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November 20, 2014
Jaiwon Shin, NASA’s associate administrator for Aeronautics Research, and Jaeboong Lee, president of the Korea Agency for Infrastructure Technology Advancement, signed an agreement Nov. 17, 2014 in Seoul, South Korea. Photo: NASA [Avionics Today 11-20-2014] NASA and the Korea Agency for Infrastructure...
November 20, 2014
Photo: Wikipedia [Avionics Today 11-20-2014] Business and General Aviation (GA) avionics sales this summer dropped 5 percent, according to the Aircraft Electronics Association’s (AEA) third-quarter...
November 20, 2014
[Avionics Today 11-20-2014] The United Kingdom’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) announced that implementation of significant elements of the European Union’s Standardized European Rules of the Air (SERA) has been delayed. As a result, there will be no changes to the U.K. Rules of the Air stemming from SERA that will impact U.K. pilots and the...
November 20, 2014
[Avionics Today 11-20-2014] Passur Aerospace and Inform GmbH are integrating their existing solutions for airline and airport turn management and hub control into a new, combined offering...
November 20, 2014
[Avionics Today 11-20-2014] As the FAA moves closer to releasing its highly anticipated regulations for small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and the agency's six testing sites throughout the U.S. continue to research the technology, excitement keeps growing in the aviation industry about the potential commercial uses of unmanned aircraft. Following the recent ruling by the National Transportation Safety...
November 19, 2014
An aerial photography UAS. Photo: flickr [Avionics Today 11-19-2014] The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has determined that aerial photographer Raphael Pirker had operated an Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) recklessly over the University of Virginia Campus in 2011. The FAA initially docked...
November 19, 2014
The SkyWest Embraer 120 Brasilia. Photo: Wikipedia [Avionics Today 11-19-2014] SkyWest Airlines intends to transition to an all-jet fleet by removing all remaining 30-seat Embraer 120 Brasilia turboprop aircraft...
November 19, 2014
The Flight Optimization System (FLOSYS) developed by NATS. Photo: NATS [Avionics Today 11-19-2014] Air Traffic Controllers (ATCs) are now able to analyze the environmental efficiency of flights in near real-time, thanks to a new...
November 19, 2014
The ground breaking at the Lufthansa Puerto Rico overhaul facility. Photo: Lufthansa [Avionics Today 11-19-2014] Lufthansa Technik has begun construction on the company’s new...
November 19, 2014
Claude-France Arnould, EDA Chief Executive and Frank Brenner, Director General of Eurocontrol sign the agreement [Avionics Today 11-19-2014] Eurocontrol and the European Defence Agency (EDA) have signed a joint work agreement in...
November 19, 2014
[Avionics Today 11-18-2014] A new study produced by a group of computer scientists has discovered vulnerabilities in a new class of iPad apps and mobile cockpit receivers commonly used by today's General Aviation (GA) pilots. According to the study, the popular combination of a cockpit-mounted GPS receiver and an iPad used to display live data such as weather and traffic information is vulnerable to hacker...
November 18, 2014
The 1Netv2 platform. Photo: Thompson Aerospace [Avionics Today 11-18-2014] Thompson Aerospace and the Macrolink division of B/E Aerospace have partnered to launch the second-generation data management platform, 1Netv2. The 1Netv2 builds on its predecessor the 1Net and was developed to meet the security requirements of DO-326 and FIPS 140-2 level 3. The system offers a retrofit solution for...
November 18, 2014
[Avionics Today 11-18-2014] The United Kingdom’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has put forth a proposal to simplify the initial testing process for experimental aircraft in the U.K. The proposal aims to benefit small-scale aircraft designers and manufacturers, as well as...
November 18, 2014
The business aviation market saw modest gains this quarter. Photo: Embraer Executive Jets. [Avionics Today 11-18-2014] Global business aviation activity saw modest gains in the third quarter of 2014 with 2 percent growth quarter-over-quarter and 2.2 percent growth year-over-year, according to Jet Support Services Inc.’s (JSSI) most recent Business Aviation Index report. JSSI, a provider of...
November 18, 2014
Technicians demonstrating the Joint STARS system. Photo: Northrop Grumman [Avionics Today 11-18-2014] The U.S. Air Force awarded Northrop Grumman a $210 million contract to continue sustaining its E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (Joint STARS) fleet. The...
November 18, 2014
The Common Infrared Countermeasure (CIRCM) system. Photo: BAE Systems [Avionics Today 11-18-2014] BAE Systems has submitted a proposal for the U.S. Army’s Common Infrared Countermeasure (CIRCM) program. CIRCM is a lightweight, low-cost and modular laser-based aircraft system, designed to...
November 18, 2014
[Avionics Today 11-18-2014] In 2013, Lion Air placed a historic $24 billion order for 234 Airbus A320 aircraft. Now, the growing Indonesian carrier is equipping this new fleet with an integrated surveillance system from Aviation Communication & Surveillance Systems (ACSS) and cockpit recording technology from L-3 in an effort to both comply with future airspace mandates and help its pilots navigate the...
November 17, 2014
[Avionics Today 11-17-2014] As passenger demand for air travel across all segments continues to increase, air traffic is sure to pick up dramatically by 2033. Global market forecasts released by Airbus, Boeing and industry analysts at Deloitte Aerospace and Defense predict air traffic will grow at nearly 5 percent annually due to a healthy up-tick in the world economy over the next two decades. Global...
November 17, 2014
The J-MUSIC system. Photo: Elbit [Avionics Today 11-17-2014] Elbit Systems has been awarded a contract by German aerospace and defense manufacturer Diehl to provide J-MUSIC Multi-Spectral Directed Infrared Counter Measure (DIRCM) systems for the first phase of the...
November 17, 2014
Jeppesen Flitedeck Pro. Photo: Jeppesen [Avionics Today 11-17-2014] Rossiya Airlines gained authorization from the civil aviation authority of Russia to operate in a paperless cockpit environment, using Jeppesen FliteDeck Pro as...
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