Making Sense of Mandates
Avionics mandates are frequently a topic of conversation at our Avionics Advisory Board meetings. Even though 2020 is still four years away, it appears the industry is in a race against time to equip their fleets with some of the key proposed mandates. It is... Read more
Wearable Technology: Tool or Trend?
In an aircraft hangar, a maintenance technician accesses the history of a faulty part, calls in advice from a superior on how to best fix it and logs the maintenance work, all with a few verbal commands and with his hands still in the aircraft. In an... Read more
Aircraft Tracking in a Post-MH370 World
The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in March 2014 following the crash of Air France Flight 447 five years earlier, prompted a new push to scrutinize global tracking of commercial aircraft flying within remote areas of the world... Read more
The Aircraft’s Place in the IoT Revolution
In aviation circles, professionals prefer the conceptual term “connected network” to the consumer-products-sounding Internet of Things (IoT). While IoT may not adequately describe the technical and commercial potential of satellite-based data... Read more