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March 7, 2014
Can an airline really unify a divided country? It was such a grand claim that marked the creation of Air Côte d’Ivoire, national airline of the Ivory Coast. CEO René Décurey thinks the answer is yes, the airline can do it. After a decade of civil unrest and outright war demolished airport infrastructure in Côte d’Ivoire, the new nationally-supported airline is...
March 7, 2014
German avionics manufacturer AIM has introduced a new smart tool set for avionics maintenance engineers handling ARINC429 testing.    Photo, courtesy of AIM.    The new solution is structured around AIM's ANET429-x Ethernet-based databus interface. AIM equipped the new ANET box with Wi-Fi capability that allows it to interface with a Windows 8.1-based Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS)...
March 7, 2014
Sandel Avionics has received FAA approval for its first HeliTAWS Approved Model List (AML) Supplemental Type Certificates for Part 27 and Part 29 helicopters.      Photo, courtesy of Sandel Avionics.   The AML-STC allows for appropriate reuse compliance data across TC data sheets.  Under the approval, Sandel's models can be used more progressively, by updating...
March 7, 2014
Garmin has introduced a series of avionics upgrades for G1000-equipped King Air 200 and 300 series aircraft aimed at brining pilots and operators into compliance with future U.S. airspace requirements.      Photo, courtesy of Garmin.   Among the new operational features...
March 7, 2014
U.K.'s Air Traffic services company NATS' Chief Executive Richard Deakin has joined the governing council of the Air Traffic Management Research Institute (ATMRI) in Singapore.   ...
March 6, 2014
Global airlines started 2014 with a combined 4.5 percent increase in global air freight traffic and 7.8 percent increase in international passenger demand for January compared to the same period a year ago, according to the International Air Transport Association's (IATA) latest global Air Traffic (AT) report.    Carriers based in the Middle East lead all regions for growth in both categories...
March 6, 2014
Aerocivil Colombia and Airbus ProSky's Metron Aviation announced a new agreement to deploy the "Metron Harmony" Air Traffic Flow Management (AFTM) system to improve Air Traffic Management (ATM) in Colombia's airspace.    Airbus ProSky CEO Paul-Franck Bijou calls Colombia "one of the fastest growing air traffic markets."...
March 6, 2014
Virgin America is adding the eeCrewConnect Crew Member notifications platform from 2e Systems, following a new agreement from the two companies.    The system provides flight deck notifications to the flight...
March 6, 2014
The Thales-developed Watchkeeper Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) has been issued a Release to Service by the U.K. Ministry of Defence.      Thales Watchkeeper UAS. Photo, courtesy of Richard Seymour.   According to Thales, Watchkeeper is a...
March 5, 2014
[Avionics Today March 5, 2014] President Barack Obama's 2015 proposed budget received criticism from the aviation community, as the proposal would cut funding for NextGen, delays aircraft and avionics certifications, and impose a $100 per flight user fee on commercial and business aviation operations.    The FAA's budget request includes $836 million in base NextGen funding, which is $65 million...
March 5, 2014
[Avionics Today March 5, 2014] Curtiss Wright has introduced its first rugged XMC single board computer, XMC-109, designed to increase processing applications with a low energy footprint.   XMC-109. Photo, courtesy of Curtiss-Wright.   The single board...
March 5, 2014
[Avionics Today March 5, 2014] The Boeing Maritime Surveillance Aircraft (MSA) demonstrator completed its first flight, proving airworthiness.   MSA flight test aircraft. Photo, courtesy of Boeing.    Field Aviation, a Canadian aircraft modification company, conducted the flight-testing for Boeing. A Bombardier Challenger 604's aircraft...
March 5, 2014
[Avionics Today March 5, 2014] Honeywell's BendexKing has received a letter of approval from the FAA for its KLR Lift Reserve Angle of Attack (AoA) indicator for installation in certified General Aviation (GA) aircraft.    KLR 10 is designed to provide awareness for how much lift remains during...
March 5, 2014
[Avionics Today March 5, 2014] Israeli airline EL AL will be the European launch customer for ViaSat's Exede in-flight connectivity service.    The two companies are...
March 4, 2014
[Avionics Today March 4, 2014] Rockwell Collins subsidiary Intertrade is expanding with a new distribution center at London Heathrow Airport.   Operated by SDV Logistics, the facility will initially house...
March 4, 2014
[Avionics Today March 4, 2014] Private aviation service provider NetJets is introducing NetJets Connects, an in-flight connectivity service that allows...
March 4, 2014
[Avionics Today March 4, 2014] The U.K. Department for International Development will deploy Honeywell's SmartPath Ground-Based Augmentation System (GBAS) at St. Helena's airport, scheduled to open in 2016.   SmartPath is the only...
March 4, 2014
[Avionics Today March 4, 2014] Spirit Airlines has selected the Exelis aircraft surveillance solution, Sypmhony OpsVue, to provide visual tracking of its aircraft fleet while on the ground.   The Spirit fleet is equipped with ADS-B...
March 3, 2014
Eurocontrol has announced a decision to move forward with establishing six Centralized Services (CS) centers, achieving a major milestone in the  Single European Sky ATM Research (SESAR) program.    The decision was announced following approval from 40 Eurocontrol member states to establish the CS facilities, which are aimed at providing Air Traffic Management (ATM) services that will...
March 1, 2014
Honeywell SVS alerting system. Photo courtesy of Honeywell From any helicopter pilot or owner’s perspective, these are some amazing times. Especially when you look at all the capabilities that are available today. From synthetic vision, to terrain and obstacle awareness, to infrared-based enhanced vision systems (EVS); to GPS navigation, traffic, weather and just about anything else you want, the...
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