Liquid crystal display

February 6, 2012 - 4:15am

Stories about organic light-emitting diode (Oled) monitors began to sprout about five years ago. Since then, the technology has advanced, albeit slowly, as the screens began appearing on smartphones and tablets and cabin control devices. Now, LG Electronics has launched a 55-inch Oled television panel, and it won’t be long before someone will have it certified for installation on business jets.

October 29, 2009 - 7:26am

Dassault has selected a cockpit upgrade from Exton, Pa.-based Innovative Solutions & Support that is designed to bring a host of advanced capabilities to Falcon 2000s and 2000EXs originally delivered with Rockwell Collins Pro Line 4 avionics.

October 1, 2008 - 8:19am

Chicago-based navAero has introduced the tPad 2000 series display for the tBag C22 electronic flight bag. Based on the tPad 1500 display, the 2000 Series features an integrated and daylight-enhanced anti-glare LCD panel with resistive touch and LED backlighting for XGA (1024x768) graphic resolution with 80-degree off-axis readability.

July 8, 2008 - 7:26am

Flight Display Systems in Alpharetta, Ga., last month said the FAA has granted it parts manufacturing approval for three new cabin LCD monitors, an endorsement that will make it easier for some dealers to install the equipment. The newly introduced monitors include a 10.4-inch LCD that sells for a list price of $2,989, a 17.1-inch widescreen LCD that lists for $6,094 and a 26-inch widescreen that costs $10,940.

July 8, 2008 - 7:26am

Flight Display Systems in Alpharetta, Ga., last month said the FAA has granted it parts manufacturing approval for three new cabin LCD monitors, an endorsement that will make it easier for some dealers to install the equipment. The newly introduced monitors include a 10.4-inch LCD that sells for a list price of $2,989, a 17.1-inch widescreen LCD that lists for $6,094 and a 26-inch widescreen that costs $10,940.

July 8, 2008 - 7:12am

OLED technology has been offered for the last couple of years in the small displays used in some business jet cabin management systems, but now Icom America has added them to its panel-mount VHF radios. The IC-A210 VHF Air Band transceiver includes an OLED display that Icom said is brighter and sharper than comparable LCD screens and which also boasts a much wider viewing angle than conventional displays.

June 18, 2008 - 10:06am

Baker Electronics has added three new product lines to its range of aviation entertainment, management and cockpit systems, and announced the formation of a consortium of related businesses to provide one-stop shopping for cabin completion and refurbishment.

May 6, 2008 - 11:05am

Aircraft maintenance does not exactly move forward technologically at the speed of light. Instead, it appears the industry is in a constant state of making things incrementally better. A small innovation here, some modification to an existing procedure there, a reemphasis on the importance of service, and the result is that operators get better, faster, more cost-effective maintenance.

April 17, 2008 - 11:17am

“This is the future,” announced Rogelio Sobers, a tall, soft-spoken Eastman Kodak salesman, as he stooped over a simple-looking color video display tucked in a corner of the Kodak exhibit at a recent technology trade show. “Maybe,” he added a moment later, a wry smile curling his lips.

February 11, 2008 - 9:31am

A twin turboprop trainer can’t hope to fully replicate an F-16 fighter, but rookie pilots with the Republic of Singapore Air Force will quickly get a feel for the complex systems and information management tasks they will ultimately face through the advanced visual systems of the Pilatus PC-21s they will soon be using.

 
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