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. [...]

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, [...]

GNS 530 & 430 WAAS Upgrades Discontinued

By |2020-05-12T20:59:56+00:00May 12th, 2020|Avionics|

If you own a Garmin GNS 530 or GNS 430 unit and have yet to get WAAS upgrades, you're running out of time. Garmin issued a service advisory stating that they will be ending WAAS upgrades for non-WAAS GNS 400/500 series products on May 29, 2020. WAAS upgrade orders can be placed up until this [...]

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 [...]

HondaJet Enhancements

By |2019-10-03T16:38:30+00:00October 3rd, 2019|Avionics, Uncategorized|

Banyan is an authorized sales and service center for the HondaJet and our MRO teams have completed an installation of a Gogo AVANCE™ L3 Wi-Fi system in a HondaJet Elite; the first install of its kind in the country. This install provided in-flight connectivity domestically for a charter business. They also completed Banyan's first HondaJet [...]

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 [...]

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