Electronic design

October 5, 2008 - 4:39am

As of September 25, the number of GPS-based wide-area augmentation system (WAAS) instrument approach procedures in the U.S. surpassed the number of ILS approaches. “This is clearly a turning point for aviation and the way pilots navigate,” the FAA said in a statement announcing the milestone.

October 5, 2008 - 4:27am

Brisbane, Calif.-based Aircraft Technical Publishers (Booth No. 3090) has expanded its agreement with Honeywell Aerospace to republish and distribute technical publications for the manufacturer’s aviation components, including engines, APUs, landing gear and avionics.

October 1, 2008 - 7:03am

Phoenix-based Honeywell Aerospace has earned respect throughout the industry for its eagerly anticipated 10-year business aviation forecast, released to coincide with the annual NBAA Convention. The company revealed the purchase-expectation forecast here on Sunday and the news was generally positive. That came as a surprise to a lot of people, including Rob Wilson, Honeywell Aerospace president for business and general aviation.

October 1, 2008 - 6:52am

King Schools and Rockwell Collins signed an agreement to share online training opportunities available from the two companies.

King Schools is hosting online training for the Pro Line 21 avionics system on its Website, including programs for King Air and Hawker 800XP Pro Line 21 systems. And Rockwell Collins is hosting on its Web site King Schools’ turbine training programs.

October 1, 2008 - 5:28am

While most of the activity at Honeywell’s Phoenix-based engines division continues to focus on evolutionary improvements to its in-production turbine engine lines, research and development of new technologies aimed at a future 10,000-pound-thrust turbofan for the business jet market is steadily moving forward.

September 24, 2008 - 5:12am

Although EAA’s AirVenture 2008 wasn’t a big show for avionics manufacturers, Honeywell’s Bendix/King showed that the manufacturer is serious about the general aviation market with the introduction of the new AV8OR Handheld navigator and two AV8OR synthetic-vision system (SVS) handheld/electronic flight bag (EFB) units.

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.

September 3, 2008 - 6:11am

StarPortUSA, based at Orlando-Sanford International Airport, was recently named an authorized line maintenance service center for Honeywell Aerospace. The MRO will perform line maintenance on Honeywell propulsion engines and APUs. The company is an authorized Honeywell avionics sales, installation and service center.

August 29, 2008 - 1:54pm

StarPortUSA, based at Orlando-Sanford International Airport, was recently named an authorized line maintenance service center for Honeywell Aerospace. The MRO will perform line maintenance on Honeywell propulsion engines and APUs. The company is an authorized Honeywell avionics sales, installation and service center.

July 31, 2008 - 7:48am

Garmin late last month announced a deal to buy UPS Aviation Technologies, a subsidiary of United Parcel Service, for $38 million in cash. The acquisition is expected to close this quarter, after which UPS Aviation Technologies will change its name to Garmin AT.

 
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