COVER STORY

 

The Business of Connecting the Private Jet

  With deeper pockets and a clientele that delight in the having the latest technology at their finger tips, business jets are often ahead of the curve when it comes to technology adoption. But even with OEMs and operators driven to invest in and incorporate the latest in-flight connectivity systems onboard their planes, many feel weighed down by the lack of “blow you away” tech available. “Essentially the goal that we have: a connection that is seamless, that can provide our... Read more

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FROM THE EDITOR'S DESK

Avionics for Progress-Gen

In September, we hosted our fifth-annual Avionics for NextGen conference, which provided in-depth examples of major progress with the deployment phases of the world’s two largest Communications, Navigation and Surveillance (CNS) Air Traffic Management... Read more

UPGRADE CENTRAL

How New Data Acquisition Tech is Tackling the Information Mountain

Airbus and Boeing’s re-engined workhorse aircraft, the A320 neo and 737 MAX, will enter service in 2016 and 2017, respectively, with standard data acquisition architectures that can provide unprecedented collection and transmission of data from sensors... Read more

FEATURES

 

Capitalizing on the Advent of Cockpit Connectivity

  With Wi-Fi in the passenger cabin now commonplace for today’s traveling public, the cockpit represents the next major aircraft domain for IP connectivity to make its mark. From real-time weather updates to flight planning and predictive... Read more

Coming Off the Production Line: Is Your Aircraft’s GPS Receiver Accurate Enough for ADS-B?

Among the many initiatives of its NextGen air traffic modernization program, the FAA is transitioning away from the traditional reliance on radar surveillance in restricted airspace toward primary Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B)... Read more

Early Adopters of ADS-B:UPS & JetBlue

Six years after the FAA mandated Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B) Out equipage for aircraft flying in airspace that requires a transponder, today, the agency estimates just 671 airliners have been equipped with rule-compliant DO-260B ADS-B... Read more

Opinion

The Evolution of Flight Deck Connectivity: Three Myths that Could Disrupt the Aviation industry

This is the dawn of a golden age of aviation Big Data and information management. Never before has so much data been available to inform day-to-day operational decision making with insight, safety and security. Aviation industry partners and competitors alike... Read more

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