AEA 2024: Software Updates for the Connected Cockpit

April 2, 2024


The intersection of aviation and technology has never been more exciting than at AEA 2024, where the concept of a connected cockpit takes a groundbreaking turn. With a 30% increase in general aviation traffic relying on legacy systems, the stakes for a cohesive digital transition are high. This technological leap promises to redefine the cockpit experience without the need for exhaustive overhauls.

How can the legacy and modern avionics systems in general aviation be harmonized for an enhanced flying experience? This pivotal question drives the latest episode of “5 on the Fly”.

In the latest episode of “5 on the Fly”, host Brit Wanick and guest Ryan Braun, Managing Director of General Aviation at uAvionix, delve into the transformative potential of the Open Connected Cockpit. They discuss the integration of new software updates, enhanced capabilities, and global applicability of their latest innovations.

  • The Open Connected Cockpit concept aims to integrate legacy avionics with new systems, creating a seamless communication network within the cockpit.
  • Upcoming software updates for the AV-30, including new interfacing and Wi-Fi functionality, to simplify the transition towards a more connected flight experience.
  • Specific enhancements to cater to the European market, affirming uAvionix’s commitment to a global standard in aviation excellence.

Ryan Braun is an established figure in the aviation technology sector, holding the position of Managing Director of General Aviation at uAvionix. With a strong background in aeronautical engineering and several industry accolades, Braun is at the forefront of integrating innovative avionics solutions for general aviation.

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