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April 7, 2015
[Avionics Today 04-07-2015] While most of the aviation industry's focus regarding the FAA's approaching 2020 mandate has been on equipping General Aviation (GA) aircraft with Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) avionics, airlines are also facing NextGen equipage issues. Through the FAA's recent formation of the Equip 2020 working group, however, those issues are being addressed through...
April 7, 2015
[Avionics Today 04-07-2015] Universal Avionics and Rockwell Collins have partnered to bring business aviation operators a new path to Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) compliance. Announced a day ahead of the start of the 2015 Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA) International Convention and Trade Show, the two companies combined Rockwell Collins’ TDR-94(D) Mode S Transponder with...
April 7, 2015
Pilot using Rockwell Collins flight planning, which can now be combined with FANS 1/A. Photo: Rockwell Collins [Avionics Today 04-07-2015] Rockwell Collins has announced a new offering that combines its Future Airspace Navigation System (FANS) 1/A upgrade with an annual subscription to its premium suite of ARINCDirect flight support mobile applications and services. The...
April 7, 2015
NAVFAC areas of responsibility for which Leidos will be conducting maintenance operations. Photo: NAVFAC [Avionics Today 04-07-2015] Leidos Engineering has won a prime contract from the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Atlantic to provide environmental planning and mission operations...
April 7, 2015
The Precision Hawk Lancaster UAS for which USAA has received Section 333 approval. Photo: Bob Lewis/USAA [Avionics Today 04-07-2015] The FAA has approved U.S.-based insurance company USAA’s request to test how Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) could help speed review...
April 7, 2015
Erickson fire fighting helicopter in action. Photo: Erickson [Avionics Today 04-07-2015] Erickson has renewed key contracts with the U.S. Forest Service as well as with Canadian aerial heavy lift company Helifor Canada, a...
April 6, 2015
[Avionics Today 04-06-2015] European aviation safety officials have proposed changes to existing regulations surrounding Performance-Based Navigation (PBN) safety rules. The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) is offering modifications to existing regulations that the agency views as financially and administratively burdensome to aircraft operators.      Computer rendering depicting a...
April 6, 2015
[Avionics Today 04-06-2015] Denmark-based Star Air has chosen to equip its fleet of 11 Boeing 767-200BDSF cargo planes with Rockwell Collins' large-format flight displays. The displays are inspired by the same display system found on Boeing 787 Dreamliners. Rockwell Collins' large-format display upgrade for 767 and 757 flight decks. Photo: Rockwell Collins The new flight deck, a...
April 6, 2015
Dassault Aviation’s second Falcon 8X  flight test aircraft in flight. Photo: Dassault [Avionics Today 04-06-2015] A second flight test aircraft has joined the Falcon 8X campaign as the ultra long-range business jet continues on its road...
April 6, 2015
Aviall. Photo: Boeing [Avionics Today 04-06-2015] Aviall, a subsidiary of Boeing, is now a global distributor of Sensor Systems aircraft antennas, under a new agreement with the manufacturer of...
April 6, 2015
[Avionics Today 04-06-2015] Embraer has delivered its 100th Phenom family jet to private aviation company, NetJets. The Phenom 300 light business jet. Photo: Embraer The two companies signed an original purchase agreement...
April 3, 2015
Aircraft and wind vortex. NATS [Avionics Today 04-02-2015] The introduction of Time-Based Separation (TBS) at Heathrow Airport is paving the way for decreased delays. Traditionally, Air Traffic Controllers (ATCs) separate flights on final approach according to distances set by the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) wake vortex minimums or radar standards that are determined by...
April 3, 2015
Flight data recorder recovered from the crash site to Germanwings flight 9525. Photo: BEA [Avionics Today 04-03-2015] BEA, the French agency investigating the fatal crash of Germanwings flight 9525, reported that information pulled...
April 3, 2015
[Avionics Today 04-03-2015] NASA has established a public-private partnership with five organizations with the aim to advance knowledge about composite materials that could improve the performance of future aircraft. Known as the Advanced Composites...
April 3, 2015
[Avionics Today 04-03-2015] Amtek, a subsidiary of Calian Technologies, has been awarded a contract renewal valued at $15 million for the Royal...
April 3, 2015
Robert Leduc, recently appointed president of Sikorsky Aircraft. Photo: UTC [Avionics Today 04-03-2015] United Technologies Corp. (UTC) has appointed Robert Leduc as president of...
April 2, 2015
[Avionics Today 04-02-2015] The FAA's Terminal Automation Modernization and Replacement (TAMR) program has started out strong in 2015, hitting a number of major milestones. Among them, the program recently deployed the Standard Terminal Automation Replacement System (STARS) at the Midland (MAF) and Louisville Standiford (SDF) Air Traffic Control (ATC) facilities.      The new STARS radar...
April 2, 2015
Exelis Single Channel Ground and Airborne Radio System (SINCGARS) in a cockpit. Photo: Exelis [Avionics Today 04-02-2015] Exelis demonstrated a network deployment based on new capability enhancements to the Single Channel Ground and Airborne Radio System (SINCGARS) during the recent Army...
April 2, 2015
[Avionics Today 04-02-2015] AVIC International has acquired Align Aerospace in an effort to expand its commercial aerospace services portfolio. Headquartered in Chatsworth, Calif., Align provides supply chain...
April 2, 2015
The Airbus 242-ton maximum take-off weight A330-300 variant. Photo: Airbus [Avionics Today 04-02-2015] Airbus’ first 242-ton maximum takeoff weight A330-300 has received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certification. The company expects subsequent verification for the U.S. from the FAA to...
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