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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...
April 29, 2014
[Avionics Today April 29, 2014] The Sierra Nevada Corp. has selected the Curtiss-Wright Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS) Ethernet switch and router technology for its PC-12 aircraft.  According to Curtiss-Wright, the selection was finalized under the...
April 29, 2014
[Avionics Today April 29, 2014] The U.S. Forest Service (USFS) has approved the RT-5000P radio for installation and use by its operators in wild land fire situations.  The RT-5000 radio from Cobham. Photo, courtesy of Cobham Aerospace. The...
April 28, 2014
[Avionics Today April 28, 2014] Germany is considering upgrading its air and missile defense system with a new system developed by Lockheed Martin, the Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS), the aerospace and defense manufacturer said.  MEADS will replace the current Patriot system in Germany with an expandable...
April 28, 2014
[Avionics Today April 28, 2014] Turkish carrier Corendon Airlines has plans to start "flying paperless," according to a new announcement from Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) manufacturer navAero.  Corendon signed a contract with navAero to add its iPad tablet EFB system to its fleet...
April 28, 2014
[Avionics Today April 28, 2014] Duncan Aviation's avionics team has seen an increase in demand for in-flight connectivity systems for Canadian-registered aircraft in early 2014.  The Lincoln, Neb.-based aviation Maintenance, Repair and...
April 25, 2014
[Avionics Today April 25, 2014] Airbus completed the first flight of its electric E-Fan experimental aircraft, which could serve as the prototype for a future hybrid engine regional jet for the French airframe manufacturer.    The E-Fan aircraft concept was first unveiled by Airbus at the 2013 Paris Airshow. Developed in partnership with Safran, the...
April 25, 2014
[Avionics Today April 25, 2014] Alenia Aermacchi completed the first flight of its MC-27J transport aircraft from the company's Turin Test Flight Centre.  The aircraft, jointly developed by Alenia Aermacchi and...
April 25, 2014
[Avionics Today April 25, 2014] The U.S. Air Force issued a four-year $32.5 million contract to Boeing to develop a new system enabling the rescue of downed pilots and warfighters. Under the...
April 25, 2014
[Avionics Today April 25, 2014] The U.S. Navy has issued a $10.6 million contract to Northrop Grumman to provide new mission computers for its fleet of AH-1Z and UH-1Y helicopters. Under the contract, Northrop will deliver its FlightPro...
April 24, 2014
[Avionics Today April 24, 2014] Malaysia Airlines’ flight MH370, a Boeing 777-200, has been missing now for 47 days, and while as an aviation journalist I am not in the business of proposing theories about what may or may not have happened, I do stay deeply in touch with aviation technology, and this incident will make a deep impact and impression on the industry. Until the aircraft is located...
April 24, 2014
[Avionics Today April 24, 2014] According to Star Navigation Systems Chairman and CEO Viraf Kapadia, the technology to improve aircraft tracking already exists today.    Star Navigation Systems, based in Canada, already has technology that enhances aircraft tracking for airlines and fleet operators using real time flight data streaming via satcom. It’s called the In-Flight Safety...
April 24, 2014
[Avionics Today April 24, 2014] The North Dakota Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) research test site is now open for testing, and is the first of the six Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) sites to begin officially operating. North Dakota's Department of Commerce, however, has received a Certificate of Authorization (COA) from the FAA to begin using a Draganflyer X4ES UAS at the Northern Plains...
April 24, 2014
[Avionics Today April 24, 2014] Northrop Grumman has completed the Preliminary Design Review (PDR) for the U.S. Air Force with its software upgrade for the B-2 Bomber. The upgrade is designed to replace multiple Operational Flight Programs (OFP) — embedded software that allows the...
April 24, 2014
[Avionics Today April 24, 2014] Universal Avionics is looking to grow its business within the emerging Latin American business aviation market.    The Tucson, Ariz.-based avionics manufacturer announced the appointment of Corey...
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