Avionics and ATC
New developments and products in avionics, specifically about aircraft electronics in the cockpit; and news, issues, personnel, equipment and developments about air traffic management.
The trial will take place at Leesburg (Va.) Airport, which currently has no tower, next summer.
“Criminal action by a contractor knocked out communications equipment” at the FAA air route traffic control center.
STC approval of the G5000 in the Beechjet 400A/400XP is targeted for the fourth quarter of 2015.
The first flights of the upgraded Mi-171 will take place in Moscow.
Honeywell’s new JetWave satcom system is expected to be available for delivery aboard the Canadian aircraft manufacturer’s Globals starting in 2016.
The move will set the stage for the EU to evolve its air traffic management infrastructure to a more satellite-based system.
Of second-quarter avionics sales, 51.7 percent was for forward-fit avionics, while 48.8 percent was for retrofit avionics.
Deliveries of Kodiaks equipped with the Garmin GFC 700 will begin in the fourth quarter.
CMA-9000 flight management system and CMA-5024 GPS/Waas landing system have been selected on the Airbus Helicopters EC225e.
Retrofit delivers a NextGen-capable avionics system with three interchangeable 14-inch touchscreen flight displays.