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Avionica Names Anthony Rios Chief Operating Officer

– Anthony Rios, Chief Operating Officer –   MIAMI, FL – November 1, 2018 – Avionica today announced that vice president of sales Anthony Rios has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer (COO). As COO, Rios is charged with driving strategic prioritization and accountability for Avionica, with a focus on operational excellence.   “Tony is a seasoned and trusted leader […]

Avionica VP of Engineering Simone Drakes Named AMT 2018 Next Gen 40 Under 40 Award Winner

– Simone Drakes, Avionica VP of Engineering –   MIAMI, FL – October 24, 2018 – Avionica Vice President of Engineering (FAA, DER) Simone Drakes is a recipient of this year’s “40 Under 40” award from Aircraft Maintenance Technology Magazine, a publication for aircraft maintenance professionals that is focused on the latest technology and maintenance […]

Avionica Simplifies C-FOQA for Bizav

    October 17, 2018 | by Matt Thurber   For owners and operators of business aircraft, the opportunity to participate in a corporate-flight operational quality assurance (C-FOQA) program depends greatly on the availability of equipment that records flight data and the ease of downloading and sharing that data. Avionica, a manufacturer of quick-access recorders […]

The Cutting Edge: Hand-in-Hand with the FAA at Avionica

    June 19, 2017 | by Nick Zazulia | Paris, France | Send Feedback | @NickZazulia   Aviation runs in the family for Simone Drakes. The Barbados-born Drakes’ father was an air traffic controller. Her brother is a commercial pilot.   As VP of engineering for Florida-based avionics company Avionica, Drakes serves as the company’s designated engineering representative (DER) to […]

GE Buys into Avionica, Forms Joint Venture

    May 13, 2018 | by Matt Thurber   After acquiring an “ownership interest” in airborne connectivity and data collection provider Avionica, GE Aviation has deepened its partnership and formed a joint venture with Avionica to take advantage of the two companies’ strengths. GE is now offering Avionica products as part of its digital […]

Avionica and GE Aviation Expand Digital Partnership

— JV accelerates data collection and processing for the Connected Aircraft —   AUSTIN, TX – May 10, 2018 – Avionica and GE Aviation today announced that they have expanded their partnership by forming a joint venture through GE’s acquisition of an ownership interest in Avionica.  The JV allows the companies to accelerate edge processing […]

Avionica, L2 Secure AML-STC for MiniQAR Installs

      April 11, 2018 | by Matt Thurber   The FAA has granted an approved model list (AML) STC for installation of Avionica’s miniQAR (quick-access recorder) and 4G cellular transmission module on Part 23 turboprops and jets. The combination of Avionica’s miniQAR MkIII and avCM 4G Cellular Module enables operators to transmit flight […]

Korean Air Selects satLINK MAX

— Meets Flight Tracking Requirements for Korea’s Civil Aviation Authority —   MIAMI – January 19, 2018 – Korean Air has selected Avionica’s satLINK MAX to meet flight tracking requirements mandated by South Korea’s Office of Civil Aviation (KOCA) that take effect in 2018. Installation of Avionica’s satLINK MAX Iridium SATCOM have been completed on several […]

MAX for MAX: Avionica’s satLINK MAX Earns STC on 737 MAX 8

      MIAMI – January 19, 2018 –  Avionica successfully completed the first Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for their flagship Iridium transceiver, the satLINK MAX. The STC was performed on a Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft.   “Earning this STC on the new generation 737 MAX is a great accomplishment for Avionica,” said Mr. […]

Avionica Extends thier avWiFi STC for e-Enablement Connectivity

    June 19, 2017 | by Matt Thurber | Paris, France | Kalitta Air is the first airline customer to implement Avionica’s newly amended supplemental type certificate (STC) for the avWiFi router, allowing the air-line’s flight crew members to use wireless applications—such as electronic flight bags (EFBs)—in all phases of flight. Kalitta Air is […]