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October 31, 2014
Diagram of Honeywell’s IntuVue 3D weather radar. Honeywell [Avionics Today 10-31-2014] Honeywell Aerospace’s IntuVue 3D Weather Radar System has been selected by the U.S. Navy as part of its upgrade for 14 U.S. Marine Corps KC-130T aircraft.   “Building on a commercial product saves the government critical research and development funds and cycle...
October 30, 2014
Industry and FAA collaborate to deliver NextGen technology and benefits. Photo: Aireon [Avionics Today 10-30-2014] Navigating the vast arena of NextGen technologies, procedures and regulations has proven a somewhat daunting task. The FAA, however, looking to provide a realistic roadmap for the program, released a three-year prioritization report earlier this month in an effort to help airports, airlines...
October 30, 2014
Global Eagle and SES team up to provide IFE and IFC. Photo: Aireon [Avionics Today 10-30-2014] Global Eagle Entertainment (GEE) and SES have partnered to deliver global Ku-Band satellite In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) services to airlines. Under this long-term agreement, SES satellites will provide GEE with...
October 30, 2014
Gulfstream 500/600. Photo: Gulfstream [Avionics Today 10-30-2014] Triumph Group has been selected by Gulfstream Aerospace and UTC Aerospace to provide the wing structural components and the nose wheel steering system for the...
October 30, 2014
Jeffrey Q. Palombo, vice president and general manager of Northrop Grumman's Land and Self Protection Systems Division. Photo: Northrop Grumman [Avionics Today 10-30-2014] Northrop Grumman highlighted advances in C4ISR and showcased the future of integrated avionics equipment during an Oct. 28 briefing at the National Press Club. Jeffrey Q. Palombo, vice president and general manager of Northrop Grumman's...
October 30, 2014
Aireon global space-based ADS-B diagram. Photo: Aireon [Avionics Today 10-30-2014] Aireon’s first flight payload for its space-based global air traffic surveillance system has been delivered by Harris Corporation for integration into Iridium NEXT satellites. This is the...
October 29, 2014
[Avionics Today 10-29-2014] FlightAware unveiled several upgrades to its popular web-based flight tracking system at the 2014 National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) convention and exhibition last week. In addition to these upgrades, the flight tracking service provider has moved beyond its core online aircraft flight tracking system with a global Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B)...
October 29, 2014
Thales Searchmaster radar system. Photo: Thales [Avionics Today 10-29-2014] Thales’ new Searchmaster radar system promises to be a multirole surveillance radar with the ability to meet all the surveillance requirements of five mission types: anti-surface warfare, anti-submarine warfare, maritime...
October 29, 2014
 Insitu ScanEagle2 UAS. Photo: Insitu [Avionics Today 10-29-2014] Insitu has announced the newest version of its ScanEagle Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS), the ScanEagle 2. The latest version of the UAS promises to provide...
October 29, 2014
ICAO headquarters. Photo: Doug (flickr) [Avionics Today 10-29-2014] The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has released a statement condemning the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine earlier this year. The 36 State Council of the ICAO, along with Minister of Transport for Malaysia Dato’ Sri Liow Tiong Lai and a high-level...
October 29, 2014
Aquila will provide systems upgrade and training to modernize UK ATM. Photo: Aquila [Avionics Today 10-29-2014] Aquila, a joint venture between NATS and Thales has signed a contract to deliver Marshall, the U.K. Ministry of Defense (MOD) program designed to modernize terminal Air...
October 29, 2014
[Avionics Today 10-29-2014] Safran and Max Aerospace signed an agreement last week in Dehli, India to create the joint venture Max Aero Engines Private Limited...
October 28, 2014
Vector's CAN bus data logger. Photo: Vector [Avionics Today 10–28-2014] Airbus, in need of a unique device for cabin test activities on their A350 XWB test aircraft, asked Vector to build a mobile Controller Area Network (CAN) bus data logger. In February 2014, the German software developer completed its first test trial of its GL1020FTE data logger analyzing CAN data bus communications onboard the...
October 28, 2014
ING Robotics' Serenity UAV. Photo: ING Robotics [Avionics Today 10-28-2014] Canada-based company ING Robotic Aviation has launched the next version of its Serenity fixed-wing Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS), equipped with a wide area rapid mapping capability. The Serenity 1.1 UAS, an extended range and long endurance platform, has a customized commercial...
October 28, 2014
F-35 Lighting II aircraft. Photo: Wikipedia [Avionics Today 10-28-2014] The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) and Lockheed Martin have reached an agreement in principle for the production of 43 F-35 Lightning II aircraft. Officials anticipate the Low-Rate Initial Production lot 8 (LRIP 8) contract to be finalized in the coming weeks. The contract is for fiscal year 2014 with deliveries...
October 28, 2014
E-2D Advanced Hawkeye. Photo: Northrop Grumman [Avionics Today 10-28-2014] The U.S. Navy has declared Initial Operational Capability (IOC) for the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft. This newest variant of the E-2...
October 28, 2014
MDA will provide UAV ISR services to the Australian Air Force over Afghanistan. Photo: MDA [Avionics Today 10-28-2014] MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates (MDA) has been awarded a $35 million...
October 28, 2014
[Avionics Today 10-28-2014] At the Maritime and Arctic Security and Safety (MASS) conference, in St. John's, NL, Airbus Defense and Space and Provincial Aerospace (PAL) reached a 20-year...
October 27, 2014
DynCorp employee working with aviation support. Photo: Wikipedia [Avionics Today 10-27-2014] DynCorp International has been awarded a contract from the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) to provide aircraft maintenance and logistics...
October 27, 2014
FAA headquarters in Washington, D.C. Photo: Matthew Bisanz via Wikipedia [Avionics Today 10-27-2014] U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx recently awarded $10.2 million in FAA grants to six airports around the country. The grants aim to reduce emissions and improve air quality through the FAA’s Voluntary Airport Low Emission (VALE) program. The six airports include: Albuquerque International...
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