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June 8, 2015
[Avionics Today 06-08-2015] Curtiss Wright Corp.'s defense solutions division has completed the development phase of a contract received from LIG Nex1 to supply its radar processing technology for use in the Korean Army's Next-Generation local air defense radar and the Korean Air Force long-range surveillance radar. Under the agreement, Curtiss-Wright provided LIG Nex1 with its latest generation high...
June 5, 2015
David Melcher, AIA CEO. Photo: Exelis [Avionics Today 06-05-2015] The Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) has announced David F. Melcher will step up as its president and chief executive officer, effective June 8, 2015.   “Dave is an exceptional leader who, with his balance of...
June 5, 2015
Image from Rockwell Collins’ EP-8000 image generator. Photo: Rockwell Collins [Avionics Today 06-05-2015] Cathay Pacific Airways has selected Rockwell Collins’ new visual system that combines the JVC Kenwood VS2500 laser-hybrid projector with Rockwell Collins’ EP-8000 image...
June 5, 2015
The first NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) aircraft at its unveiling in Palmdale, Calif. Photo: Northrop Grumman [Avionics Today 06-05-2015] Expanding NATO's joint Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) capability, Northrop Grumman and its industry partners together with NATO leaders have unveiled the first NATO...
June 5, 2015
Shri S. Subrahmanyan, Director (Operations)-HAL (second from left) and Shri P.C. Jain, Director(Marketing)-BEL, exchanging the MoU for sharing expertise in avionics. Shri T. Suvarna Raju, CMD-HAL (extreme left), Shri S.K. Sharma, CMD-BEL (third from left), and senior officers of HAL and BEL. Photo: HAL [Avionics...
June 5, 2015
[Avionics Today 06-05-2015] Dassault has unveiled its latest iteration of the Falcon jet family: the Falcon 5X, flying with Honeywell’s Primus Epic EASy III cockpit technologies. With the 5X set to make its maiden flight this summer, the suite of integrated avionics aims to offer operators a smooth and easy flying experience through cutting edge technology. Cockpit of the Falcon 5X. Photo: Honeywell...
June 4, 2015
[Avionics Today 06-04-2015] Coordinating the evolution of Air Traffic Management (ATM), changing technology, standardization and other regulatory issues took center stage at the fifth User & Stakeholder Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) Workshop in the Netherlands earlier this week. Nearly 140 people took part in the event organized by the European Space Agency (ESA), European Defense Agency...
June 4, 2015
Global ACARS Network. Photo: Rockwell Collins [Avionics Today 06-04-2015] Rockwell Collins has signed two new agreements for its ARINC GLOBALink service in Korea. The Korea Airports Corporation (KAC), the service provider for airline and civil aviation communications in South Korea, has selected Rockwell Collins to implement an advanced Air-to-Ground (ATG) aviation communications network to support the...
June 4, 2015
U.S. Navy F/A-18 approaching the sound barrier. The white halo is formed by condensed water droplets which result from the shock wave shedding from the aircraft. Photo: Ensign John Gay, U.S. Navy [Avionics Today 06-04-2015] Quieter, greener supersonic travel is the focus of eight studies selected by NASA's Commercial Supersonic Technology Project to receive more than $2.3 million in funding for research...
June 4, 2015
Visual representation of the runway incursion at SFO in 2007. Photo: Wikimedia Commons [Avionics Today 06-04-2015] A new FAA national initiative known as the Runway Incursion Mitigation (RIM) program will identify airport risk factors that might contribute to a runway incursion and develop strategies to help airport sponsors mitigate those risks through risk-based...
June 4, 2015
NARA's focus is on developing alternative jet fuel derived from post-harvest forest residuals. Photo: NARA [Avionics Today 06-04-2015] Alaska Airlines is teaming up with the Washington State University-led Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (NARA) to advance the production and use of alternative jet fuel made...
June 3, 2015
[Avionics Today 06-03-2015] The City of Phoenix has announced its decision to file a lawsuit against the FAA over increased aircraft noise impacts on communities surrounding the Phoenix airport due to the implementation of Area Navigation (RNAV) flight routes over the Phoenix airspace last September. The new routes were implemented as part of the FAA's ongoing NextGen air transportation system...
June 3, 2015
A Royal Air Force C-17 Globemaster III. Photo: Boeing [Avionics Today 06-03-2015] The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) flew its first Boeing-built C-17A Globemaster III equipped with a new advanced satellite communication (satcom) and imagery display system designed to enhance situational awareness. Boeing installed the system to support...
June 3, 2015
Eurocontrol Network Manager Operations Centre de Bruxelles. Photo: Eurocontrol [Avionics Today 06-03-2015] Eurocontrol’s independent Performance Review Commission (PRC) has published a report on how Europe’s Air Traffic Management (ATM) system performed in 2014. Overall, safety levels in Europe remain high, yet there is room for improvement, particularly related to the reporting of incidents...
June 3, 2015
[Avionics Today 06-03-2015] Research and Markets’ latest report on Flight Navigation Systems (FNS) has found that the global market is estimated at more than 10 billion in 2014. The "Flight Navigation System Market by Product (Avionics systems, Communication systems), Flight Instrument (Altimeter, Gyroscope, Autopilot, Sensors), Application...
June 3, 2015
Frontier A320 aircraft. Photo: Airbus [Avionics Today 06-03-2015] Frontier Airlines, headquartered in Denver, Co., has placed a firm order for 10 Airbus A321 and two A320 aircraft. All 12 aircraft are...
June 2, 2015
EFB Weather is shown on the cockpit-connected EFB (right side). Photo: SITA OnAir [Avionics Today 06-02-2015] SITA OnAir has announced a major European airline, with a fleet of more than 200 aircraft, is trialing its EFB Weather solution this summer, with the aim of installing it across the entire fleet by the end of 2016. EFB Weather is a new SITA OnAir product that sends live weather data, including...
June 2, 2015
Falcon 5X Rollout featuring Elbit Systems' ClearVision EFVS. Photo: Elbit Systems. [Avionics Today 06-02-2015] Elbit Systems ClearVision next generation Enhanced Flight Vision System (EFVS) has demonstrated successful flights onboard the Falcon 5X Jet test platforms.  Elbit Systems developed...
June 2, 2015
Photo: Saab. [Avionics Today 06-02-2015] Saab has signed a contract with the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) to deliver a Remote Tower Centre (RTC) to Dublin Airport and the corresponding remote tower installations at Cork and Shannon Airport. Electronic Flight Strips (EFS), a system that shows onscreen information of the planned air...
June 2, 2015
Example Algorithm, Field Uniformity Tool for Agriculture. Photo: PRNewsFoto/PrecisionHawk. [Avionics Today 06-02-2015] PrecisionHawk announced its Algorithm Marketplace has been launched in beta, providing automated analysis of aerial data acquired by Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs). Using these algorithms, drone operators no longer need a background in Geographic Information System (GIS) or remote sensing...
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