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AVIONICS NEWS
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Point of Communication by Michael Kus

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The annual AEA Rate & Labor Survey examines and compares shop and labor
rates by national and international regions. It also shows benefit/compensation
package information, a profile of technician experience, regional employment
demand and a business outlook perspective. Read more on page 28.

The View from Washington by Ric Peri

ADS-B lessons learned from Down Under

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International News and
Regulatory Updates by Ric Peri

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Shifting redundancy gears by Dave Higdon
Elemental for all-glass, a different approach for analog

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Member Profile by Christine Knauer

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AEA Rate & Labor Survey

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A Conversation With... by Patricia Luebke

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Honeywell Aerospace celebrates a century in aviation

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Brad Thurow of Appareo Systems

Before & After

Porta Air Service of Porta Westfalica, Germany

Meet the AEA board of directors

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Real-world Avionics by John D. Ruley
Mechanical gyros: repair or replace?

by Scott M. Spangler

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Aviation Aces

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Bill Eubanks of Century Flight Systems

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Senior Writers

Preparing for NCATT's AET certification
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Three perspectives on antenna installation,
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Avionics technician certifications
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Aeronautical Instrumentation thriving in the
South African avionics market

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Jeanne Meade of Velocity Aerospace

Member Profile by Christine Knauer

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Business Basics by Greg Laslo

Dirty tricks: How to recognize - and avoid - seven
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by Christine Knauer

by Scott M. Spangler

Annual economic metrics, opportunities and challenges

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

Point of Communication
AEA Now
The View from Washington
International News and Regulatory Updates
Shifting redundancy gears
Member Profile
AEA Rate & Labor Survey
A Conversation With...
Member Profile
Real-world Avionics
Antenna Tech
Aviation Aces
Business Basics
Before & After
Meet the AEA board of directors
Avionics technician certifications
Legal Ease
Marketing Report Card
What's New
Marketplace Classifieds
Avionics News November 2014 - Intro
Avionics News November 2014 - Cover1
Avionics News November 2014 - Cover2
Avionics News November 2014 - 1
Avionics News November 2014 - 2
Avionics News November 2014 - 3
Avionics News November 2014 - Point of Communication
Avionics News November 2014 - 5
Avionics News November 2014 - AEA Now
Avionics News November 2014 - 7
Avionics News November 2014 - 8
Avionics News November 2014 - 9
Avionics News November 2014 - 10
Avionics News November 2014 - 11
Avionics News November 2014 - 12
Avionics News November 2014 - 13
Avionics News November 2014 - The View from Washington
Avionics News November 2014 - 15
Avionics News November 2014 - International News and Regulatory Updates
Avionics News November 2014 - 17
Avionics News November 2014 - 18
Avionics News November 2014 - 19
Avionics News November 2014 - Shifting redundancy gears
Avionics News November 2014 - 21
Avionics News November 2014 - 22
Avionics News November 2014 - 23
Avionics News November 2014 - Member Profile
Avionics News November 2014 - 25
Avionics News November 2014 - 26
Avionics News November 2014 - 27
Avionics News November 2014 - AEA Rate & Labor Survey
Avionics News November 2014 - 29
Avionics News November 2014 - 30
Avionics News November 2014 - 31
Avionics News November 2014 - 32
Avionics News November 2014 - 33
Avionics News November 2014 - A Conversation With...
Avionics News November 2014 - 35
Avionics News November 2014 - Member Profile
Avionics News November 2014 - 37
Avionics News November 2014 - 38
Avionics News November 2014 - 39
Avionics News November 2014 - Real-world Avionics
Avionics News November 2014 - 41
Avionics News November 2014 - 42
Avionics News November 2014 - 43
Avionics News November 2014 - Antenna Tech
Avionics News November 2014 - 45
Avionics News November 2014 - 46
Avionics News November 2014 - 47
Avionics News November 2014 - Aviation Aces
Avionics News November 2014 - 49
Avionics News November 2014 - Business Basics
Avionics News November 2014 - 51
Avionics News November 2014 - 52
Avionics News November 2014 - Before & After
Avionics News November 2014 - Meet the AEA board of directors
Avionics News November 2014 - 55
Avionics News November 2014 - 56
Avionics News November 2014 - 57
Avionics News November 2014 - Avionics technician certifications
Avionics News November 2014 - 59
Avionics News November 2014 - 60
Avionics News November 2014 - 61
Avionics News November 2014 - Legal Ease
Avionics News November 2014 - 63
Avionics News November 2014 - Marketing Report Card
Avionics News November 2014 - 65
Avionics News November 2014 - What's New
Avionics News November 2014 - 67
Avionics News November 2014 - 68
Avionics News November 2014 - 69
Avionics News November 2014 - 70
Avionics News November 2014 - Marketplace Classifieds
Avionics News November 2014 - 72
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