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Avidyne Announces AML-STC for AXP340 Panel-Mount Mode S Transponder with ADS-B OUT

AML-STC streamlines the ADS-B installation and approval process for AXP340 customers; AML-STC covers over 1,000 aircraft makes and models.

Lakeland, FL – Tuesday, April 21, 2015 – 

Avidyne Corporation, a leading provider of integrated avionics and safety systems for general aviation aircraft,today announced the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)  has awarded an Approved Model List-Supplement Type Certificate (AML-STC) for the Avidyne AXP340 Mode S Extended Squitter Transponder for installation in over 1,000 general aviation aircraft makes and models.  Operating on 1090MHz, the AXP340 meets the mandate for Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) for general aviation aircraft operating in the United States and internationally.  This AML-STC provides approval of the AXP340 when installed with the Avidyne Entegra Release 9, IFD440, IFD540, or legacy GNS430W/ GNS530W as its precision GPS position source.

“We are very pleased to make this AML-STC available to our dealers in the U.S. and around the world, for our customers installing the AXP340 transponder to meet the requirements for ADS-B ,” said Dan Schwinn, Avidyne's CEO.   

Avidyne’s AXP340 is a 1090MHz extended squitter (ES) Mode S transponder that meets the requirements for U.S. and international mandates for ADS-B OUT.   

The AXP340 has a retail price of $3,995 and is available now. Connector kit and Mounting Tray are included.  Antenna is sold separately.

This AML-STC will be made available to Avidyne dealers around the globe to streamline the installation process and allow customers easier access to ADS-B solutions.

Avidyne has also announced an AXP322 Remote-mounted Mode S transponder, as well as MLB100/MLX200/MLX210 universal access tranceivers for ADS-B compliance.

High-Resolution images of  AXP340 are available at: http://www.avidyne.com/news/images.asp

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Tom Harper
Avidyne Corporation
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