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April 1, 2015
An AirRobot unmanned aerial system flies at Fort Benning, Georgia. Photo: Northrop Grumman [Avionics Today 04-01-2015] Remotec, a Tennessee-based Northrop Grumman subsidiary, has a new distribution agreement with...
March 31, 2015
Blackhawk UH-60V cockpit upgrade. Photo: Northrop Grumman [Avionics Today 03-31-2015] Northrop Grumman has selected L-3 Aviation’s Display Systems (L-3 DS) business to supply...
March 31, 2015
[Avionics Today 03-31-3015] During its March meeting, the RTCA Program Management Committee (PMC) approved a new document, DO-358, which provides the Minimum Operational Performance Standards (MOPS) for Flight Information Services Broadcast (FIS-B).      Flight Information Services Broadcast (FIS-B) transmits graphical national weather service products, temporary flight restrictions...
March 31, 2015
Dassault Falcon Service completes first scheduled C-Check on Falcon 7X. Photo: Dassault Falcon Service [Avionics Today 03-31-2015] Dassault Falcon Service (DFS) service center has completed an initial C-check on an...
March 31, 2015
CH-47F Chinook. Photo: Boeing [Avionics Today 03-31-2015] The U.S. Army is equipping its CH-47F Chinook helicopters with a Rockwell Collins Required Navigation Performance-Area...
March 31, 2015
[Avionics Today 03-31-2015] Northrop Grumman Corporation's Electronic Systems sector is repositioning its Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance and Targeting Systems Division (ISR&TSD) to expand focus on the growing airborne and space ISR business. The former ISR&TSD is being...
March 30, 2015
[Avionics Today 03-30-2015] During a House Subcommittee on Aviation hearing last week, lawmakers heard testimony from experts across different segments of the aviation industry deciphering the possibility of removing the Air Traffic Organization (ATO) from within the FAA. The committee heard testimony from leadership at American Airlines, the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA), and the...
March 30, 2015
ATCs overlook operations from inside the Heathrow tower. Photo: NATS (flickr) [Avionics Today 03-30-2015] Time-Based Separation (TBS), a new way of separating arriving aircraft by time instead of distance in order to cut delays caused by strong winds has gone live at Heathrow Airport as part of a phased introduction this year. Traditionally, Air...
March 30, 2015
HondaJet in flight. Photo: HondaJet [Avionics Today 03-30-2015] The FAA has granted the HondaJet Provisional Type Certification (PTC) design approval for the jet based on certification testing, design reviews and analyses...
March 30, 2015
[Avionics Today 03-30-2015] The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and Madagascar’s Civil Aviation Authority, alongside other transportation organizations, adopted a new Declaration on the Sustainable Development of Air Transport in Africa, following a meeting in Madagascar last week...
March 30, 2015
Global Hawk UAS in flight. Photo: Northrop Grumman [Avionics Today 03-30-2015] Raytheon Company has been awarded a contract valued at up to $45.7 million by Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems for...
March 27, 2015
Unmanned Aircraft System. Photo: Yann Caradec (Flickr) [Avionics Today 03-27-15] The FAA has introduced an interim policy that will slash some red tape for Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) commercial operators. Under the new policy, the agency will grant operators who have already received Section 333 exemption a “blanket” Certificate of Waiver or Authorization (COA) for flights at or below 200...
March 27, 2015
[Avionics Today 03-27-2015] The U.K. Space Agency has selected Avanti Communications to deploy the Satellite Based Augmentation System for Africa (SBAS-Africa) project. Under a contract through the agency's International Partnership Space Program (IPSP), Avanti will deliver a satellite-based augmentation...
March 27, 2015
[Avionics Today 03-27-2015] Japanese carrier All Nippon Airways (ANA) has finalized a $900 million order for three Boeing 787-10...
March 27, 2015
[Avionics Today 03-27-2015] In light of the recent events of the fatal Germanwings flight 4U9525, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) issued a temporary recommendation for airlines to ensure that at least two crew members, including at least one qualified pilot, are in the flight crew compartment during...
March 26, 2015
The Inmarsat satellite network that will deliver aviation broadband. Photo: Inmarsat [Avionics Today 03-25-2015] Honeywell and Inmarsat’s JetWave MCS 8200 completed over-the-air testing of the onboard datacom system earlier this month, possibly bringing them one step closer to delivering the global broadband to aviation that companies are striving toward and passengers are hungry for. The new system...
March 26, 2015
[Avionics Today 03-26-2015] During a press conference on Thursday, March 26, Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr confirmed that evidence from the Germanwings flight 4U 9525 investigation leads to a most likely conclusion that the co-pilot purposely crashed the aircraft. Spohr's comments came following an evaluation of the aircraft's Cockpit Voice Recorder was completed by the French air accident investigation...
March 26, 2015
[Avionics Today 03-26-2015] Textron Aviation is expanding the coverage of its ProAdvantage product support program to the Hawker 125 series, which includes the Hawker 400 series business jets and the 750, 800, 850...
March 26, 2015
[Avionics Today 03-26-2015] China Eastern has selected a Head-up Guidance System (HGS) and Multi-Mode Receiver from Rockwell Collins for 20 Next-Generation Boeing 737 aircraft. Deliveries of the 737s to China Eastern will begin early next year.      With Rockwell Collins’ HGS, airlines in China...
March 26, 2015
[Avionics Today 03-26-2015] Finnair is ready to invest $32.7 million in Wi-Fi connectivity equipage for the majority of its wide-body and narrow-body fleet. The state-run passenger airline confirmed its plans to invest in...
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