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GPS from an Avionics Technician’s Perspective
GPS: Installation and Integration
Date and Time:
Saturday, November 17, 2012, starting at 10:00 Download Calendar File
Jim Peake, Avionics Technician, Cannon Avionics
Brief Description:
Are you in absolute awe every time you see a brochure or set foot in a new aircraft with a GPS or some "New Touch Screen" avionics? Well, here is your chance to have a look behind the instrument panel with an avionics technician guiding the way.
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Location of Seminar:
Regal Air / Paine Field
10217 31st Ave W
Hanger C-51
Everett, WA 98204
Directions to Venue:
From I-5, take the 128th St (exit #186), go west on 128th St for approx 2 miles to Hwy 99. 128th St SW becomes Airport Rd, stay on Airport Rd to the Paine Field entrance. Turn left onto 100th St SW and go to the first stop sign. Turn left and the street dead ends into our parking lot.
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Fly-in Seminar?:
Yes  PAE
65 seats at the facility, 21 remaining for online registration.
Registration Information:
Seminar has passed.
Sponsoring Division:
FAA Safety Team
Contact Information:
Chuck Smith
Phone: (425) 353-9123
Additional Event Information & Acknowledgement of Industry Sponsor(s):
GPS and/or New Touch Screen avionics are the wave of the future. Mr. Peake will present a avionics technician's view from behind the instrument panel at the installation and maintenance of the newer avionics systems.
  • Overview of GPS Installations
  • GTN familiarization DVD covers gps operations
  • Garmin GTN installations
  • How GPS units integrate with communications and basic navigation equipment
  • Garmin Demo unit for hands on applications
  • Understanding of avionics installation schematics and symbols
Equal Access Information:
The FAA Safety Team (FAASTeam) is committed to providing equal access to this meeting/event for all participants. If you need alternative formats or services because of a disability, please communicate your request as soon as possible with the person in the “Contact Information” area of the meeting/event notice. Note that two weeks is usually required to arrange services.
Credit Applicability:
1 Credit for Basic Knowledge Topic 3
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