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July 1, 2012
Etihad Airways Commits to RNP Etihad Airways and its partner Quovadis are bringing performance-based navigation to the Middle East, having performed the region’s first Required Navigation Performance–Authorization Required (RNP-AR) approach to the Abu Dhabi International Airport in May. The demonstration flight of an Airbus A330-200 from Bahrain marks the beginning of full RNP-AR implementation...
July 1, 2012
Reseller Satcom Direct, based in Satellite Beach, Fla., has become a direct reseller for TriaGnoSys satellite communications products and equipment in the United States. Satcom Direct said it is the only TriaGnoSys reseller partner in the United States. TriaGnoSys provides communications technology that uses satellite, air-to-ground and other radio links to connect communication networks through mobility...
July 1, 2012
Ralph DeMarco Ralf DeMarco L-3 Aviation Products named Ralph DeMarco vice president of sales and marketing for the L-3 Aviation Products (AP) business sector. DeMarco has more than 30 years of experience in aerospace. He previously was vice president of sales and marketing for L-3’s Aviation Recorders division, which is part of L-3 AP. Other division of L-3 AP include ACSS, Avionics Systems, Display...
July 1, 2012
At our home and office, we recycle everything we can. I have converted our lighting to low power LED and CFL lights, and I drive a pretty efficient Honda, and not very far or often. We have a big backyard garden, collect our roof rainwater for irrigation and I think I do a pretty good job of minimizing my impact on the universe at large. But the entire concept of the mandatory Removal of Hazardous...
July 1, 2012
Lasers are part of our daily life they help doctors perform precision surgery, scan items at supermarket, play our music. Yet lasers have the potential to be a deadly flight hazard. An individual shining a laser on an aircraft in flight places the aircraft and its passengers in peril and faces criminal prosecution and hefty civil penalties. So what’s behind the increase in aviation laser incidents...
June 1, 2012
The MH-60R gives the U.S. Navy a multi-sensor, multi-mission helicopter with highly integrated systems. A Lockheed Martin Interrogative Diagnostics and Prognostics Solution provides insight into the many Seahawk subsystems. Systems-rich and highly integrated, the MH-60R and MH-60S helicopters of the U.S. Navy perform multiple roles with a Common Cockpit and different mission subsystems. The Romeo model...
June 1, 2012
During the next few years, the technology needed to meet NextGen requirements will be added to aircraft cockpits already bristling with advanced systems. As it is doing now for many safety-critical systems on commercial and military aircraft, real-time operating system (RTOS) software will likely provide support for those NextGen systems, such as Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B). Adhering...
June 1, 2012
Avionics Magazine is recognizing outstanding women for their work in aviation electronics engineering, research and development in commercial, business and military aviation, and in...
June 1, 2012
Hundreds of aviation professionals from more than 25 countries descended on the very chilly Anchorage, Alaska, in early May at the AMC Open Forum with the goal of basic conflict resolution. In one section of the room, airlines outline the maintenance issues they’ve encountered with various avionics systems on various airframes. Surrounding them are the suppliers and airframe manufacturers to answer...
June 1, 2012
COMMERCIAL Hainan Selects Teledyne Teledyne Controls, based in El Segundo, Calif., said it was selected by Hainan Airlines for automating flight data retrieval and electronic software part distribution. The package selected includes Teledyne’s Wireless GroundLink system (WGL), LoadStar Server Enterprise (LSE) software application, enhanced Airborne Data Loader (eADL) and Portable Maintenance Terminal...
June 1, 2012
ATC Recorder Eizo Nanao Technologies (EIZO), of Cypress, Calif., introduced Re/Vue Mini, a compact recording device for use in Air traffic Control and Defense applications. Re/Vue Mini, the second product in its family of recording systems, is designed to capture, compress and archive video data from any DVI (digital) source. The Re/Vue Mini measures 5.7 inches wide, 5.8 inches deep and 3 inches high. It...
June 1, 2012
Jana Murphy Saab Sensis, based in Syracuse, N.Y., named Jana Murphy chief of its Washington, D.C., operations. Murphy will be responsible for leading the company’s government, legislative and industry affairs. Murphy has more than 15 years of public policy and federal government agency experience. Prior to joining Saab Sensis, she served at FAA since 2007, most notably as the FAA chief of staff...
June 1, 2012
2012 June 4 Avionics Women in Technology Awards 2012, Grand Hyatt Washington, Washington, D.C. Visit www.avionicsawards.com. July 9-15 Farnborough International Airshow, Farnborough Airport, England. Visit www.farnborough.com. 11-14 Airborne Law Enforcement Association (ALEA) Conference and Exposition, Reno, Nev. Visit www.alea.org. 23-29 EAA AirVenture, Wittman Regional Airport, Oshkosh, Wis. Visit...
June 1, 2012
In the name of portability, interoperability and economy in military avionics, U.S. Navy and Army aviation honchos, together with a growing number of vendors, have announced a new software standard they wish military avionics to adopt. Housed under the Open Group (OG), the consortium developing this standard has taken the name of Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACE). The cover of the FACE...
June 1, 2012
What is the best method for training competent, safe airline pilots? This debate rages in an industry preparing for explosive growth in world pilot demand, fleet size and passenger traffic. Boeing’s long-term market forecast from 2011-2030 predicts a need for 466,650 pilots and 596,500 maintenance technicians, with the Asia-Pacific region leading the demand. The world fleet is expected to nearly...
May 1, 2012
Garmin’s G1000 flight deck, pictured on a King Air C90, integrates flight information, navigation data, communications, terrain awareness, traffic, weather and engine instruments on a 15-inch multi-function display and two 10.4-inch primary flight displays. Cockpit upgrades for used business aircraft are showing signs of life now that the recession seems to be receding, with operator benefits ranging...
May 1, 2012
Since their emergence more than 20 years ago, health and usage monitoring systems (HUMS) have expanded from oil and gas rotorcraft to military helicopters, fixed-wing aircraft, drones and business jets. HUMS systems not only monitor the health of vibrating and spinning parts but record the operational context of events and provide data for trend analysis and condition-based maintenance (CBM). HUMS...
May 1, 2012
Rockwell Collins SVS, as pictured on the Heads-Up Guidance System of its test aircraft flying over Washington state. As synthetic vision systems become more mainstream, technology providers are refining their offerings to appeal to a wider range of customers. Along with general and business aviation operators, key targets include the rotorcraft and commercial transport markets. For the latter, however, the...
May 1, 2012
Alex Mirot Interest in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), particularly in the civil space, is growing rapidly. And as the FAA looks to integrate civilian UASs into the National Airspace System during the next few years, the number of systems and types of missions, including border security, fire-fighting, disaster relief and military expeditions, among others, are set to escalate, driving the need for...
May 1, 2012
If the number of press releases that come into my inbox are any indication, tablet computers, more specifically iPads, are becoming as ubiquitous in airplanes as seatback tray tables and multifunction displays. The pervasiveness of Apple products is undeniable. It seems there is an “app” for everything and aviation and avionics are no exception. From the cockpit to the cabin to the tower to the...
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