Category Archives: Avionics

EGPWS upgrade could have saved Flight 1354

The fatal crash of a cargo flight which killed the two pilots on board could have been prevented if US carrier UPS had installed new … More ››

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Cockpit invention promises to boost pilot spatial awareness

An Australian pilot stands to revolutionise the global aviation industry with his world-first idea for a cockpit lighting system that could solve the problem of … More ››

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Nicarnica secures AVOID ash cloud tech production deal

Nicarnica Aviation and Israel’s Elbit Systems have agreed to incorporate the AVOID based ash detection technology into Elbit’s EVS solution. Production will start in 2015 … More ››

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L-3 wins Airbus AFIRS 228S certification

L-3 Aviation Recorders has received Airbus’ formal notification of certification for the L-3 Automated Flight Information Reporting System 228S for the Airbus A320 family of … More ››

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Fokker secures STC for B757 CPDLC

Fokker Services, part of Fokker Technologies, has received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for Controller-Pilot Data Link Communications (CPDLC) modification on the Boeing B757 aircraft. … More ››

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ICAO mounts industry response on calls for global flight tracking

UN aviation agency ICAO meets today to mount a swift industry response to public calls for global flight tracking following the disappearance of the missing … More ››

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Inmarsat touts free flight tracking service

UK satellite business Inmarsat has proposed to ICAO a free global airline tracking service over the Inmarsat network, as part of the anticipated adoption of … More ››

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Rockwell Collins expands FANS 1/A capability

Dassault Falcon 50EX, Falcon 2000 and Falcon 2000EX aircraft currently equipped with Rockwell Collins avionics and flight management system will have an upgrade path for … More ››

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Brazil OKs AFIRS for ATR-42/72

FLYHT Aerospace Solutions has received a Supplemental Type Certificate for its Automated Flight Information Reporting System (AFIRS) 228 on the ATR- 42/72 series aircraft from … More ››

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Missing Malaysia MH370 prompts calls for SOS data streaming

As the search continues for stricken Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, calls for mandatory triggered data streaming technology on passenger aircraft have been renewed. In the … More ››

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