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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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

 

Calling on Avionics’ Brightest

This year, I am calling on the avionics industry’s brightest minds to submit white papers and case studies that you believe can solve some of the industry’s biggest challenges. As always in this issue, we feature in-depth analysis on some of the... Read more

Pay to Play: The Cost of ADS-B and Where to Find Financial Assistance

When FAA published the final Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) rule in May 2010 mandating that aircraft flying in certain controlled airspace be equipped with ADS-B Out by January 1, 2020, there was the predictable howl from the General... Read more

An Operator’s Guide to Flight Tracking Solutions

Flight tracking solutions have been popping up right and left since the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) early 2016 adoption of aircraft tracking provisions spurred by the loss of Malaysia Airlines airliner MH370 in 2014. As part of... 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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