Archives :: Avionics Top Stories

Displaying 501 - 520 of 4233 stories.
August 8, 2013
The Association of Unmanned Vehicle Systems International will host Unmanned Systems 2013, its 40th annual gathering of the unmanned systems industry, in Washington D.C. next week, and Avionics Magazine has a preview of what to expect.   Beginning Monday, there will be 600 companies exhibiting their unmanned products for about 7,000 attendees from 40 different countries. AUVSI has planned more...
August 8, 2013
The U.S. Navy recently completed flight tests of its new data network on a Boeing EA-18G Growler.    The network features sensor system upgrades that will allow aircrews to share targeting data in real time...
August 7, 2013
In-flight connectivity provider Gogo on Wednesday issued its first quarterly earnings report as a publicly traded company, reporting a net loss of $72.6 million for the second quarter, five times the net loss of $13.1 million seen in the same period last year.      The company attributes the net loss to increased expenses, including $44.8 million from accounting for derivative instruments...
August 7, 2013
Rockwell Collins has secured a one-year contract to begin developing new software analysis tools for verifying the safety of avionics systems on future commercial aircraft.    NASA is looking to evaluate the safety of the increasing complexity of avionics...
August 6, 2013
Rockwell Collins announced Aug. 5 that its new TTR-2100 Traffic Alert and Collision Avoidance System (TCAS) for aircraft has received FAA certification.   The traffic computer, which enables NextGen traffic surveillance, is now available for new and existing Boeing aircraft, with Airbus and Bombardier platforms to follow, Rockwell Collins said...
August 6, 2013
Northrop Grumman will provide the Scalable Agile Beam Radar (SABR) for U.S. Air Force and Taiwan F-16 fighter jets, after winning a competition by Lockheed Martin looking to prolong the life of F-16 legacy aircraft with a radar upgrade program.      (F-16 Falcon. Photo, courtesy of Lockheed Martin.)   SABR...
August 5, 2013
British Airways’ new Airbus A380 and Boeing 787s are equipped with the Thales-provided TopSeries In-Flight Entertainment System.   The airline, which has ordered a total of 12 A380s and 24 787s, took delivery in the United Kingdom of the first A380 in July and first two 787s in June. The second A380 is due to be...
August 5, 2013
NavAero has completed electromagnetic interference and rapid decompression testing for fourth-generation iPad tablet computers.   According to the company, the RTCA DO160 Section G testing is a value-added service that will allow them to achieve...
August 5, 2013
Curtiss Wright Controls announced a $21 million contract from Irkut Corp. to supply the flight data recording system for Irkut's MC-21 narrow body passenger jet.   The company's avionics division will supply the ISSKOR data recorder system, which integrates flight...
August 2, 2013
FreeFlight Systems on Thursday announced TSO authorization from FAA for its RANGR FDL-978-XVR ADS-B transceiver family.    The transceiver provides ADS-B In and ADS-B Out capability within a single...
August 2, 2013
Cassidian's airborne idenfitification-friend-or-foe (IFF) systems were put to the test during the recent Bold Quest '13 exercise, held in North Carolina to test U.S. and NATO allied nations' combat identification systems during simulated missions.      Equipment from Cassidian's...
August 2, 2013
FAA's goal of integrating unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) into the National Airspace System by 2015 could be delayed by a provision in the Senate's 2014 transportation bill.      (AeroVironment's PUMA UAS was recently issued a restricted commercial use permit by FAA. Photo, courtesy of AeroVironment.)   The bill requires Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx to submit a detailed report...
August 1, 2013
Rockwell Collins on Thursday announced the selection of company President Kelly Ortberg as its new CEO, succeeding Clay Jones, who announced his retirement from the aerospace and defense manufacturer in April after 34 years. (Kelly Ortberg, newly appointed Rockwell Collins CEO. Photo, courtesy of Rockwell Collins.) Ortberg first joined Rockwell Collins in 1987 as a program manager for its multi-functional...
August 1, 2013
Airbus on Thursday announced initial EASA certification of its Runway Overrun Prevention System (ROPS) for current engine option (ceo) A320 passenger jets. ROPS, an onboard avionics system that increases pilots' situational...
July 31, 2013
Saab Sensis, a subsidiary of Saab of Sweden, has been awarded a NASA contract to perform research on airborne and ground systems for flight safety and air traffic management.    Contract length and value were unannounced. Saab and its team--consisting of Metron Aviation, AeroControl Inc....
July 30, 2013
Global air cargo demand was 1.2 percent higher for the month of June than the same period a year ago, according to a report released by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Tuesday.    Air cargo carriers in the Middle East saw the highest year-over-year improvement in June, as demand grew by 12.7 percent there. IATA attributed the growth there as being consistent with a trend in the...
July 30, 2013
Northrop Grumman on Monday announced the delivery of its 100th avionics system for Lockheed Martin's fifth generation F-35 Lighting II fighter jet.      (A Northrop Grumman test engineer conducts manufacturing testing on a transceiver module for the AN/ASQ-242 communications, navigation and identification system for the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter...
July 29, 2013
FAA issued the first restricted type certificates to permit commercial operations with unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) recently, authorizing Insitu's Scan Eagle X200 and AeroVironment's PUMA to begin flying commercial missions within the National Airspace System (NAS).      (AeroVironment's hand-launched Puma UAS. Photo, courtesy of AeroVironment.)   The new type certificates mark...
July 29, 2013
Rockwell Collins on Monday announced a new agreement at the EAA AirVenture show to begin automatically transferring Jeppesen electronic flight charts to flight decks using its Ascend Aircraft Information Manager (AIM).      (Rockwell Collins operators will no longer have to download files from the Jeppesen website...
July 26, 2013
Gulfstream's Enhanced Vision System (EVS) II and Head-Up Display (HUD) II for the G280 has been certified by FAA, the airframe manufacturer said Thursday. The FAA certification means the enhanced flight vision system, which has been integrated with Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion avionics and HUD II, provides operational credit. G280 aircraft equipped with the systems can land in weather conditions that...
Pages: « Previous  17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 [26] 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 Next »

[X] Dismiss Ad