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June 3, 2014
[Avionics Today June 3, 2014] The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has confirmed that it's Aircraft Tracking Task Force (ATTF) will propose a solution for enhancing global aircraft tracking to the aviation industry before "year-end."   IATA formed the ATTF following the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, in an effort to bring together aviation industry...
June 3, 2014
[Avionics Today June 3, 2014] The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory issued a $4 million contract to Intelligent Automation Inc. (IAI) to develop an inlet and exhaust damage registration sensor for high...
June 2, 2014
[Avionics Today June 2, 2014] The United States is considering granting exemptions for the commercial use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) for the purpose of filming movies and television shows, according to a statement by the FAA.    Seven aerial photo and production companies are requesting regulatory exemptions allowing the use of UAS for filming purposes for the first time. Recently...
May 30, 2014
[Avionics Today May 30, 2014] A government-industry team including Airbus, Air France, Boeing and Easyjet has completed a series of flight trials demonstrating Controller-Pilot Data Link Communications (CPDLC) in European airspace, a demonstration project under the Single European Sky ATM Research (SESAR) program.  Map showing paths of CPDLC flight...
May 30, 2014
[Avionics Today May 30, 2014] Universal Avionics is continuing its expansion into international markets, adding a new regional sales manager for Asia.  The Tucson, Ariz.-based avionics manufacturer announced Michael Choo as its new regional sales manager for Asia. This hiring follows...
May 30, 2014
[Avionics Today May 30, 2014] The F-35 Lightning II fighter jet achieved three critical flight testing milestones during a recent demonstration at the Point Mugu Sea Test Range in California.  F-35C aircraft CF-3 makes a fly-in arrestment landing at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland. Photo, courtesy of Lockheed...
May 30, 2014
[Avionics Today May 30, 2014] Thunder Airlines is upgrading its fleet of General Aviation (GA) aircraft with a new flight tracking system.  The...
May 29, 2014
[Avionics Today May 29, 2014] Improving ground-based real-time monitoring of aircraft data is a topic of wide and heated discussion among airlines, regulators, avionics manufacturers and others following the loss of Malaysia Airlines’ Flight MH370.   This week, one of the largest gatherings on the subject convened in Kuala Lumpur. Companies and organizations participating in the ITU's...
May 29, 2014
[Avionics Today May 29, 2014] A new communications technology enables information sharing between fifth and fourth generation fighter jets, according to Northrop Grumman. The U.S. military, like all other nations, tries to keep communications between fighter jets in hostile environments secure. However, this is difficult to do with the latest jet, Lockheed Martin's F-35 and legacy aircraft such as...
May 29, 2014
[Avionics Today May 29, 2014] Next week, Long Beach, Calif. will play host to an event  looking at the future of the connected aircraft, the Global Connected Aircraft Summit (GCA Summit).  The aircraft that Gogo uses as an airborne test lab for new products. Gogo will be one of many companies attending the GCA Summit.    The concept of new generation aircraft as nodes in a very...
May 28, 2014
[Avionics Today May 28, 2014] The U.S. Air Force RQ-4 GLobal Hawk Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) set a new record, flying 665 mission hours in one week...
May 28, 2014
[Avionics Today May 28, 2014] Jazeera Airways has signed a new five-year flight planning service contract with Jeppesen, adding the Boeing Digital Aviation subsidiary's...
May 28, 2014
[Avionics Today May 28, 2014] Alenia Aermacchi's C-27J Spartan military transport aircraft has been approved by the European Aviation Safety Agency for installation of...
May 27, 2014
[Avionics Today May 27, 2014] The concept of using an aviation computing cloud to track flight data in real time gained traction at a two-day conference in Kuala Lumpur focused on improving aircraft tracking following the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines’ Flight MH370. Ahmad Shabery Cheek, Malaysia's minister of communications and multimedia, called for the two day ITU summit during the World...
May 27, 2014
[Avionics Today May 27, 2014] The Brazilian Army's Equilo/Fennec helicopter fleet is receiving an avionics upgrade scheduled for completion in 2018.   Thales will provide...
May 23, 2014
[Avionics Today May 23, 2014] Federal safety officials are recommending new procedures to increase the safety of using lithium-ion batteries to power aircraft systems, based on key findings derived from the ongoing investigation of a fire incident that occurred on a Boeing 787 last year. NTSB Investigator Mike Bauer inside the Boeing 787 under investigation at Boston's Logan Airport. Photo, courtesy...
May 23, 2014
[Avionics Today May 23, 2014] RUAG Aviation has joined forces with Satcom1 and Emteq to jointly offer an in-flight connectivity system capable of streaming data at speeds of up to 432 kbps.  Dassault Falcon 7X. Photo, courtesy of RUAG Aviation. The EASA-approved system is an...
May 23, 2014
[Avionics Today May 23, 2014] SyberJet selected the GH-3900 Electronic Standby Instrument System as part of the avionics suite for its SJ30 family of aircraft, L-3 Aviation Products (L-3 AP) announced at the 2014 European Business...
May 22, 2014
[Avionics Today May 22, 2014] AT&T, the giant U.S. telecommunications company, has been making waves in recent months. Its deal to acquire DirecTV is a huge statement of intent, and a gateway into the lucrative DTH market in the United States.    It is also planning to launch in-flight connectivity services in combination with Honeywell next year. An AT&T source who requested anonymity...
May 21, 2014
[Avionics Today May 21, 2014] Cobham plc has proposed a $1.46 billion purchase of Aeroflex, as the U.K.-based aerospace and defense manufacturer looks to increase its data communications and connectivity offerings.   Acquiring the Plainview, N.Y.-based provider of microelectronic components and test equipment will also expose Cobham to more commercial opportunities, according to Bob Murphy...
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