Universal Avionics – One Stop Shop for Innovative, Safe and Reliable Avionics Systems


The history of Universal Avionics Aircraft Parts Company

Universal Avionics was founded by Hubert L. Naimer in 1981. Hubert L. Naimer was inspired by the vision to help pilots navigate through each phase of flight and avoid collisions between aircraft. Naimer has been building cockpit displays and panels displays since 1976. Hubert Naimer introduced in 1982 the first Flight Management System for corporate aviation. Universal Avionics has had a significant impact on the aviation market since its inception. They are located in Tucson, Arizona, and have a 65,000 square foot headquarters. They have a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility measuring 65,000 sq. ft. There are also customer support centers in Wichita (Kansas) and Basel (Switzerland). Joachim L. Naimer is the current CEO and President. Paul DeHerra is the Chief Operating Officer, and Michael Delgado is the chief financial officer. Universal Avionics’ headquarters focuses on customer service and market opportunities. There are 20 employees who have been with the company for over 20 years. Universal Avionics is proud to have introduced the UNS-1, the first-ever “FMS” in the world, in 1982. Universal Avionics offers products for business aircraft and advanced avionics equipment to support special missions. They also provide advanced solutions for government/military airlines and equipment for helicopters.

Universal Avionics Aircraft Parts & Its Product Range:

Universal Avionics products include flight management systems, integrated flat-panel instrument displays, cockpit voice/flight data recorders, and radio control units. They also offer cockpit-to-ground communications data links systems, synthetic vision systems, terrain awareness and warning systems, and electronic flight bags. The Vision-1 can be certified on more than 20 types of aircraft, while the WAAS/SBAS certification is in over 50 varieties. Universal Avionics has provided over 20,000 UNS systems to customers and more than 9,500 aircraft in over 150 aircraft types from over 115 countries. All WAAS/SBAS flight management systems can take advantage of EGNOS and WAAS satellite systems that comply with the requirements for PRNAV. The WAAS/SBAS/FMS family has several advantages. They provide navigation accuracy of within.01nm with 99.999% coverage, enhanced integrity, accuracy monitoring eliminates the RAIM prediction requirements, they allow for you to plan GPS approaches to your destination flight plan as well as an alternative, etc. The WAAS flight management product line includes UNS-1LW and UNS-1FW. UNS-1EW is enhanced integrity and accuracy monitoring system. It also includes LP/LPV monitors, multi-mission management systems, airdrop modules, FlexPerf, and FlexPerf. The integrated display product range consists of the following: EFI-890R and EFI-890H, EFI-640, and MFC-640.

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The following products are part of the situational awareness product range: Vission-1 synthetic sight, TAWS, and ASU. These products are intended only for situational awareness or reference. Universal Avionics also carries these accessories: solid-state data transfer unit for data upload/download equipment for aircraft interfacing and other line replaceable units; an air data converter unit to convert analog air inputs of altitude and SAT to an ARINC429 digital format; a radio tuning unit and a flight management system trainer.