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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

Posted by jhadmin

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

Posted by jhadmin

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

Posted by jhadmin

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

Posted by jhadmin

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

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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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