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Tired of filling out the ADAPT form?

By |2020-04-20T18:23:41+00:00April 6th, 2020|ADS-B, Avionics|

If your aircraft is not equipped with ADS-B Out and you’ve flown your aircraft since the FAA's compliance mandate of January 1, 2020, then chances are you’re familiar with the ADS-B Deviation Authorization Preflight Tool (ADAPT). This online tool was created by the FAA to allow non-compliant aircraft the ability to request authorization to [...]

What if I miss the FAA’s 2020 Mandate?

By |2019-11-08T18:43:26+00:00June 6th, 2019|ADS-B, Avionics, News|

You wake up in the morning (or afternoon) on January 1st, 2020, wash the prior evening’s festivities from your eyes, and while staring into the mirror you realize that your aircraft has missed the FAA’s mandate to have ADS-B Out installed. After a quick Google search reveals that the FAA has not pushed back [...]

ADS-B Installation – 2020 Mandate

By |2019-07-26T13:12:55+00:00May 31st, 2019|ADS-B, Avionics, News|

[Updated July, 2019] When the FAA mandated that ADS-B installation on all aircraft flying in the U.S. be completed by January 1, 2020, they must have known there'd be aircraft that would miss the deadline. But it's safe to say no one could predict that over half of the U.S. aircraft would be non-compliant to [...]

Banyan’s Latest Garmin Dual G600TXI Avionics Install

By |2018-12-27T21:17:43+00:00December 27th, 2018|ADS-B, Avionics|

Our avionics install team, led by Ramon Gordon, recently completed a very large Garmin install on a Pilatus PC-12. It included Dual G600TXI, Dual GTN 750s, GMA 35C audio panels, GTX 335R and GTX335R transponders, GDL 69 XM receiver, TAWS B unlock, 16 watt radio unlock on the GTNS, 2 USB ports and Midcontinent [...]

Garmin Announces G700 TXi – Cessna Citation Compatibility

By |2018-10-12T21:08:36+00:00October 12th, 2018|ADS-B, Avionics|

Garmin announced that their new G700 TXi flight display is now available to be installed on Cessna Citation business jets. The STC will be approved for select Cessna Citation II/SII and Citation V aircraft. The Garmin G700 TXi gives business and commercial aircraft operators the ability to upgrade their previous-generation avionics to a modern, state-of-the-art [...]

How many business jet pilots will be grounded in 2020?

By |2017-08-01T20:11:52+00:00August 1st, 2017|ADS-B, Avionics|

Call it grounding by association.  FORTUNE magazine published an article in June, 2017 that states, “A whole lot of corporate planes could soon be grounded.”  Of course, anyone involved in aviation for business or hobby (outside of being a frequent flyer on your favorite airline) probably knows the article is referring to the FAA’s [...]

Which ADS-B Solution is best for you?

By |2019-06-04T20:10:18+00:00May 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 |2019-01-24T18:49:14+00:00May 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 |2019-05-03T15:47:05+00:00May 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 [...]