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February 25, 2014
[Avionics Today Feb. 25, 2014] FreeFlight Systems and the University of North Dakota (UND) have received an FAA Supplemental Type Certificate for the first rule-compliant helicopter 978 MHz ADS-B In/Out Universal Access Transceiver (UAT).  The transceiver has been certified for the Bell...
February 25, 2014
  Photo courtesy of Thales [Avionics Today Feb. 25, 2014] Thales gave 2014 Heli-Expo attendees a glimpse into the future of helicopter cockpits as it unveiled the Avionics 2020 cockpit concept for rotorcraft.  The cockpit is the helicopter version of Thales Avionics 2020 concept for fixed wing aircraft, which was first, unveiled at the 2013 Paris Air Show. With multi-touchscreen...
February 25, 2014
[Avionics Today Feb. 25, 2014] The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has approved the Rockwell Collins Cockpit Display System onboard the AgustaWestland AW189 helicopter.  EASA's certification enables final approval of the...
February 24, 2014
[Avionics Today February 24, 2014] The FAA released a final rule requiring a series of avionics, equipment, training and operational requirements in an effort to address the helicopter accident rate, which has significantly increased in recent decades.  Photo, courtesy of EU Naval Force   First proposed in 2010, the rule was issued several days prior to the Helicopter Association...
February 24, 2014
[Avionics Today February 24, 2014] Rockwell Collins signed a "landmark" Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Russian aviation solutions provider Transas Aviation to jointly tackle forward-fit and retrofit avionics opportunities in Russia.  Under the new agreement, the St. Petersburg...
February 24, 2014
[Avionics Today February 24, 2014] Aeromexico is upgrading its commercial fleet of Boeing Next-Generation 737-800s with Aviation Partners Boeing's (APB) Split Scimitar Winglets.  The new winglets achieved FAA certification in early February...
February 24, 2014
[Avionics Today February 24, 2014] Garmin has released the GXM 42, a portable aviation weather receiver that gives pilots the ability to access new weather services...
February 21, 2014
[Avionics Today February 21, 2014] Technicians at RUAG Aviation's facility in Bern-Belp, Switzerland completed an avionics overhaul for a 33-year-old DHC-6 Twin Otter.    RUAG said the overhaul was part of its re-life program, adding...
February 21, 2014
[Avionics Today February 21, 2014] The U.K.'s Civil Aviation Authority and Ireland's Irish Aviation Authority Safety Regulation Division (IAA SRD) have finished drafting a joint performance plan for combining Air Traffic Control (ATC) services between the countries under the European Union's...
February 21, 2014
[Avionics Today February 21, 2014] Esterline CMC Electronics' PilotView Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) has been selected as a factory option for Bombardier's CSeries aircraft.      PilotView EFB. Photo, courtesy of Esterline CMC.   The two companies went public with the...
February 21, 2014
[Avionics Today February 21, 2014] Sandel Avionics announced upgrades to its SG102 Attitude and Heading Reference System (AHRS) to improve the initialization time by one minute, or three times the speed of the original...
February 20, 2014
Garmin has updated its iPad and iPhone-based Garmin Pilot to include Synthetic Vision (SV).    The synthetic vision display within Garmin Pilot as it appears when used in conjunction with a GDL 39 3D. Photo, courtesy of Business Wire.   The upgraded application...
February 20, 2014
[Avionics Today Feb. 20, 2014] Trimble has unveiled two new additions to its airborne LIDAR systems portfolio, the AX60i and AX80, designed for fixed wing and rotorcraft.    The systems are designed for aerial...
February 20, 2014
[Avionics Today Feb. 20, 2014] Cessna completed the first prototype flight with its latest midsize business jet, the Citation Latitude.      Cessna completes first flight of Citation...
February 19, 2014
The U.S. Navy completed its first flight test of the Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter jet Infrared Search and Track (IRST) sensor, designed to find hard-to-track targets over long...
February 18, 2014
[Avionics Today Feb. 18, 2014] U.S. transportation officials are considering a ban on in-flight cell phone calls, as lawmakers consider a bill that would do just that. The Department of Transportation (DOT) also announced it is seeking public comment on whether it should propose a rule to ban cell phone communications on flights within, to and from the United States.    The House committee on...
February 18, 2014
[Avionics Today Feb. 18, 2014]  Boeing has completed the Mid-Life Upgrade on the first of four E-3F Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft for the French Air Force.  The upgrade was completed as part of a 2010 Foreign Military Sale...
February 18, 2014
[Avionics Today Feb. 18, 2014] Qatar Airways has signed a five-year agreement with Boeing to upgrade the weather monitoring abilities of its commercial aircraft fleet.  The upgrade, called the Boeing Wind Updates service, provides real-time wind and temperature information to aircraft...
February 18, 2014
European turboprop aircraft manufacturer ATR has developed Single-point Performance Software (SPS), a computation application for iPad Electronic Flight Bags (EFBs) that allows pilots to compute their takeoff and landing...
February 18, 2014
Guangzhou Aircraft Maintenance and Engineering Co. (GAMECO) has been named as an authorized repair station by ITT, as the aerospace manufacturer looks to...
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