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May 30, 2014
[Avionics Today May 30, 2014] The F-35 Lightning II fighter jet achieved three critical flight testing milestones during a recent demonstration at the Point Mugu Sea Test Range in California.  F-35C aircraft CF-3 makes a fly-in arrestment landing at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland. Photo, courtesy of Lockheed...
May 30, 2014
[Avionics Today May 30, 2014] Thunder Airlines is upgrading its fleet of General Aviation (GA) aircraft with a new flight tracking system.  The...
May 29, 2014
[Avionics Today May 29, 2014] Improving ground-based real-time monitoring of aircraft data is a topic of wide and heated discussion among airlines, regulators, avionics manufacturers and others following the loss of Malaysia Airlines’ Flight MH370.   This week, one of the largest gatherings on the subject convened in Kuala Lumpur. Companies and organizations participating in the ITU's...
May 29, 2014
[Avionics Today May 29, 2014] A new communications technology enables information sharing between fifth and fourth generation fighter jets, according to Northrop Grumman. The U.S. military, like all other nations, tries to keep communications between fighter jets in hostile environments secure. However, this is difficult to do with the latest jet, Lockheed Martin's F-35 and legacy aircraft such as...
May 29, 2014
[Avionics Today May 29, 2014] Next week, Long Beach, Calif. will play host to an event  looking at the future of the connected aircraft, the Global Connected Aircraft Summit (GCA Summit).  The aircraft that Gogo uses as an airborne test lab for new products. Gogo will be one of many companies attending the GCA Summit.    The concept of new generation aircraft as nodes in a very...
May 28, 2014
[Avionics Today May 28, 2014] The U.S. Air Force RQ-4 GLobal Hawk Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) set a new record, flying 665 mission hours in one week...
May 28, 2014
[Avionics Today May 28, 2014] Jazeera Airways has signed a new five-year flight planning service contract with Jeppesen, adding the Boeing Digital Aviation subsidiary's...
May 28, 2014
[Avionics Today May 28, 2014] Alenia Aermacchi's C-27J Spartan military transport aircraft has been approved by the European Aviation Safety Agency for installation of...
May 27, 2014
[Avionics Today May 27, 2014] The concept of using an aviation computing cloud to track flight data in real time gained traction at a two-day conference in Kuala Lumpur focused on improving aircraft tracking following the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines’ Flight MH370. Ahmad Shabery Cheek, Malaysia's minister of communications and multimedia, called for the two day ITU summit during the World...
May 27, 2014
[Avionics Today May 27, 2014] The Brazilian Army's Equilo/Fennec helicopter fleet is receiving an avionics upgrade scheduled for completion in 2018.   Thales will provide...
May 23, 2014
[Avionics Today May 23, 2014] Federal safety officials are recommending new procedures to increase the safety of using lithium-ion batteries to power aircraft systems, based on key findings derived from the ongoing investigation of a fire incident that occurred on a Boeing 787 last year. NTSB Investigator Mike Bauer inside the Boeing 787 under investigation at Boston's Logan Airport. Photo, courtesy...
May 23, 2014
[Avionics Today May 23, 2014] RUAG Aviation has joined forces with Satcom1 and Emteq to jointly offer an in-flight connectivity system capable of streaming data at speeds of up to 432 kbps.  Dassault Falcon 7X. Photo, courtesy of RUAG Aviation. The EASA-approved system is an...
May 23, 2014
[Avionics Today May 23, 2014] SyberJet selected the GH-3900 Electronic Standby Instrument System as part of the avionics suite for its SJ30 family of aircraft, L-3 Aviation Products (L-3 AP) announced at the 2014 European Business...
May 22, 2014
[Avionics Today May 22, 2014] AT&T, the giant U.S. telecommunications company, has been making waves in recent months. Its deal to acquire DirecTV is a huge statement of intent, and a gateway into the lucrative DTH market in the United States.    It is also planning to launch in-flight connectivity services in combination with Honeywell next year. An AT&T source who requested anonymity...
May 21, 2014
[Avionics Today May 21, 2014] Cobham plc has proposed a $1.46 billion purchase of Aeroflex, as the U.K.-based aerospace and defense manufacturer looks to increase its data communications and connectivity offerings.   Acquiring the Plainview, N.Y.-based provider of microelectronic components and test equipment will also expose Cobham to more commercial opportunities, according to Bob Murphy...
May 21, 2014
[Avionics Today May 21, 2014] Exelis will build a new regional headquarters for the Asia Pacific market in Melbourne, Australia, as the aerospace systems manufacturer seeks to provide more support for customers in the region.  The new facility...
May 21, 2014
[Avionics Today May 21, 2014] General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) is teaming up with Rohde & Schwarz to bring voice communications to its Predator B/MQ-9 Reaper Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS).    The two companies signed a teaming agreement to integrate Rohde & Schwarz's Air Traffic Control (ATC) radios onto the Predator...
May 20, 2014
[Avionics Today May 20, 2014] Global sales of General Aviation (GA) avionics systems, components and accessories totaled $651.7 million for the first three months of 2014, according to the first quarter avionics market report released by the Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA).  Total first quarter sales increased 11.2 percent compared to the same period last year, according to the report...
May 20, 2014
[Avionics Today May 20, 2014] During the 2014 ILA Berlin Air Show, Rockwell Collins announced a new family of flight and mission computers, the FMC 4000 series.  FMC 4200. Photo, courtesy of Rockwell Collins.   Complying with both commercial and military environmental requirements, Rockwell Collins is making the FMC-4000 available for fixed wing...
May 20, 2014
[Avionics Today May 20, 2014] Teledyne Controls has announced a new technology that connects commercial tablets and flight crew devices with an aircraft's onboard data communications systems, the WGL-AID.  The El Segundo, Calif.-based aerospace and defense manufacturer said the WGL-AID is an...
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