Engineering

November 7, 2006 - 10:47am

On the eve of NBAA 2006, Honeywell made it official that it is developing technology and hardware toward launch of a 10,000-pound-thrust turbofan engine for super-midsize to large business jets.

November 7, 2006 - 10:03am

Pilatus chose Honeywell’s Sunday evening media event to announce a Next Generation PC-12 featuring a more powerful Pratt & Whitney Canada turboprop engine and a four-tube Honeywell Apex integrated avionics suite.

November 7, 2006 - 8:29am

Telex Communications, a long-time provider of commercial aviation headsets, has a new product that offers battery-free active noise reduction (ANR). The Airman 850, being demonstrated at Booth No. 2106, is the only headset on the commercial market to use voltage from microphone bias to power its active noise reduction technology and requires no special aircraft panel power.

November 7, 2006 - 5:31am

Light-emitting diodes (LED) as the backlighting source for glass avionics? Thanks to a patented design from Sandel Avionics, that’s precisely what the Vista, Calif. avionics maker is introducing here this week.

November 6, 2006 - 12:17pm

A Defense Department study published recently said that under the right circumstances windmill farms used to generate electricity have the potential to degrade the tracking capabilities of ATC radar. The study doesn’t cite any examples of this happening outside of flight tests done in the UK but recommends that more studies be conducted.

November 6, 2006 - 11:24am

The HondaJet officially went on sale at last month’s NBAA Convention in Orlando, racking up orders for “more than” 100 airplanes by the end of the three-day event.

November 6, 2006 - 9:45am

Charles Lindbergh knew it, and every pilot who has come after him has known it, too: if only there were some way of seeing through the clouds, of turning a black night into a sunshiny day, flying would be a far simpler, and by extension safer, endeavor.

November 6, 2006 - 5:06am

Harry Combs

November 1, 2006 - 12:01pm

TIMCO Aviation Services has been named a member of the first Airbus maintenance repair and overhaul (MRO) network. The Greensboro, N.C. MRO is the only U.S.-owned and -operated company in the network and joins three others located in Macon, Ga.; Lake City, Fla.; and Goodyear, Ariz.

November 1, 2006 - 11:58am

Lanny Renshaw, TFE731 technical representative for Lincoln, Neb.-based Duncan Aviation, was recently awarded Honeywell’s 2004 New Solutions Contribution Award. The award recognizes Renshaw’s commitment and contributions to the Spotlight on Excellence program.

 
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