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May 1, 2015
Limitless Airways Airbus A320. Photo: Limitless Airways [Avionics Today 05-01-2015] AvioCATS, will be using Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) company Commsoft’s IT system, Oases, to...
April 30, 2015
On March 26, Lockheed Martin, Kaman Aerospace and Neya Systems demonstrated the first ever collaborative unmanned air and ground casualty evacuation, using the UAS Control Segment (UCS) Architecture and K-MAX® cargo helicopter.   Photo courtesy of Lockheed Martin During the demonstration, ground operators responded to a distress call by sending an unmanned ground vehicle to assess the area and...
April 30, 2015
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced a significant NextGen milestone with the completion of En Route Automation Modernization (ERAM), a highly advanced computer system used by air traffic controllers to safely manage high-altitude traffic. The first ERAM system went online at Salt Lake City Center in March 2012. The final installation was completed last month at New York Center. ERAM...
April 30, 2015
[Avionics Today 04-30-2015] American Airlines was forced to ground flights on Tuesday night and into Wednesday morning due to a glitch with its Electronic Flight Bags (EFBs) application. Around 7 p.m. U.S. Central Time on April 27, the EFB application installed on many of the pilot’s iPads crashed, causing the screens to go black, grounding several dozen flights and causing major delays. American...
April 30, 2015
Rendering of Honeywell’s SmartPath precision landing system. Photo: Honeywell [Avionics Today 04-30-2015] The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) and Air Traffic Management Bureau completed its first flight demonstration of next generation GPS-based precision landing capabilities using Honeywell Aerospace’s SmartPath precision landing system at Shanghai Pudong International Airport...
April 30, 2015
A consortium of European air navigation service providers and airlines has recently been formed to explore optimized descent profiles (ODP) from the upper airspace to terminal maneuvering areas. Photo: Eurocontrol  [Avionics Today 04-30-2015] European Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs) and airlines have formed a consortium to explore Optimized Descent Profiles (ODP) from the upper airspace to...
April 30, 2015
[Avionics Today 04-30-2015] L2 Consulting Services has received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from the Japan Civil Aviation Bureau (JCAB) for the installation of the Iridium satellite communications system on Boeing 737-700 and 737-800 aircraft. The original FAA STC (ST10928SC) was...
April 30, 2015
[Avionics Today 04-30-2015] Teledyne has reported a decrease in sales as well as net income for the first quarter of 2015 compared with the same period last year. Sales were reported at $565 million for the first quarter of 2015, compared with sales of $573.5 million for the first quarter of 2014, a drop of 1.5 percent. Net income was $43.7 million for Q1 2015, compared with $45.8 million for Q1 of 2014, a...
April 30, 2015
MRO provider Vector Aerospace UK has announced that one of its apprentices has been presented with a prestigious Silver Star at the EEF Future Manufacturing Awards. 23-year-old James Clement of Havant was among three other contestants to achieve this recognition. James secured his place in the final after winning the South East Regional award in February.   Final Year Apprentice Rising Stars 2014...
April 30, 2015
AHS International Chair of the Board Ed Birtwell, General Manager and VP of Turboshaft Engines at GE Aviation, have announced the results of the general elections for the AHS Board of Directors. The 2015-2016 Executive Committee members, beginning their one-year term on July 1, are as follows: Mick Maurer, previously the President of AHS International, is the incoming Chair of the Board of AHS...
April 29, 2015
DMA-Aero recently released a new reduced vertical separation minimum (RVSM) compliant MPS49 Air Data Test Set, which is applicable for all types of civil and extended range, fixed-wing and rotary-wing aircraft. The MPS49 has three independent channels for Altitude, Airspeed and Angle of Attack, and is RVSM compliant with a...
April 29, 2015
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has approved an increased maximum gross weight for the MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) MD 900/902 Explorer, following previous approval by the FAA in March 2013. The new max gross weight is 6,770 pounds, a 270-pound increase from the previous limit of 6,500 pounds. MDHI’s twin-engine MD...
April 29, 2015
Aviation and aerospace insurance provider USAIG has announced that, effective April 28, Michael Barrett has rejoined the USAIG team as Senior Vice President, Claims Attorney. Mr. Barrett will be based out of USAIG’s Atlanta, Ga. office...
April 29, 2015
The top priority this year for the U.S. Army’s aviation programs is to spend money allocated to them before funds get snatched back in mid-year budget shuffling, according to the service’s head of those programs. “When we have committed dollars, we have to be able to obligate and disburse them,” the service’s program executive officer (PEO) for aviation programs, Brig. Gen...
April 29, 2015
Artist rendering of Airbus Singapore training center. Photo: Airbus [Avionics Today 04-29-2015] Construction on Airbus’ new Asia Training Centre (AATC) in Singapore is now underway. Due to open in the first quarter of 2016, the new facility will...
April 29, 2015
[Avionics Today 04-29-2015] NASA researchers, working in concert with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) and FlexSys, have successfully completed initial flight tests of a new morphing wing technology for aircraft. According to the researchers, the shape-changing wing has the potential to save millions of dollars annually in fuel costs, reduce airframe weight and decrease aircraft noise during...
April 29, 2015
FAA user consults weather-aware decision support tools in the New York Air Route Traffic Control Center. Photo: Richard Ferris [Avionics Today 04-29-2015] The FAA has selected Harris Corporation for an eight-year, single-award Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract to design and implement a system that will disseminate real-time...
April 29, 2015
K-MAX cargo helicopter UAS. Photo: Lockheed Martin [Avionics Today 04-29-2015] Lockheed Martin, Kaman Aerospace, and Neya Systems have demonstrated the first collaborative unmanned air and ground casualty evacuation using the Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) control segment architecture and K-MAX cargo helicopter. During the March 26 demonstration, a distress call led ground...
April 29, 2015
[Avionics Today 04-29-2015] Global Eagle Entertainment and German antenna developer Quantenelektronische Systeme GmbH (QEST) are teaming up to bring aviation a mechanically steered antenna that will enable global Ku-band connectivity and high speed broadband in-flight. As air traffic all over the globe increases and connectivity becomes ubiquitous in air travel, the companies are looking to provide...
April 28, 2015
International insurance provider Global Aerospace has published a white paper discussing the necessity of managing safety and insuring against risk to promote the success of the fast-growing unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) market. The paper, entitled Unmanned Aviation Risk Management, offers a comprehensive view of crucial risk management topics related to unmanned aviation, including: The integration of...
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