Category Archives: Avionics

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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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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