Computing

October 8, 2011 - 10:00am

Thrane & Thrane recently introduced its Aviator wireless handset, a device designed to work with the Danish satcom specialist’s Aviator SwiftBroadband system. The pairing allows users to receive in-flight calls, so pilots can contact the ground and passengers can make personal and business calls.

October 5, 2011 - 12:40pm

MRO facility Duncan Aviation has developed a free application for the Apple iPad designed to improve access to information about the company’s service locations, contact information and department listings.

October 5, 2011 - 10:39am
Jame Holahan (left) and Wilson Leach (right)

If you are reading this blog, then I can comfortably assume that you’ve probably visited AINonline before and have already noticed it has had a substantial upgrade. “Welcome back!” I hope you find the new design much improved from our previous edition.

If this is your first time visiting AINonline.com, then “Welcome! We’re happy you’re here.”

September 7, 2011 - 6:48am

Virtually none of the growth in the general aviation field in the next decade will happen in the U.S. A certain business jet company is bound to go under or be acquired. A forthcoming aircraft model will be a flop.

August 28, 2011 - 9:30am

Few things take the pleasure out of dining or inhibit work efficiency on board more than a chair and table that are too far apart. Jet Aviation St. Louis, at a client request, found a solution, developing an extension for the Falcon 7X starboard side table facing the number-three seat.

August 26, 2011 - 7:55am

Internet aviation information provider Globalair.com announced the debut of FBO Fuel Prices, its first real-time iPhone and iPad application designed specifically for locating FBOs with the most competitive fuel prices. Based on user-sortable criteria, the app searches for locations and generates a map and a list of the area airports reporting fuel.

August 25, 2011 - 7:15am

Eclipse Aerospace said the FAA has approved Eclipse 500s to return to a maximum certified ceiling of 41,000 feet, effective immediately upon the installation of the recently recertified combustion liners.

July 27, 2011 - 10:10am

The FAA has cleared all Eclipse 500 very light jets to return to a maximum certified service ceiling of 41,000 feet, contingent upon the installation of recently recertified combustion liners. Eclipse Aerospace and Pratt & Whitney Canada worked together to resolve carbon buildup on the static vanes of a limited number of P&WC PW610F engines.

July 26, 2011 - 10:10am

Rockwell Collins has developed a touchscreen interface for the Pro Line Fusion avionics suite, the company announced on Sunday at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wis. While no OEM yet has ordered Pro Line Fusion with the touchscreen interface, the touchscreen capability will be certified in 2013 and it is expected to appear in future Pro Line Fusion cockpits.

June 28, 2011 - 4:21am

JetCorp Technical Services of Chesterfield, Mo., has received an STC for the Aircell cabin telecommunications router (CTR) on a Challenger 300. Installation and certification of the CTR provides in-cabin Wi-Fi capability for Aircell’s Gogo Biz in-flight Internet connection.

 
X