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May 4, 2015
[Avionics Today 05-04-2015] The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) have published new training requirements for airline pilots to prevent loss of control situations. The Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT)...
May 4, 2015
SWISS Boeing 777-300ER. Photo: Boeing [Avionics Today 05-04-2015] Boeing, the Lufthansa Group and Swiss International Air Lines have finalized an order for...
May 4, 2015
A diagram of current free route airspace implementation across Europe. Photo: Eurocontrol [Avionics Today 05-04-2015] The South-East Axis Free Route Airspace (FRA) implementation project was successfully concluded on April 30 with free route operations now being conducted above FL325 at night in the three flight...
May 4, 2015
An Airbus A320, the model for which Rockwell will install the EFB interface and communication unit. Photo: Airbus [Avionics Today 05-04-2015] Rockwell Collins has been selected by Airbus to provide the Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) interface and Communication Unit (EICU) for the Airbus A320 and A330 aircraft families. The EICU, which is part of Rockwell Collins’ secure...
May 4, 2015
[Avionics Today 05-04-2015] TrueNorth Avionics recently announced that it has achieved the first FAA Technical Standard Order (TSO) C-159A with its Simphonē Future Air Navigation Systems (FANS-1/A+) capable Data Link Unit (DLU). The Canadian manufacturer first paved the way for development of the DLU with the introduction of its Iridium-based Aircraft Communications Addressing and Reporting System (ACARS)...
May 1, 2015
[Avionics Today 05-01-2015] “As of today, Host is history,” FAA Administrator Michael Huerta announced yesterday morning at a press conference regarding the rollout of the new Air Traffic Control (ATC) En Route Automation Modernization (ERAM) system held at the Washington Reagan National Airport in Arlington, Va. ERAM, which was contracted in 1990 to replace the agency’s antiquated Host...
May 1, 2015
At AUVSI Unmanned Systems 2015, Rockwell Collins (Booth 701) will showcase a range of avionics solutions - including certified flight controls, data links and navigation technologies - all aimed at addressing the integration challenges facing the UAS community.   Photo courtesy...
May 1, 2015
The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has announced at the Offshore Helicopter Safety Action Group (OHSAG) a new set of proposals aimed at improving the safety of helicopter operations to the 116 normally unattended offshore installations in the North Sea. The proposals build upon an independent report compiled by Cranfield University, commissioned by the CAA, aimed at providing a new strategy for...
May 1, 2015
The global aerospace and defense company AAR has earned Boeing Gold Performance Excellence Awards at two of its operating units — Aircraft Component Repair (ACS) in Amsterdam and Defense Systems Logistics (DSL) in Havelock, N.C. — for the fifth straight year. Boeing issues the awards annually to recognize suppliers that have achieved superior performance for each...
May 1, 2015
Embraer saw a drop in revenue as biz jet sales slow. Photo: Wikipedia [Avionics Today 05-01-2015] Embraer has released its first-quarter 2015 profits, posting a...
May 1, 2015
Map showing recreational airspace across the U.S. Photo: AirMap [Avionics Today 04-01-2015] AirMap, a free, comprehensive digital map that allows Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) operators to visualize the airspace around them, including areas...
May 1, 2015
Air Tahiti Nui 787-9 Dreamliner, rendering. Photo: Boeing [Avionics Today 05-01-2015] Boeing and Air Tahiti Nui have finalized an order for two 787-9 Dreamliners, valued at $514 million at current list...
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...
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