Aspen Avionics Releases Software Update Addressing AD 2019-01-02

Scott ShererScott Sherer COO Forum Moderator

Albuquerque, NM, March 21, 2019: Today, Aspen Avionics announces it has received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for Aspen’s software modification addressing the Airworthiness Directive (AD) 2019-01-02 issued in February 2019. This AD affected Evolution Flight Displays with software version 2.9 and the potential of inflight reset of FIS-B equipped EFD1000-500 systems when connected to an ADS-B transponder, transceiver or receiver when improperly formatted data is received.
Aspen Avionics has issued Service Bulletin SB-2019-01 which provides Aspen authorized dealers with instructions for upgrading EFD1000/500 Electronic Flight Displays to the new software version 2.9.0.1. All Aspen Avionics dealers have been informed about the availability of the Service Bulletin and affected customers should contact their authorized dealer to install the updated software.
About Aspen Avionics, Inc.
A new way to look at avionics.™
Based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Aspen Avionics specializes in bringing the most advanced display and sensor technology from the commercial and business aviation markets into general aviation cockpits—and budgets. Together, our Evolution Flight Display System, and NexNav™ GPS sensors help enable the aviation community to affordably meet the FAA’s NextGen mandate. Aspen is also responsible for introducing the industry’s first wireless technology that enables transmission of flight plans from an iPad to certified avionics with its patented Connected™ Panel. At Aspen Avionics, we design products to be affordable, easy to install, and easy to own. The company can be found online at www.aspenavionics.com, and may be reached at (505) 856-5034.

Scott Sherer
Wright Brothers Master Pilot, FAA Commercial Pilot
Aviation Director, Cessna Owners Organization Forum Moderator and Cessna Owners Author.

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