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A New NDB Helps Aviation Students Stay On Track

 
NDB

The Client

Airline Training Center Arizona (ATCA) is a pilot training facility based in Goodyear, Arizona that proudly trains students from all over the globe. With a collegiate approach to the training of pilots, ATCA operates out of a private, ILS-equipped airport where they have maintained a Southern Avionics Company non-directional beacon (NDB) since 1992.

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Quality and Longevity of SAC's NDB

 
PC-1000 Antenna Coupler

At Southern Avionics Company we pride ourselves on the quality and longevity of our products. Today we manufacture and assemble our transmitters in the same place we started over 51 years ago.  Our transmitters have a notoriously long lifespan, and our customers request support documentation on a regular basis. In some cases, the requests are for manuals for systems 10, 20, 30 plus years old.  Here are two of our recent favorites.

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Implementing Optimized Non-Directional Beacon Systems for Navigational Safety in Ecuador

 
NDB transmitter

Navigational safety is a top priority for airports, regardless of size or location. Pilots need to be able to consistently locate and land at the airport in order to get people and products to their final destinations efficiently. A trip that does not result in a safe landing at the airport is a waste of time and resources, not to mention potentially dangerous for the pilots.

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Optimizing Non-Directional Beacon Systems for Offshore Navigation in Libya

 
NDB

The Client

A long-term client of Southern Avionics, this oil and gas company with operations in Libya needed to guarantee safe navigation to its new offshore rigs.

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Customized Southern Avionics NDB System Implementation for Vessels

 
Non Directional Beacon

The Client

The client is a non-profit organization that operates a series of small yachts for marine research and environmental work.

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In-Band Frequency Change: SA vs SE Series

 
NDB transmitter

With the introduction of the SE Series NDB Transmitters there have been some questions about how the new series compares with the older SA Series.

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NDB Improvements: SA vs. SE

 
SA NDB

Southern Avionics is committed to continually improving our products and services. We have recently added an Online Store, a new Client Support Site with numerous resources for our customers and we added a new NAVTEX product line and extended our DGPS transmitter line. SAC is also moving on to our next generation of Non-Directional Beacon Transmitters, the SE Series.

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