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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 [...]

6 Reasons to Upgrade to Gogo AVANCE

By |2020-05-15T14:36:51+00:00March 31st, 2020|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. [...]

6 Reasons to Upgrade from Gogo ATG to L5

By |2020-03-31T20:59:05+00:00March 24th, 2020|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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Gogo Avance L5 Installation on a Challenger 300

By |2019-08-09T20:05:44+00:00August 7th, 2018|Avionics|

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

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 [...]