Monthly Archives: November 2012

Legacy test flight for Pro Line Fusion

Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion advanced avionics successfully completed the first test flight on the Embraer Executive Jets’ Legacy 500 mid-size business jet. The flight … More ››

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Sandy added to airline October challenges

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global traffic results for October showing a persistent softening of passenger traffic growth and a significant deterioration in … More ››

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Luciad used in FAA data manager tool

A display product from Luciad was used for a key component of the US Federal Aviation Administration Terminal Flight Data Manager (FAA TFDM) reference implementation … More ››

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Qantas launches Airbus iPad EFB

Qantas has become a launch customer for the ‘FlySmart with Airbus’ cockpit applications on iPad. These ‘Electronic Flight Bag’ (EFB) applications will be used by … More ››

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SAERCO becomes ANS provider at La Palma

Air navigation services at La Palma Airport in the Canary Islands are now being provided by privately-owned SAERCO. Spain’s state-owned AENA Airports awarded the contract … More ››

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UNO gets $1.5m NASA grant for NextGen

The University of New Orleans has secured a three-year $1.5 million NASA grant to make improvements to the nation’s air traffic system. Researchers will develop … More ››

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Adacel, Simlat to collaborate

Simlat is to team up with Adacel which will feature the integration of Simlat’s STAR/C-STAR UAS training systems products with Adacel’s ATCiB simulator. This collaboration … More ››

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NTSB issues air cargo fire advice

The US National Transportation Safety Board has issued three recommendations to reduce the impact of in-flight fires aboard cargo aircraft, saying current fire protection regulations … More ››

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Time ripe for niche avionics suppliers

The North American military avionics market earned revenue of $13.48 billion in 2011 and estimates this to decline to $13.31 billion in 2017, according to … More ››

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Handing Over

It is nearly two decades ago that the idea of Free Flight first surfaced in discussions about the future of air traffic management. Steve Zerkowitz … More ››

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