September 2008 Aviation International News

Sep 24, 2008 - 4:48 AM
Nextant Aerospace last month expanded the available options for its Rockwell Collins Pro Line 21 Beechjet 400A/XP cockpit retrofit program.
Sep 23, 2008 - 10:57 AM
Close on the heels of FAA approvals by Honeywell and Garmin for the avionics manufacturers’ respective synthetic-vision systems (SVS), two more companies h
Sep 23, 2008 - 10:42 AM
The CA-9 single-engine turboprop program is warming up, with a first flight accomplished in July and plans for FAA certification in 2013, although initial
Sep 23, 2008 - 10:39 AM
The dwindling ranks of Australian-designed and -built Nomad twin turboprops may yet grow again as Gippsland Aeronautics has purchased the Nomad program and
Sep 23, 2008 - 7:48 AM
Any pilot who has ever found himself on the receiving end of the question “How can I learn how to fly?” now has a ready reference to which to direct the wo
Sep 23, 2008 - 7:36 AM
AirLock Aviation Security Systems has developed a programmable electronic door and access-panel locking system that records all uses of the locks to gain a
Sep 23, 2008 - 7:29 AM
Le Castellet International Airport, the first private business aviation facility on <br />the Côte d’Azur, has hung another lure on its line to attract bus
Sep 23, 2008 - 6:51 AM
UK-based Rolls-Royce and GKN Aerospace have established a joint venture to study the use of composite materials in fan blades.
Sep 23, 2008 - 6:39 AM
The quality of cabin air remains a concern for aircraft manufacturers in their quest to ensure the safety of crewmembers and passengers.
Sep 23, 2008 - 6:23 AM
Operators in the future will possibly be able to use X-rays from pulsating stars–or pulsars– light years away from earth to navigate with the same accuracy