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May 6, 2014
[Avionics Today May 6, 2014] European aviation safety officials have proposed stronger requirements for aircraft flight data recorders as the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 Boeing 777-200 continues.  Under a new proposal, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) will require the transmission time of Underwater Locating Devices (ULDs) fitted on flight recorders to be 90...
May 6, 2014
[Avionics Today May 6, 2014] Chinese carrier Xiamen Airlines has a new agreement to add Boeing's Airplane Health Management (AHM) system to a fleet of 737s and 787s that it currently has on order.  The agreement will add AHM to 94 Next-Generation 737s and six 787 Dreamliners...
May 6, 2014
[Avionics Today May 6, 2014] The University of Alaska's Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) testing site has been granted a Certificate of Authorization from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to begin research on the integration of unmanned aircraft into the National Airspace System (NAS). University of Alaska Fairbanks Pilots Mike Cook, left, and Jennifer Haney, brief a crowd assembled to watch the...
May 6, 2014
[Avionics Today May 6, 2014] Northrop Grumman's MQ-8C Fire Scout will begin electromagnetic interference tests in preparation for shipboard flight testing.  The test will evaluate the unmanned helicopter's ability to operate safely aboard U.S. Navy ships, which feature intense...
May 5, 2014
[Avionics Today May 5, 2014] The U.K. has added a Mode S upgrade to the Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) interrogator for its fleet of Sentry E-3D Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) based at the Royal Air Force Waddington.    The upgrade, developed by Northrop...
May 5, 2014
[Avionics Today May 5, 2014] Lockheed Martin will provide a Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor (M-TADS/PNVS) on the U.S. Army AH-64 Apache helicopter fleet, under a new $80.6 million...
May 5, 2014
[Avionics Today May 5, 2014] The FAA issued a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) and Parts Manufacturing Approval (PMA) to LiveTV for its In-flight Entertainment (IFE) system on JetBlue's fleet of Airbus A321 passenger aircraft.  Under the STC and PMA, LiveTV is now authorized...
May 2, 2014
[Avionics Today May 2, 2014] Portuguese aircraft charter Hi Fly is adding a Flight Focus In-flight Entertainment (IFE) system to its commercial fleet of Airbus A330 aircraft.   Under a new agreement, the Singapore-based IFE and...
May 2, 2014
[Avionics Today May 2, 2014] Rockwell Collins has announced a new solution, the Network Tactical Gateway (NTG), providing access to Link 16, Joint Air Request (JAR) and Situational Awareness (SA) data link networks.    The NTG made its debut at the 2014 Bold Quest 14.2, an...
May 2, 2014
[Aviation Today May 2, 2014] Boeing expressed its support for the growing effort across the global aviation industry to support aircraft tracking in the wake of the incident involving the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.    Flight MH370, a Boeing 777-200 operated by...
May 1, 2014
[Avionics Today May 1, 2014] Last September, Honeywell released a survey that found nearly 90 percent of passengers would give up an amenity on their flight in order to access a faster in-flight wireless connection. In response, two of the biggest names in telecommunications and avionics, AT&T and Honeywell, are partnering to launch a 4G LTE-based in-flight connectivity service available for...
May 1, 2014
[Avionics Today May 1, 2014] The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has announced a gathering to discuss real-time monitoring of flight data following the Malaysia Airlines MH370 incident.  On March 8, 2014, a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 went missing from Air Traffic Controller radar coverage. The difficulty in locating the aircraft has highlighted the need to improve in-flight tracking...
May 1, 2014
[Avionics Today May 1, 2014] The U.S. Navy issued a $19 million full-rate production contract to Harris Corp., in an effort to upgrade the avionics on its fleet of F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet fighter jets. ...
May 1, 2014
[Avionics Today May 1, 2014] Jeppesen announced expanded European coverage areas for its Mobile FliteDeck VFR on the iPad.  Included in the new app capabilities are expanded VFR enroute data for European countries,  graphical...
May 1, 2014
[Avionics Today May 1, 2014] Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) is preparing for its next round of sea trials with the X-47B Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) this summer, as the U.S. Navy looks to further develop its integration of unmanned aircraft into the maritime environment.    X-47B's first night flight over Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md. Photo, courtesy of U.S. Navy.   Developed...
April 30, 2014
[Avionics Today April 30, 2014] Tech Source has unveiled a new graphics and video card in support of video signals on "next generation" avionics monitors, the Altamonte Springs, Fla.-based company said.  Condor 3001x from Tech Source. Photo, courtesy of Tech...
April 30, 2014
[Avionics Today April 30, 2014] Lockheed Martin announced progress from the research and development phase to operational readiness for three acquired systems, the Indago Vertical Take-off and Landing (VTOL)...
April 30, 2014
[Avionics Today April 30, 2014] Exelis announced a $91 million contract from the U.S. Navy to begin full rate production on Lot 11 of the ALQ-214 electronic self-protection system.   ...
April 29, 2014
[Avionics Today April 29, 2014]  Swiss International Airlines has appointed Marcel Witzig as the new CEO of its subsidiary, Swiss AviationTraining (SAT).  Witzig, currently serving...
April 29, 2014
[Avionics Today April 29, 2014] Developed for the A380, the On-Board Airport Navigation System (OANS) has entered service on commercial A320 and A330 aircraft, Airbus said.  The OANS on an A380 cockpit display. Photo, courtesy of...
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