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Oct
23
2019

Universal Avionics to Debut New 'Fly By Sight' Navigation System

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Tucson, AZ – Universal Avionics (UA), an Elbit Systems Company, debuts its latest advancement in the ‘Fly by Sight’ flight deck concept this week at the 2019 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) in Las Vegas, NV. The company will unveil the ‘Fly By Sight’ Navigation System, which combines ClearVision™ SkyLens™ Head Wearable Display (HWD) and the company’s recently unveiled Interactive FMS (i-FMS).

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Oct
23
2019

Universal Avionics Offers Package Incentive for Operators Seeking Latest CPDLC Capability

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Tucson, AZ – Universal Avionics announces an incentive package for operators seeking to equip for Data Comm using the company’s UniLink Communications Management Unit (CMU) as the cornerstone of their data link flight deck upgrade. The package, which provides financial incentive to equip UniLink UL-80X, is effective January 1, 2020. UniLink provides various data communications capabilities, including CPDLC DCL, CPDLC Enroute and FANS 1/A+ oceanic. This financial incentive is strategically designed for retrofit upgrade of business aviation aircraft, who can benefit significantly from FAA’s Data Comm services currently being rolled out across the U.S.

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Apr
29
2019

Universal Avionics Partners with AerSale to Certify Airbus A320 EFVS Solution

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Prague, Czech Republic – Universal Avionics (UA), an Elbit Systems Company, is partnering with AerSale, Inc. to develop an FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the ClearVision™ Enhanced Flight Vision System (EFVS) on the Airbus A320 aircraft. FAA certification for the retrofit upgrade is expected by the end of first quarter of 2020, with CAAC and EASA STC validation to immediately follow.

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Apr
10
2019

Universal Avionics Receives STC for InSight™ Touchscreen Control

Posted by jhadmin

Tucson, AZ - April 10, 2019 – Universal Avionics (UA) has received FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the company’s new touchscreen EFIS Control Display Unit (ECDU) for the InSight Display System. Designed for efficiency, the Touch ECDU provides fast, easy access for InSight user control and input.

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Apr
05
2019

David Carter Joins Universal Avionics as Regional Sales Manager for Northwestern U.S.

Posted by jhadmin

Tucson, AZ – Robert Randall, U.S. Senior Sales Manager for Universal Avionics (UA), announces that Mr. David Carter has been appointed to the position of Regional Sales Manager for Northwestern U.S. In his new position, David will support UA Authorized Dealers and Integrators in Washington, Oregon, Nevada, Idaho, Utah, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, and New Mexico. He is based in Kansas City, Kansas U.S.

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Mar
25
2019

Universal Avionics Offers Authorized Dealers and Integrators New STC Packages

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Tucson, AZ - March 25, 2019 – Universal Avionics (UA) is offering the company's Authorized Dealers and Integrators two new Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) packages, available at no charge in many cases. The first is for ADS-B Out Data Pairing and the second supports installation of the InSight Display System.

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Mar
12
2019

Don Milum Joins Universal Avionics as Regional Sales Manager for Midwestern U.S.

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Tucson, AZ – Robert Randall, U.S. Senior Sales Manager for Universal Avionics (UA), announces that Mr. Don Milum has been appointed to the position of Regional Sales Manager for Midwestern U.S. In his new position, Don will support UA Authorized Dealers and Integrators in North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana.

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Mar
05
2019

Dror Yahav to Be Named CEO of Universal Avionics

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Tucson, AZ - March 5, 2019 – Universal Avionics (UA), an Elbit Systems Company announced today that Mr. Dror Yahav will be appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer for the company, effective April 10, 2019. Mr. Yahav transitions to CEO as his predecessor, Mr. Paul DeHerrera, retires after 25 years of service with UA. The Company's Board of Directors accepted the request of DeHerrera to retire from his position in the upcoming month, and the Board confirmed the appointment of Yahav as his successor.

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Mar
05
2019

UA Teams with FAA for Rotorcraft Enhanced Flight Vision System Research & Development

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Atlanta, GA - March 5, 2019 – Universal Avionics (UA), an Elbit Systems Company, is continuing its research partnership with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to further develop and mature new regulations to support the use of Enhanced Flight Vision Systems/Enhanced Helicopter Vision Systems (EFVS/EHVS) for rotorcraft. The FAA is evaluating the use of Heli-ClearVision as a representative EHVS to improve helicopter safety and provide operational benefit during day, night, and low visibility conditions.

