Creating software for aviation applications that complies with the FAA’s DO-178 standard can be challenging, requiring completion of a series of precise development and verification tasks during the process. Here at NBAA’12, software product development company Foliage (Booth No. 790) of Burlington, Mass. is highlighting how it can help companies meet these challenges.
Few things take the pleasure out of dining or inhibit work efficiency on board more than a chair and table that are too far apart. Jet Aviation St. Louis, at a client request, found a solution, developing an extension for the Falcon 7X starboard side table facing the number-three seat.
Embraer Defense and Security has selected Liebherr-Aerospace to provide the environmental and cabin pressure control system for the KC-390 military airlifter. The systems will be developed and manufactured in Toulouse, France, and will feature integrated control architecture combined with high-reliability lightweight pneumatic and mechanical components.
Duncan Aviation recently integrated an iPad application for wireless control of the cabin management system in a Falcon 900.
While some seating companies were focused on the small and midsize market and took a hit during the recession, PAC Seating Systems took aim at the large-cabin business, and with some success.
Eclipse Aerospace has located its first Platinum service center in Europe for Eclipse EA500 aircraft service, maintenance and modifications. Located in Istanbul, Turkey, Eclipse Aerospace General Aviation will provide maintenance, repair and overhaul support for Eclipse EA500 operators in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Dassault Falcon is reorganizing its service support strategy. Worldwide there are currently five company-owned service centers and 26 authorized service centers (ASC). In addition, there are five recently added satellite service stations with GoTeams positioned on four continents.
Aircraft research and information provider JetNet is displaying a series of enhancements to its Evolution software interface here at the Singapore Airshow. The biggest change, according to the company, involves a set of “Views,” or summary pages, that gather information from throughout the Evolution program and compile it into single screens of lists, graphs and tables for easy assessment of market status and trends.
Five Falcon operators based in the U.S. and Europe recently helped Dassault Falcon test the company’s new maintenance program, Falcon e-Maintenance. The program allows the Falcon technical center or a Falcon service center to access an airplane’s central maintenance computer remotely for troubleshootingand diagnosing issues through a maintenance laptop provided by Dassault.
Dassault Falcon recently hosted the first Falcon e-Forum, an Internet-based seminar designed to provide Falcon operators with an exchange of information and best practices. Thirty-two Falcon 7X customers from the U.S., France, Mexico, Brazil, Switzerland and the UK took part in the first session. The seminars last approximately one hour and focus on one specific topic of interest (or model series) per session.
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