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October 21, 2014
[Avionics Today 10-21-2014] ViaSat is improving the performance of its In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) network for General Aviation (GA) customers. The company is increasing network capacity and improving speed for its Yonder Internet service for GA and bringing Exede In The Air to business executives, fractional owners, charter and jet card flyers, and others who...
October 21, 2014
[Avionics Today 10-21-2014] GE Aviation is supplying the data concentration and network, the advanced power management system and the advanced health management system to Gulfstream’s G500 and G600 business jets.      Gulfstream G500. Photo: Gulfstream.   GE has provided the health management system for Gulfstream’s G650, and the power management system for the G500 and G600...
October 21, 2014
[Avionics Today 10-21-2014] Airbus has launched a new VIP cabin concept called Summit, initially for the A330-200, which features a VIP section at the front of the cabin and airline-style seating at the rear.        Cabin on the new Airbus A330-200. Photo: Airbus   The...
October 21, 2014
[Avionics Today 10-21-2014] Honeywell Aerospace and Asia-Pacific business aviation operator Deer Jet have partnered to offer in-country access to maintenance service for Honeywell’s Auxiliary Power Units (APU). The partnership aims to...
October 21, 2014
[Avionics Today 10-21-2014] At NBAA this week, Dassault has made several announcements regarding its Falcon aircraft.      Dassault Falcon 5X. Photo: Dassault.   Dassault’s brand new Falcon 5X has entered the ground testing phase following power up of the first...
October 21, 2014
[Avionics Today 10-21-2014] Nine months after its $1.4 billion purchase of airborne communications provider ARINC, Rockwell Collins' Information Management Services (IMS) division is laser-focused on its fastest growing segment: business aviation. Within the business aviation market, Rockwell Collins IMS Senior Vice President (SVP) Jeff Standerski sees the most growth opportunities in evolving aircraft...
October 20, 2014
[Avionics Today 10-20-2014] Global demand for business aviation is projected at deliveries of 9,450 new business jets valued at $280 billion between 2014 and 2024, according to the 23rd annual business aviation forecast released by Honeywell Aerospace ahead of NBAA 2014. Across all business jet segments, range is the top consideration for new purchases, along with an interest in cabin volume, connectivity...
October 20, 2014
[Avionics Today 10-20-2014] Dassault has introduced a new Future Air Navigation System (FANS) solution for Falcon operators. The solution features an Iridium-based communications system from Gogo Business Aviation.    FANS avionics are designed to enable data link...
October 20, 2014
[Avionics Today 10-20-2014] Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries held a rollout ceremony unveiling their next generation Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ). The...
October 20, 2014
[Avionics Today 10-20-2014] Bombardier introduced the latest variant of its Challenger business jet family, the Challenger 650, at the National Business Aviation (NBAA) Conference and Exhibition in Orlando, Fla. The 650  was introduced during a special unveiling event...
October 20, 2014
[Avionics Today 10-20-2014] Cessna's latest midsize business aircraft, the Citation Latitude, is making its public debut at NBAA 2014. The aircraft on display is one of four Latitudes...
October 17, 2014
[Avionics Today 10-17-2014] As Wi-Fi networks increasingly become standard on modern aircraft, aviation maintenance personnel are finding their workloads becoming increasingly more complex. Nowhere is this more of an issue than in the business aviation world, where aviation technicians responsible for troubleshooting and clearing the airworthiness of aircraft have a much different "need to know"...
October 17, 2014
Bombardier Challenger 604. Photo: Marshall Aerospace [Avionics Today 10-17-2014] Rockwell Collins will offer Future Airspace Navigation System (FANS) 1/A capability for Bombardier’s Challenger 604 aircraft equipped with Rockwell Collins Pro Line 4 avionics...
October 17, 2014
Solar UAV artist rendering. Photo: Alta Devices [Avionics Today 10-17-2014] Alta Devices has announced cooperation with Airware to enable manufacturers of small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) to integrate solar power into their aircraft. By integrating thin and lightweight solar material onto the wings of a small UAV, Alta believes that...
October 17, 2014
Garmin Introduces Stand-Alone ADS-B Solution for Business and Transport Aircraft. Photo: Garmin [Avionics Today 10-17-2014] Garmin and partners from the company’s authorized dealer network will provide a stand-alone Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) solution for business and transport aircraft. Garmin claims that this solution is minimally intrusive, satisfies global...
October 17, 2014
E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft. Photo: US Navy [Avionics Today 10-17-2014] The Airborne Command Control and Logistics Wing of Naval Air Systems Command announced earlier this week that the latest variant of the E-2 aircraft, the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye has achieved Initial Operational Capability (IOC). IOC signifies that the first operational squadron, Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 125, is manned...
October 17, 2014
The Pentagon, headquarters of the United States Department of Defense. Photo: Wikipedia [Avionics Today 10-17-2014] At the Bookings Institution in Washington, D.C., earlier this week, national security experts and industry leaders met to discuss cutting Department of Defense (DOD) costs in the face of a...
October 16, 2014
[Avionics Today 10-16-2014] Deployment of the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) has been the chief focus for the FAA in recent years. A new management structure was set in place a year ago with Michael Whitaker as deputy administrator for the FAA and Edward Bolton as the new associate administrator for the NextGen program. With this new structure, the agency turned to MITRE to take stock...
October 16, 2014
United Airlines flight. Photo: Wikipedia [Avionics Today 10-16-2014] Gogo has been selected by United Airlines to bring in-flight Internet service to it’s two-cabin regional jet fleet. Installation of Wi-Fi services, which will involve more than...
October 16, 2014
The Airbus A350 XWB. Photo: Airbus [Avionics Today 10-16-2014] The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has approved the new Airbus A350-900 for Extended-range Twin engine aircraft Operations (ETOPS) “Beyond 180 minutes” diversion time. This marks the A350 XWB as the first new aircraft type to receive this...
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