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August 19, 2014
[Avionics Today 08-19-2014] The oldest model of the Convair 580 still in operation is, ironically, the test aircraft for Honeywell’s groundbreaking new RDR-4000 IntuVue 3-D Radar technology. From the cockpit of the 1952, Dallas-based plane, the IntuVue system scans, records and reports weather 180 degrees for up to 320 nautical miles — all the while automatically adjusting for curvature of the...
August 18, 2014
A Surf Air Pilatus Plane. Photo: Surf Air [Avionics Today 08-18-2014] Surf Air, an “all-you-can-fly” membership airline based in California, has ordered 65 new...
August 18, 2014
Avionica’s satLINK MAX. Photo: Avionica, Inc [Avionics Today 08-18-2014] The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for Avionica’s satLINK MAX, a new Iridium-based Air Traffic Service (ATS) satellite communications (satcom) for air transport aircraft. United Airlines will be the launch...
August 18, 2014
A Vector SMS Dashboard. Photo: Rockwell Collins [Avionics Today 08-18-2014] The Bermuda Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) recently approved the Vector Safety Management System (SMS) to...
August 18, 2014
Airbus A350 XWB. Photo: Airbus [Avionics Today 08-18-2014] The Airbus A350-900, a new widebody airliner, recently landed in Tolouse, France, completing a three-week, 14-city route proving tour. During the technical...
August 18, 2014
Northrop Grumman RQ-4 Global Hawk. Photo: Wikipedia [Avionics Today 08-18-2014] The U.S. Air Force’s RQ-4 Global Hawk, a wide area surveillance Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) recently completed its 100th operational mission in Southwest...
August 18, 2014
[Avionics Today 08-18-2014] Fiji Airways recently reported a record $10 million underlying operating profit for the first half of 2014. While CEO Stefan Pichler is satisfied with these results, Pichler is still looking to improve operations. In the near future, those improvements will focus on fleet modernization introducing new fuel-efficient aircraft for long haul and domestic operations.   Fiji...
August 14, 2014
UPS Airlines (N288UP) MD-11F climbs just after taking off at Sydney. Airport Flight. Photo: Wikipedia [Avionics Today 08-14-2014] One year after the fatal crash of United Parcel Service (UPS) flight 1354, UPS pilots are calling for an end to the exclusion of all-cargo airline operators from FAR Part 117 — the new pilot rest and operating rules Congress enacted to mitigate pilot fatigue. While Part 117...
August 14, 2014
Photo: Wikipedia [Avionics Today 08-14-2014] Elbit Systems, an Israel-based defense and electronics company, will supply an undisclosed Latin American country with...
August 14, 2014
Northrop Grumman Offices. Photo: Northrop Grumman [Avionics Today 08-14-2014] United States Air Force Weather (AFW) awarded Northrop Grumman an Indefinite Deliver, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract valued at $300 million. The contract promises AFW continued help...
August 14, 2014
Stock Photo [Avionics Today 8-14-2014] Dover Air Force Base awarded Versar a $98.3 million firm, fixed-price task order to repair the runway at the Delaware base. This task order was awarded under...
August 14, 2014
A Saudi Airlines Flight. Photo: Fasal Akram Ether (Flickr) [Avionics Today 08-14-14] Saudi Airlines has applied a Business Intelligence (BI) solution with Microsoft to analyze, visualize and share data in a unified way. The solution...
August 14, 2014
[Avionics Today 08-14-2014] August marks the first year of operations for Wheels Up — a first year that saw the New York-based private aviation company sign up 575 new members, raise $75 million in equity and reach more than 40 flights in a single day. Now, the company is on track to reach 1,200 members and more than 40 business jets by the end of 2014, with a planned expansion to Europe coming in...
August 13, 2014
A Gulfstream 280 Flight Photo: Gulfstream [Avionics Today 08-13-2014] Gulfstream opened this year’s Latin American Business Aviation Exhibition & Conference (LABACE) by noting “remarkable growth” in the region’s bizjet market. The business jet manufacturer opened the conference by announcing its fleet in Latin America has grown by nearly 70 percent since 2009. The company has...
August 13, 2014
Engineered Propulsion Systems Vision 350. Photo: Diesel Technology Forum [Avionics Today 08-13-2014] Allen Schaeffer, executive director of the Diesel Technology Forum, believes the general aviation industry in the United States appears to be reaching a new diesel evolution phase...
August 13, 2014
A Boeing Maritime Surveillance Plane. Photo: Boeing [Avionics Today 08-13-2014] Boeing is set to begin offering global customers the Enhanced Medium Altitude Reconnaissance and Surveillance System Risk Reduction Prototype (ERRP) now that the tactical surveillance aircraft has received Supplemental...
August 13, 2014
Los Angeles International Airport. Photo: Google Images [Avionics Today 08-13-2014] NICE Systems and AECOM Technology Corporation will help Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) extend its situation management capabilities from the control room to the field. The airport deployed the NICE Situator Enterprise Geographical Information...
August 13, 2014
Dessault Falcon 2 in Flight. Photo: Dessault [Avionics Today 08-13-2014] The Dassault Aircraft Services branch in Sorocaba, Brazil, will undergo a major expansion in the coming months in order to better accommodate the demands of domestic and other South American customers. The expansion will add 10,000 square feet...
August 13, 2014
[Avionics Today 08-13-2014] The FAA announced operational status for the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University's Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) testing site. Virginia is the last of the agency's six UAS testing sites nationwide to achieve operational status.      Aeryon's Sky Ranger UAS will be used at the Virginia Tech testing site. Photo: Aeryon   Virginia's testing...
August 12, 2014
Photo Credit: Jason Mrachina [Avionics Today 08-12-2014] The Microsemi Corporation, a provider of semiconductor solutions, and eInfochips, an engineering R & D services company, are collaborating to provide DO-254 compliant design services for avionics systems. According to market outlook reports from Airbus and...
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