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June 9, 2014
[Avionics Today June 9, 2014] The Swiss Armed Forces has selected Elbit Systems' Hermes 900 HFE as the replacement for its current Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS). Under a...
June 9, 2014
[Avionics Today June 9, 2014] American Airlines has signed an agreement with Gogo to add Air to Ground (ATG) in-flight connectivity on a fleet of 30 new Bombardier CRJ-900 NextGen...
June 6, 2014
[Avionics Today June 6, 2014] Within the next 10-20 years, aerospace technology is going to evolve even more than it has during the first century of commercial aviation which is being commemorated in 2014, according to a speech given by Honeywell Aerospace Vice President of Marketing and Product Management, Carl Esposito, during the 2014 RTCA Global Aviation Symposium.   Avionics Magazine...
June 5, 2014
[Avionics Today June 5, 2014] A committee providing aviation industry insight on the FAA's implementation of NextGen has produced a new list of the top four priorities that the industry wants the agency to focus on in its rollout of the shift from radar to satellite based Air Traffic Management (ATM) in the United States. During his opening keynote speech at the 2014 RTCA Global Aviation Symposium...
June 5, 2014
[Avionics Today June 5, 2014] Benefits from the FAA's NextGen aviation infrastructure modernization project are taking shape in the Houston Metroplex, where last week a total of 50 new airspace procedures--aimed at allowing airlines to take advantage of modern avionics systems and Performance Based Navigation (PBN) flight procedures--went into effect.   The Houston project is part of the FAA's...
June 5, 2014
[Avionics Today June 5, 2014] President of TMF Associates Tim Farrar looked out at the 300-plus aviation professionals at the inaugural Global Connected Aircraft Summit (GCA Summit) and took a guess. “Maybe it’s the connectivity bubble,” he said, in an effort to explain the unusually dense attendance to a closing session of a first-year conference. Though Farrar didn’t fully...
June 5, 2014
[Aviation Today June 5, 2014] Boeing has released its annual environmental report, and its major rival--French airframe manufacturer Airbus--released highlights of its own goals with reducing its environmental impact.     The report from Boeing sets a goal of keeping its greenhouse gas emissions, water intake and solid waste to landfills at the same level by the end of 2017 as it was in...
June 4, 2014
[Avionics Today June 4, 2014] Aviation industry leaders are in Washington D.C. this week for the annual RTCA global aviation symposium to discuss the challenges of completing the FAA's modernization of its air traffic system.  From Left: Air Wisconsin CEO James Rankin, Lilian Ryals, senior vice president and general manager, CAASD at the Mitre Corp., Ed Bolen, president and CEO of NBAA, John...
June 4, 2014
[Avionics Today June 4, 2014] EASA has issued a Supplementary Type Certificate (STC) for installation of the navAero Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) system on the Airbus A320 family of aircraft. Under the STC, dual aircraft mounting structures are approved for...
June 4, 2014
[Avionics Today June 4, 2014] Boeing announced the opening of the Boeing Research & Technology-Brazil (BR&T-Brazil) center, which will focus on aerospace technology and research in aviation biofuel development, remote sensing...
June 3, 2014
[Avionics Today June 3, 2014] The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has confirmed that it's Aircraft Tracking Task Force (ATTF) will propose a solution for enhancing global aircraft tracking to the aviation industry before "year-end."   IATA formed the ATTF following the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, in an effort to bring together aviation industry...
June 3, 2014
[Avionics Today June 3, 2014] The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory issued a $4 million contract to Intelligent Automation Inc. (IAI) to develop an inlet and exhaust damage registration sensor for high...
June 2, 2014
[Avionics Today June 2, 2014] The United States is considering granting exemptions for the commercial use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) for the purpose of filming movies and television shows, according to a statement by the FAA.    Seven aerial photo and production companies are requesting regulatory exemptions allowing the use of UAS for filming purposes for the first time. Recently...
May 30, 2014
[Avionics Today May 30, 2014] A government-industry team including Airbus, Air France, Boeing and Easyjet has completed a series of flight trials demonstrating Controller-Pilot Data Link Communications (CPDLC) in European airspace, a demonstration project under the Single European Sky ATM Research (SESAR) program.  Map showing paths of CPDLC flight...
May 30, 2014
[Avionics Today May 30, 2014] Universal Avionics is continuing its expansion into international markets, adding a new regional sales manager for Asia.  The Tucson, Ariz.-based avionics manufacturer announced Michael Choo as its new regional sales manager for Asia. This hiring follows...
May 30, 2014
[Avionics Today May 30, 2014] The F-35 Lightning II fighter jet achieved three critical flight testing milestones during a recent demonstration at the Point Mugu Sea Test Range in California.  F-35C aircraft CF-3 makes a fly-in arrestment landing at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland. Photo, courtesy of Lockheed...
May 30, 2014
[Avionics Today May 30, 2014] Thunder Airlines is upgrading its fleet of General Aviation (GA) aircraft with a new flight tracking system.  The...
May 29, 2014
[Avionics Today May 29, 2014] Improving ground-based real-time monitoring of aircraft data is a topic of wide and heated discussion among airlines, regulators, avionics manufacturers and others following the loss of Malaysia Airlines’ Flight MH370.   This week, one of the largest gatherings on the subject convened in Kuala Lumpur. Companies and organizations participating in the ITU's...
May 29, 2014
[Avionics Today May 29, 2014] A new communications technology enables information sharing between fifth and fourth generation fighter jets, according to Northrop Grumman. The U.S. military, like all other nations, tries to keep communications between fighter jets in hostile environments secure. However, this is difficult to do with the latest jet, Lockheed Martin's F-35 and legacy aircraft such as...
May 29, 2014
[Avionics Today May 29, 2014] Next week, Long Beach, Calif. will play host to an event  looking at the future of the connected aircraft, the Global Connected Aircraft Summit (GCA Summit).  The aircraft that Gogo uses as an airborne test lab for new products. Gogo will be one of many companies attending the GCA Summit.    The concept of new generation aircraft as nodes in a very...
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