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October 1, 2002
From Avionics Today
When the U.S. Department of Defense opted for the Joint Precision Approach and Landing System (JPALS) in the mid-90s, most observers understood that this would be the military s version of the GPS-based Local Area Augmentation System (LAAS), which is being developed for the Federal Aviation... Read More »
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October 1, 2002
From Avionics Today
Eclipse Aviation Corp: Burtis, Vice President Eclipse Aviation Corp. has promoted Don Burtis from director of avionics and electronics to vice president of avionics and electronics, in charge of systems development for the Eclipse 500 business jet. Burtis has 30 years of experience in systems... Read More »
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October 1, 2002
From Avionics Today
Displays for GA Avidyne Corp., Lincoln, Mass., recently introduced an integrated flight deck for general aviation (GA) aircraft and has agreements to provide the system for installation, initially, on four aircraft types. Cirrus Design will offer the FlightMax Integra flight deck on its SR22... Read More »
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October 1, 2002
From Avionics Today
Based in France, Thales Avionics is the world s third-largest avionics specialist. In 2001 it produced more than 1.1 billion Euros in revenue, almost 11 percent of the parent company s sales. Thales has grown rapidly in the past dozen years from mergers and acquisitions, changing its name multiple... Read More »
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September 1, 2002
From Avionics Today
The contract for a Category I version of the Local Area Augmentation System may come soon. It would represent a giant step forward, but more giant steps will be required for the satnav system to reach its full potential. The proposals were submitted this summer, and the long-awaited contract for a... Read More »
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August 1, 2002
From Avionics Today
Digital VHF technology marches forward at a steady pace. The Build 1 phase of the joint U.S. government/industry Controller Pilot Data Link Communications (CPDLC) program is scheduled to commence next month (September), employing VHF data link Mode 2 (VDL-2). American Airlines aircraft, equipped... Read More »
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August 1, 2002
From Avionics Today
The Training Systems Product Group at the Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, in early April awarded an about $72-million order for approximately 94 control tower simulators. The contract for the Tower Simulation System (TSS) program contains annual production options through... Read More »
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August 1, 2002
From Avionics Today
In an effort to decrease the cost and increase the efficiency of automatic test systems (ATS), the military services are pushing for a greater level of standardization, not just within one service branch, but across these traditional boundaries. The emphasis also is shifting from hardware to... Read More »
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August 1, 2002
From Avionics Today
Talk of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) acquisition on a program level, and U.S. military officials often will gladly provide all the details you want. However, talk of COTS on a policy level, and military officials become quite guarded with their comments in large part because the U.S. military... Read More »
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August 1, 2002
From Avionics Today
Boeing Nabs JTRS A Boeing team won an $857-million U.S. Army contract to develop the Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS), a software-based communications system that will form the basis for all future U.S. military tactical radios. The contract covers initial system development and demonstration... Read More »
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July 1, 2002
From Avionics Today
The X-45A unmanned combat air vehicle (UCAV) technology demonstration aircraft completed its first flight in late May at NASA s Dryden Flight Research Center, Edwards AFB, Calif. The 14-minute flight reached an airspeed of 195 knots and an altitude of 7,500 feet. The first flight of the... Read More »
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June 1, 2002
From Avionics Today
SINCE THE SEPT. 11 DISASTER, government and industry experts have been scrutinizing an essential but unheralded piece of avionics safety equipment-the onboard aircraft transponder. Following the tragic events in New York and Washington, Secretary of Transportation Norman Mineta formed a "rapid... Read More »
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June 1, 2002
From Avionics Today
UAVs in the NASA Recent tests run by NASA, New Mexico State University, the U.S. Navy, Scaled Composites and Modern Technology Solutions validated emerging unmanned air vehicle (UAV) collision avoidance technologies that could someday allow UAVs access to the National Airspace System. In the New... Read More »
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June 1, 2002
From Avionics Today
There s never been a program like it, says Gregory Vuksich, president of Raytheon Brasil Sistemas de Integracao Ltda. And there may well never be one like it again. Such is the case with SIVAM, a Portuguese acronym meaning system for vigilance of the Amazon region. This civil project (with some... Read More »
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May 1, 2002
From Avionics Today
Horizon Air, a regional carrier in the northwestern United States, flies in a challenging environment and, therefore, has special needs. It flies into airports in mountainous terrain, and it seeks lower approach minima for these destinations. Some of Horizon s hubs have closely spaced, parallel... Read More »
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May 1, 2002
From Avionics Today
Challenger s Continuum Rockwell Collins recently had its Pro Line 21 Continuum avionics suite approved on the Bombardier Challenger 601. The suite features four 10-by-8-inch portrait-format, color displays, a fully integrated flight control system, triple FMS-6000 flight management systems... Read More »
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May 1, 2002
From Avionics Today
Sensor research and development is assuming a high profile today. Research in materials, structures, chips, modules and subsystems is leading the way to radars that perform electronic warfare (EW) functions; communications systems that take on signals intelligence (sigint) and EW functions; and... Read More »
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April 1, 2002
From Avionics Today
It is cold at Eilson Air Force Base, near Fairbanks, Alaska. Forty-five degrees below zero cold. It is February 1972, and we are with a KC-135 tanker task force. Our job is to refuel reconnaissance aircraft, including the SR-71 Blackbird, which keeps an eye on the Soviet far east. The cold is hard... Read More »
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April 1, 2002
From Avionics Today
Multimode recievers (MMRs), the high-integrity, multifunction navigation units installed on many air transport-class airplanes today, are expanding their scope. Driving this expansion are military aviation needs and the evolution of the National Airspace System (NAS). MMRs started with the... Read More »
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March 1, 2002
From Avionics Today
Flight Management System for the A380 Airbus has tapped Honeywell to provide the flight management system (FMS) for the super jumbo A380 carrier. Honeywell s strategic win could generate $200 million in revenue over a 15-year period, including sales of spares, data base updates, support and other... Read More »
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