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September 10, 2013
Harris signed an agreement with telecommunications provider SITA for its Data Comm Integration Services (DCIS) program.      Under the new agreement, SITA will sell Harris the software and systems required to deploy a new Aircraft Communications Addressing and Reporting System Voice Data Link (ACARS/VDL) network for FAA communications with commercial aircraft.    In August, FAA...
September 9, 2013
GE Aviation is leading a government-industry effort to improve Brazilian air traffic management and airspace usage, as the company works with stakeholders to implement the Green Skies of Brazil program.    The program, a multi-year effort encompassing 10 airports, is the result of a two-year research program where Brazilian air navigation service provider DECEA and Brazilian airlines used flight...
September 6, 2013
The European Organization for the Safety of Air Navigation (Eurocontrol) has appointed Claude Chene, former Director-General of the European Commission's  Directorate General for Personnel and Administration, as the interim executive director of the Single European Sky ATM Research (SESAR) Joint Undertaking...
September 6, 2013
Aerospace technology provider Wyle has won a three-year $18.5 million contract to provide support for the U.S. Army's fleet of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), the company...
September 5, 2013
FAA has completed the first phase of testing new air traffic control (ATC) radios that will be the first radios deployed in the National Airspace System (NAS) with Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) capability.    The agency evaluated the hardware and software of the CM...
September 5, 2013
JetBlue is on track to launch ViaSat's Ka-band satellite in-flight connectivity service this fall, after securing FAA type certification to begin installing the service on its fleet of Airbus A320s.    The New York-based airline has an agreement with Aviation Technical Services (ATS) to begin the installations on...
September 5, 2013
General Dynamics Advanced Integration Systems has edged out competitors to win a 18-month, $6.1 million contract to upgrade the mission computers for the U.S. Navy's fleet of AV-8B Harrier II fighter jets.      (An AV-8B Harrier II assigned to takes off of the flight deck of the USS Kearsarge, at sea. Photo, courtesy of U.S. Marine Corps.)    Under the contract, General Dynamics...
September 4, 2013
Airbus on Wednesday announced a new agreement with China's Air Traffic Management Bureau (ATMB) to begin modernizing the nation's air traffic system.    The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) authorized the new partnership, which calls for Airbus ProSky--the air traffic management subsidiary of Airbus--to focus on launching four projects this year, including; air traffic flow...
September 4, 2013
The French Military is retrofitting its fleet of 50 Puma transport helicopters with SN4500 cockpit displays from Sandel Avionics.      (French military Puma with SN4500 displays. Photo, courtesy of Sandel.)   The SN4500...
September 4, 2013
Northrop Grumman's Euro Hawk unmanned aircraft system (UAS) set an endurance record with a flight over Manching Air Base, Germany, last month that lasted 25.3 hours.      (The Euro Hawk, with a wingspan of 130.9 feet, flies over Germany's Manching Air Base. Photo, courtesy of Northrop Grumman.)...
September 4, 2013
Turkish Airlines has selected the EP-8000 image generation system from Rockwell Collins for its flight simulation platform.      (C-17 image generated from EP-8000. Photo, courtesy of Rockwell Collins.)   The EP-800 is a...
September 3, 2013
IFE Services has a new partnership agreement with Betria Interactive to begin introducing the FlightPath3D moving map to commercial aircraft.      (FlightPath3D moving map. Photo, courtesy of Betria.)   FlightPath3D, an in-flight moving mapping service, was recently deployed on flights for...
September 3, 2013
Russian Helicopters is ready to bring the VIP version of its Mi-171 to the corporate transportation market after receiving type...
September 3, 2013
FAA's policy regulating the scheduling of its air traffic controller workforce needs improvement to mitigate its impact on fatigue, controller performance and agency costs, according to a new report released by the Department of Transportation's Office of the Inspector General (OIG).    After a series of highly publicized incidents in 2011 where air traffic controllers either fell asleep or...
September 3, 2013
Garmin is currently developing a G5000 avionics retrofit for Beechjet 400A and Hawker 400 XP jets.      (An illustration of what the Beechjet 400A G5000 cockpit will look like. Photo, courtesy of Garmin.)   The recently reorganized Beechcraft Corp. no longer produces either...
August 30, 2013
Rockwell Collins has reached a firm agreement to sell its spectrographic instrumentation subsidiary Kaiser Optical to Endress+Hauser for an undisclosed sum.  Rockwell Collins CEO Kelly Ortberg said the move will allow his company to focus on its core markets. Kaiser Optical was first acquired...
August 29, 2013
FAA recently began initial deployment of a new time-based air traffic metering tool at all 20 en route air traffic control centers across the United States, the Time-Based Flow Management (TBFM) system, which is designed to improve the flow of aircraft within congested airspace.      (An air traffic controller working with radar. Photo, courtesy of NATCA.)   TBFM, which will replace the...
August 29, 2013
Honeywell received orders for a total of 126 of its avionics suites from Russian airlines Aeroflot and UTair, and aircraft leasing firm Aviation Capital Services (ACS).      (Honeywell's Intuvue 3D weather radar was among the avionics...
August 28, 2013
ViaSat has been selected as the supplier of the Small Tactical Terminal (STT) KOR-24A to upgrade battlefield communications capabilities for the U.S. Army fleet of AH-64E Apache helicopters.    The Army is pursuing a "sole source solicitation" of ViaSat, the company...
August 27, 2013
Honeywell on Tuesday announced a new agreement with the Siberian Aeronautical Research Institute (SibNIA) to supply 300 TPE331-12UAN turboprop engines for the Russian fleet of Antonov An-2 biplanes.    The agreement was announced at the MAKS 2013...
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