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March 20, 2014
Airbus has completed the second initial 4D (i4D) trajectory flight trials as part of a joint project with other members of the government-industry Single European Sky ATM Research (SESAR) Joint Undertaking team. i4D, a technology designed to ensure aircraft flight trajectories remain synchronized between air and ground throughout all stages of flight, will facilitate more direct paths...
March 19, 2014
[Avionics Today March 19, 2014] Malaysia Airlines Prime Minister Najib Razak clarified a statement released over the weekend regarding the disablement of the missing flight MH370 jet's Aircraft Communications Addressing and Reporting System (ACARS).    Flight MH370, a Boeing 777-200 traveling from Kuala Lumpur International Airport to Beijing Capital International Airport has been missing for 11...
March 19, 2014
[Avionics Today March 19, 2014] L-3 Communications has reorganized its business segments in an effort to increase its competitive standing within the aerospace industry, officials of the company said.    The company's new structure...
March 19, 2014
[Avionics Today March 19, 2014] The U.K.'s air traffic services provider, NATS, is looking to generate a 4 percent reduction in Air Traffic Management CO2 and fuel burn on average per aircraft by the end of 2014 by achieving a new efficiency goal set by the U.K. Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).    NATS measures the three dimensional efficiency of...
March 18, 2014
Gogo's business aviation subsidiary, Aircell, has announced a new in-flight communications system for business jets, the ST 4300.    The system features voice, narrowband data and cockpit data link services in a single system...
March 18, 2014
Eurocontrol's Maastricht Upper Area Control Center (MUAC) is collaborating with NAV Portugal to assess its new surveillance data processing system.     NAV Portugal now uses the Tracker Quality...
March 18, 2014
Thales has received an order from the FAA to supply five Instrument Landing Systems model 420 (ILS420s) for deployment throughout the U.S. National Airspace System (NAS).    According to Thales, this is the...
March 17, 2014
[Avionics Today March 17, 2014] Air France KLM has reached an agreement to acquire Barfield, the Miami, Fla.-based aircraft Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO) subsidiary of French aviation services company Sabena Technics.    Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. The acquisition will strengthen the presence of Air France KLM in the world's largest aviation market at a time when demand for...
March 17, 2014
[Avionics Today March 17, 2014] Jettech and Ultra Electronics Flightline Systems have partnered to develop a new Digital Engine Display (DED) replacement designed for Cessna Citation 500 series aircraft.    The display is designed...
March 17, 2014
[Avionics Today March 17, 2014] Panasonic Avionics is on track to double the size of its connectivity-equipped fleet by the end of the year, following Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification of a bird strike compliant radome for Boeing 777-200 aircraft.   The Lake Forest, Ca.-based...
March 14, 2014
BendixKing unveiled its path to General Aviation (GA) connectivity at the Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA) Convention in Nashville, Tenn. Via an Ethernet jack, low gain antennas and satellite connectivity with international over-ground coverage, aircraft owners can deploy in-flight connectivity in both cockpit and cabin.     BendixKing's AeroWave 100.   An Ethernet jack for plug-in to...
March 14, 2014
International Communications Group, Inc. (ICG) announced partnerships on its Future Air Navigation Systems (FANS) and VHF unilink communications systems at the Aircraft Electronics Association conference in Nashville, Tenn. The routing technologies, offered as solutions for both the Eurocontrol and International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) impending FANS mandates for Feb. 5, 2015, are paired with an...
March 14, 2014
[Avionics Today March 14, 2014] The Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA) released its 2013 year-end avionics market report at its annual convention showing global General Aviation (GA) avionics sales reaching more than $2.4 billion last year, a 6.9 percent increase over 2012.    This is the second annual avionics market report released by AEA, capturing sales of all business and GA aircraft...
March 14, 2014
Thales signed a binding agreement to acquire JetBlue's subsidiary in-flight entertainment provider, LiveTV, for $400 million.    The acquisition is still subject to regulatory approval, and Thales is expecting to complete the purchase by mid-2014.  The Melbourne, Fla.-based LiveTV...
March 14, 2014
[Avionics Today March 14, 2014] Universal Avionics announced Software Control Number (SCN) 31.0 for its UniLink UL-800/801 Communications Management Unit (CMU) at the Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA) convention in Nashville, Tenn.     Weather radar...
March 13, 2014
[Avionics Today March 13, 2014] While the U.S. lags behind in the global commercial drone boom, experts on a panel at the Satellite 2014 conference in Washington, D.C. were more than ever focused on military and civil Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) use. When asked if the U.S. commercial development lag was not due to only slow legislation, but also a technology stall, Rick Lober, vice president and general...
March 13, 2014
[Avionics Today March 13, 2014] Garmin has announced a new Angle of Attack (AOA) system designed for General Aviation (GA) aircraft, the GI 260 AOA indicator.    The FAA recently changed its regulation of AOA technology in GA aircraft to make the installation process less costly and cumbersome for operators. According to Garmin, this new system features the GI 260 AOA indicator, GAP 26 angle of...
March 13, 2014
Universal Avionics has appointed Bob Sanchez as its new program development manager to lead its upgrade program within the government and military aviation market segment.    Sanchez, a former military business development manager at BAE Systems will...
March 13, 2014
Honeywell and Safran have signed a new memorandum of understanding (MOU) Indian low cost airline GoAir to support the advancement of Electric Taxiing System (EGTS), a technology that can save airlines up to 4 percent block fuel consumption per flight.   Under the new agreement, GoAir is supplying Honeywell and Safran with data...
March 13, 2014
Gogo has received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from the FAA and certification from the Japanese Civil Aviation Bureau (JCAB) to install its Ku-satellite based connectivity...
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