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September 5, 2014
[Avionics Today 09-05-2014] The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released a timeline for proposing and finalizing new regulations for aircraft emissions. According to an information paper submitted to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the EPA will study the health dangers of aircraft emissions and release its findings in April 2015. Following the release of the findings...
September 5, 2014
ATIRCM system shines laser light to defeat infrared missile threats. (artist rendering) Photo: BAE Systems [Avionics Today 09-05-2014] For the last five years, the U.S. military has employed the BAE Systems’ Advanced Threat Infrared Countermeasures (ATIRCM) system to protect helicopters and crews from shoulder-fired weapons in Iraq and Afghanistan. But as conflict...
September 5, 2014
Lockheed Martin headquarters in Arlington, Virgina. Photo: Joseph Gruber (flickr) [Avionics Today 09-05-2014] Beontra, a Lockheed Martin Company, and...
September 5, 2014
Tech Mahindra. Photo: The Indian Express [Avionics Today 09-05-2014] Tech Mahindra, a specialist in digital consulting and business re-engineering, has signed an agreement with...
September 5, 2014
Virtual rendering of the KC-390 Embraer aircraft flight deck. Photo: Rockwell Collins [Avionics Today 09-05-2014] Rockwell Collins has delivered its Pro Line Fusion...
September 5, 2014
The Cessna CJ3+ in flight. Photo: Cessna Aircraft Company [Avionics Today 09-05-2014] Cessna Aircraft Company has received type certification from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the Cessna Citation CJ3+. Certification comes less than six months after the company introduced the new model in March...
September 4, 2014
Nibbio aircraft by Politecnico di Milano The winners of the American Helicopter Society (AHS) International 31st Student Design Competition were St. Louis University (SLU) in the undergraduate category and Georgia Institute of Technology in the graduate category. The challenge set by AHS for the 2014 Student Design Competition was to design an experimental Vertical Take-off and Landing (VTOL) aircraft...
September 4, 2014
Reuters is reporting that India is nearing a deal to acquire AH-64 Apache and CH-47 Chinook helicopters from Boeing. The deal, believed to be worth $2.5 billion, will give Prime Minister Narendra Modi more military resources to "...meet the challenges posed by China and Pakistan." The 22 Apache attack helicopters and 15 Chinook heavy-lift tandem rotorcraft listed in the...
September 4, 2014
Mesa, Ariz.-based MD Helicopters (MD) is one step closer to its planned production of the MD530G scout attack helicopter. The light, single-engine aircraft built on the same general airframe as the OH-6 and AH/MH-6 Little Bird completed live fire testing of its missile, rocket and gun systems at the U.S. Army's Yuma Proving Ground last month...
September 4, 2014
A United Airlines Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. Photo: Boeing [Avionics Today 09-04-2014] Boeing has delivered the first 787-9 Dreamliner to United Airlines, the North American launch customer for both the 787-8 and 787-9 variants. United already operates 11 787 Dreamliners with an...
September 4, 2014
The E-2D Advanced Hawkeye. Photo: Northrop Grumman [Avionics Today 09-04-2014] Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Navy have successfully conducted the Preliminary Design Review (PDR) for its E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aerial refueling system, which will extend the warfighter’s flight endurance. The program can now proceed to its Critical Design Review (CDR), moving closer to manufacturing the system and...
September 4, 2014
A Boeing 767 retrofit flight deck. Photo: Rockwell Collins [Avionics Today 09-04-2014] L2 Consulting Services and Rockwell Collins have secured an FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the Boeing 767 large-format display retrofit. L2...
September 4, 2014
Bombardier’s Challenger 350 jet. Photo: Bombardier [Avionics Today 09-04-2014] Bombardier’s Challenger 350 has been granted full type certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). This means EASA-registered customers...
September 4, 2014
A Norwegian Airlines flight. Photo: Airnews [Avionics Today 09-04-2014] The United States Department of Transportation (DOT) has denied Norwegian Air International’s (NAI) request for a temporary foreign air carrier operating authorization, which would allow the airline to operate within the U.S. The denial is...
September 4, 2014
[Avionics Today 09-04-2014] Airlines and operators based in China are projected to require 6,020 new aircraft worth $870 billion over the next two decades, according to the latest annual China Current Market Outlook (CMO) from Boeing. The world's largest commercial airframe manufacturer has already received 13 percent more orders from China through the first eight months of 2014 than all of last year...
September 3, 2014
Here we go again. Another crisis in the Middle East with the U.S. and the Great Britain among the first to react with military assistance to protect and resupply civilians freeing from the surprisingly well organized and equally well armed forces of the Islamic State (formerly ISIS). News of the Iraqi Air Force and Army, the force that took over from American and allied forces when they exited the country...
September 3, 2014
At this year’s Quad-A convention, held in Nashville, Tenn. in May, Bell Helicopter displayed a full scale mock-up of its V-280 Valor, a third-generation tiltrotor aircraft. Photo by Andrew Drwiega The most unsurprising announcement of the year so far is the U.S. Army Aviation Technology Directorate’s (AATD) decision revealed on August 12 that the Boeing/Sikorsky partnership and Bell Helicopter...
September 3, 2014
The information found in a pilot’s logbook and FAA records may not be an accurate reflection their proficiency and work history. Does PRIA see through the smoke and mirrors? Photo by Ernie Stephens In August 2010, the Airline Safety and Federal Aviation Extension Act changed the way the Pilot Records Improvement Act (PRIA) works and how the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) handles an airman’s...
September 3, 2014
Resources companies Senex Energy and Drillsearch Energy are sponsoring a Bell 206 Longranger to operate 24 hour medical air ambulance services in the Cooper Basin in South Australia/Queensland in the Australian Outback. The service is the first for the remote region which is a significant onshore oil and gas exploration site, where 4,000-5,000 people can be working on oil and gas...
September 3, 2014
Passengers using in-flight internet. Photo: Gogo [Avionics Today 09-03-2014] Gogo has announced that Aircell, the company's business aviation division, has rebranded under the name Gogo Business Aviation. The commercial and business divisions now share a brand, which Gogo believes will allow passengers to better identify the full extent of its business. While Aircell has...
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