Buchloe, April 2018
AERO 2018: Welcome at f.u.n.k.e. AVIONICS in Hall B1!
Welcome to the AERO2018 - we would be delighted to welcome you on our stand 102 / hall B1.
Since 01.01.2018 the use of radios with 8,33 kHz channel spacing is mandatory in all European Aircraft. The demand for radios was and is correspondingly high. We are happy that we successfully managed this big challenge and introduced our new radio ATR833S very well on the market.
The completely new designed successor of the ATR833 (LCD and OLED) was placed as well very successful. In time for the AERO 2018 the flat-panel radio ATR833A is now available as well with the new electronics.
Together with the well known FSG90 radios, approved for ground operations, we can offer ideal radio solutions for all kind of applications. We will now finalise this development with the market introduction of the 8,33 kHz capable hand-held radio FSG8, which will get approval for mobile ground communications and will go into sales in summer.
Come along and let us talk about the best solutions for the various applications.
We wish you a fantastic flying season 2018!
Ulm, February 2018
f.u.n.k.e AVIONICS participates in European GAINS project
Since the beginning of the year f.u.n.k.e. AVIONICS is partner in GAINS (General Aviation Improved Navigation and Surveillance), a two-year joint partnerhip project co-funded by the SESAR Joint Undertaking (SJU) under the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programm.
In the frame of large scale demonstrations GAINS shall demonstrate that "small" aircraft can be better integrated into the overall air traffic making use of modern avionics and respectively adaptet procedures - since better integration means less restrictions. The results shall, therefore, bring benefits to all private pilots.
For the large scale demonstrations f.u.n.k.e. AVIONICS provides avionics equipment (25 so called Low Power ADS-B Transceiver (LPAT)) as well as respective ground stations. LPAT receives transponder and FLARM signals, shows aircraft nearby to the pilot and gives a warning in case of a potential conflict. LPAT transmits as well ADS-B data (own position, altitude and speed) periodically on the 1090 MHz frequency and may, therefore, be detected by other aircraft as well as ADS-B receivers on ground.
The project is driven by stakeholders of the General Aviation (GA) community. Live flying exercises will by carried out in the UK under coordination of AOPA UK. The results of the large scale demonstrations are expected to be available by the end of 2019.
Buchloe / Ulm, January 2018
f.u.n.k.e. AVIONICS wishes a Happy New Year!
Our product business in 2017 was dominated by the implementation of 8.33 kHz voice channel spacing capability below FL 195 in Europe and turned out to be the most successful year in our 26-year company history.
We, therefore, would like to take the chance to say thank you to all our customers, business partners and suppliers and wish you all the best for the New Year 2018!
We look forward to meeting all of you again at the AERO 2018 in Friedrichshafen from April 18 - 21 - as usual you will find us in hall B1.
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