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November 5, 2014
[Avionics Today 11-5-2014] The Radio Technical Commission for Aeronautics (RTCA) announced a new partnership with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) focusing on modernizing Air Traffic Management (ATM) in Latin America. Both organizations are looking to accelerate Communication, Navigation and Surveillance/ATM through the Aviation System Block Upgrades (ASBUs) model launched in 2013 by the...
November 4, 2014
Ray Prouty, the dean of helicopter aerodynamics and a long-time Rotor & Wing columnist and Vertiflite contributor, passed away peacefully at his home on Sept. 26. Prouty began his career as an aerodynamicist at Hughes until 1954 when he moved on to work for Sikorsky. He...
November 4, 2014
EC135. Photo courtesy Airbus Helicopters Airbus Helicopters has delivered the first helicopter to China dedicated for helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS). China is one of the world’s fastest-growing helicopter markets and continued growth is expected following the relaxation of airspace regulations. Airbus is already well-established in the country, with customers in the utility, police and...
November 4, 2014
[Avionics Today 11-04-2014] The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) has released the 2014 third quarter General Aviation (GA) aircraft shipment report, with signs the industry is recovering. Total worldwide GA airplane shipments increased 5.7 percent to 1,678, and billings rose to $16 billion...
November 4, 2014
Terminal 2 Ramp at Dubai International Airport. Photo: Wikipedia [Avionics Today 11-04-2014] Searidge Technologies has announced that the its remote situational awareness and zone occupancy surface management system is now in operation at Dubai International Airport (DXB). Searidge, which provides surface management solutions to Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs) and airports, aims the...
November 4, 2014
ANA 777X aircraft. Photo: Boeing [Avionics Today 11-04-2014] Boeing and All Nippon Airways (ANA) are teaming up to implement operational improvements for ANA’s commercial aircraft fleet. The improvements are...
November 4, 2014
F-35C Lightning II aboard a US Navy aircraft carrier. Photo: US Navy [Avionics Today 11-04-2014] The Navy’s F-35C Lightning II carrier variant Joint Strike Fighter conducted its first arrested landing aboard an aircraft carrier off the coast of San Diego. Navy test pilot Cmdr. Tony Wilson landed F-35C test aircraft CF-03 aboard USS Nimitz's (CVN 68)...
November 4, 2014
The Beats Music application on Southwest flights. Photo: Southwest [Avionics Today 11-04-2014] Southwest Airlines has partnered with Beats Music to provide a “uniquely curated” music experience...
November 4, 2014
Airbus Helicopters' relationship with Indonesia is taking center stage this week at Indo Defence 2014. The French rotorcraft manufacturer said its exhibit during the trade show this week will focus on its...
November 4, 2014
Global helicopter leasing company Waypoint Leasing announced an agreement with First Reserve to acquire a "portfolio of 31 in-demand, new technology aircraft." Included in the portfolio are 18 AgustaWestland AW139s, 11...
November 4, 2014
[Avionics Today 11-4-2014] The FAA's "call to action" day last week resulted in the formation of the Equip 2020 working group. According to the agency, the Equip 2020 group is tasked with working with commercial and General Aviation (GA) operators to identify the key barriers they are facing when it comes to equipping their aircraft with Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast Out (ADS-B Out)...
November 3, 2014
Maverick Aviation Group, parent company of Maverick Helicopters, Mustang Helicopters and Maverick Airlines, has expanded with the addition of its eighth Airbus Helicopters EC-130 T2. Designated as the launch client of the T2 airframe, Maverick...
November 3, 2014
The National EMS Pilots Association has created a management tool that can save numerous lives and millions of dollars for less than the cost of a full tank of fuel on an average air medical helicopter. The Cultural Health Assessment and Mitigation Program for Safety (CHAMPS) is a survey-based tool...
November 3, 2014
Remote tower. Photo: Saab [Avionics Today 11-03-2014] Saab, along with Swedish Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP) Luftfatsverket (LFV), has received final operational approval from the Swedish Transport Agency for the remote operation of Örnsköldsvik Airport from Sundsvall, Sweden. This approval means the world’s first airport remotely controlled Remote Tower...
November 3, 2014
Lockheed Martin. Photo: Lockheed Martin [Avionics Today 11-03-2014] Lockheed Martin and the U.S. Air Force Sustainment Center (AFSC) recently signed a partnership agreement that establishes a common framework and pre-negotiated terms and conditions for...
November 3, 2014
Trimble Ux5 Aerial Imaging Rover UAS in flight during bad weather. Photo: Trimble [Avionics Today 11-03-2014] Trimble’s latest enhancements to its Trimble Access Aerial Imaging 2.0 application promise to offer an enhanced user interface, more thorough...
November 3, 2014
Photo: Exelis [Avionics Today 11-03-2014] Exelis has reported its lackluster financial results for the third quarter of 2014. Third-quarter revenue was $1.1 billion, a 6 percent decrease from the third quarter of 2013. C4ISR segment revenue increased...
November 3, 2014
The Dornier 238 Jet. Photo: Wikipedia [Avionics Today 11-03-2014] 328 Support Services GmbH, the type certificate holder for the Dornier 328 Jet and turboprop aircraft, has announced the commencement of a major cockpit upgrade program for the aircraft. The program is...
November 3, 2014
Rockwell Collins connectivity division ARINCDirect's iPad app. Photo: Rockwell Collins [Avionics Today 11-03-2014] In the fourth quarter Rockwell Collins earnings conference call on Friday, President and CEO Kelly Ortberg touted a successful fiscal year for the company. Full fiscal year sales totaled $4.93 billion, an 11 percent increase over 2013, due mostly to growth in four key markets: commercial...
November 1, 2014
These Diamond J, Inc. torque and turbine outlet temperature gauges installed in a Bell 206B3 catch everything, including this 103 percent for one second torque. Photo by Mark Colborn “The engine quit,” is a common claim or perception by pilots following an uncontrolled descent into terrain. A recent International Helicopter Safety Team (IHST) analysis, however, determined that many accident...
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