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October 1, 2001
From Avionics Today
As far back as in the 18th century, airborne vehicles were used for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR). That remains true of many airborne vehicles today. But unlike the balloons flown more than 200 years ago and the various types of aircraft that have flown since, pilotless... Read More »
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September 1, 2001
From Avionics Today
Pardon this rather seditious inquiry, but on how many missions do we really need pilots? They probably are needed on most missions for now. But that may change soon. At the flight line of this year s Paris Airshow, one saw the familiar array of commercial and military aircraft. But tucked among... Read More »
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September 1, 2001
From Avionics Today
Airlines Select Avionics Air transport carriers recently selected avionics systems to update their existing aircraft or install in aircraft on order. Here are some examples: Continental Airlines plans to retrofit 208 of its aircraft with Honeywell s Enhanced Ground Proximity Warning... Read More »
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September 1, 2001
From Avionics Today
A quick look at unmanned air vehicles (UAVs) in operation or development reveals their amazing variety. In wingspan, they range from six inches (15 cm) to 247 feet (75 meters). In flight mode, they embrace fixed-wing, rotary-wing, MV-22 Osprey-like vertical takeoff/landing (VTOL), and birdlike... Read More »
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August 1, 2001
From Avionics Today
NATS: James, General Manager, ATS Steve James leaves his post of civil air attaché for the British Embassy in the United States to become general manager, air traffic service, at London Heathrow International Airport, working for National Air Traffic Services Ltd. (NATS). James is a former air... Read More »
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July 1, 2001
From Avionics Today
Canadair 604 Avionics Updated Rockwell Collins recently received a Technical Standard Order (TSO) for a mid-life avionics upgrade package for the Bombardier Canadair Challenger 604 bizjet. Integration of the upgrade into production aircraft begins this summer. Updating the Canadair 604's Pro Line... Read More »
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July 1, 2001
From Avionics Today
AFTER BEING STUNG BADLY during the 1982 Falklands conflict, the British Royal Navy had 10 of its Sea King HAS Mk2 helicopters initially retrofitted with Thorn-EMI (later Racal and now Thales Avionics) Searchwater radars to provide airborne early warning (AEW) of attacks against its ships by... Read More »
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June 1, 2001
From Avionics Today
Thales Joins with L-3 Communications Thales Avionics and L-3 Communications signed an agreement in mid-April to form a joint venture company, to be located in Phoenix, Ariz. This move is consistent with L-3 s announcement in April 2000 when the company purchased Honeywell s traffic alert and... Read More »
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May 1, 2001
From Avionics Today
Competition for the multiservice, multinational Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program is tightening between Boeing and Lockheed Martin. Small wonder. The JSF program is cited as one of the largest fighter production programs ever: up to 5,000 aircraft worth $300 billion. Both Boeing and Lockheed... Read More »
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April 1, 2001
From Avionics Today
Federal Aviation Administration: Peacock, ATS Director The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has Bill G. Peacock succeeding Ronald E. Morgan as director of the Air Traffic Service (ATS). Morgan retired after 32 years with the FAA. As ATS director, Peacock will be in charge of air traffic... Read More »
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November 1, 2000
From Avionics Today
Diel Avionik Systeme: Germany s Largest Avionics Supplier Champagne corks were popped and broad smiles surrounded the entry way of a branch office in Toulouse, France, in celebration in mid-September of the launching of a new company formed jointly by Diehl VA Systeme Stiftung & Co. KG and... Read More »
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November 1, 2000
From Avionics Today
Rapidly advancing electronics technology means that cockpit equipment becomes outdated much more quickly than the rest of the aircraft, and this is particularly crucial in fighters. To bring the avionics of the F-16 up to a competitive level, Singapore Technologies (ST) Aerospace is offering the... Read More »
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November 1, 2000
From Avionics Today
Aeroflex: Gregory, UTMC President Aeroflex Inc. has appointed Charles "Chuck" Gregory as president of UTMC. He will replace Charles "Nick" Ide, who retires in March 2001. Gregory joined Aeroflex UTMC in 1989. Visit www.utmc.com. Spirent Systems: Wagner, Sales Director Spirent Systems has named Tom... Read More »
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October 1, 2000
From Avionics Today
ALSIM Simulators JAR Approved The French simulator manufacturer, ALSIM, recently received Europe s JAR Std. 3A certification for its line of computer-based simulators, which had already adhered to U.S. Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR) standards. The reconfigurable simulators, designed for the... Read More »
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October 1, 2000
From Avionics Today
Smiths Industries: Mawer, Marketing Director Bill Mawer has joined Smiths Industries as marketing director for the company s Aerospace Group. Based at Smiths Industries headquarters in Northwest London, he is responsible for group marketing efforts in the United States and United Kingdom, and... Read More »
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August 1, 2000
From Avionics Today
In 1998, nine companies created the Interchangeable Virtual Instruments (IVI) Foundation. The foundation s goal, simply put, is to enable end-users to switch from one brand of test instrument within an instrument class to another without having to rewrite large segments of test program code. IVI... Read More »
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July 1, 2000
From Avionics Today
It first flew nearly a half century ago, in 1954, yet its new cockpit could make the pilots of modern fighters and bizjets near green with envy. Lockheed Martin has transformed the versatile C-130 Hercules tactical transport with an ultra-modern, two-crewmember, glass cockpit and avionics suite... Read More »
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June 1, 2000
From Avionics Today
HGS on the Challenger 604 The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration recently approved the Flight Dynamics head-up guidance system (HGS) on the Bombardier Canadair Challenger 604. The STC follows some three years of development work. The HGS is certified for use in weather conditions down to... Read More »
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May 1, 2000
From Avionics Today
Smiths Industries: Ferrie, Head of Aerospace Smiths Industries has designated John Ferrie as the new head of Smiths Industries Aerospace, following Norman Barber s retirement at the end of the current financial year, July 31. Ferrie will come on-board as executive director on April 10. Ferrie... Read More »
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March 1, 2000
From Avionics Today
Airbus of North America: Courpron, President and COO Henri Courpron, senior vice president of sales and marketing will advance to become president and chief operating officer of Airbus Industrie of North America (AINA), succeeding Nick Tomassetti, who will retire March 31. Courpron joined AINA in... Read More »
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