Chelton Flight Systems

October 31, 2008 - 6:46am

Dassault Falcon last month announced the long-anticipated upgrade to the Honeywell Primus Epic-based EASy (Enhanced Avionics System) flight deck: the EASy Phase II system with synthetic-vision system (SVS) technology.

September 30, 2008 - 7:53am

Synthetic-vision flight presentations are about to become a ubiquitous presence in dozens of business aircraft models thanks to certification programs that have been completed recently and additional test programs which are about to get under way.

September 24, 2008 - 6:44am

South African-based maintenance specialist Thunder City is offering for Eurocopter Pumas a modernization program that the company claims  extends the life of the medium twin. The program consists mainly of a P4 structural check and the installation of a five-display glass cockpit made by Chelton Flight Systems. The company claims the program ensures the mechanical soundness of the helicopter and provides improved pilot situational awareness.

September 23, 2008 - 10:57am

Close on the heels of FAA approvals by Honeywell and Garmin for the avionics manufacturers’ respective synthetic-vision systems (SVS), two more companies have joined the fray with 3-D primary flight presentations of their own.

August 29, 2008 - 1:14pm

South African-based maintenance specialist Thunder City is offering for Eurocopter Pumas a modernization program that the company claims  extends the life of the medium twin. The program consists mainly of a P4 structural check and the installation of a five-display glass cockpit made by Chelton Flight Systems. The company claims the program ensures the mechanical soundness of the helicopter and provides improved pilot situational awareness.

August 11, 2008 - 9:18am

Chelton Flight Systems of Boise, Idaho, has received FAA approval for installation of its FlightLogic synthetic-vision EFIS in helicopters. The approval was accomplished as part of the FAA’s Alaska Capstone program with support from the agency’s rotorcraft directorate in Fort Worth, Texas. The initial STC installation was performed by Hillsboro Aviation in Hillsboro, Ore., in a Bell JetRanger operated by the company in charter service.

August 4, 2008 - 11:31am

It is impossible to ignore the role technology has played in making the art of powered, heavier-than-air flight incrementally safer for the successive generations of aviators who have laid witness to a remarkable 100-year history.

July 30, 2008 - 7:19am

You’ll have to forgive Geoffrey Cooper if he can’t immediately bring to mind the exact number of companies he is responsible for overseeing. As managing director of the Chelton Group, Cooper in the last several years has become adept at juggling a multitude of duties and obligations.

July 29, 2008 - 11:14am

Chelton Flight Systems of Boise, Idaho, last month received European Aviation Safety Agency approval for its FlightLogic avionics system for use in the Bell 206A, B, L and 407 light single-engine helicopters. The certification marked the first time EASA has granted approval for installation of Chelton’s synthetic-vision system, which provides a 3-D computer-generated view of the world on a flight display.

July 16, 2008 - 5:06am

Chelton Flight Systems of Boise, Idaho, has received European Aviation Safety Agency approval for its FlightLogic avionics system for use in the Bell 206A, B, L and 407 light single-engine helicopters. The certification marked the first time EASA has granted approval for installation of Chelton’s synthetic-vision system, which provides a 3-D computer-generated view of the world on a flight display.

 
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