Category Archives: Avionics

Europe’s regionals resisting equipage deadline

Europe’s regional airlines are resisting 2018 equipage deadlines forcing them to upgrade to enhanced Mode S and ADS-B ‘OUT’ avionics. In pursuit of a common infrastructure across … More ››

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Ready, Steady…Go?

Christian Ramsey, president at uAvionix, discusses the battle for drone tracking technology. There has been a lot of discussion in the past couple of years … More ››

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Honeywell next-gen satnav tech gets FAA nod

Honeywell has received a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) technical standard order certification for the design and production of its Integrated Multi-Mode Receiver that allows the … More ››

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FAA, industry team on UAS sense-and-avoid

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and partners Northrop Grumman and ACSS, an L3 and Thales business, have conducted a series of successful flight tests of the sense-and-avoid avionics … More ››

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SBB selected for Hawaiian’s new A321neos

Hawaiian Airlines (HAL) has selected Inmarsat’s next generation IP-based SwiftBroadband-Safety (SB-S) platform for installation on its new Airbus A321neo fleet. Inmarsat’s SB-S service will deliver secure … More ››

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Swift Take

With modified versions of Inmarsat’s SwiftBroadband-based cockpit communications solution, SB-Safety (SB-S) already being successfully trialled by Hawaiian Airlines and FedEx, the solution could soon receive an important … More ››

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Datalink through all French upper airspace

Controllers from the five French area control centres can provide ATC instruction of frequency transfer via datalink to all equipped aircraft above FL 195 (6,000 … More ››

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FAA signals STC changes to ADS-B systems

The United States Federal Aviation Administration has updated guidance on installing ADS-B out systems, which could allow avionics shops to install ADS-B equipment on aircraft … More ››

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UTC, Honeywell merger deal comes to naught

United Technologies has ended the prospect of further ‘merger of equals’ talks with Honeywell, claiming ‘insurmountable regulatory obstacles and strong customer opposition’, according to the Financial … More ››

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Rockwell Collins to develop NASA sonic boom display tool for pilots

Rockwell Collins has been awarded a two-year contract by NASA to develop a conceptual cockpit display that will provide a visual representation of sonic boom … More ››

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