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Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics
Mid-Continent Instruments has officially changed its name to MID-CONTINENT INSTRUMENTS AND AVIONICS. The new corporate identification better describes the company’s capabilities and underscores its commitment to provide its extensive customer base of general aviation repair facilities with a full range of services supporting avionics systems, instruments and power solutions. Mid-Continent has steadily increased its capacity and involvement in the repair and overhaul of avionics products in recent months. This includes weather radars, navigational and communications systems, and similar products manufactured by Honeywell/Bendix-King and Rockwell Collins. “Our name reflects who we are and what we do,” said TODD WINTER, president and CEO of Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics. “We’ve served as a supplier of instruments and technical support to a lot of general aviation service facilities over the years. They have learned they can rely on us for top-quality products and highly responsive repair and overhaul service. In recent months, we have been increasing our avionics repair and overhaul capabilities, and have received very positive feedback from our customers. At the same time, the effects of the economic downturn have forced some customers to curtail their repair and technical bench services or cut back staff. We have been asked to fill this void by offering the same type of reliable support on avionics systems that we provide for instrumentation. When it comes to conveying our commitment to these customers and the expansion of our services, we felt that the best way to do it was to put it right in our name.” The addition of avionics services is designed to expand the company's support of its primary customers — avionics shops — by becoming a virtual extension of their operations. To ensure the company can meet customers' requirements, Mid-Continent has added avionics technicians and increased the number of customer service representatives. For more information, contact Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics at 316-630-0101 or visit www.mcico.com. q

Constant Aviation
CONSTANT AVIATION LLC announced the completion of

the supplemental type certificate for the complete Wi-Fi system along with Aircell’s Gogo Biz In-flight Internet system in a Citation X. The completion of this STC marks the sixth Wi-Fi STC for the organization and the third completed in 2012. “With new aircraft coming off the OEM production line with state-of-the-art cockpit and cabin amenities as standard equipment, we feel those upgrades should be available for aftermarket installations. Providing state-of-the-art amenities that the customers are accustomed to on the ground is allowing them to take full advantage of time spent in the air,” said DEREK MORRIS, avionics modifications manager for Constant Aviation. Constant Aviation also has completed STCs for the instal-

lation of Aircell’s Gogo Biz In-flight Internet System including Wi-Fi in the Gulfstream IV, Legacy 600, Phenom 300, EMB135 Shuttle and the EMB135LR. Currently, the STCs for the Hawker 800A/XP/850XP/900XP, Beechjet 400A/XP and the 737 business jet are in the final stages with the FAA pending approval. With in-house engineering, DER and DAR capabilities, Constant Aviation is able to complete any upgrade or modification a customer needs that requires an STC. Gogo Biz provides a true high-speed Internet experience similar to what passengers are accustomed to on the ground. It is up to 56 times faster than a traditional dial-up connection, yet it is small and light enough to fit on virtually any business aircraft. For more information, contact Constant Aviation at 216-2617119 or visit www.constantaviation.com. q

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Avionics News May 2012

Point of Communication
AEA Now
The View From Washington
International News and REgulatory Updates
Wireless Connections in the Cockpit
Member Profile
Harnessing Diversity
Before & After
A Conversation With...
General Aviation Flight Recorders
Global Complications
Aviation Aces
Member Profile
Low-Cost Flight Data Monitoring
Business Basics
Theory & Practice
What's New
Marketplace Classifieds
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