Monthly Archives: October 2012

LITEF hybrid INS for Citation Sovereign

Northrop Grumman Corporation has been selected by Cessna Aircraft Company to be a provider of gyro-compassing, hybrid inertial navigation systems as core components of the … More ››

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Garmin presents GTS 8000 TCAS II/ACAS II

Garmin has launched the GTS 8000 Traffic alert and Collision Avoidance System (TCAS II)/Airborne Collision Avoidance System (ACAS II) for transport category aircraft. The GTS … More ››

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ARINC DirectSM introduces ConnectOnboard

Flight services solution business Arinc Direct is showcasing its new ARINC Direct ConnectOnboard Communications System for business aviation at this year’s NBAA Annual Meeting and … More ››

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Metron to optimise SA airside capacity

Metron Aviation has won a contract to evaluate airside  capacity  enhancements for South Africa. The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) provided a grant to … More ››

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FAA green lights Flexjet iPad2 solution

Fractional jet ownership business Flexjet has received conditional authorisation from the Federal Aviation Administration for the use of Apple iPads as electronic flight bags (EFB) … More ››

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Virtual Worlds

Remote tower technology promises to revolutionise the provision of air traffic services. Last year, Air Traffic Management magazine interviewed several leading exponents of this technology. … More ››

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FAA OKs Challenger 605 low vis approaches

Rockwell Collins’ Head-up Guidance System (HGS) with enhanced vision for Bombardier Challenger 605 aircraft is now approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for low … More ››

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ASDE-X comes under audit scrutiny

A US aviation watchdog plans this week to initiate an audit on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Airport Surface Detection Equipment –Model X (ASDE-X) Programme. … More ››

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JV to develop comms, nav systems

Rockwell Collins and China Electronics Technology Avionics (CETCA) have signed an agreement to establish a joint venture to develop and manufacture the communication and navigation … More ››

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Garmin debuts GTX 3000 transponder

Garmin has launched the GTX 3000, a new remote-mount, Mode-S transponder designed to accommodate the environmental and operational demands of transport category aircraft. The GTX … More ››

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