More than 500,000 pilots, aviation companies and enthusiasts descended on what becomes the busiest airport in the world at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh in Oshkosh, Wisc., July 20-26, to show off their wares and flying skills. BendixKing® by Honeywell, took full advantage of what is called the "World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration” with a new product launch, announcement of the AeroVue dealer network and five major sales promotions.
At this year's show, BendixKing announced that they are in the final certification stages of a solid state attitude indicator designed as an affordable alternative to its legacy mechanical attitude indicators.
The KI 300, an easy-to-install replacement for the KI-series gyros, improves operational safety and reliability by replacing the pneumatic-driven attitude system found in most general aviation aircraft with modern attitude and heading reference systems-based technology. It features battery backup and compatibility with BendixKing autopilots.
The new KI 300 is expected to be available late this year.
BendixKing also announced a dealer network for the Aerovue™ integrated flight deck. Launched exactly one year ago, AeroVue is a complete cockpit retrofit solution for Beechcraft King Air 200 and B200 aircraft.
The initial members of this dealer network—comprised of eight independent companies at 11 different locations across the United States—will support both installation and service work on the new AeroVue integrated flight deck.
In keeping with the spirit of aviation enthusiasm generated by visitors from more than 60 countries, BendixKing offered a number of special sales promotions throughout the week. These included discounts and special show pricing for the KT 74 ADS-B OUT transponder with a KSN 770/765 GPS navigator, AeroWave in-flight Internet systems, CAS 67A TCAS II version 7.1 upgrade, KLR 10 lift reserve indicator for enhanced AOA awareness and BenkixKing's one-stop ADS-B "In" and "Out" package solution.
Founded in 1953 in Milwaukee as a local club for those who built and restored their own aircraft, the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) has grown to become a vibrant and growing aviation community of 180,000 aviation enthusiasts now headquartered in Oshkosh.