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August 19, 2014
Pilatus PC-12 EVS Sensor. Photo: Pilatus [Avionics Today 08-19-2014] Pilatus Centre Canada (PCC) has been granted a Transport Canada Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the recently developed Pilatus PC-12 Enhanced Vision Systems (EVS).  PCC chose the Lexavia LFS6000 EVS Sensor as the heart of the system, which is available with either 320 x 240 resolution or 640 x 480...
August 19, 2014
 X-47B UAS taking off from a carrier in the Eastern Atlantic. Photo: Northrop Grumman [Avionics Today 08-19-2014] Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Navy made history this weekend by operating manned and unmanned carrier aircraft in the same controlled landing pattern at the same time. At sea in the Eastern Atlantic, the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) — using an X-47B Unmanned Air System...
August 19, 2014
dam Hahn, director of sales for Cirrus Aircraft; and Roohi Bali, sales manager for Cirrus India, signing contract in Duluth, Minn. Photo: Cirrus Aircraft [Avionics Today 08-19-2014]...
August 19, 2014
A Virgin America Flight. Photo: Virgin America  [Avionics Today 08-19-2014] Virgin America announced Brad Thomann as the new vice president of flight operations, effective immediately...
August 19, 2014
[Avionics Today 08-19-2014] The oldest model of the Convair 580 still in operation is, ironically, the test aircraft for Honeywell’s groundbreaking new RDR-4000 IntuVue 3-D Radar technology. From the cockpit of the 1952, Dallas-based plane, the IntuVue system scans, records and reports weather 180 degrees for up to 320 nautical miles — all the while automatically adjusting for curvature of the...
August 18, 2014
A Surf Air Pilatus Plane. Photo: Surf Air [Avionics Today 08-18-2014] Surf Air, an “all-you-can-fly” membership airline based in California, has ordered 65 new...
August 18, 2014
Avionica’s satLINK MAX. Photo: Avionica, Inc [Avionics Today 08-18-2014] The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for Avionica’s satLINK MAX, a new Iridium-based Air Traffic Service (ATS) satellite communications (satcom) for air transport aircraft. United Airlines will be the launch...
August 18, 2014
A Vector SMS Dashboard. Photo: Rockwell Collins [Avionics Today 08-18-2014] The Bermuda Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) recently approved the Vector Safety Management System (SMS) to...
August 18, 2014
Airbus A350 XWB. Photo: Airbus [Avionics Today 08-18-2014] The Airbus A350-900, a new widebody airliner, recently landed in Tolouse, France, completing a three-week, 14-city route proving tour. During the technical...
August 18, 2014
Northrop Grumman RQ-4 Global Hawk. Photo: Wikipedia [Avionics Today 08-18-2014] The U.S. Air Force’s RQ-4 Global Hawk, a wide area surveillance Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) recently completed its 100th operational mission in Southwest...
August 18, 2014
Redstone Defence Systems has selected Northrop Grumman to supply its integrated mission avionics for between 700 and 900 U.S. Army UH-60L Black Hawk helicopters. The conversion will mean the change from analog cockpit gauges to digital instruments. The Black Hawks will be known as UH-60Vs, and the system has been acquired to replicate the same pilot vehicle interface (PVI) that pilots would experience in...
August 18, 2014
Tension stemming from the conflict in Ukraine is cited as a reason behind Poland’s announced intention to increase its defense spending up to two percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP). In line with this it is fast-tracking helicopter programs within the Polish Ministry of Defence’s Technical Modernization Program 2013-2022. According to the Polish Ministry of Defence, it is currently...
August 18, 2014
Bell Helicopter will stage a safety symposium in Prague, Czech Republic on Wednesday, September 17, 2014. This follows on from a similar symposium that it held during August at the Sao Paulo World Trade Center in Sao Paulo, Brazil that attracted more than 100 attendees. The safety symposium series, introduced in 2013, is aimed at educating pilots and maintainers on key safety practices. It is linked to...
August 18, 2014
[Avionics Today 08-18-2014] Fiji Airways recently reported a record $10 million underlying operating profit for the first half of 2014. While CEO Stefan Pichler is satisfied with these results, Pichler is still looking to improve operations. In the near future, those improvements will focus on fleet modernization introducing new fuel-efficient aircraft for long haul and domestic operations.   Fiji...
August 15, 2014
Russian Helicopters has added a certified a Brazilian service center to its expanding network worldwide that also includes South Korea, Canada and Spain. Run by Helipark Taxi Aereo e Manutencao Aeronautica, Brazil, this move is aimed at assisting the expansion of the Ka-32 type in Latin American.  Helipark has operated its own Ka-32A11BC since 2012. it is used primarily for external cargo sling loads...
August 15, 2014
South Africa’s Minister of Environmental Affairs, Edna Molewa, announced in August that the World Wildlife Fund - South Africa (WWF-SA) was preparing for its 10th annual translocation of breeding population of black rhinos to more secure areas to help safeguard and hopefully increase numbers. Helicopters have been used in previous years by WWF-SA to assist in the capture and relocation of black...
August 14, 2014
UPS Airlines (N288UP) MD-11F climbs just after taking off at Sydney. Airport Flight. Photo: Wikipedia [Avionics Today 08-14-2014] One year after the fatal crash of United Parcel Service (UPS) flight 1354, UPS pilots are calling for an end to the exclusion of all-cargo airline operators from FAR Part 117 — the new pilot rest and operating rules Congress enacted to mitigate pilot fatigue. While Part 117...
August 14, 2014
Photo: Wikipedia [Avionics Today 08-14-2014] Elbit Systems, an Israel-based defense and electronics company, will supply an undisclosed Latin American country with...
August 14, 2014
Northrop Grumman Offices. Photo: Northrop Grumman [Avionics Today 08-14-2014] United States Air Force Weather (AFW) awarded Northrop Grumman an Indefinite Deliver, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract valued at $300 million. The contract promises AFW continued help...
August 14, 2014
Stock Photo [Avionics Today 8-14-2014] Dover Air Force Base awarded Versar a $98.3 million firm, fixed-price task order to repair the runway at the Delaware base. This task order was awarded under...
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