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products to our customers. While we have seen positive steps by FAA’s leadership to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the certification process, much work remains to be done to take full advantage of the opportunities offered by improving and emerging markets.” Business jet deliveries increased 13.1 percent to 294 airplanes in the first half of 2012, compared to the same period last year. Turboprop airplane deliveries also improved to 243 units from the 2011 shipment level of 220 units. The piston-engine airplane segment was basically flat at 381 deliveries, or a 1.6 percent

months of general aviation industry shipments and billings. Airplane shipments increased 5.9 percent in the first six months of 2012 compared to 2011, while the accompanying value of the airplane deliveries rose 13.2 percent. “We are starting to see positive signs in the 2012 shipment data,” said GAMA’s president and CEO, PETE BUNCE. “When coupled with the positive trend we are seeing in the used market, we may finally be

witnessing the start of our recovery. However, signifidecline compared to the first six months of 2011. Garmin’s G5000H cant impediments remain in our member companies’ For more information, contact GAMA at 202-393-1500 ability to bring new, innovative and safety-enhancing or visit www.gama.aero. q

Universal Avionics
UNIVERSAL AVIONICS’ EFI-890R Flat Panel Display and Radio Control Unit have been selected for the Turkish Aerospace Industries Hürkuş project. A primary and basic trainer aircraft designed and manufactured by TAI, the TAI Hürkuş is a tandem two-seat, low-wing

and single-engine turboprop aircraft. The TAI Hürkuş is primarily being built to meet the requirements of the Turkish Air Force Command. Universal Avionics will deliver two RCU units and two EFI-890R Flat Panel Displays to be used as primary flight displays in each cockpit. “Universal Avionics congratulates TAI for its rollout of

the Hürkuş trainer aircraft, as a milestone in the Turkish aviation history as the first developed airframe in Turkey,” said CHRISTIAN ZUMKELLER, regional sales manager of Southern Europe for Universal Avionics. “Universal is proud to be a part of this important program as we continue to build a reputation for innovation and safetycritical performance in harsh conditions. This program continues the momentum of the EFI-890R Flat Panel Display as chosen for standard production from an aircraft OEM.” The aircraft will be used to execute basic pilot training, instrument flying, navigation training, and weapons and formation training missions. It also will be exported as a civilian and military flight trainer aircraft. The airframe will be built to meet the EASA CS 23 standards. For more information, contact Universal Avionics at 520-295-2300 or visit www.uasc.com. q

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

Point of Communication
AEA Now
The View From Washington
International News and Regulatory Updates
Aircraft as Antenna Farm
Member Profile
Understated Success
Hooking Up With Aspen’s Connected Panel
Meet the AEA Board
Member Profile
A Conversation With...
Business Basics
Theory & Practice
Legal Ease
What’s New
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Avionics News September 2012 - Point of Communication
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Avionics News September 2012 - AEA Now
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Avionics News September 2012 - The View From Washington
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Avionics News September 2012 - International News and Regulatory Updates
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Avionics News September 2012 - Aircraft as Antenna Farm
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Avionics News September 2012 - Member Profile
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Avionics News September 2012 - Understated Success
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Avionics News September 2012 - Hooking Up With Aspen’s Connected Panel
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Avionics News September 2012 - Meet the AEA Board
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