MEDIA ALERT: Aspen Avionics Releases Software Update Addressing Airworthiness Directive 2019-01-02
Albuquerque, NM, March 21, 2019: Today, Aspen Avionics announces it has received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for Aspen’s software modification addressing the Airworthiness Directive (AD) 2019-01-02 issued in February 2019. This AD affected Evolution Flight Displays with software version 2.9 and the potential of inflight reset of FIS-B equipped EFD1000-500 systems when connected to an ADS-B transponder, transceiver or receiver when improperly formatted data is received.
Aspen Avionics has issued Service Bulletin SB-2019-01 which provides Aspen authorized dealers with instructions for upgrading EFD1000/500 Electronic Flight Displays to the new software version 188.8.131.52. All Aspen Avionics dealers have been informed about the availability of the Service Bulletin and affected customers should contact their authorized dealer to install the updated software.