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October 16, 2014
The Airbus A350 XWB. Photo: Airbus [Avionics Today 10-16-2014] The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has approved the new Airbus A350-900 for Extended-range Twin engine aircraft Operations (ETOPS) “Beyond 180 minutes” diversion time. This marks the A350 XWB as the first new aircraft type to receive this...
October 16, 2014
F-35 Joint Strike Fighter for which Pratt & Whitney supply the propulsion systems. Photo: Pratt & Whitney [Avionics Today 10-16-2014] The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) awarded Pratt & Whitney a contract for the seventh lot of F135 propulsion systems to power the F-35 Lightning II warfighter. The recent contract announcement for $592 million raises the total procurement contract...
October 16, 2014
Embraer E175 E-Jet rendering. Photo: Embraer [Avionics Today 10-16-2014] By the end of the third quarter of 2014, Embraer’s firm order backlog reached $22.1 billion, the highest in the company’s history. The record backlog was driven mainly by the signing of the contract...
October 16, 2014
ANSYS SCADE Display specification example. Photo: ANSYS [Avionics Today 10-16-2014] Esterline CMC Electronics (CMC) is using ANSYS solutions to develop next-generation primary flight display systems for aircraft...
October 15, 2014
Airbus A320neo in IndiGo livery. Photo: Airbus [Avionics Today 10-15-2014] Indian domestic airline, IndiGo has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for 250 firm...
October 15, 2014
[Avionics Today 10-15-2014] Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B), Area Navigation (RNAV) and other technology initiatives are helping to significantly reduce Green House Gas (GHG) emissions, according to NAV Canada’s annual Collaborative Initiatives for Emissions Reduction (CIFER)...
October 15, 2014
ARES Block C Unmanned Aerial System. Photo: PRNewsFoto/SHIELD Aviation [Avionics Today 10-15-2014] SHIELD Aviation has announced the granting of a Category three Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Interim Flight Clearance (IFC) for the ARES Block C UAS by Naval Air System Command...
October 15, 2014
Airbus headquarters in Toulouse, France. Photo: Airbus [Avionics Today 10-15-2014] Airbus Defense and...
October 15, 2014
Gulfstream G500 and G600 aircraft artist rendering. Photo: Gulfstream [Avionics Today 10-15-2014] Gulfstream Aerospace has introduced a new family of business jets: the G500 and G600. The new bizjets can fly 4,800 nautical miles (nm) at Mach 0.90, with a maximum operating speed for both aircraft at...
October 15, 2014
[Avionics Today 10-15-2014] The European Commission, like many government agencies across the globe, is racing to regulate airspace for civil Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) as quickly as technology and business opportunities in the sector are developing. The European Commission is endorsing and overseeing a SESAR JU-led “Definition Phase” aimed at aligning civil UAS regulations with ongoing...
October 14, 2014
SESAR JU helicopter SNI during flight trials in June. Photo: SESAR JU [Avionics Today 10-14-2014] The Barcelona Airport is ready for new satellite-based helicopter flight procedures, after a series of flight trials funded by the Single European Sky ATM Research Committee Joint Undertaking (SESAR JU) were recently completed. The new procedures, known as Simultaneous Non-Interfering (SNI) operations, will...
October 14, 2014
Chicago O’Hare Airport. Photo: peddhapati (flickr) [Avionics Today 10-14-2014] Two weeks after its closure, the FAA has restored air traffic operations at the Chicago En Route Center in Aurora, Ill. The center was closed after an FAA contractor...
October 14, 2014
Singapore. Photo: Thales [Avionics Today 10-14-2014] Thales has officially inaugurated the Thales Innovation Hub Singapore, which represents the company’s first multidisciplinary innovation center outside of...
October 14, 2014
Joggle Press operator Rich Harrison prepares the first 737 MAX fuselage stringer for the press by brushing on lubricant. Photo: Boeing [Avionics Today 10-14-2014] Boeing has started production of the first 737 MAX...
October 14, 2014
Unisys ClearPath Server. Photo: Unisys [Avionics Today 10-14-2014] TravelSky, an IT company servicing China’s air travel and tourist industry, has signed a new contract with Unisys to expand Unisys ClearPath server capacity in order to cope with the country’s burgeoning aviation...
October 14, 2014
RNP AR Approach Procedure. Photo: Business Wire [Avionics Today 10-14-2014] Garmin and Jeppesen have introduced the RNP AR NavData Service, a tool for pilots using Required Navigation Performance – Authorization Required (RNP AR) procedures. The new service automates data validation processes that are...
October 13, 2014
[Avionics Today 10-13-2014] During a recent flight demonstration conducted with the University of Iowa College of Engineering Operator Performance Laboratory (OPL), Rockwell Collins demonstrated the ability of its flagship Pro Line Fusion flight deck to be used as a ground control station. The demonstration featured an optionally piloted Beechcraft Bonanza aircraft controlled by a reconfigured Pro Line...
October 13, 2014
Rear Adm. Mike Moran, Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division commander, addresses about 50 members of the Regional Defense Partnership for the 21st Century at its monthly meeting Oct. 7 at the Hall of Justice in Ventura, Calif. Photo: US Navy [Avionics Today 10-13-2014] The Navy intends to help drive next generation technology forward, according to Rear Admiral Mike Moran, Naval Air Warfare Center...
October 13, 2014
MUOS Manpack PRC-155 radio. Photo: General Dynamics C4 Systems [Avionics Today 10-13-2014]  General Dynamics C4 Systems supported a successful Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite communications (satcom) demonstration, connecting a U.S. Air Force C-17 mobility aircraft, flying over the Pacific Ocean, with a simulated airlift operations center at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. Using...
October 13, 2014
Embraer Legacy 500. Photo: Embraer Executive Jets [Avionics Today 10-13-2014] Embraer has delivered the first Legacy 500 aircraft to an unnamed Brazilian...
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