Electronic engineering

October 27, 2010 - 6:28am

Garmin has received FAA STC approval for its helicopter terrain awareness and warning system for the GNS 430W/530W GPS/navcoms. The HTaws is available immediately as an option on newly purchased systems or as a field upgrade for current owners. Garmin’s HTaws has forward-looking terrain avoidance ­capability with visual and aural advisories to keep pilots informed of hazardous terrain and obstacles.

October 19, 2010 - 4:30pm

Stephen Pope, a senior editor of Aviation International News and editor of Business Jet Traveler magazine, has won this year’s NBAA Gold Wing Award for his story “Bizav shines in Haitian earthquake relief effort” in the February 2010 issue of Aviation International News.

October 19, 2010 - 4:29pm

With 30 years of industry customer service experience, Honeywell’s vice president of customer and product support for aerospace business Adrian Paull never forgot that old story about what happens when you ask for feedback… sometimes you hear things you don’t expect. When Honeywell reorganized into segments five years ago, Paull’s people asked customers for as much useful guidance as possible.

October 19, 2010 - 10:08am

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October 18, 2010 - 3:29pm

The success of data services, such as the General Motors automotive OnStar system, suggests that some hardware manufacturers will eventually make most of their revenue not from the painstaking process of designing and manufacturing physical products but from selling data to owners of their hardware. In aviation, this trend is firmly evident in Rockwell Collins’s purchase of flight handling company Air Routing in January.

October 13, 2010 - 12:08pm

Honeywell has given the aviation world its first glimpse of a cockpit technology that developers say will change the way future pilots aviate by combining the views of a synthetic-vision database of obstacles, topography and airports with a forward-looking infrared camera on a single cockpit display.

October 13, 2010 - 11:02am

Fans of Bose’s noise-canceling headsets might want to stop by the company’s NBAA booth (No. 6068) to try out the A20. Introduced at the EAA AirVenture show in Oshkosh in July, the $1,095 (retail) headset incorporates some significant improvements from the original Bose Aviation Headset X, which pioneered noise-canceling for aviation headsets when it hit the market 12 years ago.

October 13, 2010 - 9:42am

Urbana, Ill.-based simulator manufacturer Frasca International (Booth No. 1839) has received an order from Purdue University for an Embraer Phenom FAA level-6 flight training device (FTD). It will include the same Garmin Prodigy avionics found in the aircraft and will be used in the university’s professional pilot training program.

October 13, 2010 - 8:33am

International Communica­tions Group (ICG, Booth No. 4649) and Rockwell Collins (Booth No. 7557) have demonstrated the compatibility of ICG’s NxtLink ICS-220A ­communication systems with Rockwell’s Pro Line Fusion avionics. Pro Line Fusion is the basis for the PlaneView250 flight deck on the Gulfstream G250 and is to be featured on the Bombardier Global Express and XRS.

October 13, 2010 - 8:09am

EMS Aviation, a division of EMS Technologies of Ottawa, Canada, announced that its new eNfusion AMT-700 high-gain Antenna (HGA) is flying on a Bombardier Global Express and being installed on a Boeing Business Jet. This antenna supports multi-channel Inmarsat SwiftBroadband, classic Aero H/H+ and Swift64 services and is ready for sale and installation.

 
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