8.33 Update - CAA 20% rebate available until the 30th September 2018
INSTALLATION before and after!
WHAT'S CHANGED FROM THE D2 BRAVO to the newer D2 CHARLIE?
The following information is from the specification list provided by Garmin on both the D2 Bravo and the D2 Charlie.
CAA Grant Eligibility for 8.33kHz Upgrade
By January 2018, all aircraft that are required to carry a radio must have 8.33 kHz-compatible equipment fitted and operational, and from 1st January 25kHz radios cannot be used for general communication.
The CAA has secured €4.3 million of funding from the European Union's Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) to encourage the early transition of the UK GA fleet to 8.33 kHz-capable equipment.
Upgrading your aircraft radio to 8.33 kHz-compatible equipment
The clock is ticking... are you ready?
If you haven't already heard, by January 2018, all aircraft operating in airspace that requires the carriage of a radio must have 8.33 kHz-compatible equipment fitted and operational, and after 1st January 25kHz radios cannot be used unless specifically exempted for a particular channel such as the emergency frequency 121.5MHz.