AVIDYNE ANNOUNCES COMPLETION OF NEW AIRCRAFT INTEGRATION AND FLIGHT TEST CENTER IN MELBOURNE, FL
Avidyne has completed construction and move-in to their new 12,000 square foot hangar at the Orlando Melbourne International Airport; Avidyne’s new hangar facility will be used for the company’s growing avionics integration, flight test, and certification activities.
Melbourne, Florida – September 21, 2020–– Avidyne Corporation, a leading provider of integrated avionics systems, flight displays, and safety systems for general aviation aircraft, business jets and helicopters announced the completion of construction and the opening of their spacious new Aircraft Integration and Flight Test Center at the Orlando Melbourne International Airport (MLB).
“Avidyne has experienced significant growth over the past several years, directly attributable to the success of our popular IFD-Series products, and we see substantial opportunity as we move up market with our recently-announced ATLAS™ and HELIOS™ flight management systems,” said Avidyne CEO Dan Schwin
n. “We are excited to open our new integration and flight test center, which has a prime location and ramp space at Orlando Melbourne International Airport with 10,000 square feet of hangar space plus 2,000 square feet of flight operations office space, allowing us to expand our flight operations certification efforts and to accommodate future growth.”
“We have outgrown our current hangar location at the airport, and we are delighted to be moving our flight operations and certification teams into our new hangar space as planned,” said Roger Mitchell, Senior Vice President of Operations. “Our new facility is capable of housing aircraft as large as a G550 and reflects Avidyne’s need to be able to perform integration and test work on larger aircraft as we move upmarket.”
About Orlando Melbourne International Airport – MLB (www.mlbair.com)
Orlando Melbourne International Airport (MLB) is an award-winning airport named Florida’s 2019 Commercial Service Airport of the Year and the #1 Most Scenic Airport Approach in the U.S.A. Located on the Central Florida coast, MLB currently provides service on American Airlines and Delta Air Lines, and is preparing for TUI UK’s arrival in 2022 with a major terminal renovation and expansion project. MLB has gained global recognition as an epicenter for aviation, aerospace and defense, home to Northrop Grumman, L3Harris, Embraer, Collins Aerospace, Avidyne, and most recently Aerion Supersonic.
About Avidyne Corporation (www.avidyne.com)
Avidyne’s continuing leadership in innovation and product design make flying safer, more accessible and more enjoyable for pilots and their passengers. The company offers a full line of avionics systems including their dzus-mounted ATLAS™, HELIOS™ and panel-mounted IFD-Series FMS systems, AMX240 audio panel, and DFC90 digital flight control systems. With a complete range of SkyTrax ADS-B solutions, including the AXP322 and AXP340 Mode S ADS-B Transponders, SkyTrax100B receivers, and SkyTrax600 ADS-B & Active Traffic systems, Avidyne provides complete support for the worldwide NextGen ATC surveillance upgrade. Headquartered in Melbourne, FL, the company has additional facilities in Westerville, OH, and Concord, MA.