Flight management system

March 4, 2010 - 10:58am

Honeywell’s next-generation flight management system (NGFMS) is currently undergoing flight testing on the Gulfstream G650 and was tested during the Boeing 747-8 first flight last month. “The NGFMS provides all of the capability to meet requirements for improving air traffic management through decreased separation and more direct routing,” said Honeywell Aerospace vice president of marketing and product management Carl Esposito.

February 22, 2010 - 7:24am

Business jet operators flying with Honeywell NZ-2000 flight management systems are responding to an FAA airworthiness bulletin describing a software glitch that could send airplanes to the wrong instrument arrival waypoint.

February 20, 2010 - 2:55pm

Universal Avionics Systems, long known primarily for innovation in fixed-wing flight management systems (FMS) and electronic displays, is in Houston this week seeking to expand an already growing presence in the world of rotorcraft.

January 12, 2010 - 12:21pm

The FAA late last week issued special airworthiness information bulletins NM-10-12 and NM-10-13

December 28, 2009 - 10:59am

Universal Avionics spent much of the last year working with FAA officials trying to come up with a way to upgrade the customers’ flight management systems for Waas LPV approach capability under a basic field approval rather than having to submit to the cumbersome supplemental type certification process.

December 23, 2009 - 6:30am

GE Aviation acquired Naverus, the Kent, Wash.-based supplier of performance-based navigation (PBN) services. Among these services are required navigation performance (RNP) procedure development, PBN procedure maintenance, operations support and consulting for airlines, air navigation service providers and airports.

October 22, 2009 - 9:19am

CMC Electronics is buoyed by recent selections of its new infrared enhanced-vision system (EVS), satellite communications antennas and electronic flight bags (EFB) by airframe manufacturers, as well as by what it envisions as a promising business outlook.

October 21, 2009 - 10:30am

CMC Electronics is buoyed by recent selections of its new infrared enhanced-vision system (EVS), satellite communications antennas and electronic flight bags (EFB) by airframe manufacturers, as well as by what it envisions as a promising business outlook.

September 24, 2009 - 11:54am

The FAA’s recent decision to permit Waas LPV upgrades of Universal Avionics FMS equipment under a basic field approval instead of an aircraft-specific STC could benefit thousands of Part 25 business jet operators, even if they don’t fly with Universal gear. The change, adopted after months of back-and-forth meetings between the FAA and the Tucson, Ariz.

August 28, 2009 - 6:30am

Using the stage at Oshkosh to make several product announcements, Avidyne introduced a lower-priced version of its next-gen flight management system called the FMS400 and rolled out three pricing levels for the Release 9 version of its Entegra integrated avionics system.

 
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