Avionics

New developments and products in avionics, specifically about aircraft electronics in the cockpit.

Dec 18, 2007 - 7:22 AM
In 1999, Motorola’s ill-starred Iridium satcom venture declared bankruptcy and was on the verge of maneuvering the service’s 66 satellites to burn up in th
Dec 17, 2007 - 6:13 AM
Safe Flight Instrument last month announced it has gained approval for a low-airspeed awareness (LAA) display as part of the angle-of-attack (AOA) computer
Dec 17, 2007 - 6:11 AM
The Garmin GNS 480 all-in-one GPS/navcom is now approved for primary-means WAAS navigation and localizer precision with vertical guidance (LPV) approaches.
Dec 14, 2007 - 11:53 AM
L-3 Communications Avionics Systems last month announced TSO approval for the Model 8100 terrain awareness and warning system (TAWS), clearing the way for
Dec 10, 2007 - 10:32 AM
Cases of complete failure of the Honeywell Primus Epic avionics display triggered an emergency AD from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for all E
Dec 10, 2007 - 9:49 AM
Aircraft operators have been forced to add new technology to meet updated requirements since the 1950s, but nothing ever seems to come off aircraft, one ai
Dec 10, 2007 - 9:31 AM
Sandel Avionics last month reported it has shipped its 1,000th ST3400 terrain awareness and warning system (TAWS), a 3-ATI-size unit that includes a TAWS d
Dec 10, 2007 - 9:29 AM
Forward Vision, a Florida company that specializes in infrared technology for aviation and marine applications, reports that it has been holding talks with
Dec 10, 2007 - 9:28 AM
Eurocontrol is offering equipment exemptions until March 31 next year for operators flying to Europe without ACAS II (TCAS with Change 7).
Dec 10, 2007 - 9:22 AM
The new breed of very light jets (VLJs) now under development could turn out to be the biggest catalyst for business aviation growth since Bill Lear’s halc