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November 12, 2014
[Avionics Today 11-12-2014] Addressing transport officials in Rome last week, NATS CEO Richard Deakin urged the European Commission to take a new approach to reforming the fragmented European air traffic network. Richard Deakin addresses European transport ministers at the Pallazzo Colonna, Rome. Photo: NATS Deakin claimed the benefits of a Single European Sky (SES) had not yet been expressed in a way that...
November 12, 2014
[Avionics Today 11-12-2014] Safran and AVIC signed, through their respective companies Snecma and SAIC, a framework agreement on the creation of a joint venture in China for the...
November 12, 2014
Model of the MA 700 aircraft. Photo: Wikipedia [Avionics Today 11-12-2014] UTC Aerospace Systems signed a letter of intent with AVIC Xi'an Aircraft...
November 12, 2014
[Avionics Today 11-12-2014] Airbus has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) type certification for the first variant of its latest commercial airliner, the A350-900 XWB. The agency's approval of the newest version of the A350 follows the type certification awarded by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) in September. In October, EASA followed its initial approval by issuing a certification...
November 11, 2014
F-16 HUD. Photo: Elbit Systems [Avionics Today 11-11-2014] The United States Air Force (USAF) has awarded Elbit Systems of America a five-year, firm-fixed price contract valued at approximately $29 million for logistics support of the Air Force's F-16 Head-Up Display (HUD) electric module assemblies. The contract will be fulfilled by Elbit’s...
November 11, 2014
The LLWAS system. Photo: AWI [Avionics Today 11-11-2014] All Weather Inc. (AWI) has released its latest Low Level Wind Shear Alert System (LLWAS) technology, which allows pilots to safely navigate through volatile weather. The new release...
November 11, 2014
[Avionics Today 11-11-2014] The aerospace supply industry is still in the early days of a long-term boom in orders, according to industry participants at a recent suppliers summit at GE Aviation’s headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio. Suppliers, manufacturers and private equity professionals active in the aerospace industry attended the...
November 11, 2014
Artist rendering of the Lion Air A320. Photo: Airbus [Avionics Today 11-11-2014] Thales will equip Indonesian airline Lion Air’s new Airbus A320 fleet of 234...
November 11, 2014
Photo: Embraer [Avionics Today 11-11-2014] Embraer has released its 2014 third quarter results in which revenues totaled more than $1.2 billion for a year-over-year decline of 3.8 percent...
November 11, 2014
[Avionics Today 11-11-2014] In-flight Connectivity (IFC) service provider Gogo reported a record $104 million in 2014 third quarter revenue. According to Gogo CEO Michael Small, the company is currently focused on expanding its presence beyond North America, where it now serves more than 9,000 aircraft. The company's backlog has reached more than 1,000 aircraft requiring new connectivity installations...
November 10, 2014
[Avionics Today 11-10-2014] Saab and Sweden’s Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP), Luftfatsverket (LFV), have teamed up to provide the world’s first remotely controlled airport via a Remote Tower System (RTS) at the Örnsköldsvik Airport in Sundsvall, Sweden. The system, which has recently received final operational approval from the Swedish Transport Agency, works with a group of...
November 10, 2014
Teradyne expands avionics data bus testing solutions through AIT acquisition. Photo: Teradyne [Avionics Today 11-10-2014] Teradyne, supplier of automatic test equipment, announced its acquisition of Avionics Interface...
November 10, 2014
F-16 Fighting Falcon in flight. Photo: Wikipedia [Avionics Today 11-10-2014] Exelis has teamed up with Airbus to provide advanced missile warning capabilities for U.S. and international F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft. Capabilities include lightweight protection against short-range air defense missiles and Man-Portable Air Defense...
November 10, 2014
[Avionics Today 11-10-2014] The U.K. Ministry of Defense, in collaboration with the Armaments Procurement Agency of the French Ministry of Defense, has allocated $190 million to the following companies to continue design studies for the Future Combat Air System (FCAS)...
November 10, 2014
R&S VCS-4G emergency radiocommunications system. Photo: Rohde & Schwarz [Avionics Today 11-10-2014] The first installation of controller working positions using the Rohde & Schwarz fully IP-based R&S VCS-4G emergency radiocommunications system has completed site acceptance testing at DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung...
November 10, 2014
The first 242-ton maximum takeoff weight A330-300 jetliner on the final assembly line in Tolouse, France. Photo: Airbus [Avionics Today 11-10-2014] The final assembly of Airbus’ first A330 with the new 242-ton Maximum Take-Off-Weight (MTOW) capability is underway...
November 7, 2014
[Avionics Today 11-7-2014] The Airlines Electronic Engineering Committee's (AEEC) 2014 mid term session hosted by Eurocontrol in Brussels produced the adoption of four new ARINC standards and an update for an existing one. The newly adopted standards include new guidelines for the development of avionics systems and components. These standards will provide benefits to operators flying through U.S. and...
November 7, 2014
[Avionics Today 11-7-2014] Global Eagle Entertainment (GEE) has selected the FlightPath3D next generation moving map application to its assortment of wireless In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) solutions. FlightPath3D is an in-seat interactive three-dimensional moving map application developed by Betria Interactive...
November 7, 2014
[Avionics Today 11-7-2014] Nextant Aerospace has received Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval from the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) for its 400XTi aircraft. The Nextant 400XTi is a remanufactured Beechjet 400/Hawker 400A/XP upgraded with a Rockwell Collins Pro Line 21 flight deck and Williams International FJ44-3AP...
November 7, 2014
[Avionics Today 11-7-2014] The FAA has issued new Supplemental Type Certificates (STCs) to Gogo for the installation of its Ku-band satellite equipment on Boeing 757-200s and 767-400s operated by Delta Air Lines...
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