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July 17, 2014
[Avionics Today July 17, 2014] Elbit Systems has a new partnership with Nicarnica to combine Elbit's Enhanced Vision System (EVS) cameras with Nicarnica's newly developed technology that detects volcanic ash for commercial aircraft, the Airborne Volcanic Object Imaging Detector (AVOID).        Ove Bratsberg, CEO of...
July 17, 2014
[Avionics Today July 17, 2014] GE Aviation has entered a new partnership with Barco to develop a new family of open system cockpit displays targeting helicopter avionics system applications. Under the partnership, Barco will provide its...
July 16, 2014
[Avionics Today July 16, 2014] The Air Traffic Management (ATM) firm for the United Kingdom, NATS, has announced it will be leading the new "Quieter Flight" project. The study will attempt to develop operational procedures to reduce aircraft noise at London's Heathrow Airport.    NATS is partnering with Airbus and British Airways to proceed new methods for reducing the noise impact of...
July 15, 2014
[Avionics Today July 15, 2014] Boeing made some major announcements regarding the cabin design and flight control avionics for its next generation long-range passenger jet, the 777X, on the second day of the Farnborough Airshow. Rockwell Collins and BAE Systems have been selected to provide the aircraft's flight control electronics.      Computer rendering of future Boeing 777X cabin. Photo...
July 15, 2014
[Avionics Today July 15, 2014] Gogo has received regulatory approval to deploy its Ku-band satellite In-flight Connectivity (IFC) service for aircraft flying over Russian airspace...
July 15, 2014
[Avionics Today July 15, 2014] All-cargo European carrier Cargolux Airlines has received approval from the civil aviation authority in Luxembourg to begin transitioning from paper-based manuals to Electronic Flight Bags (EFBs)...
July 14, 2014
[Avionics Today July 14, 2014] L-3 Aviation Recorders' (L-3 AR) Automated Flight Information and Reporting System (AFIRS) 228S has achieved certification for the Airbus A320 family of...
July 14, 2014
[Avionics Today July 14. 2014] Mexican carrier VivaAerobus has selected an avionics package from Rockwell Collins for its fleet of Airbus A320s, which will begin deliveries in 2015. Included in the package are the GLU-925 Multi-Mode...
July 11, 2014
[Avionics Today July 11, 2014] Lockheed Martin is anticipating its forthcoming LM-100J aircraft to garner demand for some unique missions, including oil spill clean-ups among other roles. The aerospace and defense manufacturer will also make a major announcement regarding its latest non-military aircraft program at next week's Farnborough International Airshow.    Photo, courtesy of Lockheed...
July 11, 2014
[Avionics Today July 11, 2014] The European Union recently completed the initial demonstrations of advanced arrival and departure flight operations for an airspace-enhancing project, Filling the Gap in GNSS Advanced Procedures and Operations (FilGAPP).  Flight demonstrations occurred in Germany using a Hawker 750 business jet equipped with a Flight Management...
July 10, 2014
[Avionics Today July 10, 2014] Boeing signed its second major connected aircraft deal in less than a month, announcing a new partnership with General Dynamics to release the Tri-Band radar dome (radome) in the fourth quarter of 2015. According to a spokesperson for Boeing's cabin connectivity team, the company sees a need for flexibility in the passenger cabin connectivity market.  The Tri-band...
July 10, 2014
[Avionics Today July 10, 2014] Engineers BAE Systems revealed a series of aviation technology concepts that could be incorporated into aircraft by 2040, although the British aerospace manufacturer admits some of the concepts are a little beyond belief.  Four advanced technological concepts were unveiled by BAE Systems, including a long range aircraft that divides into several smaller aircraft...
July 10, 2014
[Avionics Today July 10, 2014] Canada has completed its nationwide implementation of Controller Pilot Data Link Communications (CPDLC), according to the country's Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP) NAV Canada. This marks largest domestic implementation of this technology to date, as European airspace currently features the technology and the United States is still in the trial phase with it under...
July 10, 2014
[Avionics Today July 10, 2014] DAC International announced its new collaboration with Cathay Pacific Airways, as the aftermarket supplier will collaborate with the airline on its e-Enabled aircraft program.  The Chinese carrier's eEnabled aircraft solution is an advanced solution...
July 9, 2014
[Avionics Today July 9, 2014] During the recent semi-annual NAVFEST military exercise at White Sands Missile Range, the U.S. Air Force demonstrated advanced anti-jamming and security capabilities of a new military code GPS signal. The design of Raytheon's MAGR 2000-S24 allows M-code avionics upgrades without the replacement of the...
July 9, 2014
[Avionics Today July 9, 2014] AeroVironment reported a fiscal fourth-quarter profit of $8.1 million, a turnaround from a $795,000 loss reported during the same period a year ago. Tim Conver, CEO of AeroVironment, said the jump is the result of strong demand for its Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS).  Total UAS sales for the quarter increased nearly 42 percent to $60...
July 8, 2014
[Avionics Today July 8, 2014] The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is launching the latest study in a project spanning four North American cities analyzing factors that lead to unhealthy air quality conditions.  NASA's latest study will bring a King Air research aircraft and a P-3B to Boulder, Co., to examine what factors lead to ozone levels in summer that exceed national...
July 8, 2014
[Avionics Today July 8, 2014] Etihad Regional is the launch customer for airframe manufacturer ATR's onboard iPad Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) mount system.   The system features an integrated power interface module which provides a holding platform for the EFB, as well as connectivity to aircraft power for charging. Etihad Regional, formerly...
July 8, 2014
[Avionics Today July 8, 2014] Skyservice Business Aviation has signed a five year agreement with Star Navigation Systems Group to add the Star Airborne Data Services (Star-ADS) aircraft tracking solution to its fleet of Learjet 45s.   Star Navigation estimates the contract to be...
July 7, 2014
[Avionics Today July 7, 2014] European airlines and operators are flying a combined 60,000 nautical miles  more than they should be on a daily basis, according to a new report from Air Traffic Management (ATM) organization Eurocontrol.  There are an estimated 8,000 flight plans filed by European operators daily that feature routes that are longer than the best route available, Eurocontrol...
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