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March 17, 2014
[Avionics Today March 17, 2014] Panasonic Avionics is on track to double the size of its connectivity-equipped fleet by the end of the year, following Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification of a bird strike compliant radome for Boeing 777-200 aircraft.   The Lake Forest, Ca.-based...
March 14, 2014
BendixKing unveiled its path to General Aviation (GA) connectivity at the Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA) Convention in Nashville, Tenn. Via an Ethernet jack, low gain antennas and satellite connectivity with international over-ground coverage, aircraft owners can deploy in-flight connectivity in both cockpit and cabin.     BendixKing's AeroWave 100.   An Ethernet jack for plug-in to...
March 14, 2014
International Communications Group, Inc. (ICG) announced partnerships on its Future Air Navigation Systems (FANS) and VHF unilink communications systems at the Aircraft Electronics Association conference in Nashville, Tenn. The routing technologies, offered as solutions for both the Eurocontrol and International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) impending FANS mandates for Feb. 5, 2015, are paired with an...
March 14, 2014
[Avionics Today March 14, 2014] The Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA) released its 2013 year-end avionics market report at its annual convention showing global General Aviation (GA) avionics sales reaching more than $2.4 billion last year, a 6.9 percent increase over 2012.    This is the second annual avionics market report released by AEA, capturing sales of all business and GA aircraft...
March 14, 2014
Thales signed a binding agreement to acquire JetBlue's subsidiary in-flight entertainment provider, LiveTV, for $400 million.    The acquisition is still subject to regulatory approval, and Thales is expecting to complete the purchase by mid-2014.  The Melbourne, Fla.-based LiveTV...
March 14, 2014
[Avionics Today March 14, 2014] Universal Avionics announced Software Control Number (SCN) 31.0 for its UniLink UL-800/801 Communications Management Unit (CMU) at the Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA) convention in Nashville, Tenn.     Weather radar...
March 13, 2014
[Avionics Today March 13, 2014] While the U.S. lags behind in the global commercial drone boom, experts on a panel at the Satellite 2014 conference in Washington, D.C. were more than ever focused on military and civil Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) use. When asked if the U.S. commercial development lag was not due to only slow legislation, but also a technology stall, Rick Lober, vice president and general...
March 13, 2014
[Avionics Today March 13, 2014] Garmin has announced a new Angle of Attack (AOA) system designed for General Aviation (GA) aircraft, the GI 260 AOA indicator.    The FAA recently changed its regulation of AOA technology in GA aircraft to make the installation process less costly and cumbersome for operators. According to Garmin, this new system features the GI 260 AOA indicator, GAP 26 angle of...
March 13, 2014
Universal Avionics has appointed Bob Sanchez as its new program development manager to lead its upgrade program within the government and military aviation market segment.    Sanchez, a former military business development manager at BAE Systems will...
March 13, 2014
Honeywell and Safran have signed a new memorandum of understanding (MOU) Indian low cost airline GoAir to support the advancement of Electric Taxiing System (EGTS), a technology that can save airlines up to 4 percent block fuel consumption per flight.   Under the new agreement, GoAir is supplying Honeywell and Safran with data...
March 13, 2014
Gogo has received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from the FAA and certification from the Japanese Civil Aviation Bureau (JCAB) to install its Ku-satellite based connectivity...
March 12, 2014
Though Gogo and Row44 in-flight connectivity investments have fallen short of financial returns expectations — since passengers have been unwilling to pay for connectivity — Ku- and Ka-band deployment marches on. Meanwhile, both short and long haul aircraft are slated for upgrades with Inmarsat’s Global Xpress and GX aviation services, to provide more options and global high-speed...
March 12, 2014
[Avionics Today March 12, 2014] Eclipse Aerospace announced the first customer delivery of its new 550 twin-engine jet.    Production of the 550 began at the Eclipse facility in Albuquerque in June 2012, after the company re-emerged from...
March 12, 2014
[Avionics Today March 12, 2014] The NextGen GA Fund has formed two new partnership agreements with Pilot Bank and Madison Capital, LLC to help General Aviation aircraft owners afford necessary NextGen avionics upgrades.    Created by the authorization of federal loan...
March 11, 2014
[Avionics Today March 11, 2014] Jeppesen is adding new European coverage areas for its Mobile FliteDeck aviation iPad application, according to a new announcement from the Boeing Digital Aviation...
March 11, 2014
[Avionics Today March 11, 2014] L-3 has acquired Data Tactics Corp., in a move to expand its national security solutions business.    With the acquisition the company has been renamed L-3 Data Tactics.  L-3 expects the newly acquired company to...
March 10, 2014
Operators in India will need to upgrade their aircraft's avionics systems this year to match the country's overhaul of its Air Traffic Control (ATC) system, a transportation official said during an Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) event.    Ashok Lavasa, India's civil aviation secretary, says that the implementation of Gagan is projected to save the nation's...
March 10, 2014
Aviation Safety Resources (ASR) has a new agreement with Inteprod to design the cockpit display for its Smart Recovery System (SRS-1), which the two companies will unveil at the Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA) annual conference in Nashville, Tenn., this week.    SRS-1 provides...
March 10, 2014
 The FAA is appealing a judge's ruling that the agency does not have regulatory authority of the commercial use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS).    The agency is appealing Huerta v. Pirker, which involvers UAS enthusiast Raphael Pirker, who was fined $10,000 by the FAA for using a RiteWing Zephyr II...
March 10, 2014
Exelis has renewed its contract with the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) to provide its Symphony suite of integrated applications to Boston Logan International Airport and Laurence G. Hanscom Field Airport.    Symphony provides...
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