2016 Sponsors

Special Thank You to the Avionics for NextGen 2016 Sponsors!

Bronze Sponsorships:


Aireon is deploying a space-based air traffic surveillance system for Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) equipped aircraft throughout the entire globe. Aireon will harness next-generation aviation surveillance technologies that are currently ground-based and, for the first time ever, extend their reach globally to significantly improve efficiency, enhance safety, reduce emissions and provide cost savings benefits to all stakeholders. Real-time ADS-B surveillance will cover oceanic, polar and remote regions, as well as augment existing ground-based systems that are limited to terrestrial airspace. In partnership with leading ANSPs from around the world, like NAV CANADA, the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA), ENAV and Naviair, as well as Iridium Communications, Aireon will have an operational, global, space-based air traffic surveillance system by 2018.


For nearly 60 years, Becker Avionics has developed, manufactured and distributed high-tech communication, navigation, surveillance and search & rescue equipment for airborne and ground applications. Becker is a leader in digital avionics technology, setting the standard in customer centric, state-of-the-art airborne and ground-based solutions.

Becker has proudly provided world class products for General Aviation, ATC, law enforcement, military and OEM organizations including Airbus, Airbus Helicopters, Bell Helicopter, BAE Systems (British Aerospace), ATR, CASA, RUAG, Xi’an Aircraft Corporation, AgustaWestland, Pilatus Aircraft,  German Air Force, Navy and Army, German Border Patrol, German Police, Austrian Army and Police,  Swiss Air Force, Dutch Police, Security Civil, Irish Air Corps, Egyptian Navy, Indonesian Navy,  Portuguese Air Force, U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy and U.S. Civil Air Patrol, Ukrainian Helicopters, etc.

For more information visit www.becker-avionics.com.


Cobham SATCOM develops, manufactures, sells and supports affordable, high performance satellite communication systems. Our products and services are used to satisfy the needs of a wide variety of commercial, governmental and recreational applications under the most challenging and demanding conditions.

Cobham AvComm is the global leader in avionics test. As the FAA ADS-B Out mandate draws near, our new TCAS and ATC/DME bench test sets along with our flight line and GPS positional test sets are designed specifically to help meet the FAA requirements.


As a trusted partner to the global aviation community, Harris delivers industry-leading innovations that maintain safety and maximize efficiency. Our highly reliable, customized solutions keep global air navigation service providers (ANSPs), airports, airlines and systems integrators ahead of the rapidly growing demands of the global aviation market. With our state-of-the-art voice and data communications, information management systems, flight and weather services, and network infrastructures, we provide the tools to meet tomorrow’s air traffic challenges.


Houston based Hughes Aerospace Corporation designs, implements and maintains Instrument Flight Procedures for public and private airports, heliports, and is a fully credentialed FAA Service Provider. Globally recognized and ICAO Endorsed, Hughes provides various swift, turn-key solutions that comprises all aspects of the design, validation (in Hughes or customers aircraft), including digital, geo-referenced color charting and ARINC coding.  Hughes has additional FAA PEP certification enabling the evaluation of heliports as well as helicopter IFR procedures.

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Inmarsat, the leading provider of mobile satellite communications to aviation, has been delivering secure connectivity to the cockpit for more than 25 years. SwiftBroadband-Safety, our next generation communication platform designed solely for the flight deck, delivers unprecedented speed and capacity and a myriad of new digital applications, including continual positional awareness for flight tracking, flight data streaming and electronic flight bag applications. Always on and always secure, it is the new standard for secure high-speed broadband safety services.


L-3 Aviation Products (L-3 AP) is a leading provider of commercial and military avionics with unsurpassed performance, quality and customer support. L-3 AP manufactures safety- and efficiency-enhancing products for next-generation requirements, including ADS-B systems, voice and data recorders, collision avoidance systems, standby instruments, navigation products, display systems and processors. L-3 AP offers MRO and integrated performance-based logistics for commercial and military systems. www.L-3com.com/aviationproducts.


Thompson Aerospace’s 1Net products provide real-time, secure, access to aircraft data providing the airlines with ICAO compliant Tracking and Alerts, Real-time Flight Data Recorder, Cockpit Voice Recorder and Cockpit/Cabin Camera solutions.

All Thompson Aerospace products use Hardware Security to provide the most robust key protection in the industry. Thompson Aerospace products have securely moved hundreds of millions of records between aircraft and cloud networks, including PCI compliant credit card transactions.

Promotional Sponsorships:


Avionics Support Group, Inc. (ASG) is a privately owned Florida Corporation, based in Miami, FL. ASG specializes in aircraft avionics systems integration, engineering, certification and installation technical support. We hold, FAA, EASA and CAAC STC’s used on Air Transport Category aircraft for the installation of; EFB, ELT, SATCOM (Iridium & Inmarsat), On-board global Wi-Fi connectivity, CPDLC, ADS-B and FANS… ASG operates an FAA PMA Manufacturing facility with install kit, wire harness, and fiber optics capabilities.


Esterline CMC Electronics (CMC) designs and manufactures leading technology electronics products for the commercial and military aviation markets. CMC’s focus is on delivering innovative cockpit systems integration and avionics solutions to its customers worldwide. Its expertise encompasses cockpit avionics systems integration, flight management systems, GPS receivers, electronic flight bags, aircraft information servers and tablet connectivity devices, enhanced vision system (EVS) sensors, satellite communications antennas, and an extensive range of high-quality display products. These include modules and control assemblies, video displays, smart displays, and avionics software and application services.


Universal Avionics is a leading manufacturer of innovative avionics systems offered as retrofit and forward-fit solutions for the largest diversification of aircraft types in the industry. Gain ADS-B Out, RNAV (GPS) SBAS, RNP and LPV approach capability with the Universal SBAS-Flight Management System (FMS). Combined with the UniLink® UL-800/801 Communications Management Unit (CMU) and data link capable Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR), experience the benefits of DataComm, CPDLC, FANS, and with software version SCN 31.0, ATN.