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February 3, 2014
[Avionics Today February 3, 2014] Gogo is doubling the size of the facility for its business aviation division, Aircell, anticipating growth in an industry that has been sluggish in recent years.    The in-flight connectivity provider is...
January 31, 2014
[Avionics Today January 31, 2014] The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has issued a minor change approval (MCA) for the Aspen Avionics Evolution EFD 1000H Pro primary flight display on the Eurocopter AS355.    German avionics aircraft maintenance company Avionik...
January 30, 2014
[Avionics Today January 30, 2014] General Aviation (GA) operators and pilots have another new option for equipping their aircraft to comply with future airspace mandates, as FreeFlight Systems offers via their partnership with the NextGen Equipage Fund LLC.    Under the new partnership, FreeFlight will make its avionics...
January 30, 2014
Japan Airlines (JAL) is adding the Gogo Vision service to its domestic fleet. The service allows passengers to rent movies and television shows and...
January 29, 2014
[Avionics Today January 29. 2014] The FAA awarded a $440 million extension through 2017 to Lockheed Martin for continued support of the National Airspace System (NAS) Integration Support Contract (NISC).   Extending the NISC allows the FAA to have quick access to a team of high-level technical, engineering and information technology specialists where...
January 29, 2014
[Avionics Today January 29, 2014] Luxembourg-based international business aviation provider TAG Aviation is introducing iPad-based Electronic Flight Bags (EFBs) to its Switzerland-based fleet.    The Swiss Federal Office of Civil Aviation (FOCA) recently granted authorization for TAG...
January 29, 2014
[Avionics Today January 29, 2014] LiveTV is the first company to pass a more stringent bird strike testing requirement for large domes mounted on top of aircraft, with proper installation enforced by the FAA.    Previously, the FAA accepted a probability analysis for the test validation and did not require actual bird...
January 28, 2014
[Avionics Today January 28, 2014] Operational flight-testing has begun with the Naval Air System Command's small Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS), the RQ-21A Blackjack.    Built by Insitu, the Blackjack is a larger follow-on to the ScanEagle UAS that the Navy will look to use for land and maritime...
January 27, 2014
[Avionics Today January 27, 2014] The U.S. Navy has retained Raytheon as the prime contractor for developing the $279.4 million Next Generation Jammer (NGJ) technology, a replacement of Northrop Grumman's aging ALQ-99 tactical jamming system on the Boeing EA-18G Growler.       Boeing EA-18G. Photo, courtesy of Boeing.   Over the last decade, the Department of Defense (DOD) has been...
January 24, 2014
[Avionics Today January 24, 2014] Garmin has unveiled a new portable ADS-B and GPS receiver, the GDL 39 3D, that displays mapping, traffic and weather information along with aircraft attitude within the Garmin Pilot application.      Photo, courtesy of Garmin.   Carl Wolf, vice president of aviation sales and marketing at Garmin, said the new unit is an example of how the manufacturer...
January 24, 2014
[Avionics Today January 24, 2014] The Universal Avionics Dassault Falcon 900B flight deck upgrade is ready to enter service after the Arizona-based company's partner Duncan Aviation completed and delivered two aircraft equipped with the new technology.      Falcon 900B with EFI-890R upgraded flight deck. Photo, courtesy of Universal Avionics.   Falcon...
January 24, 2014
[Avionics Today January 24, 2014] Exelis has a new five-year $32 million contract to supply airborne surveillance radars for the U.S. Coast Guard fleet of HC-130J Super Hercules long-range surveillance aircraft.     Under the...
January 23, 2014
Burkhard Andrich has been appointed president and CEO of Manila-based Lufthansa Technik Phillippines.   ...
January 22, 2014
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA ASI) and Northrop Grumman demonstrated the Predator B/MQ-9 Reaper Unmanned Aircraft System's (UAS) electronic attack capability during a U.S. Marine Corps' Weapons and Tactics Instructor (WTI) course.    The demonstration evaluated...
January 21, 2014
Astronics Corp., looking to boost its test systems business and expand into the commercial aerospace market, has agreed to acquire EADS North America's Test and Services (EADS T&S) unit for $53 million.    The New York-based aircraft lighting and electronics manufacturer expects the purchase agreement to close in February. Irvine, Calif.-based EADS T&S provides engineered Automatic Test...
January 21, 2014
Rockwell Collins has increased its projected sales for 2014 to be in the range of $4.95-5.05 billion after recording total sales of $1.07 billion during the first quarter of 2014. The company's first quarter earnings were an increase of 1 percent from the $1.06 billion recorded during the same period a year ago. ARINC, which was...
January 17, 2014
While the FAA made a significant advancement in the integration of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) into the National Airspace System (NAS) for commercial with the announcement of six testing sites, manufacturers and industry experts believe the nation is lagging behind other countries in taking advantage of this new technology. The blame is lay on a lack of regulatory development and market-stunting...
January 17, 2014
Holt Integrated Circuits has introduced a new ARINC 429 line receiver family with integrated lightning protection circuitry.    According to the Mission Viejo, Calif.-based supplier of integrated circuits for avionics, the new receiver family has...
January 16, 2014
General Aviation (GA) pilots and operators received increased access to financing options for upgrading their aircraft with avionics mandated by the FAA’s NextGen airspace modernization program with a new partnership between NextGen GA Fund and the Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA).    FreeFlight System's RANGR 978 ADS-B solution. Photo, courtesy of FreeFlight Systems.    ...
January 16, 2014
Rockwell Collins has a final agreement with Beijing Bluesky Aviation Technology to establish a joint venture flight simulation company.    LeAnn Ridgeway, vice president and general manager, Simulation and Training Solutions for Rockwell Collins, (right front) and Mr. Jin Dongsheng...
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