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May 1, 2009
CompactPCI CPU Board Kontron, of Eching, Germany, introduced the Rugged Conduction-Cooled (RC) Kontron CP3210 CompactPCI CPU board. The board is described as ideal for applications requiring high processing power, including defense, aerospace, maritime, industrial, transportation and communications applications. The Kontron CP3210 CompactPCI CPU board is an enhanced version of the Kontron PowerEngineC7, a...
May 1, 2009
Sensis Corp. Appointments Sensis Corp., of Syracuse, N.Y., named Marc Viggiano chief operating officer. Viggiano was most recently senior vice president and chief strategy officer. In his new role, Viggiano is responsible for Sensis Corp. operating areas including Air Traffic Systems, Defense & Security Systems, Advanced Development and Operations. The company also named Vice Admiral (Ret.) John G...
May 1, 2009
May 3-6 Army Aviation Association of America Annual Convention, Nashville, Tenn. Contact Quad A, phone 203-268-2450 or visit http://quad-a.org 4-6 Navy League Sea-Air-Space Exposition, Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, National Harbor, Md. Contact Navy League, phone 800-564-4220 or visit www.navyleague.org. 12-14 European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) 2009, Geneva...
April 1, 2009
Just how valuable the intelligence gathered by the RC-12 Guardrail aircraft is to U.S. Army ground commanders is rarely disclosed. The ground-based Guardrail system uses airborne receivers to collect signals intelligence (SIGINT) and geolocate enemy communications and radar emitters in near real-time. Linked by satellite to an Integrated Processing Facility at Fort Hood, Texas, the antenna-spiked...
April 1, 2009
The "office in the sky" concept as it applies to business jets has been talked about for almost as long as there have been business jets in the sky, but in the past few years the reality of an executive being able to accomplish in the corporate jet aloft all that can be accomplished in a corporate office is just now beginning to be realized to its fullest potential. The options for customizing...
April 1, 2009
By taking advantage of commercial advances in glass and graphics generators, display manufacturers are able to design and manufacture lightweight, low-cost cockpit displays that also have the functionality and symbology necessary for flight governed by Required Navigation Performance (RNP) and Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B). That’s certainly the case with one of the airline...
April 1, 2009
I was comparing notes with my brother the other day about the sorry state of the economy. He’s an executive at a luxury resort in Florida. Nice place, to say the least. I’ve stayed there before (at a discount) and imagined: this is as good as it gets. Dinner gave me pause — the cheapest cut of steak was $28, sans vegetables — but hey, mi hermano said he’d pick up the tab. No...
April 1, 2009
Congress Resumes FAA Reauthorization Effort Long-awaited FAA reauthorization legislation that provides $70 billion to the agency over four years through fiscal 2012, including funding for the NextGen air-traffic control modernization, was progressing through the United States Congress as Avionics went to the printer. Introduced in the House Feb. 9, the spending bill (H.R. 915) would provide $13.4 billion...
April 1, 2009
1553/ARINC 429 Test, Simulation Products Data Device Corporation (DDC), Bohemia, N.Y., introduced new Mil-Std-1553/ARINC 429 test and simulation products, including a four-channel 1553 PCI Express card (BU-67106K) and updated Multi-I/O 1553/429 USB Avionics Devices (BU-67102/3U). The BU-67106K is a PCI Express card with up to four dual redundant 1553 channels operating in Bus Controller (BC) or Multi...
April 1, 2009
Rusty Roberts Rusty Roberts was named director of the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) Aerospace, Transportation and Advanced Systems (ATAS) laboratory. The laboratory is one of two units based at the Cobb County Research Facility near Dobbins Air Reserve Base. The appointment followed eight years of service by Roberts as associate director for business development in GTRI’s Information...
April 1, 2009
April 1-4 Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA) 52nd Annual International Convention and Trade Show. Gaylord Texas Resort and Convention Center, Dallas. Contact AEA, phone 816-347-8400 or visit www.aea.net. May 3-6 Army Aviation Association of America Annual Convention, Nashville, Tenn. Contact Quad A, phone 203-268-2450 or visit http://quad-a.org 4-6 Navy League Sea-Air-Space Exposition, Gaylord National...
March 1, 2009
Operators today — be they airline, business aviation, or military — are looking for known, predicable avionics costs, and this quest is driving industry maintenance trends. Avionics original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) are offering "avionics-by-the hour" packages that include leased spares, and major maintenance, repair and overhaul (MROs) companies are offering...
March 1, 2009
In the United States Navy, where operational readiness is directly tied to the mission capability of highly complex aircraft, preventive maintenance is the difference between mission success or mission failure. For more than seven years, the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) Wiring Systems Branch of the Propulsion and Power Engineering Department has worked to address wiring system problem areas. The...
March 1, 2009
Promising endurance of up to 52 hours and operating costs a fraction of those associated with fixed-wing or rotary-wing aircraft, the Polar 400 Remotely Piloted Air Vehicle (RPAV) is an appealing new surveillance platform. Last November, Guardian Flight Systems (formerly Blackwater Airships) teamed with sensor integrator PSI Origin to demonstrate the optionally-manned blimp with Broad Area Persistent...
March 1, 2009
With light-emitting diode (LED) technology for cockpit and cabin lighting now the norm for all new-production applications, lighting suppliers are working to develop higher-power LEDs that are brighter and to improve processing techniques that improve color consistency. At the same time, suppliers are taking advantage of digital capabilities from consumer electronics for improved functionality. "The...
March 1, 2009
ADS-B Advances Somewhat under the radar (I hate to start with a cliché, but the days may be numbered for radar)... FAA’s NextGen air-traffic control modernization is progressing. Despite all that has transpired in the last year in aviation and beyond, the deployment of the ground infrastructure for Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B), one of the supporting legs of NextGen...
March 1, 2009
Commercial NextGen Update The FAA on Jan. 30 released an update to its NextGen Implementation Plan, defining the core set of avionics that will support NextGen operational capabilities deployed by 2018. The updated plan contains high-level "governing principles" for an integrated avionics equipage strategy taking advantage of operational capabilities in the 2012-2018 time frame, considered...
March 1, 2009
New Web Site Mid-Continent Instruments, Wichita, Kan., has launched a new Web site — www.mcico.com — providing a new tool to enhance customer service The new site was developed following a year of customer research and content organization, Mid-Continent said. The site provides faster and easier access to the company’s Overhaul and Exchange program and a library of manufactured products...
March 1, 2009
United Appointments UAL Corp., the holding company of United Airlines, named Michael Quiello (right), vice president of corporate safety, security, quality and environment, and Mark Mounsey, vice president of base maintenance for United Services. Quiello most recently was vice president of safety for Delta Air Lines. He succeeds Bill Yantiss, who retired after nearly 20 years with United. Quiello serves on...
March 1, 2009
March 17-19 ATC Global Exhibition & Conference, Amsterdam RAI Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Visit www.atcevents.com/atc09/homepage.asp. 29-April 3 Embedded Systems Conference, McEnery Convention Center, San Jose, Calif. Visit www.cmp-egevents.com/web/esv/home. 30-April 2 AMC and AEEC Joint Annual Meetings, Hyatt Regency, Minneapolis. Contact ARINC, phone 410-266-4000 or visit www.aviation-ia.com...
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