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September 10, 2015
[Avionics Today 09-10-2015] Rockwell Collins has officially entered the Chinese helicopter avionics market with a contract to provide cockpit display systems and Pro Line 21 Communication, Navigation and Surveillance (CNS) equipment for Harbin Aircraft Industry Group’s (HAIG) new fleet of AC312E/C helicopters. The company announced the contract with HAIG subsidiary Avicopter during the China...
September 9, 2015
Gen. Raymond Johns, commander of the U.S. Air Force’s Air Mobility Command, in cockpit of C-130J. Photo: Lockheed Martin [Avionics Today 09-09-2015] Lockheed Martin is launching a new International...
September 9, 2015
[Avionics Today 09-09-2015] The FAA is extending the public comment period for the draft Environmental Assessment (EA) of the Southern California Metroplex project by an additional 30 days. The comment period will now run until midnight on Oct. 8. The Southern California Metroplex project is a...
September 9, 2015
Christoph Hoppe, CEO, Thales Germany. Photo: Premium Aerotech [Avionics Today 09-09-2015] Thales has appointed Christoph Hoppe as the new CEO and chairman of...
September 9, 2015
Artist rendering of Airbus’ A330-200 new 242-ton Maximum Take-Off Weight variant recently certified by EASA. Photo: Airbus [Avionics Today 09-09-2015] Airbus’ A330-200 has received...
September 9, 2015
Tim Mahoney, CEO, Honeywell Aerospace. Photo: Honeywell [Avionics Today 09-09-2015] Tim Mahoney, president and CEO of Honeywell Aerospace, is looking at opportunities in software and connectivity to drive revenues as Inmarsat’s Global Xpress (GX) satellite constellation nears completion. Honeywell is an exclusive distributor for business and general aviation for Inmarsat’s high-speed satellite...
September 8, 2015
Italy’s first F-35A Lightning II, known as AL-1. Photo: Lockheed Martin [Avionics Today 09-08-2015] Italy’s first F-35A Lightning II, known as AL-1 and assembled at the Cameri Final Assembly and Check Out (FACO) facility, flew for the first time this week marking the program’s first-ever F-35 flight outside the United...
September 8, 2015
[Avionics Today 09-08-2015] An unnamed European country has awarded Elbit Systems a contract to supply an Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS)-based intelligence solution. Valued at approximately $78 million, the contract will be...
September 8, 2015
Rockwell Collins Pro Line 21 integrated avionics system to be installed on HAIG’s new AC312E/C helicopters. Photo: Rockwell Collins [Avionics Today 09-08-2015] China’s Harbin Aircraft Industry Group (HAIG) has selected Rockwell Collins to provide avionics for Avicopter's new...
September 8, 2015
Airbus starts production of the first A330neo. Worker at Airbus’ Pylon Manufacturing Plant in Saint Eloi . Photo: Airbus. [Avionics Today 09-08-2015] Airbus’ first A330neo is coming to term one year after the program was launched, with the first “cutting...
September 8, 2015
[Avionics Today 09-08-2015] Russia's largest state-run carrier, Aeroflot, has announced it will purchase a 75 percent controlling stake in Transaero, a deal that is still pending regulatory approval. The acquisition occurs as Transaero, Russia’s largest privately owned airline, struggles with a $990 million debt resulting from a combination of declining currency, political tension, and a decline in...
September 4, 2015
It might be time to dust off that toy drone in the back of your closet as UAS are making headlines in more ways than one this week! As surveillance systems falter and a certain troubled airline touts a name change as a facelift, we hope you’ve been celebrating the last days of summer by staying up to date on the latest aviation news. Think you’ve got what it takes to beat this week’s news...
September 4, 2015
Lockheed Martin Indago, a Measure featured platform for disaster relief and insurance. Photo: Measure. [Avionics Today 09-04-2015] The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted drone solutions provider Measure permission to fly more than 300 different types of unmanned aircraft for commercial applications. In a...
September 4, 2015
Avolon delivers one new Airbus A320-200 aircraft to VivaAerobus. Photo: Avolon. [Avionics Today 09-04-2015] Bohai Leasing Co. has signed a definitive merger agreement to acquire international leasing company Avolon at a...
September 4, 2015
Simulator used for training. Photo: EASA. [Avionics Today 09-04-2015] The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has published its proposal for new rules on pilot training, which cover the topic of Loss of Control In-Flight. The Notice of Proposed Amendment (NPA) to the rules proposes to...
September 4, 2015
Boeing 737NG with liTeMood. Photo: STG Aerospace. [Avionics Today 09-04-2015] STG Aerospace has secured a U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for its liTeMood Light-Emitting Diode (LED) cabin lighting system on the Boeing 737NG. This milestone is part of the company’s strategic plan to certify liTeMood for global coverage and was achieved following selection by...
September 4, 2015
[Avionics Today 09-04-2015] When the first two F-35A Lightning IIs touched down at Hill Air Force Base (AFB) on Wednesday, pilots were using the latest generation helmet to fly the fifth generation fighter jet. By integrating three advanced technologies — helmet-mounted display, head up display, and visor projected night vision — the Gen III Helmet Mounted Display System (HMDS) allows the F-35...
September 3, 2015
TCAS cockpit display. Photo: FlySafe Project [Avionics Today 09-03-2015] Due to military activities, the Traffic Collision and Avoidance System (TCAS) and Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) surveillance may be unreliable in the airspace over certain parts of the Southeast U.S. during the month of...
September 3, 2015
Model aircraft. Photo: FAA [Avionics Today 09-03-2015] The FAA has published updated guidance on model aircraft operations that reflects current law governing hobby or recreational use of unmanned aircraft. The Advisory Circular (AC) 91-57A replaces the previous guidance that, as written in 1981, did not reflect the rules Congress wrote into Section 336 of the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012. The...
September 3, 2015
Malaysia Airlines flight. Photo: Pieter van Marion [Avionics Today 09-03-2015] After receiving its Air Operator Certificate (AOC) from the Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) at Malaysia’s Ministry of...
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