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November 1, 2003
From Avionics Today
Producing voice switches isn t rocket science, but air traffic controllers can t do without them. Aside from en route equipment, which has more time left before replacement becomes necessary, many switches in the U.S. National Airspace System (NAS) are aging or coming up to the end of their... Read More »
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November 1, 2003
From Avionics Today
The U.S. Navy s F-14B pilots now enjoy greater situational awareness, thanks to the replacement of the combat aircraft s vertical display indicator group (VDIG), the avionics portion of a larger upgrade program. The Naval Air Systems Command (NavAir) and Northrop Grumman made a point of using... Read More »
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October 20, 2003
From Aviation Today
Combination of ultraviolet and radar detection deemed doubly reliable "Our goal is to make the terrorist missile miss," declared Jim Carey. He's vice president of business development for Austin, Texas-based AVISYS, one of many avionics and systems companies jumping on the missile defense... Read More »
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October 1, 2003
From Avionics Today
RVSM Heats Up Honeywell and West Star Aviation have received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification of a system enabling Learjet 35/36 series aircraft to meet the fast-approaching deadline for reduced vertical separation minimum (RVSM) capability. The RVSM package includes Honeywell s... Read More »
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September 1, 2003
From Avionics Today
What must a 21st-century tactical aircraft incorporate to satisfy the needs of the U.S. Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps and international customers seeking a multimission air vehicle? The short answer is plenty of onboard and offboard data collection, processing and fusion. The long answer... Read More »
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August 25, 2003
From Aviation Today
Man portable air defense systems (MANPADS) pose a long-term threat to the airline industry, for which a long-term commitment to interdict and defeat is necessary, sources say. Clearly, the large aircraft infrared countermeasure (LAIRCM) proposed by Northrop Grumman, is one means of defense should... Read More »
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August 18, 2003
From Aviation Today
The would-be agent of attack: United States of America vs. Hemant Lakhani (arrested Aug. 12), criminal complaint filed Aug. 11, U.S. District Court of New Jersey, Attachment A (extracts): "Defendant Lakhani and the CW [cooperating witness] discussed Osama bin Laden. Defendant Lakhani sated ..... Read More »
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August 18, 2003
From Aviation Today
Hundreds of aircraft could be retrofitted in 28 months from 'go' order The missile threat to commercial airliners burst into public view last week, with the arrest of three illegal arms dealers bent on acquiring the lethal SA-18 portable missile receiving the full media "treatment." What best to... Read More »
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July 1, 2003
From Avionics Today
Pilatus Display Accord Pilatus Aircraft Ltd. has signed on Astronautics Corp. of America for long-term support of the Swiss airframer s PC-7 and PC-9 aircraft. Astronautics will provide both the 6-by-8-inch and 5 ATI (air transport indicator) electronic flight instrument systems (EFIS) for the... Read More »
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July 1, 2003
From Avionics Today
Airbus Military s A400M airlifter program finally launched after years of waiting, wrangling and political drama will go head to head with the C-130J and stretched C-130J-30 for export orders. Will the A400M s new avionics systems and other innovations power the newcomer beyond its base market... Read More »
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June 9, 2003
From Aviation Today
Aviation industry lags rail, maritime sectors in use of video recordings The cameras are coming. In the not-too-distant future transport category aircraft might well be equipped with closed circuit television systems to cover both interior spaces and the exterior of the aircraft as the technology... Read More »
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June 1, 2003
From Avionics Today
As everyone knows, the success of radio frequency (RF) applications depends as much upon the antenna as upon the electronics behind it.A new satellite-based airborne communications network developed by ARINC Inc., for example, seeks to introduce "true" broadband connectivity to the corporate jet... Read More »
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May 1, 2003
From Avionics Today
Garmin Chosen for the Mustang Cessna Aircraft Co. has chosen Garmin International s new G1000 integrated glass cockpit for its new Citation Mustang business jet. The aircraft s panel will have a 15-inch multifunction display flanked by two 10-inch primary flight displays. The G1000 system has a... Read More »
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April 1, 2003
From Avionics Today
The importance of wire and cable selection, installation and maintenance cannot be overstated. The aviation industry s approach to the parlous state of electrical wiring can be likened to an alcoholic s progress stout denial, fervent confession and then determined commitment. The analogous wiring... Read More »
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March 1, 2003
From Avionics Today
The giant Airbus 380 features subtle cockpit design. It balances new concepts and technologies within an existing framework to provide a familiar, yet easier-to-use pilot workspace. The human-machine interface (HMI) is interactive and intuitive, reflecting "a cockpit designed around the pilot,"... Read More »
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February 1, 2003
From Avionics Today
Inmarsat s 11-month-old Swift64 high-speed data service, based on the Inmarsat-3 constellation, has carved out a niche in government and corporate aviation. As of December, more than 100 terminals apparently had been sold, and five manufacturers were building 64-kilobit/sec satcom equipment... Read More »
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February 1, 2003
From Avionics Today
In the 1980s radio frequency (RF) engineers developed microwave and millimeter-wave integrated circuits that revolutionized the reliability and controllability of RF systems, while significantly reducing their size and cost. But now a second revolution is in view: active, chip-sized "microsystems"... Read More »
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February 1, 2003
From Avionics Today
New Washington Area TRACON A new terminal radar approach control (TRACON) facility that consolidates five TRACONs in the Washington-Baltimore area began operation in late 2002. The Potomac Consolidated TRACON in Warrenton, Va., will federate facilities at Washington Dulles, Washington Ronald... Read More »
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January 1, 2003
From Avionics Today
The aviation industry is moving from bulky, power-hungry cathode ray tubes (CRTs) to lighter, more reliable liquid crystal displays (LCDs). New aircraft types and versions have adopted LCDs. But a huge pool of electromechanical- and CRT-equipped aircraft remains to be tapped. Given the current... Read More »
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January 1, 2003
From Avionics Today
Targeting/Nav Pods Northrop Grumman has announced the integration of its LITENING Extended Range (ER) precision targeting system onto U.S. Air Force F-15E fighter aircraft. The LITENING ER system is a self-contained, multisensor laser target designating and navigation system for the detection... Read More »
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