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Nov. 13, 2013
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COBHAM SATCOM has announced the appointment of JIANMIN CUI to its aeronautical sales team in the new role of regional sales director for the China region.

CONSTANT AVIATION LLC announced it completed its 15th installation for a PA system on the Phenom 100/300.

DUNCAN AVIATION's location in Provo, Utah, recently announced it has been approved by the Mexican Civil Aviation Authority as an approved aircraft maintenance organization. In addition, the company's Battle Creek, Mich., location recently received approval by Bermuda's Civil Aviation Authority.

RICK GARCIA, president of GULF COAST AVIONICS CORP., announced the appointment of JOHN GAUCH as vice president of sales, effective immediately.

L-3 Display Systems, a subgroup of L-3 AVIATION PRODUCTS, announced it was awarded a contract from The Boeing Company to provide the remote interface unit for the F-15C/D Advanced Display Core Processor II aircraft program. The RIU is a redundant, programmable input/output processing system that collects and manages heads-up display, hands-on throttle and stick, and other F-15C/D analog and digital signals for distribution using the aircraft's digital bus interfaces. 




U.S. General Aviation Caucus Update


General Aviation Caucuses were formed in the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate in 2009, to inform members and staff about the importance of GA to the nation's economy and transportation system. To date, more than 200 members of the U.S. Congress have signed on to the General Aviation Caucus. Click below to see if your elected representative is a member. If not, please contact them immediately and ask them to join the GA Caucus to promote the value of the general aviation industry to our nation's economy.





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The CurrentJan13
The annual AEA board of directors meeting concluded last week at the association's international headquarters in Lee's Summit, Mo.

On Friday, Nov. 8, the board of directors took time from a full agenda to meet with U.S. Rep. Sam Graves, a Republican member of Congress who was back home in the Show-Me State of Missouri. Graves is the chairman of the House Small Business Committee and serves as co-chair of the House General Aviation Caucus. Graves discussed a variety of issues related to general aviation and heard various concerns and feedback on a variety of general aviation topics from AEA board members.

Graves is a pilot, a passionate aviator and strong supporter of general aviation on Capitol Hill. 
Save the Date Jan 13

The 57th annual AEA International Convention & Trade Show is a unique opportunity to connect with manufacturers, distributors, technicians and business leaders as we shape the future of
avionics together.

The AEA Convention is the only wholesale avionics show representing nearly 90 percent of the international government-certified avionics shops.

The AEA Trade Show is the platform of choice for the introduction of the new avionics products for 2014.

AEA members can save up to $150 by registering by Dec. 13, 2013!

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IMPORTANT: Hazard Communication Standard Training Required by Dec. 1, 2013, for all Employees
AEA Provides FREE Online Training for AEA Members to Meet the Deadline.
In order to ensure chemical safety in the workplace, information about the identities and hazards of the chemicals must be available and understandable to workers. 


To assist members with the phased training requirements set forth by OSHA, the AEA has produced an online training program to cover the major changes to the Hazard Communication Standard. Visit www.aea.net/Training/online/HazCom to access the online training. The program includes an exam and downloadable certificate of training. It is available to all AEA members with their FREE web user accounts. 


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"AEAviators" features an employee from an AEA member company who currently has their pilot's license. In the avionics industry, whether you're selling the product on the trade show floor, maintaining it or installing it in the cockpit, it's all for the flight. Every pilot has a unique story, and "AEAviators" showcases them and reminds those in the avionics industry what it's all about.

Click here to read the October "AEAviators" featuring Paul DeHerrera of Universal Avionics Systems Corp.

If you or someone you know would like to be featured in "AEAviators," contact Jenna Kramer at jennak@aea.net.

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