Aviation International News » April 2003

January 22, 2008 - 8:40am

Securaplane Technologies of Tucson, Ariz., has introduced a digital video recorder for aircraft that replaces tape-based recorders. The $14,871 (list price) DVR-01 can archive up to six hours of video data, which is retrievable through an integrated Ethernet port. About the size of a paperback book, the three-pound device can be installed in spaces that are typically off-limits for traditional video recorders.

January 22, 2008 - 8:40am

Securaplane Technologies of Tucson, Ariz., has introduced a digital video recorder for aircraft that replaces tape-based recorders. The $14,871 (list price) DVR-01 can archive up to six hours of video data, which is retrievable through an integrated Ethernet port. About the size of a paperback book, the three-pound device can be installed in spaces that are typically off-limits for traditional video recorders.

January 22, 2008 - 8:34am

The HST-900 data satcom from Rockwell Collins has received STC approval for installation in the Falcon 50, 900 and 900EX. The installation permits the use of Inmarsat Aero safety services in the cockpit and simultaneous voice and high-speed data in the cabin, a first for business aircraft, said Collins.

January 22, 2008 - 8:34am

The HST-900 data satcom from Rockwell Collins has received STC approval for installation in the Falcon 50, 900 and 900EX. The installation permits the use of Inmarsat Aero safety services in the cockpit and simultaneous voice and high-speed data in the cabin, a first for business aircraft, said Collins.

January 22, 2008 - 8:28am

Officials for Jeppesen report that the company has identified and corrected many of the irregularities in its NavData boundary data, but at press time about 350 of the more than 20,000 boundaries included in the latest update of the database, effective March 20, had not yet been fixed. The error arose from problems with a software upgrade when data was pulled from a database containing airspace boundaries worldwide for the March update.

January 22, 2008 - 8:28am

Officials for Jeppesen report that the company has identified and corrected many of the irregularities in its NavData boundary data, but at press time about 350 of the more than 20,000 boundaries included in the latest update of the database, effective March 20, had not yet been fixed. The error arose from problems with a software upgrade when data was pulled from a database containing airspace boundaries worldwide for the March update.

January 22, 2008 - 8:24am

Weather data provider WSI announced it has added detailed information on temporary flight restrictions (TFR) to its InFlight airborne datalink information service. TFR notices are updated automatically free to subscribers, who can access text and graphics the same way they would call up weather maps, metars and TAFs. Hardware needed for WSI InFlight sells for a list price of $3,499 and the monthly subscription is $49.95.

January 22, 2008 - 8:24am

Weather data provider WSI announced it has added detailed information on temporary flight restrictions (TFR) to its InFlight airborne datalink information service. TFR notices are updated automatically free to subscribers, who can access text and graphics the same way they would call up weather maps, metars and TAFs. Hardware needed for WSI InFlight sells for a list price of $3,499 and the monthly subscription is $49.95.

January 22, 2008 - 8:13am

The FAA has approved a head-down display certification of the Max-Viz EVS-1000 enhanced vision system in a Challenger 601-3A. The $129,000 (installed) sensor and display package places a remote infrared camera in the top of the airplane’s tail fin and a dedicated 6.5-inch video-capable LCD in the cockpit.

January 22, 2008 - 8:13am

The FAA has approved a head-down display certification of the Max-Viz EVS-1000 enhanced vision system in a Challenger 601-3A. The $129,000 (installed) sensor and display package places a remote infrared camera in the top of the airplane’s tail fin and a dedicated 6.5-inch video-capable LCD in the cockpit.

 
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