Avionics

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

Sep 15, 2006 - 5:54 AM
Priced at about $11 per megabyte, access to Inmarsat’s SwiftBroadband airborne data service will represent a relatively expensive option for in-flight Inte
Sep 15, 2006 - 5:50 AM
In a proposed Airworthiness Directive, the FAA says certain Honeywell mode-S transponders erroneously go into standby mode if the crew takes longer than fi
Sep 15, 2006 - 5:49 AM
Israel’s Elbit Systems announced that subsidiary Kollsman has acquired a 20-percent stake in Sandel Avionics of Vista, Calif.
Sep 15, 2006 - 5:48 AM
An advisory board of pilots and aircraft owners met at Embraer’s headquarters in South America last month to evaluate the man-machine interface of the Phen
Sep 15, 2006 - 5:47 AM
The retrofit flat-panel cockpit from Exton, Pa.-based Innovative Solutions & Support has gained its STC, clearing the way for hardware shipments to aut
Sep 15, 2006 - 5:45 AM
<br />Speaking at an Embry-Riddle seminar on the future of aviation maintenance in late May, an engineer for L-3 Avionics Systems seemed to indicate the co
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Sep 15, 2006 - 5:42 AM
The FAA in late May granted the first Part 25 STC for a synthetic-vision system (SVS), handing over the approval paperwork to Universal Avionics after the
Sep 14, 2006 - 11:08 AM
In a curious turn of events, the FAA last month found itself launching its nationwide ADS-B program in Washington and boosting the system’s air traffic ben
Sep 14, 2006 - 7:59 AM
In the war of words between the airlines and general aviation about who should pay how much for ATC services, Pogo CEO Robert Crandall argues that the gene
Sep 13, 2006 - 3:38 PM
The FAA has awarded members of the avionics team at Pentastar Aviation its Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) Award.