Avionics News September 2014 - 73

Pro Star Aviation

Avidyne

named from lead technician at British Midland
THOMAS
KENNEDY
director of Airways to director of maintenance at both
Jet Aviation and Signature
maintenance where he will
TechnicAir
in
Bedford,
manage
the
day-to-day
Massachusetts. He most
airframe maintenance repair
recently served as Northeast
and overhaul functions at the
regional engine manager for
company's Londonderry, New
Dallas Airmotive Inc.
Hampshire, facility.
In addition, WARREN
As an FAA-licensed airframe
and powerplant graduate of
EGERSHEIM will serve in
Thomas Kennedy
the George T. Baker Aviation
the newly created position of
School, Kennedy earned his
maintenance supervisor for
airframe/engine engineer certification the company.
from AST College in Perth, Scotland.
For
more
information,
visit
He previously held various positions www.prostaraviation.com. q

received
technical
standard order approval and an
approved model list STC from the
Federal Aviation Administration for
installation of the IFD540 FMS/GPS/
NAV/COM system in more than 1,000
aircraft makes and models.
"The IFD540 gives aircraft owners a
truly exceptional choice over anything
else available today for GPS and VHF
NAV/COM capabilities," said PATRICK
HERGUTH, Avidyne's chief operating
officer. "The IFD540 delivers the
perfect combination of touchscreen and
dedicated-button user interface, making
it much easier and more enjoyable
for pilots transitioning from previousgeneration systems."
According to Avidyne, the IFD540
is the centerpiece of the company's
previously-announced stack of plugand-play panel-mounted avionics,
which also includes the AMX240 Audio
Panel and the AXP340 Mode S ADS-B
Transponder, both of which are already
TSO'd and available.
A smaller-screen version of the
IFD540 called the IFD440 FMS/GPS/
NAV/COM is planned for availability
later this year.
The IFD540 and IFD440 also include
integrated Wi-Fi and Bluetooth capability.
In addition, the company recently
celebrated its 20th anniversary as a
general aviation avionics manufacturer
at this year's EAA AirVenture in
Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
For
more
information,
visit
www.avidyne.com. q

PRO

STAR

AVIATION

Flight Display Systems
FLIGHT

DISPLAY

SYSTEMS

introduced a new Dual USB Charger that
has received FAA parts manufacturer
approval.
According to the
company, the Dual USB
Charger provides 5.2
VDC for full power and
fast-charging capability
to carry-on devices
such as media players,
smartphones,
tablets
and
other
personal
electronics.
It includes an internal fan for cool
operation to provide a consistent power
supply to the charging device(s). This
new model also has a 2-pin Molex
connector, which the company said is
easier to install.

"This is such a simple item, but
very important," said DAVID GRAY,
president of Flight Display Systems. "It
offers convenience to
passengers by letting
them arrive with their
devices fully charged."
Personal electronic
devices can be used in
flight while they charge.
The Dual USB Charger
is compatible with the
latest Apple, Android and
Windows personal electronic devices. It
converts standard aircraft 28V to 5.2V.
It works in the cockpit or the cabin. The
Dual USB adapter does not provide data
communication or syncing, only power.
For
more
information,
visit
www.flightdisplay.com. q

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Avionics News September 2014

Point of Communication
AEA Now
The View from Washington
International News and Regulatory Updates
Software Management
Member Profile
Keeping a business in the family
Are digital avionics secure?
A Conversation With...
Meet the AEA board of directors
Before & After
The Autonomous Navigation Systems AET Endorsement
Aviation Aces
Legal Ease
Business Basics
Member Profile
AEA members unveil new ADS-B solutions at AirVenture
What's New
Marketplace Classifieds
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