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January 7, 2015
[Avionics Today 01-07-2014] A trial to cut the amount of time aircraft spend circling in holding stacks at Heathrow Airport has started to reap rewards, according to a statement released by United Kingdom Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP) NATS. Heathrow’s holding stacks – three shown here in orange – provide a continuous stream of arriving air traffic. Photo: NATS As part of the...
January 7, 2015
787 aircraft on the manufacturing line in Everett, Wash. Photo: Boeing [Avionics Today 01-07-2014] In the face of an ever-burgeoning aircraft industry, Boeing’s 2014 deliveries have set a company record for the most...
January 7, 2015
[Avionics Today 01-07-2015] Vice President of Elbit Systems’ Aerospace Division, Gadi Maydan, believes there is growing global trend regarding demand for avionics maintenance services. Avionics Magazine caught up with Maydan following Elbit Systems' announcement of a new $90 million award from the Israeli Ministry of Defense (IMOD) to provide maintenance for the avionics on the Israeli Air Force's...
January 6, 2015
[Avionics Today 01-06-2014] United Airlines has expanded Gogo’s ATG-4 Wi-Fi offering to the first of its United Express regional aircraft. The airline will outfit more than 200 E175, E170 and CRJ700 regional jets with the Air-to-Ground (ATG) product. By mid-2015, United expects to...
January 6, 2015
[Avionics Today 01-06-2014] Elbit Systems has been awarded an approximately $100 million contract from the Israeli Ministry of Defense (IMOD) to procure six new firefighting aircraft and operate the firefighting squadron. The contract, to be performed over an eight-year period...
January 6, 2015
F-35A Joint Strike Fighter. Photo: Wikipedia [Avionics Today 01-06-2014] Cubic Corp. has been awarded a series of contracts from Lockheed Martin Aeronautics to produce and add enhancements to the Air Combat Training System (ACTS) of the F-35 fighter jet, also known as the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF). Unlike the wing-mounted pods used on fourth generation fighters, the F-35 version of the P5 Combat Training...
January 6, 2015
Royal Air Maroc’s first 787 Dreamliner. Photo: Boeing [Avionics Today 01-06-2014] Royal Air Maroc has become the first airline in the Mediterranean region to operate a 787 Dreamliner...
January 6, 2015
MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter onducting helicopter search and recovery operations as part of the Indonesian-led efforts to locate missing AirAsia Flight QZ8501. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Antonio P. Turretto Ramos/Released) [Avionics Today 01-06-2014] The 10th day of the Search and Rescue (SAR) operation following the disappearance of AirAsia Indonesia flight QZ8501 is still...
January 6, 2015
[Avionics Today 01-06-2015] 2015 is a huge year for the European Commission's attempt to unite its fragmented airspace and more efficiently manage more than 30,000 flights per day. More organized airways, satellite-based approaches and landings and data link messaging between pilots and Air Traffic Controllers (ATCs), are among the technological and procedural advancements Europe is trying to...
January 5, 2015
An Israeli Air Force F-16. Photo: Master Sgt. Kevin J. Gruenwald/U.S. Air Force [Avionics Today 1-05-2015] The Israeli Ministry of Defense (IMOD) has awarded Elbit Systems an approximately $90 million contract for the maintenance of the Israeli Air Force's...
January 5, 2015
[Avionics Today 1-05-2015] The United Kingdom’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has published the first of what will be regular updates on its progress in the General Aviation (GA) sector. The CAA has launched an initiative to make the GA sector “more proportionate and evidence-based,” which involves...
January 5, 2015
Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Mobile Tower System. Photo: Sierra Nevada Corporation Google Plus [Avionics Today 1-05-2015] Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) has been awarded a $17 million follow-on Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) contract by the United States Army to manufacture Mobile Tower Systems (MOTS). The contract includes production of five AN/TSQ-135 MOTS, as well as engineering and...
January 5, 2015
Q400 NextGen aircraft. Photo: Bombardier Commercial Aircraft [Avionics Today 1-05-2015] GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) has signed a firm purchase agreement for five Q400 NextGen aircraft. The company has also taken options...
January 5, 2015
AirAsia aircraft. Photo: Zennie Abraham (flickr) [Avionics Today 1-05-2015] Eight days into the search and rescue mission for AirAsia flight QZ8501, the search operation area has been expanded to the eastern portion of the Java Sea following the underwater current forecast. The search and rescue efforts led by The National Search and Rescue Agency (BASARNAS) Republic of Indonesia continue as previously harsh...
January 5, 2015
[Avionics Today 01-05-2015] China's first domestically produced regional airliner, ARJ21-700, has achieved certification from the country's aviation authority after more than a decade of development. The 90-seat medium range regional jet was designed to compete with aircraft from manufacturers such as Embraer and Bombardier. However, it is highly unlikely that the ARJ21 will be competitive with either...
December 31, 2014
QZ8501 flight path and search area. Photo: Wikipedia [Avionics Today 12-31-2014] The National Search and Rescue Agency (BASARNAS) Republic of Indonesia has confirmed the recovery of seven remains from the debris of the QZ8501 crash. The remains were transported to the military base in Pangkalan Bun, Borneo, according to a statement released by...
December 31, 2014
[Avionics Today 12-31-2014] Gulfstream Aerospace has received approval from the FAA to install the Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast Out (ADS-B Out) avionics system on the G150 aircraft. ADS-B Out installation for the G150 will include replacement of the aircraft’s existing transponders with DO-260B-compliant units...
December 31, 2014
[Avionics Today 12-31-2014] The Netherlands, Poland and Norway have decided to prepare negotiations with Airbus Defence & Space for the acquisition of a fleet of A330 MRTT multirole transport and air-to-air refueling aircraft. Bahrain International Airport. Photo: Bahrain International Airport The initiative...
December 31, 2014
[Avionics Today 12-31-2014] Canada has announced a ban on transporting lithium metal batteries as cargo on passenger flights in the country. This comes alongside a suite of amendments to Canada's Transport of Dangerous Goods Regulations (TDGR), including new labeling and Emergency Response Assistance Plan (ERAP) requirements for certain dangerous goods. In 2014, the International Civil...
December 31, 2014
Finnair aircraft on runway. Photo: RHL Images (Flickr) [Avionics Today 12-31-2014] Finnair has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Doric Asset Finance GmbH for the sale and leaseback of six ATR72...
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