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Avidyne Joins Growing List of Connected Pilot™ Partner Companies

Avidyne joins Aspen, Honeywell, Boeing-Jeppesen and several other key companies that have all committed to building products and applications that will be enabled with the newly-announced Connected Panel™ open architecture.

Oshkosh, WI – Wednesday, July 27, 2011 – Avidyne Corporation, a leading provider of integrated avionics and safety systems for general aviation aircraft, today announced they are collaborating with Aspen Avionics of Albuquerque and a growing to develop new products that are enabled to take advantage of Aspen’s new Connected™ Panel technology. The two companies previously announced and are currently developing an interface between Avidyne’s DFC90 digital autopilot and Aspen’s EFD1000 flight display system.

 “Avidyne is pleased to join Aspen and the growing list of Connected Panel™ partner companies who are developing innovative and exciting new products for general aviation pilots,” said Dan Schwinn, Avidyne President and CEO. 

“Avidyne joins the growing list of certified avionics companies that recognize the value and have committed to building products that will leverage this new, innovative architecture,” says John Uczekaj, President and CEO of Aspen Avionics. “We are excited to have them on board.”

About Connected Panel

Connected™ Panel is a new open-platform architecture and technology that is designed to create new and exciting cockpit products that seamlessly integrate aviation application data from personal handheld devices with certified avionics installed in an aircraft’s panel.. Avidyne joins other partner companies as announced by Aspen earlier today, including AvConnect, ForeFlight; Honeywell, Jeppesen, JP Instruments, Parrot, Pinnacle Aerospace, PS Engineering, Seattle Avionics, and Sporty’s Pilot Shop, as companies that have all committed to collaborate on building products and applications that will be Connected Panel Enabled™.   

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Tom Harper
Avidyne Corporation
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