Aviation Electronics Europe, the premier global conference and exhibition for the international avionics and aviation electronics community, met in Munich, Germany on 20th & 21st April for its latest annual industry gathering.
The event delivered a highly focussed Main Conference Programme, as well as a series of Technical Workshops and Certified Training Courses as well as the largest exhibition in aviation electronics.
Following the Opening Keynote, which saw EUROCAE Secretary General Christian Schleifer, and Lufthansa’s SESAR Program manager, Sven Kutschera, deliver insightful overviews, key updates on the SESAR and NextGen programmes from Rick Heinrich of Rockwell Collins, Dung Nguyen from Boring and Thomas Maier at Airbus, enabled delegates to gain a greater understanding of the current position and future developments.
With nearly 1000 registered industry professionals over the two days, who discovered the latest issues, challenges and technologies, and listened to some of the leading international experts in relation to SESAR, NextGen programmes, as well as topics including ADS- B, Cyber Security, Satellite based solutions and Standardization and Certification.
Two great Certified Training Programs, delivered by AFuzion’s Vance Hilderman, also drew great interest in the latest understandings of ADS-B, DO-178C and ARP-4754A.
The exhibition, with over 40 exhibiting organizations showcasing the latest technologies in avionics and cockpit technologies enabled delegates and visitors to discover and source new systems and solutions for fixed and rotary wing commercial and military aircraft and UAVs.
Adrian Broadbent, Event Director and owner of Aviation Electronics Europe, said, “We were delighted at the overall outcome of this years Aviation Electronics Europe. To see so many industry experts attending, sharing their knowledge and experiences to the whole avionics community, and so many industry professionals benefiting from their presence is great.”
“We wish to thank our many supporters of the event, including BavAIRIa, EUROCONTROL, EUROCAE, SESAR, The Royal Aeronautical Society, Germany Aerospace Society, Institution of Engineering & Technology, as well as key sponosrs L-3, Honeywell and Aviage Systems. We look forward to welcoming everyone back next year to the next annual gathering of the avionics and aviation electronics industry on 25th-26th April 2017,” concluded Mr Broadbent.