Category Archives: Avionics

US ADS-B-ready fleet marks NextGen milestone

Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) equipment is now on board 10,000 aircraft flying in the United States. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) made the announcement at … More ››

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SITA OnAir to pioneer aircraft connectivity

SITA and OnAir have formed SITA OnAir to help airlines realise the full potential of nose-to-tail connected aircraft solutions, regardless of fleet size, route structure … More ››

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FAA approves Avionica B767 satLINK MAX

Satellite communications business Avionica has secured a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) to install satLINK MAX, the first ATC voice and data … More ››

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NASA ASTAR software to enhance efficiency

NASA researchers have launched flight tests of computer software that shows promise in improving flight efficiency and reducing environmental impacts of aircraft, especially on communities … More ››

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Safran, Duncan to develop ADS-B solution

Safran Engineering Services is teaming with Duncan Aviation to develop an Approved Model List Supplemental Type Certificate (AML-STC), for Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast Out … More ››

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Avtech, SWA go live with Aventus NowCast

AVTECH Sweden and Southwest Airlines, the largest US domestic carrier, have together recorded a significant milestone with the Aventus NowCast Descent offering across the carrier’s … More ››

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Honeywell bizav 10-year forecast eyes 4% annual average growth

Honeywell is forecasting up to 9,450 new business jet deliveries worth $280 billion from 2014 to 2024. The 2014 Honeywell outlook reflects an approximate 7 … More ››

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Garmin offers standalone ADS-B solution

Garmin has announced strategic partnerships with members of its dealer network to provide a stand-alone Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) solution for popular business and transport … More ››

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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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