Category Archives: Avionics

InFlight Labs to support airline GADSS needs

InFlight Labs have developed Smart ADT, an industry-first GADSS (Global Aeronautical Distress Safety System) compliant avionics interface which works with the aircraft’s communication system to trigger real-time tracking … More ››

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The Vision Thing

Two Airbus teams that have been working separately on a synthetic vision system (SVS) and a primary full-format flight display (PF3D) have come together to … More ››

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Honeywell to offer FANS system testing

Honeywell has launched a new Future Air Navigation System testing capability as part of its GoDirect Datalink services. The new built-in tool will give operators … More ››

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Airbus, Rolls-Royce, Siemens team up for electric future with E-Fan X hybrid demonstrator

Airbus, Rolls-Royce, and Siemens have formed a partnership which aims at developing a near-term flight demonstrator which will be a significant step forward in hybrid-electric … More ››

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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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