Garmin as the top provider of avionics product support in the 2012 cockpit avionics rankings, with an overall average rating of 8.3. Rockwell Collins climbed to second place with a rating of 7.8, followed by Universal Avionics in third, with an overall average of 7.7. Honeywell’s cockpit avionics rating climbed 1 percent this year, to fourth place and 7.5, tying for the same place with Avidyne, which also scored a 7.5 rating. Honeywell’s Bendix/King division retained the same 7.1 rating as last year, moving to fifth place. Topping the cabin avionics manufacturers list is Aircell, climbing 1 percent to 8.0. Flight Display Systems jumped this year to 7.9, to second place. Rockwell Collins moved up to a third-place 7.6, tying with Rosen Avionics, which dropped slightly, down 1 percent. Honeywell’s score moved up 1 percent to 7.5, putting the company into fourth place. Magnastar saw the largest leap in the overall average rating this year, up 13 percent to 7.1 and fifth place. Thrane & Thrane dropped 1 percent to 7.0 this year.