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October 17, 2014
[Avionics Today 10-17-2014] As Wi-Fi networks increasingly become standard on modern aircraft, aviation maintenance personnel are finding their workloads becoming increasingly more complex. Nowhere is this more of an issue than in the business aviation world, where aviation technicians responsible for troubleshooting and clearing the airworthiness of aircraft have a much different "need to know"...
October 17, 2014
Bombardier Challenger 604. Photo: Marshall Aerospace [Avionics Today 10-17-2014] Rockwell Collins will offer Future Airspace Navigation System (FANS) 1/A capability for Bombardier’s Challenger 604 aircraft equipped with Rockwell Collins Pro Line 4 avionics...
October 17, 2014
Solar UAV artist rendering. Photo: Alta Devices [Avionics Today 10-17-2014] Alta Devices has announced cooperation with Airware to enable manufacturers of small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) to integrate solar power into their aircraft. By integrating thin and lightweight solar material onto the wings of a small UAV, Alta believes that...
October 17, 2014
Garmin Introduces Stand-Alone ADS-B Solution for Business and Transport Aircraft. Photo: Garmin [Avionics Today 10-17-2014] Garmin and partners from the company’s authorized dealer network will provide a stand-alone Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) solution for business and transport aircraft. Garmin claims that this solution is minimally intrusive, satisfies global...
October 17, 2014
E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft. Photo: US Navy [Avionics Today 10-17-2014] The Airborne Command Control and Logistics Wing of Naval Air Systems Command announced earlier this week that the latest variant of the E-2 aircraft, the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye has achieved Initial Operational Capability (IOC). IOC signifies that the first operational squadron, Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 125, is manned...
October 17, 2014
The Pentagon, headquarters of the United States Department of Defense. Photo: Wikipedia [Avionics Today 10-17-2014] At the Bookings Institution in Washington, D.C., earlier this week, national security experts and industry leaders met to discuss cutting Department of Defense (DOD) costs in the face of a...
October 17, 2014
The Royal Jordanian Air Force (RJAF) has acquired eight Robinson R44 Raven II helicopters to replace its existing fleet of Hughes 500Ds. According to...
October 17, 2014
AgustaWestland announced the sale of two AW169s in the U.K. and an AW189 in Denmark. The AW169s will be used for corporate transportation by...
October 17, 2014
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has issued certification of the Arrius 2B2plus turboshaft engine. Designed for light...
October 16, 2014
[Avionics Today 10-16-2014] Deployment of the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) has been the chief focus for the FAA in recent years. A new management structure was set in place a year ago with Michael Whitaker as deputy administrator for the FAA and Edward Bolton as the new associate administrator for the NextGen program. With this new structure, the agency turned to MITRE to take stock...
October 16, 2014
United Airlines flight. Photo: Wikipedia [Avionics Today 10-16-2014] Gogo has been selected by United Airlines to bring in-flight Internet service to it’s two-cabin regional jet fleet. Installation of Wi-Fi services, which will involve more than...
October 16, 2014
The Airbus A350 XWB. Photo: Airbus [Avionics Today 10-16-2014] The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has approved the new Airbus A350-900 for Extended-range Twin engine aircraft Operations (ETOPS) “Beyond 180 minutes” diversion time. This marks the A350 XWB as the first new aircraft type to receive this...
October 16, 2014
F-35 Joint Strike Fighter for which Pratt & Whitney supply the propulsion systems. Photo: Pratt & Whitney [Avionics Today 10-16-2014] The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) awarded Pratt & Whitney a contract for the seventh lot of F135 propulsion systems to power the F-35 Lightning II warfighter. The recent contract announcement for $592 million raises the total procurement contract...
October 16, 2014
Embraer E175 E-Jet rendering. Photo: Embraer [Avionics Today 10-16-2014] By the end of the third quarter of 2014, Embraer’s firm order backlog reached $22.1 billion, the highest in the company’s history. The record backlog was driven mainly by the signing of the contract...
October 16, 2014
ANSYS SCADE Display specification example. Photo: ANSYS [Avionics Today 10-16-2014] Esterline CMC Electronics (CMC) is using ANSYS solutions to develop next-generation primary flight display systems for aircraft...
October 15, 2014
An AgustaWestland AW101 on display at this year’s Farnborough airshow. Photo by Andrew Drwiega Although still conducting its investigation into whether senior managers from Finmeccanica’s subsidiary AgustaWestland paid bribes to win a defense contract for 12 AW101 Merlin VIP helicopters, Reuters news agency reports that the...
October 15, 2014
Boeing AH-64. Photo by Ernie Stephens 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...
October 15, 2014
Australia’s Defence Science and Technology Organization (DSTO) has presented One Atmosphere with its 2014 Eureka award in support of outstanding science for safeguarding Australia for its Pegasus helicopter emergency buoyancy system. The system is a lightweight, bolt-on/bolt-off buoyancy system – like an air bag – that inflates automatically when the helicopter impacts water. It is...
October 15, 2014
Edward Bolton Jr., the assistant administrator for NextGen at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will be a featured speaker during the Opening Session of NBAA’s Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition on Oct. 22. During his address, Bolton, whose office is responsible for leading the modernization of the nation’s airspace through the implementation of the Next Generation Air...
October 15, 2014
On Oct. 23, The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) will once again host its Careers in Business Aviation Day at NBAA’s Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA2014). This dedicated career day, held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., will feature education sessions and tours, and is open to middle school, high school and college students across the U.S. who...
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