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January 6, 2017
[Avionics Magazine 01-06-17] Textron Aviation has introduced the Garmin G1000 NXi integrated flight deck to its piston product line, thanks to FAA certification, and is set to offer it as a retrofit option for fielded Beechcraft King Air 200/300/350-series turboprop aircraft, the company said.  Beechcraft King Air with G1000 NXi avionics. Photo: Textron...
January 6, 2017
[Avionics Magazine 01-06-2017] The FAA is leading an initiative that seeks to make the federal government’s existing use of up to 793 existing long- and short-range air surveillance radar systems more operationally and financially efficient. By 2024, the FAA, along with several other federal government agencies, hopes to be able to auction off a portion of the radio communications spectrum used by...
January 6, 2017
[Avionics Magazine 01-06-17] Operators with an older fleet might be in possession of aircraft carrying a 12-volt cigarette lighter socket in its instrument panel. While the capability might have been applicable in the past, it doesn't do much for pilots flying today with modern technologies requiring a USB connection. That potential conflict, however, is now easily avoidable thanks to Guardian Avionics'...
January 6, 2017
[Avionics Magazine 01-06-2017] Alaska Airlines is unveiling a new service allowing passengers on Gogo-equipped flights to use iMessage, WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger free of charge.    Alaska Airlines kicks off new year with new in-flight amenities, including Free Chat(TM) from any smartphone. Photo: Alaska Airlines.   Free Chat is the first of a variety of new in-flight...
January 5, 2017
[Avionics Magazine 01-05-2016] Curtiss Wright Defense Solutions is supporting Intel’s seventh generation Xeon processor on its updated small form factor Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS) Single Board Computers (SBCs). The updated rugged modules, the 3U OpenVPX VPX3-1220 and XMC-121 XMC processor mezzanine card, now both feature...
January 5, 2017
[Avionics Magazine 01-05-2016] The U.S. Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) has awarded BAE Systems a five-year contract worth up to $49 million to develop, deploy, and maintain cross domain solutions for safeguarding the sharing of...
January 5, 2017
Jeppesen and LOT Polish Airlines have signed a service agreement for charting and navigation services, Jeppeson says. Over five years, the Boeing company is to provide digital charting for LOT's electronic flight bag (EFB) platform. Photo: Public domain. The agreement covers LOT's...
January 5, 2017
Several prolific aviation professionals are to be recognized by Living Legends of Aviation during its 14th Annual Awards event on Jan. 20 in California. Included in the program for are Kenn Ricci and Phebe Novakovic. Ricci has received the Lifetime Aviation Entrepreneur Award, and Novakovic is the Aviation Industry Leader of the Year Award winner. Ricci currently serves as...
January 4, 2017
[Avionics Magazine 01-04-2017] Leonardo's Aermacchi M-345 high-efficiency trainer prototype made a successful first flight last week, the company said. The two-seat basic jet trainer flew for 30 minutes, and Leonardo said it met all design...
January 4, 2017
[Avionics Magazine 01-04-17] Elbit Systems Ltd. has won two contracts for the supply of airborne laser designators, the company said. Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. issued the awards, both worth a total of about $35 million. Elbit is to perform work over a...
January 4, 2017
[Avionics Magazine 01-04-2017] Cirrus Aircraft has launched the G6, which the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) calls the “smartest, safest and most advanced models ever of the best-selling SR22T, SR22 and SR20 piston airplanes.” The sixth generation...
January 4, 2017
[Avionics Magazine 01-04-2017] The Civil Aviation Authority of Israel, with the help of third party Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP) Hughes Aerospace, has deployed the nation’s first Required Navigation Performance Authorization Required (RNP AR) at its busiest international airport, Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion (LLBG). Along with reducing the noise and the environmental impact of aircraft...
January 4, 2017
[Avionics Magazine 01-04-2016] Uavionix Corp. has introduced a new Mode S transponder with Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) functionality designed for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), as well as balloons and non-powered gliders. The new transponder, the Ping200S, has received Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approval and is battery-powered the ability to provide visibility to other...
January 3, 2017
[Avionics Magazine 1-3-2017] Airborne Maintenance and Engineering Services Inc. has acquired PEMCO World Air Services Inc., said Airborne Maintenance and Engineering parent Air Transport Services Group Inc. The company did not...
January 3, 2017
[Avionics Magazine 1-3-2017] Garmin's G1000 integrated flight deck now has a successor ready for delivery, the company said. The G1000 NXi has received a FAA supplemental type certificate (STC) for the King Air 200, with the King Air 300/350 models to follow shortly. Deliveries could start next month. EASA certification is expected later this year.  The Garmin G1000 NXi features wireless cockpit...
January 3, 2017
DAC International Inc. has received a supplemental type certificate (STC) for the Esterline CMA-6800 Display for the Sikorsky S76B/C, DAC International said. The STC for...
January 3, 2017
[Avionics Magazine 01-03-2017] U.K.-based aviation support and aftermarket services provider BBA Aviation PLC has announced it will be merging with Gama Aviation’s U.S.-based aircraft management business. The combined entity will manage a fleet...
January 3, 2017
[Avionics Magazine 01-03-2017] Avionica, GigSky and Ultramain have teamed up seeking to help aircraft operators improve their ability to track, report and extract data about aircraft technological malfunctions. Under a partnership announced in December, aircraft mobile data services provider GigSky and Electronic Logbook (ELB) software provider Ultramain are now jointly marketing their products and...
December 29, 2016
[Avionics Magazine 12-29-2016] Belgian Air Defense has signed a new agreement to start deploying Eurocontrol’s Maastricht Upper Area Control Center (MUAC) for the provision of military air traffic services in Belgian airspace. Under the agreement, the system will be deployed at several military sites throughout Belgian airspace.        From left: Jac Jansen, Director of MUAC, and...
December 29, 2016
[Avionics Magazine 12-29-2016] Northrop Grumman’s E-2D Advanced Hawkeye airborne early warning aircraft completed the first flight with its new aerial refueling system. The new system allows the E-2D to provide longer...
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