Following the wide acceptance of portable cockpit computers (even by the FAA), there comes news of wearable hardware for aircraft maintenance personnel and pilots. Aviation Automation, a startup company based in Arlington, Texas, offers a line of portable computers and electronic flight bags (EFBs) that can be secured to the user’s hip and connected to tiny head-mounted displays.
The consequences of the FAA’s emergency suspension of AMI Jet Charter’s Part 135 certificate last week are not yet immediately apparent. Aircraft charter operators asked by AIN what they thought the AMI suspension could mean for the charter/management industry said they had no comment.
Raisbeck Engineering and Analytical Methods Inc. (AMI) have formalized a two-decade-long business relationship by signing a multi-year design and consulting contract. Raiseck Engineering produces aftermarket kits aimed at improving the performance of business and commercial aircraft.