Weather radar

July 26, 2007 - 11:49am

Eclipse Aviation selected radar manufacturer Japan Radio to provide a new weather radar that will come standard in the Eclipse 500 very light jet. The original Honeywell radar will be an extra-cost option, but the Japan Radio radar will not be retrofittable to Eclipse 500s already equipped with the Honeywell radars, according to Vern Raburn, Eclipse president and CEO.

January 31, 2007 - 5:55am

The next generation of airborne weather radars won’t just see the storms, they will remember what they have scanned and store that information in a computer database.

December 4, 2006 - 1:20pm

Honeywell (Stand A712) is here at Asian Aerospace 2006 exhibiting its RDR-4000 weather radar, currently being certified on the A380. The first commercial application, though, will be the Boeing 777-300ER with a first delivery in November.

November 13, 2006 - 11:32am

After all Archie Trammell has done for aviation, he’s still surprised by the recognition and gratitude bestowed on him.