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July 27, 2015
[Avionics Today 07-27-2015] China’s Shandong Hairuo General Aviation has ordered six Cessna Skyhawk 172 aircraft. This is the second order of Skyhawks Shandong Hairuo General Aviation placed this year, the first being an order for two Cessna Skyhawks for training purposes in April. The new aircraft will...
July 27, 2015
Photo: Star Navigation [Avionics Today 07-27-2015] Star Navigation Systems Group has signed a framework agreement with an undisclosed avionics system manufacturer to...
July 27, 2015
[Avionics Today 07-27-2015] Brazilian Air Force Air Traffic Control (ATC) network has awarded Harris Corporation and CPqD, a private organization focused on information and communications technologies, a two-year contract...
July 27, 2015
China Eastern Airlines aircraft. Photo: Delta [Avionics Today 07-27-2015] China Eastern Airlines and Delta Air Lines have signed an agreement to expand their partnership and better connect Delta's global network with China Eastern, one of the leading airlines in China. The agreement will include a $450 million investment by Delta to acquire a...
July 27, 2015
Rockwell Collins connectivity segment looks to offset other market softness. Photo: Rockwell Collins [Avionics Today 07-27-2015] Rockwell Collins has tightened its 2015 full year forecast as a lacking commercial aftermarket and slowing business aviation programs pump the brakes on top line growth. In the company’s third quarter 2015 conference call on Friday, Rockwell Collins Chief Executive Officer...
July 27, 2015
Andy Dunn, vice president of business development at Harris. Photo: Harris [Avionics Today 07-28-2015] Earlier this year, Harris bought Exelis in a deal worth almost $5 billion. This should lead to improvements in terms of what Harris can offer in Electronic Warfare (EW), a key target for the company. Andy Dunn, vice president of business development at Harris, told Avionics Magazine that, under the new...
July 24, 2015
[Avionics Today 07-23-2015] While the commercial airline world has an abundance of In-flight Connectivity (IFC) solutions and technologies available, IFC providers and manufacturers are still trying to find the sweet spot for aircraft connectivity in the lower end of the General Aviation (GA) market. During the 2015 Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) AirVenture show, spanning July 20-23...
July 24, 2015
[Avionics Today 07-24-2015] Northrop Grumman Corporation has set out a critical-enabling framework for fifth-generation Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR). The integrated framework has the opportunity to improve nearly every aspect...
July 24, 2015
Boeing and Japanese partners signing an agreement for 777X production. Photo: Boeing [Avionics Today 07-24-2015] Boeing and Japanese partners have signed a formal agreement for significant work on Boeing’s new 777X airplane. The agreement finalizes last year’s announcement by Boeing, Japan Aircraft Industries (JAI), and Japan Aircraft Development Corporation (JADC) of a Memorandum of Agreement...
July 24, 2015
Hondajet. Photo: Honda [Avionics Today 07-24-2015] Honda Aircraft Company is expanding sales of its HondaJet to South America. Sales will begin in Brazil with the HondaJet making its first appearance at the 2015 Latin...
July 24, 2015
[Avionics Today 07-24-2015] A new Technavio report on the Head-Up Display (HUD) market in military aviation in the United States finds the market is expected to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of nearly 2 percent from 2015 to 2019. The new report finds that aircraft manufacturers, including military and civil aircraft manufacturers, are offering HUDs on all the next-generation aircraft...
July 23, 2015
[Avionics Today 07-22-2015] Virgin America announced earlier this month that it will use ViaSat’s hybrid Ka/Ku solution to deliver In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) on its next 10 deliveries of A320s in a move that may be a harbinger for hybrid connectivity solutions everywhere. With the airline’s fleet already fully equipped with Gogo’s Air-to-Ground (ATG) solution, ATG 4, the move to ViaSat...
July 23, 2015
E-4B aircraft. Photo: Boeing [Avionics Today 07-23-2015] Boeing has selected Rockwell Collins to upgrade a low-frequency transmission system for the E-4B program, which connects United States command authorities to strategic launch control...
July 23, 2015
Photo: SITA [Avionics Today 07-23-2015] SITA has acquired private company delair Air Traffic Systems GmbH, a provider of Airport Collaborative Decision Making (A-CDM) solutions for airports based in...
July 23, 2015
[Avionics Today 07-23-2015] Low-cost airline Volaris has selected Airbus ProSky to assist in deploying Performance Based Navigation (PBN) airspaces at Tijuana and Guadalajara International Airports. The deployment of Required Navigation Performance (RNP) will...
July 23, 2015
[Avionics Today 07-23-2015] Garmin and Jeppesen are broadening the Garmin Connext ecosystem compatibility to include Jeppesen Mobile FliteDeck. With compatible Garmin avionics, customers can wirelessly receive Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) weather and...
July 22, 2015
Photo: Rockwell Collins [Avionics Today 07-22-2015] The U.S. Navy is supporting greater levels of software reuse through a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with Rockwell Collins for Required Navigation Performance-Area Navigation (RNP-RNAV) Flight Management System (FMS). The CRADA between...
July 22, 2015
[Avionics Today 07-22-2015] Boeing is completing the first tests of military Ka-band service available through the Inmarsat-5 F2 commercial communications satellite, part of Inmarsat’s Global Xpress network. The demonstrations to securely transmit high-data-rate information have involved 10 major U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) customer groups on fast-moving platforms and with users at multiple...
July 22, 2015
Avidyne IFD540 FMS/GPS/NAV/COMs flight management system. Photo: Avidyne [Avionics Today 07-22-2015] Avidyne Corporation, a provider of integrated avionics and safety systems for General Aviation (GA) aircraft, has released a new Software Developer Kit (SDK) that allows third-party developers to create applications for smartphones and portable tablet devices using the wireless data streams coming out of the...
July 22, 2015
[Avionics Today 07-22-2015] Market analysis firm Avascent has released a report that finds the global market for commercial avionics equipment is set to grow at a 3 percent Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) through 2020. A reported $20 billion will be spent on avionics systems for fixed-wing commercial aircraft in...
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