COVER STORY

 

Show Me the Money: How Metroplex Redesigns are Impacting the Bottom Line

  The FAA, alongside the National Air Traffic Controller’s Association (NATCA) and airline partners are redesigning airspace and addressing inefficiencies, introducing new Performance Based Navigation (PBN) procedures, and making use of Time Based Flow Management (TBFM) to make airspace more efficient and improve access to airports with its initiative to revamp and redesign Metroplexes across the United States To date, the FAA has targeted 21 Metroplexes under its Optimization of Airspace... Read more

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FROM THE EDITOR'S DESK

Middle East Airlines Show the Way In Technology Investments

  In this edition, we put the spotlight on a number of case studies of different metroplexes around the United States, and where they are with their NextGen initiatives. We look in detail at work done in Denver and North Texas for example, and find out... Read more

UPGRADE CENTRAL

Wire and Cable: Aircraft EWIS and SWAP in Focus

  Aircraft wire and cable needs continue to be a major trend for readers of Avionics Magazine, as 100 percent of respondents to our industry survey this year said they need to acquire new wire and cable solutions to support such capabilities as Automatic... Read more

FEATURES

 

Integration, Certification and Equipment Obsolescence on the Road to ADS-B Compliance

  Less than 10 percent of U.S. airlines have ADS-B capability on board, leaving tens of thousands of airliners and hundreds of thousands of general aviation aircraft still in need of equipage. The FAA’s NextGen Advisory Council Sub Committee... Read more

Avionics Modifications Q&A With Bob Dankers From Boeing

  As airspace mandates come into effect and a continued desire to improve fuel burn and overall efficiency grows, airlines across the globe are performing aftermarket avionics upgrades on their aircraft. Meanwhile, airframe manufacturers are constantly... Read more

Connected thinking required to keep cybersecurity threats at bay

  In-flight connectivity has introduced a raft of well-documented passenger and operational benefits, but it has a more sinister flip-side. As aircraft become more and more connected, the aviation industry faces an ongoing battle to ensure it is always... Read more

Middle East Airlines Invest to Gain a Step Ahead

Photo: Etihad Airways When it comes to investing in new technologies, avionics and connectivity, airlines in the Middle East are some of the most ambitious around. Airlines such as Emirates, flydubai and Saudia set the standard when it comes these... Read more

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