AEA Amplified
Ep. 14 –Industry veteran Ray Larkin offers the latest news from SKYTRAC Systems

Ep. 14 –Industry veteran Ray Larkin offers the latest news from SKYTRAC Systems

October 5, 2021

Based in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada, SKYTRAC Systems has been a full-service data-driven solutions provider for private, business, commercial, and military aviation since 1986. Today, its systems are certified on more than 900 airframes with over 7,500 users around the globe. From performance trending and operations reporting to real-time asset tracking and situational awareness – SKYTRAC offers a one-stop response to meeting the needs of its customers. Company executive Ray Larkin has the latest scoop on what’s next for SKYTRAC in this episode of AEA Amplified, sponsored by Genesys Aerosystems, a Moog Company.

Ep. 13 – AMI software from WBParts improves shop efficiency

Ep. 13 – AMI software from WBParts improves shop efficiency

September 20, 2021

WBParts is on a mission to help avionics shops be more productive and profitable. Headquartered in Palm Bay, Florida, the company offers a free work-order software called AMI – Aircraft Maintenance & Inventory System – that helps AEA members streamline their business. Learn how AMI works and how it can enhance the bottom line for avionics shops from Jaramey Ham, the company’s business development manager, in this episode of AEA Amplified, sponsored by Genesys Aerosystems, a Moog Company.

Ep. 12 – Avidyne unveils its Vantage Flight Display System

Ep. 12 – Avidyne unveils its Vantage Flight Display System

August 25, 2021

Avidyne Corp. recently introduced its all-new Vantage Flight Display System. Designed for forward-fit and retrofit applications in a variety of display formats, the company’s first certification of Vantage displays will be as a retrofit for Cirrus aircraft equipped with the Entegra PFD and MFD flight deck. An AEA member company since 1995, Avidyne’s Vantage features synthetic vision, hybrid touch user interface, dual-AHRS MFD reversion, and more. Avidyne President Dan Schwinn has all the details in this episode of AEA Amplified, sponsored by Genesys Aerosystems, a Moog Company.

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.

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