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November 6, 2015
[Avionics Today 11-6-2015] DJI has added two senior staff to open a Silicon Valley Research and Development (R&D). Rob Schlub joins DJI as vice president of R&D, and Darren Liccardo as vice president of engineering. The two will open and run DJI's new office in Palo...
November 6, 2015
[Avionics Toady 11-6-2015] The continued expansion and evolution of using aircraft data link communications to improve airspace capacity, flight operational efficiency, safety and to supplement congested voice channels between controllers and pilots is central to all major air transportation system modernization projects currently ongoing in North America, Latin America, Europe and certain areas of the...
November 5, 2015
[Avionics Today 11-05-2015] VistaJet has become the first business aviation operator to sign up for Inmarsat's Jet Connex broadband connectivity service. The VistaJet broadband deal was announced by Rockwell Collins, which acts as a value added...
November 5, 2015
[Avionics Today 11-05-2015] Gulfstream Aerospace ha appointed Matthew Liu as regional vice president of sales for Greater China. Liu will be based in Beijing and report to Roger Sperry, regional senior vice president of international...
November 5, 2015
[Avionics Today 11-05-2015] Boeing and Korean Air today finalized the airline's order of 30 737 MAXs and two additional 777-300ER (Extended Range) jetliners valued at nearly $4 billion at current list prices. The airline also has options for additional 737 MAXs as part of the order, which was previously announced as a commitment...
November 5, 2015
[Avionics Today 11-05-2015] Lockheed Martin completed more than 27,000 hours of simulated flight time on an F-16C Block 50 aircraft and is now analyzing the data to determine the durability of the aircraft beyond its original design service life of 8,000 hours.     Lockheed Martin completed more than 27,000 hours of simulated flight time on an F-16C Block 50 aircraft at Lockheed Martin’s...
November 5, 2015
[Avionics Today 11-5-2015] An elated Gogo CEO Michael Small told analysts, investors and journalists during the company's third quarter conference call Thursday that the In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) giant's next generation 2KU broadband service is producing connection speeds of more than 12 Mbps during tests on its flying Boeing 737 airborne lab. Gogo is coming off a third quarter where total revenue...
November 4, 2015
[Avionics Today 11-04-2015] Lockheed Martin has received the final regulatory approval needed to close its acquisition of Sikorsky Aircraft from United Technologies Corp...
November 4, 2015
[Avionics Today 11-04-2015] SITA today announced that CEO Francesco Violante will step down in the second half of 2016 after more than 13 years at the helm of the aviation technology company. A global search for Violante’s successor is currently under way. SITA CEO Francesco Violante...
November 4, 2015
[Avionics Today 11-04-2015] Emirates Flight Training Academy has signed a firm order for five Embraer Phenom 100E business jets, plus options for five more aircraft. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in 2017.     Phenom 100E business jet. Photo: Embraer Executive Jets.   ...
November 4, 2015
[Avionics Today 11-04-2015] Boeing forecasts airlines in the Middle East will require 3,180 new airplanes over the next 20 years, valued at an estimated $730 billion. Rapid fleet expansion in the region is set to drive 70 percent of the demand, according to the Boeing Current Market Outlook (CMO).     Boeing anticipates the Middle East will require 3,180 new airplanes over the next 20...
November 4, 2015
[Avionics Today 11-04-2015] Last week, the U.S. Air Force announced the selection of Northrop Grumman to build the Long Range Strike Bomber (LRS-B), which will replace the aging B-52 and B-1 bomber aircraft fleets. Under the estimated $21 billion contract, the Air Force will acquire a total fleet of 100 new bombers. Over the next year, Northrop will begin the Engineering, Manufacturing and Development...
November 3, 2015
F-16C Block 50 aircraft under construction. Photo: Lockheed Martin [Avionics Today 11-03-2015] Lockheed Martin has completed more than 27,000 hours of simulated flight time on an F-16C Block 50 aircraft. The company is now analyzing the data to determine the durability of the aircraft beyond its original design service life of 8,000 hours. The F-16C Block 50 was tested to 27,713 Equivalent Flight Hours...
November 3, 2015
[Avionics Today 11-03-2015] GE has entered into new collaborations with technology centers in the Middle East, North Africa, and Turkey (MENAT) region aimed at driving digital industrial transformation. A key feature of GE’s digital industrial strategy is its strong focus on...
November 3, 2015
American Airlines’ John Dudley, the first FAA certified A350 XWB pilot. Photo: Airbus [Avionics Today 11-03-2015] John Dudley, an American Airlines pilot, has become the first airline pilot certified by the U.S. FAA to fly Airbus’ new A350 XWB...
November 3, 2015
Textron service center. Photo: Textron [Avionics Today 11-03-2015] Textron Aviation has added a dedicated aircraft to support customers throughout Europe to strengthen its service network there. Based at the company’s Dusseldorf Service...
November 3, 2015
[Avionics Today 11-03-2015] Global Eagle Entertainment (GEE) and Hughes Network Systems announced an agreement last week for GEE to use Hughes’ Jupiter System HT Aero Modem to power GEE’s high-performance broadband aeronautical service. The modem will deliver In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) services on any Ku-band satellite, including both wide beam and High Throughput Satellite (HTS) systems...
November 2, 2015
[Avionics Today 11-02-2015] An Airbus A321-200 carrying 224 passengers and crew en route from Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt to St. Petersburg, Russia reportedly broke apart in the air at cruising altitude over Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula on Saturday, Oct. 31. Operations for the Russian state-owned airline Kogalymavia, which goes by the name of Metrojet, have been temporarily suspended to assess the risks of...
November 2, 2015
The European Parliament’s hemicycle (debating chamber) during a plenary session in Strasbourg. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. [Avionics Today 11-02-2015] The European Parliament has adopted a resolution to enhance aviation safety and efficiency through global flight tracking systems. The resolution supports the assignment of primary radio spectrum allocation for satellite-based Automatic...
November 2, 2015
Antennas to enable Inmarsat’s EAN across Europe. Photo: Inmarsat [Avionics Today 11-02-2015] Inmarsat will locate the Satellite Access Station (SAS) for its European Aviation Network (EAN) high-speed in-flight connectivity solution in Greece, under an agreement with OTE, a Greek...
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