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March 1, 2004
From Avionics Today
A drawback to standard VHF radio communication is that it is limited in range to little more than line of sight. Unlike HF and lower frequencies, VHF's transmitted waves propagate minimally around the Earth's surface. When, on occasion, VHF transmissions do reach well beyond the horizon, they... Read More »
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October 1, 2014
From Avionics Today
As planes rise in nations that have never before flown before, choruses of new regional markets have created a collective developmental jolt. Meanwhile, mature markets are witnessing a simultaneous shift in testing paradigms, with more on the horizon due to growing popularity of Unmanned Aerial... Read More »
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September 1, 2011
From Avionics Today
For automated test equipment (ATE) developers, addressing complexity is their specialty. It is no simple chore to keep the systems on a variety of legacy and new military aircraft bristling with latest technologies fit for service in an ever-changing operational environment. Along with a dose of... Read More »
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July 11, 2016
From Avionics Today
Global Hawk UAS. Photo: Carla Thomas [Avionics Today 07-11-2016] The U.S. Air Force has awarded UTC Aerospace Systems a contract to support the integration and testing of the MS-177 Multi-Spectral Imaging (MSI) and long-range Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) sensor... Read More »
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August 1, 2011
From Avionics Today
There is no shortage of diversity in the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) market. There are UASs the size of Boeing 737s and handheld systems that weigh less than a pound. Most of the headlines and tax dollars, though, are reserved for the large UASs, including the Predator, Global Hawk and Reaper... Read More »
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December 1, 2016
From Avionics Today
Cockpit displays, which serve as key sources of pilot situational awareness, are becoming more intuitive and easier to use. Technologies, often first used or envisioned in the military sector, will help to decrease pilot workload and increase safety in civil aviation. Current or coming innovations... Read More »
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February 1, 2014
From Avionics Today
Interjet Adds New A320s Mexican low-cost carrier Interjet received two newly leased A320 aircraft from GE Capital Aviation Service (GECAS). The aircraft were the last of six scheduled for delivery to Interjet as part of a purchase and leaseback transaction with GECAS. Interjet originally ordered... Read More »
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February 1, 2014
From Avionics Today
UK Airports to Upgrade Air Traffic System NATS, the U.K. s air navigation service provider, has selected Northrop Grumman subsidiary Park Air Systems to provide ground-to-air communication solutions for up to 15 airports. Park Air was selected to provide a communications solution building upon... Read More »
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August 19, 2009
From Avionics Today
Hypertronics Corp., a Smiths Interconnect business based in Hudson, Mass., will provide its KA electrical connectors to Northrop Grumman for the Global Hawk UAS. The connector will be used in the braking and master flight control computer systems. The MIL-DTL-55302-qualified KA uses 0.60 diameter... Read More »
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October 1, 2011
From Avionics Today
Rugged Display Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing unveiled the latest addition to its Skyquest family of video displays, the new ALPHA Series of rugged displays for deployed airborne platforms. This initial launch comprises of two display configurations, a 15-inch and a 10.4-inch unit... 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, 2013
From Avionics Today
Pamela Drew ITT Exelis appointed Pamela Drew as president of its Information Systems business area, based in Herndon, Va., leading the company s air traffic management, cybersolutions and space efforts. Before joining Exelis, Drew served as senior vice president of Strategic Capabilities and... Read More »
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January 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
FH1100 Academy Plans 20-25 More Students Nearly every student helicopter pilot longs for the day when he or she hits the start switch and produces the sweet, roaring whine of a turbine engine spooling up. Students at Van Nevel Helicopters Academy in Century, Fla. don t have to wait for that. From... Read More »
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March 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
SCHWEIZER AIRCRAFT IS OFFERING delivery positions for its newest helicopter model, the 434, and briefing Heli-Expo attendees on its plans for certification of the four-bladed, turbine-powered aircraft. In addition, the Sikorsky Aircraft (Booth 2040) subsidiary will update attendees on its X2... Read More »
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April 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
HELI-EXPO 2007 Rolls-Royce is developing a new turboshaft engine to power Robinson Helicopter s first turbine helicopter and is discussing the application of the powerplant to the products of Enstrom Helicopter, MD Helicopters, and Schweizer Aircraft. Unveiled at Heli-Expo, the RR300 is "a major... Read More »
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January 19, 2010
From Avionics Today
SRA International, based in Fairfax, Va., completed all factory acceptance tests (FAT) for FAA s low cost ground surveillance (LCGS) program. The company said the FATs demonstrated the operational capabilities of its Terma Scanter 2001 surface movement radar and as the HITT A-3000 ATC Display and... Read More »
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December 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
Steel, aircraft, the right pilots, and certain equipment such as night-vision systems have all posed challenges to operators striving to meet high customer demand. 2006 PROVED TO BE A YEAR PACKED WITH ACTION ON THE BATTLEFRONT, IN OPERATIONS, sales campaigns, and regulatory debates, and on... Read More »
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September 1, 2004
From Rotor & Wing
The Canadian government has selected the S-92 over AgustaWestland's EH101 Cormorant for its maritime replacement helicopter. The announcement was made July 23. Final contracts will be signed this fall and the first helicopter must be delivered no later than 2008. Deliveries thereafter are to... Read More »
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March 4, 2010
From Avionics Today
Lockheed Martin received a low-rate initial production, $171.8 million contract from Northrop Grumman for four AN/APY-9 Airborne Early Warning (AEW) radar systems and spare parts. The radar systems will be integrated into the U.S. Navy's new E-2D Advanced Hawkeye. "The APY-9 radar will provide... Read More »
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March 17, 2010
From Avionics Today
Northrop Grumman said Wednesday that it has begun installing the first set of satellite communications hardware for a B-2 stealth bomber that will eventually allow the jet to send and receive battlefield information up to 100 times faster than its current satellite communications system. The work... Read More »
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