Archives :: The Checklist

Displaying 101 - 120 of 5074 stories.
September 2, 2014
Air Traffic Control at Bristol Airport. Photo: NATS Press Office (flickr) [Avionics Today 09-02-2014] United Kingdom air traffic services provider NATS, is ready to provide simulator services at Bristol Airport to train Air Traffic Controllers (ATCs). The 3-D Aerodrome and...
September 2, 2014
An Embraer Legacy 500 cockpit. Photo: Embraer Executive Jets [Avionics Today 09-02-2014] As the Embraer Legacy 500 business jet takes flight with it’s...
September 2, 2014
[Avionics Today 09-02-2014]  The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) announced a new organizational structure, effective Sept. 1. Under the new structure, all regulatory functions have been integrated across four regulatory categories each headed by a director who reports to EASA Executive Director Patrick Ky's office. The four categories are strategy and safety management, certification, flight...
September 1, 2014
This X4 UAV is equipped with position lights for added safety. Photo courtesy of Draganfly Innovations Pilots and operators of manned aircraft are under a significant threat as inexpensive microdrones proliferate, while the FAA drags its heels in crafting a regulatory framework that will reduce risks, and permit drones and manned aircraft to peacefully and safely to coexist. The core of the problem is that...
September 1, 2014
Rapco, Inc. of Hartland, Wis., is a manufacturer and distributor of PMA parts for both helicopters and airplanes. Photo courtesy of Rapco A helicopter is, in fact, a very large collection of parts, most of which operate in an extremely violent fashion. Which means, of course, that they have to be replaced on a regular basis – normally during a pre-determined period based on flight time or flight...
September 1, 2014
Fully integrated flight data recording is now affordable for the light single and twin engine fleet. PHI is outfitting their Bell 407s with NORTH FDS HUMS/HFDM recorders. Photo courtesy PHI Health and usage monitoring systems (HUMS) and helicopter flight data management (HFDM) systems are powerful aviation tools. Their capabilities will eventually make them mandatory and will prove indispensible to the...
September 1, 2014
FFL’s aft cabins, equipped with the latest technology, are accessible by sliding side doors and rear-mounted clamshell doors. Photo by Ernie Stephens If you are in portions of Wisconsin or Illinois, and your life is in immediate danger from illness or accident, you won’t just expect a ride from Flight For Life... you’ll want it! Flight For Life (FFL) was the first air medical program in...
August 29, 2014
Teledyne's WGL Comm+ helps remove the use of floppy disks from the avionics software uploading process. Photo: Teledyne [Avionics Today 08-29-2014] Despite all of the new technology being packed into the data centric architectures of modern airplanes, many airlines and operators still use outdated technology for a crucial part of their operations — floppy disks. Believe it or not, the majority of...
August 29, 2014
Google's UAS developed by Project Wing. Photo: Google [Avionics Today 08-29-14] Google[x], Google’s facility dedicated to advancing technology, finally announced Project Wing, a project set on developing Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) that can quickly transport and deliver goods across a city or into rural areas. The project, which Google[x] has been...
August 29, 2014
The listening center at Southwest Airlines headquarters in Dallas. Photo: Southwest [Avionics Today 08-29-14] Southwest Airlines has unveiled its Listening Center, which integrates social media, traditional media and operational data at the airline’s headquarters in Dallas in order to stay constantly engaged...
August 29, 2014
[Avionics Today 08-29-14] In a partnership with Lockheed Martin, a team of research students and staff from the Warsaw University of Technology in Poland successfully demonstrated the first phase of flight testing and integration of unmanned aircraft...
August 29, 2014
An Embraer L650 flight. Photo: Embraer [Avionics Today 08-29-14] The Embraer Executive Jets service center in Sao Paulo has been named an authorized Rolls-Royce line maintenance center for the AE3007 engines in Brazil. The...
August 29, 2014
Rockwell Collins headquarters Photo: Rockwell Collins [Avionics Today 08-29-14] Rockwell Collins do Brazil has announced plans to double the size of its facility in the...
August 28, 2014
A Northrop Grumman CIRCM. Photo: Northrop Grumman [Avionics Today 08-28-2014] Northrop Grumman's Common Infrared Countermeasures (CIRCM) system recently completed another round of U.S. Army testing by demonstrating its capabilities on a UH-60M Black Hawk helicopter. The flight test was conducted at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Ala.. Northrop’s CIRCM system was subjected to rigorous conditions over a...
August 28, 2014
 Jeppensen FliteDeck Pro EFB on an iPad. Photo: Jeppesen [Avionics Today 08-28-2014] Jeppesen signed a new three-year service contract with Gulf Air, the Kingdom of Bahrain's national carrier, to provide the airline with Jeppesen FliteDeck Pro Electronic...
August 28, 2014
The fan of an IAE V2500 Engine. Photo: Wikipedia [Avionics Today 08-28-2014] IAE International Aero Engines AG has achieved FAA certification of the V2500-E5 engine...
August 28, 2014
[Avionics Today 08-28-2014] Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) received formal approval to undertake an absorption-type split under...
August 28, 2014
 J-Air E170 (top) and E190 (bottom). Photo: Embraer [Avionics Today 08-28-2014] Embraer has signed a firm order with Japan Airlines (JAL) for a total of 15 E-Jets comprising the E170 and the E190 jets models, as well as options for 12 additional aircraft. JAL has 15...
August 28, 2014
[Avionics Today 08-28-2014] Hungary's Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP) HungaroControl announced the launch of the Central European country's implementation of Controller Pilot Data Link Communications (CPDLC) under the Single European Sky (SES) Air Traffic Management (ATM) modernization project. HungaroControl will finance 80 percent of the $9 million CPDLC deployment, and European Union's (EU)...
August 27, 2014
The Russian operator of a United Nations chartered Mi-8 helicopter that crashed on August 26 in South Sudan has been claimed to have been brought down by rebel ground fire, possibly a rocket-propelled-grenade (RPG). There were three fatalities among the Russian...
Pages: « Previous  1 2 3 4 5 [6] 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Next »

Live chat by BoldChat