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Mar
05
2019

UA Unveils New InSight™ Display System + Heli-ClearVision™ EFVS Helicopter Flight Deck at 2019 Heli-Expo

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Atlanta, GA - March 5, 2019 – Universal Avionics (UA), an Elbit Systems Company, is unveiling a new, complete flight deck specifically designed to support helicopter mission execution at night and during challenging weather conditions. UA CEO Paul DeHerrera and Elbit System's VP of Commercial Aviation, Dror Yahav, will present the new InSight Display System for helicopters + Heli-ClearVision Enhanced Flight Vision System (EFVS) during an in-booth (#C4028) press conference on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 1:30pm (EDT)

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Mar
05
2019

Heli-One Receives STC Approval for Universal Avionics Flight Deck Upgrade for S-76B VVIP

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Atlanta, GA - March 5, 2019 – Universal Avionics (UA) Authorized Dealer, Heli-One, has received Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval from Transport Canada and the Malaysia Department of Civil Aviation for its Sikorsky S-76 VVIP helicopter flight deck upgrade. Completed for a customer in Asia, the STC covers three UA EFI-890H Advanced Flight Displays and a UA UNS-1Lw Flight Management System (FMS) with Vision-1™ Synthetic Vision System (SVS).

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Mar
04
2019

StandardAero Achieves FAA Certification for New Bell 212 Glass Cockpit Upgrade in Collaboration with Alpine Aerotech and Universal Avionics

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ATLANTA, Ga. – March 4, 2019 – StandardAero announced today the attainment of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification of a new glass cockpit upgrade for the Bell 212 helicopter, available for both VFR and IFR operations. The upgrade features proven Universal Avionics EFI-890H Advanced Flight Displays which can be integrated with legacy Honeywell and Bell autopilot systems. The first installation of this new Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) was accomplished in cooperation with leading Bell Customer Service Facility, Alpine Aerotech, and their launch customer. This new glass cockpit solution is now also being made available to other Bell 212 operators seeking to economically update their aircraft.

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Feb
12
2019

Universal Avionics Presents Innovative Flight Deck Solutions at the 2019 Heli-Expo

Posted by jhadmin

Tucson, AZ - February 12, 2019 – Universal Avionics (UA), an Elbit Systems Company, is exhibiting innovative flight deck solutions at the 2019 HAI Heli-Expo. UA will showcase an InSight Display System demonstration rig with never before seen helicopter features. Attendees are invited to join UA for an in-booth (#C4028) press conference on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 1:30pm to unveil the new future flight deck concept. UA CEO Paul DeHerrera and Elbit Systems' VP of Commercial Aviation, Dror Yahav, will present.

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Jan
24
2019

Tal Golan Joins Universal Avionics as Rotorcraft Business Development Manager

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Tucson, AZ - January 24, 2019 – Dan Reida, V.P. of Sales, Marketing, and Support for Universal Avionics (UA), announces that Mr. Tal Golan has been appointed to the newly created position of Rotorcraft Business Development Manager.

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Jan
09
2019

Kim Stephenson Joins Universal Avionics as Regional Sales Manager for Canada

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Tucson, AZ - January 9, 2019 – Robert Clare, Director of Sales for Universal Avionics (UA), announces that Ms. Kim Stephenson has been appointed to the position of Regional Sales Manager for Canada.

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Dec
20
2018

Universal Avionics Announces 2018 Top Dealers

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Tucson, AZ - December 20, 2018 – Universal Avionics (UA) is pleased to announce its Top Dealers of 2018 to be Global Aviation Technologies for Americas Dealer of the Year and Scandinavian Avionics A/S for International Dealer of the Year.

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Dec
03
2018

Universal Avionics Receives TSOA for InSight™ Touchscreen Control

Posted by jhadmin

Tucson, AZ — December 3, 2018 – Universal Avionics (UA) has received FAA Technical Standard Order (TSO) authorization for the company's new touchscreen EFIS Control Display Unit (ECDU) for the InSight Display System. Designed for efficiency, the Touch ECDU provides fast, easy access of InSight user control and input. The STC is expected Q1 2019.

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Oct
19
2018

Heli-One Completes Universal Avionics Flight Deck Upgrade for S-76 VVIP

Posted by jhadmin

Amsterdam, Netherlands – Universal Avionics (UA) announces the completion of Authorized Dealer, Heli-One's Sikorsky S-76 VVIP helicopter flight deck upgrade. The avionics upgrade replaces legacy Electronic Flight Instrument Systems (EFIS) with three UA EFI-890H Advanced Flight Displays. The system also includes a new UA UNS-1Lw Flight Management System (FMS) with Vision-1™ Synthetic Vision System.

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Oct
16
2018

AS365 Dauphin Receives Universal Avionics Flight Deck Upgrade

Posted by jhadmin

Amsterdam, Netherlands - October 16, 2018 – Universal Avionics (UA) is supplying dual EFI-890H Advanced Flight Displays and dual AHS-525 Attitude Heading Reference Systems (AHRS) for an AS365 Dauphin helicopter installation. The installation offers a unique way to have both a mission display capability and Primary Flight Display (PFD) for the left cockpit side.

