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Avionics Update: TBM 850 Before and After

By |2016-06-30T14:29:55+00:00August 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+00:00April 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 |2017-06-16T19:30:17+00:00January 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 [...]

Brian Wilson AEA Board Member

By |2016-06-30T14:44:58+00:00October 16th, 2013|Avionics|

During the 56th annual AEA convention and tradeshow in Las Vegas, Brian Wilson, Banyan's director of avionics was introduced as the newly elected member of the Board of Directors. Founded in 1957, the Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA) represents more than 1,300 aviation businesses, included repair stations that specialize in maintenance, repair and installation of avionics [...]

AMT Day Luncheon at Banyan

By |2016-10-14T18:11:01+00:00May 24th, 2013|Avionics, Maintenance|

Banyan celebrated its 8th annual AMT Day on Friday, May 24, 2013.  This annual event pays tribute to Charles E. Taylor, the first Aircraft Maintenance Technician (AMT), who built Orville and Wilbur Wright’s engine.  It is also a day that Banyan uses to honor its Aircraft Maintenance Technicians, Avionics Team and Parts team for their [...]

Smoke In The Cockpit

By |2016-10-14T18:11:01+00:00April 15th, 2013|Avionics, Maintenance|

Watching a smoke in the cockpit demonstration at Banyan Air Service where a mock cockpit is quickly consumed with smoke sent a chill down my spine. My first thought went to when I was 16 years old and an electrical fire behind the dashboard of my car instantly filled the car with smoke. I could [...]

Partners Inmarsat and Satcom Direct visit Banyan to see where the “work gets done!”

By |2013-02-06T13:41:31+00:00February 6th, 2013|Avionics|

“It’s not everyday that a Chairman & CEO, the President and two Vice Presidents of two of the world’s leading companies in Global Mobile Satellite Communications take the time to visit your facility,” states Brian Wilson, Director of Avionics at  Banyan Air Service, “Inmarsat and Satcom Direct have offices around the world and are internationally [...]

Banyan Named EVAS Sales and Service Center

By |2017-06-21T19:03:13+00:00January 18th, 2013|Avionics, Maintenance|

Banyan's Alvie Barron prepares to experience the EVAS simulator which is now in Banyan's lobby and ready for demonstrations. Banyan Air Service and VisionSafe have entered into an agreement,  naming Banyan an Emergency Vision Assurance System (EVAS) Sales and Service Center for the Southeast United States. EVAS is an FAA tested and certified [...]

Banyan’s Mobile Avionics Team outfits another Charter Fleet

By |2016-10-14T18:11:03+00:00December 12th, 2012|Avionics|

Banyan Air Service based at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport recently completed the second of two Bombardier Challenger 604 aircraft with the Aircell AGT-4000 Gogo inflight internet system. One of the installations included the Aircell Axxess two channel Iridium system, while both aircraft were certified for Wi-Fi in the cabin. The avionics installation was done at [...]

Future Regulations & Your Cockpit Get the Retrofit Right the First Time

By |2016-10-14T18:11:05+00:00September 10th, 2012|Avionics|

By Brian Wilson The cyclical pattern associated with avionics retrofits are usually driven by economic conditions or regulatory compliance, with the latter offering a more compelling reason to perform the upgrade. Ultimately, when operators are   forced to spend money on certain systems due to compliance, other peripheral systems stand idle. Take, for example,  the years [...]

Banyan Receives Gulfstream Wi-Fi STC Approval

By |2016-10-14T18:11:06+00:00July 10th, 2012|Avionics|

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently issued STC ST03958AT to Banyan Air Service based at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (FXE) for the installation of a Honeywell Aspire 200LG Satcom system on Gulfstream models GII/GIII/GIV. The Aspire 200LG system turns  an aircraft into an Internet hot spot and enables pilots and passengers to use Wi-Fi enabled [...]

Banyan Meets Gulfstream Wi-Fi Request

By |2016-10-14T18:11:07+00:00May 15th, 2012|Avionics|

Banyan Air Service has just completed equipping its ramp to meet requirements for the Gulfstream G650 and G280.   These aircraft, set to enter service this year, are equipped with new systems dependent upon wireless (Wi-Fi) connectivity.   The G650 contains an Aircraft Health and Trend Monitoring system (AHTMS), also known as PlaneConnectHTM™, and the G280 includes [...]