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June 30, 2014
[Avionics Today June 30, 2014] BAE Systems has unveiled its next-generation cabin system, IntelliCabin, ahead of the 2014 Farnborough Air Show. The U.K. aerospace and defense manufacturer's new cabin concept builds on its past experience supplying cabin systems for the Boeing 777 and 737.   BAE Systems' next generation cabin...
June 27, 2014
[Avionics Today June 27, 2014] Alaska Airlines is starting to realize the fuel saving benefits of the FAA's Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) in Seattle, according to testimony from the carrier's vice president of flight operations Gary Beck before the Senate subcommittee on aviation.  The airline is using new flight procedures as a result of the agency's Greener Skies...
June 27, 2014
[Avionics Today June 27, 2014] Chinese carrier Tianjin Airlines is adding a new web-based flight monitoring capability across its fleet of E-Jets, Embraer's Aircraft Health Analysis and...
June 26, 2014
[Avionics Today June 26, 2014] Researchers at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and aerospace and defense company Saab have a new agreement in place to research the use of 4-D trajectory solutions to help reduce the highly congested New York airspace. According to Doug Sweet, director of Air Traffic Management (ATM) at Saab, 4-D trajectory solutions involve "planning and...
June 26, 2014
[Avionics Today June 26, 2014] L&T Technology Services has acquired a 74 percent stake of Thales Software India, the Indian subsidiary of French aerospace and defense company Thales. Under the new...
June 25, 2014
[Avionics Today June 25, 2014] A father-son pilot team attempting to fly a single engine Beechcraft Bonanza around the world in 30 days is using some innovative avionics for flight tracking purposes. The "Around the World in 30 Days" team consists of 17 year old Haris Suleman and his father Babar Suleman of Plainfield, Ind., flying the Bonanza from their home with a first stop in Canada and...
June 25, 2014
[Avionics Today June 25, 2014] The Republic of Korea Air Force's fleet of F-16 fighter jets has begun an avionics upgrade program in Fort Worth, Texas where BAE Systems will be equipping the aircraft with new advanced mission computers, cockpit displays, radars and targeting sensors. BAE Systems is performing the upgrades under a United States Foreign Military...
June 25, 2014
[Avionics Today June 25, 2014] The FAA is planning to publish a "broad proposed rule" regulating the commercial use of small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) later this year. Operations and technological specifications form the rule will apply to UAS weighing less than 55...
June 24, 2014
[Avionics Today June 24, 2014] The six-day strike by French Air Traffic Controllers (ATC), which entered its first day Tuesday, is projected to cause up to 14,000 hours of delays in European air travel, according to Air Traffic Management (ATM) firm Eurocontrol. Controllers in France's two biggest ATC unions, SNCTA and Unsa-ICNA, are striking in protest of budget cuts scheduled to occur between 2015...
June 24, 2014
[Avionics Today June 24, 2014] Saudi Arabia (Saudia) Airlines is the first Middle East carrier to offer free In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) for its passengers. The Jeddah-based airline is now offering free Wi-Fi to its first class and business class passengers on flights between the Kingdom of Saudia Arabia and the United...
June 23, 2014
[Avionics Today June 23, 2014] Rockwell Collins and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) have announced a new project to test communications capabilities for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS). The project will feature a NASA-operated S-3 Viking aircraft and the University of Iowa Operator Performance...
June 20, 2014
[Avionics Today June 20, 2014] EL AL Israel Airlines has begun flying with its new wireless In-flight Entertainment (IFE) system, BoardConnect. The system is produced by Lufthansa Systems, and gives passengers access to IFE content on their laptops and smart phones or in-seat screens via an aircraft Wi-Fi...
June 20, 2014
[Avionics Today June 20, 2014] Garmin, one of the biggest avionics manufacturers based in the United States, is looking to address what the company sees as "misinformation" recently presented in the media and a prominent 2013 aviation conference regarding the ability of terrorists and "corporate espionage agents" to hack into modern avionics systems.  Garmin's G5000 flight...
June 20, 2014
[Avionics Today June 20, 2014] The FAA has approved Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi's Lone Star Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Center (LSUASC) for full operations. LSUASC is the fourth of six federally mandated test sites to become operational.   Under the approval, the Lone...
June 19, 2014
[Avionics Today June 19, 2014] Nav Canada is approaching the completion of the rollout of its nationwide Instrument Landing System (ILS) replacement program. The Canadian Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP) announced an order to acquire 15 Normarc 7000B ILS systems from Indra Navia over the next three years, during the final phase of the ILS replacement program. Nav Canada will deploy a total of...
June 19, 2014
[Avionics Today June 19, 2014] Panasonic Avionics, an in-flight entertainment and communications systems provider, is looking to bring satellite-based In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) to aircraft flying on high traffic routes between the West Coast of North America and the Asia-Pacific region. The company announced a new agreement with communications satellite operator Eutelsat to offer connectivity to...
June 19, 2014
[Avionics Today June 19, 2014] Avinor, the Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP) for Norway, is bringing a Wide Area Multilateration (WAM) system to the southwest coast of Norway in an effort to modernize flight surveillance for airports in the region and increase Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS-B) coverage of helicopter traffic in the North Sea.   WAM surveillance...
June 19, 2014
[Avionics Today June 19, 2014] The FAA has issued a Certificate of Authorization (COA) to the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) to begin commercial operations of the RS-16 Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS), manufactured by the...
June 19, 2014
[Avionics Today June 19, 2014] Exelis will provide its Vehicle Movement Area Transponder (VMAT) and Symphony MobileVue solutions to San Francisco International Airport (SFO). The airport is looking to use the...
June 19, 2014
[Avionics Today June 19, 2014] Jeppesen announced the introduction of its FliteDeck Pro Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) solution for Microsoft Windows 8 tablets, Surface 2. Delta Airlines will be the first carrier to equip all 11,000 of its pilots and implement that tablet across its commercial...
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