Technology

February 8, 2008 - 4:51am

Originally scheduled for certification by the end of last year, the newest version of the Pilatus PC-12 is now slated for certification early this year, with customer deliveries to follow in the second quarter.

February 8, 2008 - 4:51am

Originally scheduled for certification by the end of last year, the newest version of the Pilatus PC-12 is now slated for certification early this year, with customer deliveries to follow in the second quarter.

February 8, 2008 - 4:48am

Freight Feeder Aircraft has purchased assets from Utilicraft and plans to move forward with development and FAA certification of the former FF1080 twin-engine unpressurized turboprop cargo carrier, now dubbed the FF5000. Prototype construction is under way, and Albuquerque, N.M.-based Freight Feeder expects to finish the prototype early next year. Utilicraft had previously announced plans to fly the airplane by the end of this year.

February 8, 2008 - 4:48am

Freight Feeder Aircraft has purchased assets from Utilicraft and plans to move forward with development and FAA certification of the former FF1080 twin-engine unpressurized turboprop cargo carrier, now dubbed the FF5000. Prototype construction is under way, and Albuquerque, N.M.-based Freight Feeder expects to finish the prototype early next year. Utilicraft had previously announced plans to fly the airplane by the end of this year.

February 7, 2008 - 11:06am
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Completion and refurbishment centers are racing to bring the latest technology into cabin entertainment with crisper, sharper pictures and better sound, user-friendly controls and improved reliability. On the cabin communications side, high-speed-data connections are finally poised to enter business aviation’s mainstream this year.

February 7, 2008 - 11:06am
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Completion and refurbishment centers are racing to bring the latest technology into cabin entertainment with crisper, sharper pictures and better sound, user-friendly controls and improved reliability. On the cabin communications side, high-speed-data connections are finally poised to enter business aviation’s mainstream this year.

February 7, 2008 - 10:12am

Loran will continue, and be modernized, according to the recently released U.S. Fiscal Year 2009 budget. Furthermore, system responsibility will be placed with the National Protection and Programs Directorate of the Department of Homeland Security, which has chosen it as the backup for national infrastructure elements that currently depend on GPS.

February 7, 2008 - 10:12am

Loran will continue, and be modernized, according to the recently released U.S. Fiscal Year 2009 budget. Furthermore, system responsibility will be placed with the National Protection and Programs Directorate of the Department of Homeland Security, which has chosen it as the backup for national infrastructure elements that currently depend on GPS.

February 7, 2008 - 5:31am

New regulations limiting–and in some cases prohibiting–the transport of certain types of batteries on passenger aircraft are directed at the airlines, but business jet operators throughout the U.S. are addressing the issue with similar policies and recommendations following an increase in the number of aviation incidents involving overheated batteries and battery-powered devices.

February 7, 2008 - 5:31am

New regulations limiting–and in some cases prohibiting–the transport of certain types of batteries on passenger aircraft are directed at the airlines, but business jet operators throughout the U.S. are addressing the issue with similar policies and recommendations following an increase in the number of aviation incidents involving overheated batteries and battery-powered devices.

 
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