Engineering

June 28, 2011 - 4:24am

Jet Aviation will install Honeywell’s Ovation Select cabin management system in a BBJ currently undergoing completion at the center’s Basel facilities.

The system provides total command of the cabin environment through icon-based touchscreen passenger interface controls; either a drink-rail-mounted personal control unit or wireless hand-held device.

June 26, 2011 - 9:15am

Bombardier’s Global Vision cockpit for the Global 5000 and 6000 (formerly XRS) received certification from Transport Canada, although advanced features such as synthetic vision and enhanced vision on the head-up display will come later. Global Vision is based on the Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion flight deck, which received FAA approval of all applicable technical standard orders in April.

June 26, 2011 - 7:15am

Garmin’s G500H helicopter glass cockpit is now approved for installation in Canadian-registered Eurocopter AS350B2/B3s and EC130B4s. The all-glass G500H features synthetic vision technology (SVT), moving map, chart data, helicopter-specific database including more than 7,000 airports and nearly 30,000 obstacles, optional worldwide weather and the ability to display FLIR (infrared) and other video sources.

June 25, 2011 - 4:00am

West Star Aviation recently installed the first Rockwell Collins Pro Line 4 to Pro Line 21 upgrade on the Falcon 2000. The upgrade is now available for Pro Line 4-equipped Falcon 2000/2000EXs.

June 23, 2011 - 4:30am
Solar Impulse

The world debut of solar-powered Solar Impulse airplane could hardly have happened in less auspicious weather conditions.

June 23, 2011 - 4:05am

Surveillance of aircraft by ground radar in proximity of wind farms is an increasing concern and Terma (Hall E E2) claims to have the answer with its Scanter 4002 radar system.

June 23, 2011 - 3:30am

Romania has ordered Raytheon mode-S monopulse secondary surveillance radars for three of its airports as part of its upgrade to comply with European Union requirements for air traffic management. The U.S.

June 21, 2011 - 8:58pm

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.

June 21, 2011 - 8:52pm

L-3’s Avionics Systems (Static F 186) continues its success in the field of providing electronic standby instrument systems (ESIS) with further selections of the company’s products for high-profile aircraft programs.

June 21, 2011 - 5:20am

When Rockwell Collins officially celebrated the first full-rate production delivery of its ARC-210 RT-1939(C) Generation 5 radio to PMA 209, the air combat electronics program office of the U.S. Naval Air Systems Command in late April, it marked a milestone.

 
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