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Oct
16
2018

Universal Avionics & Elbit Systems Exhibit Together at Helitech International for First Time Since Acquisition

Posted by jhadmin

Amsterdam, Netherlands - Universal Avionics (UA) is exhibiting with Elbit Systems, Ltd. at the Helitech International Helicopter Expo and Conference for the first time since the April 2018 acquisition of UA by Elbit Systems. The two companies are working together, moving forward in the market to bring enhanced safety to helicopter operators.

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Oct
09
2018

NBAA-BACE Press Briefing

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In UA’s first press briefing as a combined entity with Elbit Systems Ltd., CEO Paul DeHerrera and Elbit V.P. of Commercial Aviation, Dror Yahav, present the company’s future flight deck concept with live demonstration.

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Apr
16
2018

Universal Avionics Corporate Team Announces New CFO

Posted by jhadmin

Tucson, AZ - April 16, 2018 – Universal Avionics is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Curtis Thelen to the position of Chief Financial Officer for the company. Mr. Thelen transitions into this new role as predecessor, Mr. Michael Delgado retires after 20 years with the company.

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Apr
04
2018

Universal Avionics FMS Selected for U.S. Army’s Black Hawk FANS Program

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Tucson, AZ - April 4, 2018 – Universal Avionics, in partnership with the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research Engineering Development Center (AMRDEC), Prototype Integration Facility (PIF), and prime contractor Redstone Defense Systems, has integrated an IFR capable Flight Management System (FMS) for the U.S. Army’s Sikorsky HH/UH-60L/M Black Hawk Federated Advanced Navigation System (FANS) program. This meets the program’s requirement to integrate a Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) FAA certified navigational system for the incorporation of Required Navigation Performance Area Navigation (RNP/RNAV) and Global Position System RNAV (GPS/RNAV) requirement.

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Mar
27
2018

UASC Web-Based Configuration Tool for InSight Display System Now Available

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Las Vegas, NV – Universal Avionics has released the External Configuration Editor (ECE) for the InSight Display System. The new web-based configuration tool makes the pre-design and system configuration process simple and intuitive. AEA2018 attendees have the opportunity to view and navigate through the ECE with a Universal Avionics expert during the show in booth number 411.

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Mar
20
2018

Universal Avionics Presents AEA2018 Training Workshop for New InSight Web-Based Configuration Tool

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Tucson, AZ - March 20, 2018 – Universal Avionics invites Authorized Dealers and Integrators to join its training session during the AEA’s 2018 International Convention and Trade Show. The workshop covers the External Configuration Editor (ECE), a new web-based installer configuration tool for the InSight Display System. Interested attendees are welcome to fill a seat in Room 122 of the MGM Grand Convention Center on Tuesday, March 27th at 9:30am (PDT).

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Feb
26
2018

Universal Avionics Receives TSOA for New FMS Software Supporting LP Approaches & Transition to Hover

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TUCSON, AZ – Universal Avionics has received FAA Technical Standard Order (TSO) authorization for the company’s new Flight Management System (FMS)/Multi-Missions Management System (MMMS) software version SCN 1002.0/1102.0. With the introduction of this software, helicopter operators can now take advantage of Localizer Performance (LP) Level of Service (LOS) approaches and a Transition to Hover search pattern.

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Feb
26
2018

Ground Testing Complete for S-76B’s with Universal Avionics Upgrade

Posted by jhadmin

TUCSON, AZ – Ground testing for Heli-One’s Sikorsky S-76B helicopter upgrade program featuring a Universal Avionics flight deck is now complete, with flight testing imminent. The aircraft is operated by a VVIP operator in Asia. The upgraded, modern glass cockpit includes the installation of three EFI-890H Advanced Flight Displays with Vision-1® Synthetic Vision System and a UNS-1Fw Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS)-Flight Management System (FMS).

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Tags: Heli Expo S-76B Sikorsky Universal Avionics
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Jan
24
2018

Universal Avionics Launches New Industry-Focused Blog

Posted by jhadmin

Tucson, AZ – Universal Avionics has launched a new blog, called the “UA Blog” as a way to provide insightful first-person perspectives about top-of-mind industry topics from the company’s thought-leaders and guest writers.

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Jan
18
2018

Universal Avionics Announces 2017 Top Dealers

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Tucson, AZ - December 18, 2017 – Universal Avionics is pleased to announce its Top Dealers of 2017 to be Avmax for North and South America (Americas) and Heli-One Norway for International Dealer of the Year.

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Tags: Avmax Universal Avionics
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