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May 19, 2014
[Avionics Today May 19, 2014] Dassault Aviation introduced the latest aircraft from its Falcon business jet family, the Falcon 8X, at the 2014 European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva, Switzerland.  Falcon 8X. Photo: Dassault. The 8X is an updated version of the Falcon 7X with improved avionics, engines, wings and the longest cabin of any of Dassault's business jets...
May 19, 2014
[Avionics Today May 19, 2014] Airbus Defense and Space, Dassault Aviation and Alenia Aermacchi have submitted a proposal to the Ministry of Defense of France, Germany and Italy offering a next generation Unmanned Aircraft...
May 16, 2014
[Avionics Today May 16, 2014] The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is currently working with several industries to expedite the approval of some limited commercial Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) operations prior to finalizing its rules for UAS, according to a speech given by the agency's UAS Integration Manager Jim Williams at AUVSI (Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International)...
May 16, 2014
[Avionics Today May 16, 2014] Wireless technology test solutions company Rohde & Schwarz has joined the M2M Alliance, the largest association representing the  Machine-to-Machine (M2M) market, the company said.    Rohde...
May 16, 2014
[Avionics Today May 16, 2014] The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has issued a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) to L2 Consulting Services for the installation of the Iridium Satellite Communications (Satcom)...
May 15, 2014
[Avionics Today May 15, 2014] AUVSI 2014 provided an excellent opportunity for avionics companies to engage the growing unmanned systems market within both the military and the commercial segment, the latter of which is on track to explode with a range of new applications over the next decade.  CNS4. Photo, courtesy of Curtiss Wright.   Avionics Magazine caught up with Curtiss-Wright Defense...
May 15, 2014
[Avionics Today May 15, 2014] Imagine having advanced notice of an approaching wildfire coupled with real-time video streaming of the developing flames on your smart phone, tablet and laptop.  Insitu Pacific recently conducted a successful demonstration for the New South Wales Rural Fire Service that was able to do just that. The demonstration featured the company's ScanEagle Unmanned Aircraft...
May 15, 2014
[Avionics Today May 15, 2014] GE Aviation unveiled a new family of computing platforms designed to provide a common software environment to host a variety of unmanned and manned aircraft mission computing applications at AUVSI 2014.  GE Aviation's versatile computing platform. Photo, courtesy of GE Aviation. The goal of the new platform is to reduce the cost of developing software for new...
May 15, 2014
[Avionics Today May 15, 2014] The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is ready to develop a global flight tracking service, as the aviation industry continues to consider solutions to prevent future incidents similar to the recent loss of Malaysia Airlines' flight MH370.  According to a statement, the group has a new framework to consider contributions from the industry through the...
May 14, 2014
[Avionics Today May 14, 2014] Turkish charter airline Corendon has signed a new five-year contract with Jeppesen to integrate the company's digital navigation and Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) services into its commercial aircraft fleet. ...
May 13, 2014
[Avionics Today May 13, 2014] Bombardier has announced an agreement with Panasonic Avionics Corp. to feature its eXConnect system as a line-fit option on its CSeries passenger jet, which is currently undergoing an extensive flight testing program in preparation for a planned entry into service in late 2015.  CSeries...
May 13, 2014
[Avionics Today May 13, 2014] Garmin has received certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for its touchscreen multi-function display, the GTN 725, on ATR 42 and ATR 72 aircraft.   The approval will expand the operational ability of...
May 13, 2014
[Avionics Today May 13, 2014] Boulder, Colo.-based FreeWave Technologies has announced its participation in the Radio Technical Commission for Aeronautics (RTCA) Special Committee 228, focusing on developing Minimum Operational Performance Standards (MOPS) for commercial...
May 13, 2014
[Avionics Today May 13, 2014] Arcturus UAV announced its latest progress on the design of its Jump-25 and Cat-25 long endurance Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS).   The Rohnert Park, Calif.-based UAS manufacturer said the Jump-25 will have...
May 12, 2014
[Avionics Today May 12, 2014] Oklahoma is a major hub for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) commercial and military applications in the United States. Home to the only federal UAS program in the U.S., Oklahoma holds the only site dedicated solely to the application of UAS for public safety. The state also has the first university graduate program in UAS engineering at Oklahoma State University in...
May 12, 2014
[Avionics Today May 12, 2014] Exelis will provide its Continuous Wave Illuminator (CWI) subsystem for a fleet of F-16 fighter jets, under an $8.4 million follow-on contract from Lockheed Martin.   The contract is a follow-on from an initial contract award for the subsystem...
May 12, 2014
[Avionics Today May 12, 2014] Gogo reported first quarter revenue earnings of $95.7 million, a 35 percent increase compared to the same period a year ago.    The connected aircraft service provider saw its biggest revenue boost in the North American commercial aviation segment, earning $57.1 million in that segment — up nearly $14 million from $43.1...
May 12, 2014
[Avionics Today May 12, 2014] The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) issued a Supplementary Type Certificate for the t-Bag Class 2 Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) system for Embraer ERJ 135 and 145 series aircraft, Navaero said.  Luxembourg-based Luxair will be the first European operator to utilize the new STC, as it will add the Class 2...
May 9, 2014
[Avionics Today May 9, 2014] Northrop Grumman and Yamaha Motor Corp., are working jointly to develop an unmanned helicopter, to be called the Rotary Bat (R-Bat). The system is based on a small-scale helicopter airframe already used by Yamaha, the RMAX.   R-Bat unmanned helicopter. Photo, courtesy of Northrop Grumman. Both companies are positioning the R-Bat as an unmanned helicopter for...
May 9, 2014
[Avionics Today May 9, 2014] AIM-USA has appointed George Los as its new eastern regional sales manager, overseeing all sales and support of the company's product portfolio in the eastern half of the United States and Canada.    George Los...
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