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.
Honeywell surveyed AIN readers to find out how operators are preparing to meet new technical mandates.
Currently, there appears to be no uniform airline adoption of automated tracking and alerting systems.
Without FAA action the controversial route expires in August; helicopter association has an alternative noise-mitigation plan.
App allows iPad users to view weather in the U.S. and Canada when connected to an XM Receiver through the GDC64 tablet to aircraft interface unit.
The two companies are aiming at greater bandwidth with Ku- and Ka-band and SwiftBroadband satcom.
Installation includes the Universal UniLink UL-801 CMU, UNS-1Espw FMS and CVR-120R, as well as CPDLC and ADS-C units.
Downloadable data stream replaces physical update disks shipped to the company’s E-Chart subscribers.
Inmarsat information blended with position data from other sources to provide “the most comprehensive flight tracking service available.”
Civil aviation administration agency ANAC announced fines of up to $40,000 and even suspension of pilot certificates for slot violations.
It also plans to release eCharts, a Windows version of its electronic chart software, at the end of next month.