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March 3, 2015
Satcom Direct’s FlightDeck Freedom Datalink service. Photo: Satcom Direct [Avionics Today 03-03-2015] Satcom Direct’s FlightDeck Freedom data link service now enables Future Air Navigation System (FANS) testing to troubleshoot or validate FANS capabilities and crew...
March 3, 2015
Sikorsky has extended its iFly Sikorsky iPad application to include support for S-76D helicopters. The app replicates common performance calculations outlined in helicopter model-specific flight manuals. Photo: PRNewswire [Avionics Today 03-03-2015] Sikorsky is expanding its iFly Sikorsky  iPad application to include support for...
March 2, 2015
[Avionics Today 03-02-2015] Honeywell's annual Heli-Expo forecast estimates up to 5,250 new civilian helicopter deliveries over the next five years, a good indication for the growing aircraft connectivity market to make the majority of those purchases connected helicopters. Several of the avionics industry's largest manufacturers, including Garmin, Honeywell, Rockwell Collins and Thales...
March 2, 2015
Airservices Australia air traffic control tower. Photo: Airservices Australia [Avionics Today 03-02-2015] AirServices Australia (ASA) has entered into two new partnerships to improve the country’s Air Traffic Management (ATM). The Australian Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP) signed a framework agreement with Thales to start advanced work on the OneSKY program to modernize the country’s...
March 2, 2015
Digital rendering of coverage from OneWeb’s future satellite constellation. Photo: OneWeb [Avionics Today 03-02-2015] Honeywell Aerospace has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with OneWeb to provide aircraft equipment and airtime services to...
February 27, 2015
JAL passenger using Wi-Fi in flight on a smartphone. Photo: JAL [Avionics Today 02-27-2015] Japan Airlines (JAL) is expanding its In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) services on both international and domestic...
February 27, 2015
Gogo has reported a record year for 2014. Photo: Gogo [Avionics Today 02-27-2015] Gogo announced big earnings yesterday in its yearly report, with revenue for the full year 2014 up 24 percent over 2013...
February 25, 2015
Delta to expand Wi-Fi offerings. Photo: Delta [Avionics Today 02-25-2015] Delta Air Lines will outfit its narrow body aircraft serving long-haul domestic Latin American and Caribbean routes with Gogo's next generation 2Ku technology. The more than...
February 20, 2015
ForeFlight Mobile receives the SkyView GPS and AHRS data to feed the moving map and Synthetic Vision views. Photo: ForeFlight [Avionics Today 02-20-2015] ForeFlight, a company that provides iPhone and iPad applications for pilots, has announced...
February 17, 2015
Aircraft switching from beam to beam or satellite to satellite. Photo: ViaSat [Avionics Today 02-17-2015] Changing attitudes about In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) may lead the way to monetizing the market. This is the attitude expressed by Mark Dankberg, chairman and chief executive officer of California-based satellite communications company ViaSat, which currently has contracts with major airlines such as...
February 17, 2015
[Avionics Today 02-17-2015] Satcom Direct has announced the launch of AeroIT to address the need for aircraft technicians to become more knowledgeable about Information Technology (IT) related aspects of installing airborne communication systems...
February 13, 2015
Gogo is one step closer to commercial line fit installation. Photo: Gogo [Avionics Today 02-13-2015] Gogo’s commercial aviation operation has earned AS9100 aerospace quality certification, an internationally recognized Quality Management System (QMS) standard for the aviation, space and defense industries. The...
February 11, 2015
Boeing announced that British Airways received operational approval from the UK Civil Aviation Authority for use of Boeing’s Electronic Logbook on their 787 Dreamliner fleet. Photo: Boeing [Avionics Today 02-11-2015] British Airways has received operational approval from the United Kingdom’s...
February 11, 2015
Innova Digital Cabin Management System. Photo: Innova [Avionics Today 02-11-2015] Turkish Airlines and Innova have partnered to launch a new Digital Cabin Management System (DCMS)...
February 5, 2015
[Avionics Today 02-05-2015] Global Eagle Entertainment (GEE) is jointly designing a new In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) antenna with Quantenelektronische Systeme GmbH (QEST). The new global antenna...
February 4, 2015
Business passenger uses Gogo ATG-4 in-flight. Photo: Gogo [Avionics Today 02-04-2015] Gogo will begin introducing its Air-to-Ground (ATG) connectivity system ATG-4 to the business...
February 4, 2015
Passengers using OnAir mobile and Internet connectivity in-flight. Photo: OnAir [Avionics Today 02-04-2015] At the Aircraft Interiors Middle East (AIME) conference in Dubai, SITA OnAir announced that 13 million people took advantage of its Mobile OnAir network in 2014. The in-flight mobile phone service is available on 15...
February 2, 2015
Passenger accessing in-flight Wi-Fi. Photo: OnAir [Avionics Today 02-02-2015] Saudia has become the first airline to develop and deploy a mobile phone application for free in-flight Wi-Fi. With the app, passengers can scan their ticket’s bar code for Wi-Fi access delivered by aircraft connectivity provider OnAir...
January 29, 2015
[Avionics Today 01-29-2015] Gogo announced a new milestone, as its Gogo Vision In-Flight Entertainment (IFE) system is now installed on more than 1,700 commercial aircraft. The IFE system allows passengers to rent movies and television shows on their Wi-Fi enabled Personal...
January 27, 2015
Alaska Air passenger accessing IFE via their personal tablet. Photo: Alaska Air [Avionics Today 01-27-2015] Alaska Airlines In-Flight Entertainment (IFE) offering currently available through passengers Personal Electronic Devices (PEDs), which premiered last month...
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