016-10-14T18:10:51+00:00 August 15th, 2016|Avionics|

FANS/1A and ADS-B Mandate January 1, 2020 is right around the corner. With just a few years left and an estimated 150,000 aircraft that are still in need of compliance; here are some points to consider… With each passing year the manufacture cost of the NextGen equipment increases simply because of supply and demand. Also [...]

FAA NextGen 2020 Mandate Seminar

By | 2016-10-14T18:10:53+00:00 July 29th, 2016|Avionics|

FAA NextGen Seminar September 20th, 2016 10AM — 4PM Door prizes and lunch will be provided Register Today! The FAA NextGen is a National Airspace System that proposes to transform the air traffic control technology from a radar-based to a satellite-based system. The FAA has mandated that aircraft operating in airspace [...]

Banyan Obtains Paraguayan and Bolivian Repair Station Certificates

By | 2016-10-14T18:10:54+00:00 March 21st, 2016|Avionics, Maintenance|

Banyan Obtains Paraguayan and Bolivian Repair Station Certificates   Banyan Air Service is an authorized FAA and EASA repair station. In addition, we have earned avionics and maintenance repair station approvals from many other countries. Banyan recently obtained the Repair Station Certificates for Paraguay and Bolivia. This makes 12 foreign repair station certificates that Banyan [...]

Banyan First in SE to Complete Challenger 604 FANS-1A Install

By | 2016-10-14T18:10:56+00:00 March 18th, 2016|Avionics, Maintenance|

Banyan is First in the Southeast to Complete a Challenger 604 FANS-1A Installation   Banyan Air Service has completed its first Challenger 604 FANS-1A installation. This is the first installation of FANS 1-A in the southeast region of the United States using the Rockwell Collins STC for the Challenger 604. The Rockwell Collins STC was [...]

A Flight Simulator You’ll Love to Fly

By | 2016-10-14T18:10:56+00:00 March 4th, 2015|Avionics, Pilot Shop|

Our newest Simulator Package Includes the MyTOP Flight Panel and these easy to install components: · Saitek PRO Flight Multi Panel · Saitek PRO Radio Panel · Saitek PRO Flight Switch Panel · Saitek PRO Backlit Information Panel · Saitek PRO Flight Instrument Panels (6 quantity) · Saitek X52 or X55 PRO Flight Control System [...]

2014 Maintenance and Avionics Accomplishments

By | 2016-06-30T14:21:32+00:00 December 30th, 2014|Avionics, Maintenance|

Banyan Air Service celebrated its 35th anniversary this year and gained many new accomplishments. The Banyan Maintenance team added the Challenger 605, Falcon 900EX, HondaJet, and CJ4 to their repair station certification and the Hawker 800 XP and 850 XP to their Chilean Repair Station Certification. Along with becoming a service center for the HondaJet, [...]

Avionics Update: TBM 850 Before and After

By | 2016-06-30T14:29:55+00:00 August 1st, 2014|Avionics|

Banyan Avionics team removed the existing Bendix King EFIS system and replaced it with the Garmin G600 Flight Display panel system. The existing Garmin 530s and GMX-200 MFD were removed and replaced with dual Garmin GTN 750s and dual GTX-330ES transponders. The GTN touchscreen radios act as a GPS, Nav and Comm unit with the [...]

Aviation Routers. They’re Smarter than you Think…

By | 2016-10-14T18:10:58+00:00 April 8th, 2014|Avionics|

No doubt many of you reading this article have installed a simple router in your home or office, and might be wondering how someone can commit an article focused solely on the router? Just hold that thought for a moment. I assure you that by  the time you finish this article you will be amazed at the myriad of features offered by today’s [...]

Aircraft Cockpit Enhancements

By | 2016-10-14T18:10:58+00:00 January 24th, 2014|Avionics|

A lot of time and resources go into the effort to purchase an aircraft. Everything from the cost of the aircraft, maximum range, annual operating costs, hangar fees and fuel consumption receives careful attention - and the list goes on. My experience tells me that new aircraft owners like to ride around for three-to-six months [...]