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 HUD Vision Access allows pilots to descend below decision height.
This authorization is the first step needed to gain full authority for paperless cockpits.
Three new ADS-B radios in Mexico will enhance surveillance capabilities over the Gulf.
The European Commission’s adoption of a rule delaying the implementation mandate for ADS-B OUT equipment is expected in September.
System allows users to manage all cabin communications systems.
There currently is no physical means to block reception of mode-S transponder or ADS-B signals by a simple receiver.
Aircraft flying in European airspace have until June 7, 2020, to meet the ADS-B out mandate for retrofits to older aircraft.
Senate and House send letters to FAA Administrator Michael Huerta asking him to keep contract towers.
Work in the tower includes replacement of the elevator, upgrading the electrical system and removing asbestos.
A presentation at the Black Hat USA 2014 conference points out security vulnerabilities in some satcom systems.