Terrain awareness and warning system

October 23, 2014 - 5:15pm

Sandel Avionics (Booth 4866) announced that it had been issued a service installation bulletin (equivalent to an FAA STC) from the Russian aviation authorities and the Mil Design Bureau for installing its ST3400H HeliTaws system in the Mil Mi-8AMT and Mi-8MTV-1 helicopters. The ST3400H thus becomes the first non-Russian helicopter terrain awareness and warning system (H-Taws) to be certified in the country.

September 22, 2014 - 12:40pm

UPS is making a series of safety enhancements in the aftermath of the September 9 NTSB hearing into the crash of UPS Flight 1354 at Birmingham, Ala., in August last year.

September 9, 2014 - 3:15pm

The UK Air Accidents Investigation Branch’s (AAIB) just-released final report on the fatal crash of an AgustaWestland A109E in January last year in central London does not suggest new causes, but investigators recommend preventative measures to avoid such collisions with obstacles in future.

August 4, 2014 - 4:45pm

The right-seat pilot monitoring the Feb. 20, 2013, flight of a Beechcraft Premier IA told NTSB investigators he had no idea why the pilot flying initiated a go-around after what he perceived to be a normal nighttime VFR landing at Thomson-McDuffie County Airport in Georgia. The only unusual element the non-flying pilot recalled was the illumination of an “anti skid fail” light after the landing gear was lowered on final approach.

July 6, 2014 - 3:15am

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July 4, 2014:

Taws Equipage for Canadian Aircraft with Six or More Passenger Seats

June 27, 2014 - 9:43am

The sight of a building badly dented by the right wingtip of an Airbus A380 as the aircraft taxied at Le Bourget Airport ahead of the 2011 Paris Air Show emphasized the challenge posed by ground obstacles to pilots navigating around unfamiliar airports. Honeywell Aerospace seeks to address the problem through an innovative adaptation of its enhanced ground proximity warning system (EGPWS). The new Passive Wingtip Protection System (PWPS), which has based on an upgrade to the EGPWS software, is now under development at the group’s facility in Redmond, Wash.

June 6, 2014 - 2:10am

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July 4, 2014:

Taws Equipage for Canadian Aircraft with Six or More Passenger Seats

May 29, 2014 - 2:25pm

Cessna Aircraft rolled out the first production Citation CJ3+ today at the company’s manufacturing facility in Wichita. The upgraded twinjet features a new interior with a redesigned cabin and cockpit, new pressurization and new diagnostics systems. It also has a Garmin G3000 avionics suite that includes turbulence detecting weather radar, TCAS II, TAWS and ADS-B capabilities. The CJ3+ was announced on March 20 and it is expected to receive FAA certification in the second half.

May 3, 2014 - 4:30am

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May 16, 2014:

Drug and Alcohol Testing of Certain Maintenance Provider Employees Located Outside the U.S.

April 7, 2014 - 4:35am

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March 26, 2014:

Use of Mobile Wireless Devices for Voice Calls on Aircraft

 
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