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.

Sep 2, 2014 - 3:40 PM
The HUD Vision Access allows pilots to descend below decision height.
Sep 2, 2014 - 3:30 PM
This authorization is the first step needed to gain full authority for paperless cockpits.
Sep 2, 2014 - 3:45 AM
Three new ADS-B radios in Mexico will enhance surveillance capabilities over the Gulf.
Aug 26, 2014 - 2:45 PM
The European Commission’s adoption of a rule delaying the implementation mandate for ADS-B OUT equipment is expected in September.
Aug 26, 2014 - 2:30 PM
System allows users to manage all cabin communications systems.
Aug 21, 2014 - 3:33 PM
There currently is no physical means to block reception of mode-S transponder or ADS-B signals by a simple receiver.
Aug 19, 2014 - 3:30 PM
Aircraft flying in European airspace have until June 7, 2020, to meet the ADS-B out mandate for retrofits to older aircraft.
Aug 19, 2014 - 3:15 PM
Senate and House send letters to FAA Administrator Michael Huerta asking him to keep contract towers.
Aug 14, 2014 - 2:55 PM
Work in the tower includes replacement of the elevator, upgrading the electrical system and removing asbestos.
Aug 12, 2014 - 2:53 PM
A presentation at the Black Hat USA 2014 conference points out security vulnerabilities in some satcom systems.