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March 27, 2014
[Avionics Today March 27, 2014] Thales announced a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Qatar Armed Forces to assist in the development of an Optionally Piloted Vehicle-Aircraft (OPV-A). The Qatar Armed Forces will select the OPV-A airframe to be integrated...
March 26, 2014
[Avionics Today March 26, 2014] National Air Traffic Services (NATS) is currently using live flight trials between Bristol and Edinburgh to research the use of data communications between Air Traffic Controllers (ATCs) and pilots at lower altitudes, the Air Traffic (AT) services provider for the U.K. said.    Datalink is the U.K.'s version of the Data Comm Air Traffic Management (ATM)...
March 26, 2014
[Avionics Today March 26, 2014] The Brazilian Air Force awarded a contract to Elbit Systems to acquire the Hermes 900 Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS), the Israeli aerospace and defense manufacturer said.   ...
March 26, 2014
[Avionics Today March 26, 2014] Rockwell Collins signed a new agreement with Brazilian manufacturer Avionics Services at the Feria Internacional del Aire y del Espacio (FIDAE)...
March 26, 2014
[Avionics Today March 26, 2014] The Meridiana Group will equip its commercial aircraft fleet with the navAero iPad Class 2 Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) system, the Italian airline group said.    With initial installations planned for mid-2014, Meridiana will deploy...
March 25, 2014
[Avionics Today March 25, 2014] Swiss airframe manufacturer Pilatus Aircraft gave its 6-year-old single-engine turboprop, PC-12 NG, a connectivity-fueled avionics overhaul for 2014 to celebrate the first delivery of the original PC-12 20 years ago.      Honeywell Primus Apex avionics on Pilatus PC-12 NG. Photo, courtesy of Pilatus.   Since first introducing the PC-12 in 1994...
March 25, 2014
Rockwell Collins has a new agreement with Cascade Aerospace to provide avionics upgrades for the Mexican Air Force's two C-130K Hercules military transport aircraft.    Cascade's selection of Rockwell Collins was announced at the 2014...
March 25, 2014
[Avionics Today March 25, 2014] Garmin released a large touchscreen glass flight display system for light sport aircraft, the G3X Touch. Garmin’s experimental engineering team, TEAM X, designed the display.    The...
March 25, 2014
[Avionics Today March 25, 2014] Gogo's in-flight connectivity service has gone live on the first aircraft from Delta's long-haul international fleet, a Boeing 747-400.   The 747-400 will also be the first aircraft to fly with Gogo's...
March 24, 2014
[Avionics Today March 24, 2014] New satellite data analysis from Inmarsat and the U.K. Air Accident Investigations Branch (AAIB) has led investigators to believe that Malaysia Airlines’ flight MH370 most likely ended in the southern Indian Ocean, said Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak in a statement.     More than two weeks have passed since MH370 disappeared from civilian radar coverage...
March 24, 2014
[Avionics Today March 24, 2014] Elliott Aviation has received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from the FAA for the activation and use of Aircell Wi-Fi products in Hawker jets, the Moline, Ill.-based FBO said.      Elliott Aviation Technician, Rick Jennings...
March 24, 2014
[Avionics Today March 24, 2014] Northrop Grumman's MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) has finished its initial flight testing phase in Palmdale, Calif., the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR).      The Navy's unmanned MQ-4C Triton approaches Northrop Grumman's flight test facility in Palmdale, Calif. Photo...
March 24, 2014
[Avionics Today March 24, 2014] Rossiya Airlines recently introduced an iPad Class 2 Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) into its commercial aircraft operations, as the Russian carrier looks to reduce fuel burn by eliminating paper-based flight manuals.    The airline was recently given...
March 21, 2014
[Avionics Today March 21, 2014] Initial Operating Capability (IOC) for the first phase of the Data Communications (Data Comm) Air Traffic Management (ATM) technology under the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) NextGen program is on track for 2016, according to a National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) official involved with the program.   Data Comm is one of the most...
March 21, 2014
[Avionics Today March 21, 2014] Alenia Aermacchi rolled the first M-346 advanced trainer aircraft out for the Israeli Air & Space Force at its plant in Venegono Superiore, Italy.  M-346. Photo, courtesy...
March 21, 2014
[Avionics Today March 21, 2014] Elbit Systems reported 2013 revenue numbers of $2.93 billion, up from $2.89 billion the previous year, the Israeli defense manufacturer said in its annual earnings report.    Increasing demand in Israel for avionics systems...
March 21, 2014
[Avionics Today March 21, 2014] Lockheed Martin is teaming up with Poland's Warsaw Polytechnic University for an advanced applied research program looking at methods for integrating manned and unmanned airborne platforms.    The research program will focus on advanced...
March 21, 2014
Delta and Linkedin have a new partnership aimed at providing in-flight connections between business leaders at 35,000 feet.    The program, unveiled at TED2014, allows leaders from different fields to connect with...
March 21, 2014
[Avionics Today March 21, 2014] Exelis will provide Electronic Warfare (EW) upgrades under a $36 million contract for the Turkish Air Force.    The contract will provide...
March 20, 2014
[Avionics Today March 20, 2014] After reviewing the critical systems on the Boeing 787 following serious incidents with the lithium-ion battery system in January last year, a team of aviation experts has determined that the aircraft meets intended safety level and design standards. The B787 Critical Systems Review Team (CSRT) conducted the review over a six-month period, evaluating the 787's design...
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