Avidyne Press Release

Avidyne Appoints Duncan Aviation to Provide Exclusive Repair Service for Legacy Display Systems

Duncan Aviation will be the worldwide repair center for Avidyne’s first-generation 5-RR and FlightMax Multi-Function Displays.

Lincoln, MA – Thursday, May 27, 2010 – 

Avidyne Corporation, a leading provider of integrated flight decks, displays, and safety systems for general aviation aircraft, announced they have entered into an agreement with Duncan Aviation, Inc. of Lincoln, Nebraska, who will become the exclusive provider of repair services for Avidyne customers that are using first-generation Flight Situation Displays (FSD) and early-model FlightMax® Multi-Function Displays (MFD). 

“We are pleased to have Duncan Aviation as our worldwide repair center for Avidyne’s legacy MFD products,” said Patrick Herguth, Chief Operating Officer.  “We wanted to ensure that owners of our legacy displays would continue to have the highest level of support throughout the life of the products, and through this agreement, our customers will benefit from Duncan Aviation’s vast industry expertise and exceptional reputation for quality and service.”

“This is a great opportunity for Duncan Aviation to align with Avidyne Corporation,” said Todd Duncan, Chairman of Duncan Aviation. “We look forward to supporting Avidyne’s legacy customers for years to come.”

“Duncan Aviation is pleased to add the Avidyne FSD and FlightMax product line to our service capabilities. The plan is to continue with the same pricing and warranty that Avidyne has had in place for some time,” said Don Fiedler, New Business Development Manager for Duncan Aviation. “Following with tradition, Duncan Aviation will also be providing free loaners, quick turn times and excellent technical support to satisfy our customer needs.”

Under the terms of this agreement, Duncan Aviation will be the worldwide repair center for Avidyne’s legacy display products including the 5-RR FSD, and the FlightMax 440, 450, 640, 650, 700, 740, 750, 800, 850 & 950 model MFDs.

Repair and service of Avidyne’s FSDs and legacy FlightMax MFDs will be fully transitioned to Duncan Aviation’s Lincoln facility within the next thirty to sixty days, and customers will not experience any interruption in service or delays in quoted turn-around times.  

About Duncan Aviation (www.duncanaviation.aero)

Duncan Aviation is an aircraft service provider supporting the aviation needs of government and business operators and other service providers. Services include major and minor airframe inspections and maintenance, engine services, major retrofits for cabin and cockpit systems in addition to full paint and interior services and aircraft sales and acquisitions. Duncan Aviation also has aircraft components solutions experts available 24/7/365 at 800.228.1836 or 402.475.4125 (international) who can handle any aircraft system problem with immediate exchanges, rotables, loaners or avionics/instrument/accessory/propeller repairs and overhauls.

Complete service facilities are located in Lincoln, Neb., and Battle Creek, Mich. Additional locations include more than 20 satellite avionics facilities strategically located throughout the United States.

About Avidyne Corporation (www.avidyne.com)

Avidyne’s continuing leadership in innovation and its Flying Made Simple® system design make flying safer, more accessible and more enjoyable for pilots and their passengers. The company’s expanding line of products include the industry-leading Entegra integrated flight deck  linefor new and existing aircraft, datalink-capable EX5000 and EX600 multi-function displays and the dual-antenna TAS600 series of active traffic advisory systems, the MLB700 broadcast datalink receiver, the MLX770 world-wide datalink transceiver, and the TWX670 Tactical Weather Detection system. Headquartered in Lincoln, MA, the company has facilities in Columbus, OH, Melbourne, FL, and Boulder, CO.

Editorial Contacts

Tom Harper
Avidyne Corporation
(781) 402-7400