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April 19, 2016
FLIR Systems, Inc. introduced Boson, a small uncooled thermal camera for original equipment manufacturers. The Boson is sized between FLIR's Tau and Lepton camera cores and is the...
April 15, 2016
Aviation Specialties Unlimited Inc.'s night-vision-capable Ecliptus can now connect with GoPro cameras, making ASU the first to participate in The GoPro's Developer Program. The Ecliptus offers a 40-deg field of view, weighs less than...
March 24, 2016
The U.S. Army and NATO are planning tests this coming fall and winter of systems to counter threats to rotorcraft from degraded visual environments, R&WI has learned.   Allied nation researchers are scheduled to test four DVE solutions in flight starting in October, when they are to be taken to Yuma...
March 4, 2016
Aviation Specialties Unlimited (ASU) and Wilcox Industries on March 2 revealed a new helmet mount and battery pack for night vision goggles, according to a company statement.   ASU believes its new helmet mount and battery pack is lighter, smaller and more durable because of the materials used in manufacturing. Goggles can be easily mounted to the helmet with one hand, where...
February 25, 2016
Elbit Systems recently performed several flight tests with the Helicopter Enhanced Flight Vision System (EFVS), HeliEVS in its operational configuration, combining the EVS sensor, HUD and fused image display processor.  The operational...
February 24, 2016
Elbit Systems' Helicopter Skylens wearable head-up display completed a series of successful flight tests in its final configuration mode, making it a world leading system of its kind.   Entering the final flight test stages, the Skylens demonstrated a fully operational configuration with a wider field of view, higher resolution and...
January 20, 2016
Finmeccanica Security & Information Systems Division plans to replace the old air traffic control radars at 12 Canadian...
January 15, 2016
FEC Heliports will be exhibiting its new portable battery-powered rechargeable LED helipad lighting system, HEMS-Star, at this year's Heli-Expo in Louisville, Kentucky, next month. The system, which is a...
October 20, 2015
The European Aviation Safety Agency has named the first members of its EASA Virtual Academy, which aims to sustain competency among national aviation regulatory staffs across Europe and promote harmonized regulatory and certification practices among European nations. The members are CAA International (an aviation consultancy wholly owned by the U.K. Civil Aviation Authority), the Joint Aviation Authorities...
October 6, 2015
A lack of consistency among international aviation regulators' application of certification standards slows rotorcraft manufacturers in bringing new products to market, AgustaWestland's senior VP of Strategy and Business Development told attendees at Helitech International in London Tuesday. Answering questions during a panel discussion at the show called "New...
October 2, 2015
New international agreements promise to remove obstacles for manufacturers offering helicopter improvements to operators in the U.S., Canada and Europe. Officials of the FAA, European Aviation Safety Agency and Transport Canada signed the agreements Sept. 15; the FAA announced them Sept. 28. Once they go into effect, the pacts enable aviation...
September 4, 2015
Today is your last chance to receive a $100 early-bird registration discount for Rotor & Wing International's Rotorcraft Certification Summit. The one-day summit, held Oct. 27 near...
August 28, 2015
Sept. 4 is the deadline for a $100 discount on registration for Rotor & Wing International’s Rotorcraft Certification Summit Oct. 27 near Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. At the one-day summit, top industry and...
August 17, 2015
The agenda for Rotor & Wing International's Rotorcraft Certification Summit is now available online here, as is a list of confirmed and invited speakers. The Oct. 27 summit at the Sheraton DFW Airport in...
August 10, 2015
Rotor & Wing International is organizing the inaugural Rotorcraft Certification Summit to be held Oct. 27 at the Sheraton DFW Airport in Irving, Texas, near Dallas/Fort Worth International...
July 29, 2015
Rotorcraft certification rules and procedures are antiquated and cannot keep pace with technological advances. That is the view of top executives at helicopter operators, rotorcraft manufacturers, avionics and equipment makers and modification shops.   To explain current efforts to fix those shortcomings and ensure its readers’ concerns are addressed in those efforts, Rotor & Wing...
July 15, 2015
Aviation Specialties Unlimited is offering a “trade-up” program that allows users of its green-phosphor night-vision goggles (NVGs) to upgrade to its white-phosphor NVGs. ASU...
June 11, 2015
Aiming to boost the interest of U.S. children in the sciences, Sikorsky Aircraft is challenging children to design an eco-friendly helicopter that addresses potential challenges of 2050. The fifth annual Sikorsky Helicopter 2050 Program and Challenge, which kicked off June 1 and will run...
June 10, 2015
June 30 is the nomination deadline for the Night Vision Awards to be presented at July's Airborne Law Enforcement Association (ALEA) Expo 2015 in Houston. Presented every other year, the awards are intended to...
February 4, 2015
Digital night vision capability is now in the hands of Apache helicopter pilots. Following a $27 million contract signed in June 2013, the U.S. Army has begun equipping its Boeing AH-64 Apache helicopter fleet with a state-of-the-art digital night vision systems provided by Intevac. Designated the M611 camera, this system was designed as part of the U.S. Army’s Apache Modernized Target Acquisition...
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