Archives :: Avionics Top Stories

Displaying 221 - 240 of 4208 stories.
January 7, 2014
Northrop Grumman's MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) has completed nine test flights, reaching the half-way point of envelope expansion testing with the U.S. Navy.      Triton UAS. Photo, courtesy of Northrop Grumman.   The testing allows the engineers to validate the Triton's ability to operate at a range of different altitudes...
January 6, 2014
Safran has combined its aircraft electrical power systems operations into one business with the formation of Labinal Power Systems, the French partner of the world's biggest producer of engines for single-aisle aircraft said Monday, Jan. 6.    Labinal includes Safran Power, which specializes in onboard power systems and Aerosource, a provider of Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) services for...
January 6, 2014
Phillippe Merlo has been appointed the new director of air traffic management (ATM) at Eurocontrol, the European provider of air navigation services said Monday, Jan. 6.    Merlo will oversee the organization's ATM and research and development, including relations with international...
January 6, 2014
Poland is looking to expand its military air navigation performance with a $76 million purchase of new Exelis GCA-2020 Airport Surveillance Radar (ASR) and Precision Approach Radar (PAR) systems.    The systems will be installed on Polish Air Force and Navy aircraft...
January 6, 2014
Duncan has expanded its helicopter avionics testing capabilities with the addition of three new diagnostic test sets, the company said Thursday, Jan. 2.    All three test sets support...
January 3, 2014
Airlines and operators replacing older fleets with new fuel-efficient aircraft coupled with increased air passenger demand in the Middle East and Asia Pacific markets is expected to make 2014 another "record year" for the commercial aerospace industry, according to Deloitte's 2014 Global Aerospace and Defense Industry outlook.      Boeing's 787-9 is among several new commercial...
January 2, 2014
The electric starter-generator system TopStart is Dassault’s choice for its Falcon 5X business jet. The Falcon 5X engine Snecma Silvercrest has control laws that sync well with TopStart according to Guy Lefebvre, Thales president. The TopStart unit includes three electronic control units and...
January 2, 2014
Panasonic Avionics and China Telecom Satellite Communications Limited signed a definitive agreement to develop in-flight connectivity solutions for Chinese airlines. The agreement will provide 39 Panasonic customer airlines flying into and over...
January 2, 2014
Raytheon Company won a $70 million firm-fixed-price contract for Advanced Countermeasures Electronic Systems (ACES) and Line...
January 2, 2014
The U.S. Air Force awarded Lockheed Martin Corporation a $9.5 thousand contract for aircraft components and accessories Wednesday, Jan. 1 and an $8 million firm-fixed-price modification on an existing contract for Foreign Military Sales Division support efforts...
December 31, 2013
The Airfone air-to-ground communications network meets its end this New Year’s Eve Tuesday, Dec. 31. However, as Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014 arrives, ASiQ Limited will deliver an alternative to the decommissioned service and Aircell costly replacement options.    The new service, dubbed Grrrilla, is a combination narrow and broadband system that connects to global cellphone networks and shares...
December 31, 2013
Comac has begun tests on the C919 iron bird ground rig, performing necessary validation and integration of aircraft systems and performing troubleshooting. Currently, Comac has 400 aircraft...
December 31, 2013
Boeing has been selected to fulfill a $750 million five-year contract for work on the U.S. Air Force fleet of B-1 bombers, the Pentagon...
December 30, 2013
From the congested air traffic of the northeast, to the extreme climates of Hawaii and Alaska, the Federal Aviation Administration sought to represent U.S. airspace diversity in its six choices for all Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) testing to begin June 28, 2014. On that day, one or more of the sites announced will open for testing: the University of Alaska, the State of Nevada, Griffiss International...
December 30, 2013
The Legacy 450, Embraer Executive Jets’ newest aircraft, successfully completed its maiden flight in Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil Saturday, Dec. 28.   Extensive pre-flight ground tests and simulations allowed...
December 30, 2013
General Dynamics won three of 12 contracts announced Thursday, Dec. 26 for a total of $205.1 million in Department of Defense (DoD) contracts. One of the three contracts, for a cost-plus-fixed-fee $6.6 million, will go toward providing the U.S. Army with engineering services and logistics work on a tactical airspace integration air traffic control system in work performed through June 30, 2016.  ...
December 27, 2013
Garmin has upgraded the capabilities for its G500 and G600 legacy flight displays with new software version 6.21 which features updates specific to certain airframes and...
December 27, 2013
 The U.S. Air Force will deploy Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellite terminals under a new $134.3 million contract with Raytheon, the military aerospace manufacturer said Friday, Dec...
December 26, 2013
Rockwell Collins has completed its $1.4 billion acquisition of ARINC, the Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based aviation and defense electronics manufacturer said Monday Dec. 23.    Annapolis, Md.-based ARINC, provider of aviation information management services, was acquired from asset management firm the Carlyle Group. Rockwell Collins originally announced the purchase as an agreement in August...
December 26, 2013
Portugual carrier Hi Fly is moving to an electronic flight environment, under a new five-year service agreement with Jeppesen to add electronic flight bag (EFB) services to its international wet lease flights.    The airline will use Jeppesen's iPad-based...
Pages: « Previous  3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 [12] 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 Next »

[X] Dismiss Ad