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February 19, 2014
The U.S. Navy completed its first flight test of the Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter jet Infrared Search and Track (IRST) sensor, designed to find hard-to-track targets over long...
February 18, 2014
[Avionics Today Feb. 18, 2014] U.S. transportation officials are considering a ban on in-flight cell phone calls, as lawmakers consider a bill that would do just that. The Department of Transportation (DOT) also announced it is seeking public comment on whether it should propose a rule to ban cell phone communications on flights within, to and from the United States.    The House committee on...
February 18, 2014
[Avionics Today Feb. 18, 2014]  Boeing has completed the Mid-Life Upgrade on the first of four E-3F Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft for the French Air Force.  The upgrade was completed as part of a 2010 Foreign Military Sale...
February 18, 2014
[Avionics Today Feb. 18, 2014] Qatar Airways has signed a five-year agreement with Boeing to upgrade the weather monitoring abilities of its commercial aircraft fleet.  The upgrade, called the Boeing Wind Updates service, provides real-time wind and temperature information to aircraft...
February 18, 2014
European turboprop aircraft manufacturer ATR has developed Single-point Performance Software (SPS), a computation application for iPad Electronic Flight Bags (EFBs) that allows pilots to compute their takeoff and landing...
February 18, 2014
Guangzhou Aircraft Maintenance and Engineering Co. (GAMECO) has been named as an authorized repair station by ITT, as the aerospace manufacturer looks to...
February 18, 2014
LOT Polish Airlines has begun allowing its passengers to use their Personal Electronic Devices (PEDs) during all phases of flight.    The Polish carrier's...
February 14, 2014
[Avionics Today Feb. 14, 2014] Europe features one of the most congested and complex airspaces in the world, with 28 different major airspace navigation service providers managing 26,000 flights per day. The EU is trying to ease that congestion with its Single European Sky ATM Research (SESAR) project, which is now entering the deployment phase.     Michael Standar, Chief Strategies and...
February 14, 2014
Aircell, Gogo's business aviation group, has surpassed 2,000 Gogo Biz system installations.    Gogo Biz was first introduced June 2009, to bring Gogo's in-flight connectivity service to business jets. According to Gogo, by...
February 14, 2014
Canadian airline WestJet signed a multi-year agreement with Panasonic Avionics to add wireless satellite-based in-flight connectivity to its fleet of Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft.    Under the agreement, Panasonic will provide stored content streamed...
February 14, 2014
The U.S. Air Force issued a purchase and sustainment contract to Northrop Grumman potentially worth $200 million for its suite of Embedded Global...
February 14, 2014
Robinson Helicopter has unveiled a new line of glass instrument panels and avionics for its R22, R44 and R66 helicopters.    The new line...
February 13, 2014
Aegean Airlines, the largest airline in Greece, is upgrading its fleet wide flight procedures with a Lufthansa Systems package, including a five-year contract for the Lido/Flight flight planning solution, as well as the Lido/RouteManual, Lido/eRouteManual and Mobility...
February 13, 2014
NATS, the U.K.'s Air Traffic Control (ATC) firm, has signed a "pioneering deal" with two wind turbine developers, SSE and Vattenfall, that has secured enough funding to modify two Raytheon manufactured radar ATC sites, Lowther Hill and Great Dun Fell.     SSE...
February 12, 2014
[Avionics Today February 12, 2014] Helicopters are no longer lagging behind Air Transport (AT) aircraft and business jets in terms of featuring the most advanced avionics systems, as attendees of the upcoming Heli Expo 2014 will learn. Advanced Synthetic Vision Systems (SVS), Traffic Collision Avoidance Systems (TCAS) and even integrated touch screen flight decks are just a few of the enhancements coming...
February 12, 2014
[Avionics Today February 12, 2014] Rockwell Collins has had a busy week so far in Singapore, announcing a new vice president for its Asia Pacific division along with several commercial and military avionics equipage contracts.      Rockwell Collins' Multiscan weather radar system. Photo, courtesy of Rockwell Collins.   On the...
February 12, 2014
[Avionics Today February 12, 2014] Researchers at Australia's Queensland University of Technology (QUT) during a recent flight test were able to successfully use a Scan Eagle Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) to sense and avoid an approaching Cessna aircraft.      Insitu Scan Eagle UAS. Photo, courtesy of Boeing.   The flight test was performed as part of QUT's Australian Research Centre...
February 11, 2014
Air Traffic Controllers (ATC) in the United States are responsible for around 7,000 aircraft in the National Airspace System (NAS) at any given time. At the current rate of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) integration into civil airspace, can ATC be ready to manage pilot-free aircraft flying in the same airspace as major commercial airlines, business jets and helicopters?   The answer to that question...
February 11, 2014
TransAsia Airways' new fleet of Airbus A320s will feature Thales's ACSS T3CAS1, the French aerospace manufacturer announced at the Singapore...
February 10, 2014
[Avionics Today February 10, 2014] Singapore has inaugurated its new Air Traffic Control (ATC) facility, Singapore Air Traffic Control Center (SATCC), which uses a new air traffic system from Thales, LORADS III.    "As a major hub, Singapore is...
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