AEA Amplified
Ep. 11 – AEA President Mike Adamson Previews Upcoming Convention

Ep. 11 – AEA President Mike Adamson Previews Upcoming Convention

June 8, 2021

The 64th annual AEA International Convention & Trade Show is the place to be for avionics training, networking, new product introductions and more. The four-day event takes place at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas, Texas, June 22-25, 2021. Avionics technicians and small-business owners will reconnect with their manufacturer and distributor representatives, train on the latest products, and learn industry best practices. Two full days of exhibits with 120 companies await. Tune in for a sneak peek of this year’s event with AEA President and CEO Mike Adamson in this episode of AEA Amplified, sponsored by Genesys Aerosystems, a Moog Company.

Ep. 10 – EAA CEO/Chairman of the Board Jack Pelton previews AirVenture Oshkosh 2021

Ep. 10 – EAA CEO/Chairman of the Board Jack Pelton previews AirVenture Oshkosh 2021

April 28, 2021

The countdown to AirVenture Oshkosh 2021 is in full swing, and EAA Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board Jack Pelton offers a preview into the World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration. While some areas may look different at Oshkosh this year, the feeling will be the same as the aviation community reunites to celebrate flight. Tune in for a glimpse at how planning for this year’s event is taking off in this episode of AEA Amplified, sponsored by Genesys Aerosystems, a Moog Company.

Ep. 09 – EDMO earns a golden anniversary

Ep. 09 – EDMO earns a golden anniversary

April 15, 2021

In 2021, EDMO Distributors is celebrating the golden anniversary of its everyday embodiment of its motto, “Quality and Excellence, Whatever it Takes,” in serving the thousands of civilian, commercial, and military avionics shops with a multitude of products and components. Named the AEA Associate Member of the Year in 2020, EDMO now stocks more than 26,000 ready-to-ship parts from more than 300 manufacturers. An AEA member company since 1977 with headquarters in Spokane Valley, Washington, EDMO President Mike Schmidt offers insight into the company’s organic growth during the last 50 years in this episode of AEA Amplified, sponsored by Genesys Aerosystems, a Moog Company.

Ep. 08 – Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics unveils Flex

Ep. 08 – Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics unveils Flex

March 2, 2021

An AEA member company since 1981, Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics recently introduced the Flex MD23 Series that features a customizable configuration (inputs and outputs), user interface and graphics, enabling it to function as a custom display, controller and data converter. The 2-inch digital instrument can be customized to receive and display ARINC 429, analog, discrete, frequency, temperature, absolute and differential pressure data to meet operator and mission requirements. Matt Harrah, Brett Williams and Jeff Sites offer the details on the company’s flexible new product in this episode of AEA Amplified, sponsored by Genesys Aerosystems, a Moog Company.

Ep. 07 – Qmulus Aviation goes from zero to 145 in just over a year

Ep. 07 – Qmulus Aviation goes from zero to 145 in just over a year

February 10, 2021

Want to open an FAA-certified Part 145 repair station? Learn from the experts who recently did it from scratch. Cris Owens, accountable manager for Qmulus Aviation, along with the company’s owner, Sean Wilke, provide valuable insight on how they successfully opened a startup business in Caldwell, Idaho. Get to know these aviation technology experts in this episode of AEA Amplified, sponsored by Genesys Aerosystems, a Moog Company.

Ep. 06 – Accessory Services thrives in Alaska with new radio capabilities

Ep. 06 – Accessory Services thrives in Alaska with new radio capabilities

January 14, 2021

Susan Windle Beam has professionally served the avionics industry for more than three decades. As the manager of Accessory Services Inc. in Anchorage, Alaska, her shop recently received Federal Aviation Administration approvals to add Class 1, 2, and 3 radio capabilities – communications, navigation and radar, respectively – for limited airframe and limited emergency equipment. The company repairs, overhauls and tests accessories as well as installs and services avionics equipment for fixed-wing and rotary-wing aircraft. Get to know one of aviation’s technology experts in this episode of AEA Amplified, sponsored by Genesys Aerosystems.

Ep. 05 – The making of a third-generation aviator

Ep. 05 – The making of a third-generation aviator

December 1, 2020

Mac and David Copeland share their family’s unique aviation history in this episode of AEA Amplified. Mac is following in big family footsteps as a third-generation pilot. He recently completed his first solo while attending college and working toward his private pilot certificate. His father, David, is the vice president of sales for Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics. And his grandparents, John and Marilyn, operated an airport, one that felt more like home than the house. With links to Charles Lindbergh and Amelia Earhart, listen to the Copeland family’s incredible aviation story.

Ep. 04 – CCX Technologies president talks cybersecurity and avionics testing solutions

Ep. 04 – CCX Technologies president talks cybersecurity and avionics testing solutions

November 19, 2020

Chris Bartlett, president of CCX Technologies, discusses his company’s wide range of cybersecurity and testing solutions for avionics OEMs, aircraft maintainers and military contractors. Based in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, the company’s T-RX Avionics Radio and Pulse Tester family of products are stand-alone tablets that help maintainers and installers save time and effort. Get to know one of aviation’s technology experts in this episode of AEA Amplified.

Ep. 03 – Thom Duncan Avionics founder shares his shop’s overnight success story

Ep. 03 – Thom Duncan Avionics founder shares his shop’s overnight success story

October 7, 2020

Thom Duncan, president of Thom Duncan Avionics in Fayetteville, Tennessee, has been fixing electronics since childhood. Since opening a shop at the Fayetteville Municipal Airport in December 2018, he has led a rapidly growing business that specializes in avionics for single- and twin-engine aircraft. Get to know one of aviation’s technology experts in this episode of AEA Amplified.

Ep. 02 – Aspen Avionics President & CEO talks about joining the AIRO Group

Ep. 02 – Aspen Avionics President & CEO talks about joining the AIRO Group

September 17, 2020

John Uczekaj, president & CEO of Aspen Avionics, details the company’s agreement in principle to become a member of the AIRO Group of companies. What does Aspen’s move mean to general aviation and its customers around the world? Uczekaj answers that question and more in this episode of AEA Amplified. 

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