Banyan Promotes Abby Self to Banyan Pilot Shop Manager

By |2021-06-10T14:37:45+00:00June 9th, 2021|Pilot Shop, Press Releases|

Banyan Promotes Abby Self to Banyan Pilot Shop Manager Fort Lauderdale, FL – June 10, 2021 -- Abby Self was recently promoted to the position of store manager at Banyan Pilot Shop. In this position, she is responsible for the growth, leadership, organization and management of our retail store. Abby began her career at Banyan [...]

Prepare Your Aircraft for Hurricane Season!

By |2021-05-19T15:39:05+00:00May 19th, 2021|FBO Services, News|

Hurricane season officially starts on June 1st and ends on Nov 30th. Whether it is just a small tropical storm passing through or a dangerously high category hurricane, you should always have a hurricane plan in place for your aircraft. Below are 3 options to consider when creating a hurricane plan for your aircraft.  [...]

3 reasons to upgrade your inertial reference system

By |2021-04-09T14:26:31+00:00April 7th, 2021|Avionics|

3 Reasons Why You Need to Upgrade Your Aircraft´s Inertial Reference System Now 1 — Old versions of the LASEREF II´s and III´s are obsolete and no longer covered under the MSP (Maintenance Service Program). Honeywell’s MSP for Avionics ended in 2020 based on contract expiration date. If you don’t upgrade your [...]

6 Reasons to Upgrade from Gogo ATG to L5

By |2021-04-01T18:37:06+00:00April 1st, 2021|Avionics|

If you have the Gogo ATG system activated on your aircraft, then you already know how great it is being able to stay connected via email, text messaging and online browsing.  But today's connectivity is more demanding and it's time to time to take your system to the next level. The Gogo AVANCE L5 [...]

6 Reasons to Upgrade to Gogo AVANCE

By |2021-04-01T18:36:42+00:00April 1st, 2021|Avionics|

With Gogo AVANCE, you get so much more than just a connection to the internet during flight. It's an all-in-one system designed to meet your inflight connectivity needs - today and in the future. You can personalize, control, and deliver a fully integrated cabin experience for any aircraft type, size, or budget. [...]

Universal Avionics Mobile Demo Unit Event

By |2021-03-19T16:32:12+00:00March 17th, 2021|News|

Banyan and Universal Avionics hosted a Mobile Demo Unit Event and was able to provide personal, hands-on demonstrations of their latest avionics solutions. The MDU delivers premiere 'on-the-go' service with on-site, one-to-one demonstrations of UA's most innovative avionics solutions including: SBAS-FMS for Localizer Performance with Vertical Guidance (LPV) for capability, improved safety, and savings [...]

Bombardier Focusing on Challenger and Global Aircraft

By |2021-02-11T21:17:41+00:00February 11th, 2021|News|

As business jet customers move to larger, more comfortable aircraft with a longer range, the demand for mid-size business jets has diminished.  Due in part to this trend, Bombardier announced that it will discontinue production of the iconic Learjet aircraft to focus on their larger Challenger and Global series.  For reference, a Challenger 300 has [...]

Inspector Dale Meiler Receives FAA Charles Taylor Award

By |2021-01-20T20:20:38+00:00January 20th, 2021|Press Releases|

Banyan Air Service Inspector Receives Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Award FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida – January 19, 2021 -- Dale Arthur Meiler, Floor Inspector at Banyan Air Service, was recently honored as a recipient of the Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Award from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Dale is one of only 3,018 recipients of The [...]

Is Airtext+ A Good Option For In-Flight Connectivity?

By |2021-01-21T13:54:42+00:00January 15th, 2021|Avionics, Maintenance|

Banyan was recently contacted by the owners of a HondaJet and a King Air C90 who both needed cost-effective connectivity in their aircraft.  It was important to give each passenger the ability to place calls clearly and send emails and SMS messages quickly. Banyan’s avionics team recommended and installed the Airtext+ system - a small [...]

Banyan Leads the Way for HondaJet APMG Installs

By |2021-01-12T14:37:46+00:00January 8th, 2021|Avionics, Maintenance|

Banyan's MRO department is starting off the new year with this new Hondajet. We are performing the “APMG” Performance modification. The APMG package increases the HondaJet’s maximum takeoff weight, allowing for more flexibility for passenger and baggage loading. It also provides for a reduced takeoff field length, giving operators greater access to more airport [...]

Gogo AVANCE L5 Installation on a Challenger 300

By |2021-02-24T17:39:16+00:00January 7th, 2021|Avionics|

Banyan is happy to announce a very successful installation of the Gogo AVANCE L5 System on a Challenger 300. Although avionics installs on 300's are nothing new for Banyan technicians, this one is especially noteworthy. Our whole team came together and completed the removal of the interior, installation of the L5 System, [...]

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