Category Archives: Avionics

SB-Safety enters United service evaluation

Global mobile satellite communications business Inmarsat and Cobham SATCOM have confirmed that SB-Safety (SB-S) has entered service evaluation on the first United Airlines Boeing B767 … More ››

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Brazil checks CPDLC after US concern on Iridum

Brazil’s Department of Airspace Control (DECEA) said it is monitoring Controller Pilot Data Link Communications via the Iridium network after US aviation authorities imposed a … More ››

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Third launch delivers 10 more Aireon payloads

Aireon announced today the successful launch and deployment of the third batch of 10 Iridium NEXT satellites, carrying its space-based automatic dependent surveillance broadcast (ADS-B) … More ››

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Boeing to acquire Aurora Flight Sciences to advance autonomous technology capabilities

Boeing plans to acquire Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation, a world-class innovator, developer and manufacturer of advanced aerospace platforms, under an agreement signed by the companies. … More ››

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Audit launched on FAA weather and aircraft surveillance radar replacement programme

The US aviation watchdog is to launch an audit into the Federal Aviation Administration’s SENSR programme. The Spectrum Efficient National Surveillance Radar (SENSR) programme is … More ››

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CHC, Leonardo & SKYTRAC cooperate on global real-time inflight safety data transfer

CHC Helicopter, in collaboration with Leonardo and SKYTRAC, have successfully completed testing of a real-time Health and Usage Monitoring System (HUMS) and cockpit Electronic Flight … More ››

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ADS-B draft rule marks NSS milestone

A draft civil aviation rule for New Zealand proposing a mandate for Automatic Dependent Surveillance–Broadcast (ADS-B) equipage and operation for all aircraft in controlled airspace … More ››

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Inmarsat signs agreement with Rockwell Collins

Inmarsat has signed a strategic agreement with Rockwell Collins for the global distribution of its next-generation SwiftBroadband-Safety (SB-S) flightdeck connectivity solution. The partners said the … More ››

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Turkish DHMI and Aireon to collaborate on real-time space-based ADS-B implementation

Aireon has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with The General Directorate of State Airports Authority (DHMI), Turkey’s air navigation service provider (ANSP). DHMI has … More ››

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UTC acquires Rockwell Collins for $30 billion

United Technologies and Rockwell Collins have reached a definitive agreement under which United Technologies will acquire Rockwell Collins for $140.00 per share, in cash and … More ››

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