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October 4, 2007, 5:16 AM

Arinc has flight tested a new differential-GPS precision approach and landing system designed to withstand electronic jamming.

October 4, 2007, 5:14 AM

In what is claimed to be a first, EMS Technologies last month said that an AMT-50 multi-channel satcom antenna and HSD-128 high-speed data terminal have been installed aboard a helicopter.

October 4, 2007, 5:13 AM

In an effort to streamline its GPS/navcom product line, Garmin will rename the CNX80 navigator the GNS 480, according to a spokesman.

October 4, 2007, 5:12 AM

Undoubtedly, it is still too early to gauge all the effects the September 11 terrorist attacks will have on any segment of aviation.

October 4, 2007, 5:11 AM

The FAA and Mitre Corp. have awarded WSI a contract to provide datalink weather information for use in the upcoming East Coast evaluation of automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) technology.

October 4, 2007, 5:10 AM

Quiet Technology of Miami last month expected to begin flying a Gulfstream II equipped with the company’s first FAA-conforming Stage 3 hush kit. The flight-test program is expected to be wrapped up this month and an STC is expected late next month or in early August.

October 4, 2007, 5:10 AM

Cessna last month announced that all Citation CJ3s will now be equipped from the factory with a standard FMS performance database, providing takeoff and landing performance data. The CJ3 comes with a Rockwell Collins Pro Line 21 avionics system and FMS-3000 flight management system.

October 4, 2007, 5:09 AM

Responding to customer requests, Gulfstream is now offering the Kollsman infrared enhanced-vision system (EVS) to owners and operators of GIVs outfitted with Honeywell SPZ 8000 avionics.

October 4, 2007, 5:06 AM

Arinc and Aeromech have announced plans to offer RVSM upgrade packages to owners and operators of Cessna Citations, Beechjets and Hawkers. The packages will be available beginning this month for the Cessna Citation 650, Beechjet 400/Mitsubishi 300 and Hawker 700, according to the companies.

October 4, 2007, 5:04 AM

Recent improvements and upgrades to the software that drives Chelton’s FlightLogic synthetic-vision EFIS have been keeping the company’s R&D engineering staff almost as busy as it was in the months leading to certification of the avionics system.

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