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May 13, 2014
[Avionics Today May 13, 2014] Boulder, Colo.-based FreeWave Technologies has announced its participation in the Radio Technical Commission for Aeronautics (RTCA) Special Committee 228, focusing on developing Minimum Operational Performance Standards (MOPS) for commercial...
May 13, 2014
[Avionics Today May 13, 2014] Arcturus UAV announced its latest progress on the design of its Jump-25 and Cat-25 long endurance Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS).   The Rohnert Park, Calif.-based UAS manufacturer said the Jump-25 will have...
May 12, 2014
[Avionics Today May 12, 2014] Oklahoma is a major hub for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) commercial and military applications in the United States. Home to the only federal UAS program in the U.S., Oklahoma holds the only site dedicated solely to the application of UAS for public safety. The state also has the first university graduate program in UAS engineering at Oklahoma State University in...
May 12, 2014
[Avionics Today May 12, 2014] Exelis will provide its Continuous Wave Illuminator (CWI) subsystem for a fleet of F-16 fighter jets, under an $8.4 million follow-on contract from Lockheed Martin.   The contract is a follow-on from an initial contract award for the subsystem...
May 12, 2014
[Avionics Today May 12, 2014] Gogo reported first quarter revenue earnings of $95.7 million, a 35 percent increase compared to the same period a year ago.    The connected aircraft service provider saw its biggest revenue boost in the North American commercial aviation segment, earning $57.1 million in that segment — up nearly $14 million from $43.1...
May 12, 2014
[Avionics Today May 12, 2014] The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) issued a Supplementary Type Certificate for the t-Bag Class 2 Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) system for Embraer ERJ 135 and 145 series aircraft, Navaero said.  Luxembourg-based Luxair will be the first European operator to utilize the new STC, as it will add the Class 2...
May 9, 2014
[Avionics Today May 9, 2014] Northrop Grumman and Yamaha Motor Corp., are working jointly to develop an unmanned helicopter, to be called the Rotary Bat (R-Bat). The system is based on a small-scale helicopter airframe already used by Yamaha, the RMAX.   R-Bat unmanned helicopter. Photo, courtesy of Northrop Grumman. Both companies are positioning the R-Bat as an unmanned helicopter for...
May 9, 2014
[Avionics Today May 9, 2014] AIM-USA has appointed George Los as its new eastern regional sales manager, overseeing all sales and support of the company's product portfolio in the eastern half of the United States and Canada.    George Los...
May 8, 2014
[Avionics Today May 8, 2014] Human factors involved in major commercial aviation accidents over the last decade could hold the key to safety enhancement for avionics design and regulation for next generation cockpit technology, according to a public-private team currently researching pilot response to displays during unexpected in-flight occurrences, such as an aircraft entering a phase that is...
May 8, 2014
[Avionics Today May 8, 2014] EasyJet is looking at several innovative, technology driven applications to save time and money with current research and development projects, including aircraft maintenance checks performed by Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), "paperless plane" operations and three-dimensional virtual reality technology allowing a remote engineering team to see exactly what a pilot...
May 8, 2014
[Avionics Today May 8, 2014] Gogo announced a new Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from the FAA and certification from the Japanese Civil Aviation Bureau (JCAB) to install its Ku-satellite based connectivity service on Japan Airlines' 777-300...
May 7, 2014
[Avionics Today May 7, 2014] The landlocked South African country of Zambia has selected the Thales TopSky-ATC system to modernize its Air Traffic Management (ATM) system...
May 6, 2014
[Avionics Today May 6, 2014] European aviation safety officials have proposed stronger requirements for aircraft flight data recorders as the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 Boeing 777-200 continues.  Under a new proposal, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) will require the transmission time of Underwater Locating Devices (ULDs) fitted on flight recorders to be 90...
May 6, 2014
[Avionics Today May 6, 2014] Chinese carrier Xiamen Airlines has a new agreement to add Boeing's Airplane Health Management (AHM) system to a fleet of 737s and 787s that it currently has on order.  The agreement will add AHM to 94 Next-Generation 737s and six 787 Dreamliners...
May 6, 2014
[Avionics Today May 6, 2014] The University of Alaska's Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) testing site has been granted a Certificate of Authorization from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to begin research on the integration of unmanned aircraft into the National Airspace System (NAS). University of Alaska Fairbanks Pilots Mike Cook, left, and Jennifer Haney, brief a crowd assembled to watch the...
May 6, 2014
[Avionics Today May 6, 2014] Northrop Grumman's MQ-8C Fire Scout will begin electromagnetic interference tests in preparation for shipboard flight testing.  The test will evaluate the unmanned helicopter's ability to operate safely aboard U.S. Navy ships, which feature intense...
May 5, 2014
[Avionics Today May 5, 2014] The U.K. has added a Mode S upgrade to the Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) interrogator for its fleet of Sentry E-3D Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) based at the Royal Air Force Waddington.    The upgrade, developed by Northrop...
May 5, 2014
[Avionics Today May 5, 2014] Lockheed Martin will provide a Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor (M-TADS/PNVS) on the U.S. Army AH-64 Apache helicopter fleet, under a new $80.6 million...
May 5, 2014
[Avionics Today May 5, 2014] The FAA issued a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) and Parts Manufacturing Approval (PMA) to LiveTV for its In-flight Entertainment (IFE) system on JetBlue's fleet of Airbus A321 passenger aircraft.  Under the STC and PMA, LiveTV is now authorized...
May 2, 2014
[Avionics Today May 2, 2014] Portuguese aircraft charter Hi Fly is adding a Flight Focus In-flight Entertainment (IFE) system to its commercial fleet of Airbus A330 aircraft.   Under a new agreement, the Singapore-based IFE and...
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