Electronic flight bag

November 28, 2006 - 6:29am

As business aircraft operators continue the trend toward fully paperless cockpits, the PilotView electronic flight bag (EFB) portable computer from Canadian avionics manufacturer CMC Electronics is emerging as a favorite choice among buyers.

November 27, 2006 - 12:46pm

Jeppesen has announced the addition of three more airlines to the growing list of carriers that are moving away from paper in favor of electronic navigation charts.

November 27, 2006 - 10:46am

Marion Blakey, administrator of the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration, used her first visit to Farnborough yesterday to publicly endorse the ADS-B program express package carrier UPS is implementing at its Louisville, Kentucky hub.

November 16, 2006 - 10:47am

Pentastar Aviation of Waterford, Michigan, has gained supplemental type certificate (STC) approval for dual installations of CMC Electronics’ PilotView electronic flight bag (EFB) portable computers in the Gulfstream G100, G150, GII, GII, III, GIV GV and GV-SP business jets and Dassault Falcon 2000/2000EX. The STC also covers the Westwind, Astra and Astra SPX.

November 16, 2006 - 4:51am

British charter airline MyTravel is using an electronic technical log (ETL) to manage its aircraft fleet data, including maintenance requirements and trip reports. This is another step in the goal to achieving a truly paperless cockpit, according to Data Systems & Solutions (DS&S), UK-based developer of the CoreWing ETL.

November 14, 2006 - 12:24pm

CMC Electronics (Hall 4 Stand C16a) is showing off its latest avionics technology here at the Farnborough show, but it is also looking for customers wishing to breathe new life into their older “legacy” airframes.

November 14, 2006 - 7:35am

Innovative Solutions & Support (IS&S) now offers the capability of class 3 electronic flight bag data along with its glass cockpit upgrades, such as last month’s STC for the 10-inch and 15-inch cockpit/IP flat-panel display system in the Pilatus PC-12.

IS&S is demonstrating the EFB’s full-color operation at Booth No. 1253.

November 13, 2006 - 10:45am

The FAA has granted Innovative Solutions & Support (Booth No. 1253) of Exton, Pa., an STC for installation of the company’s 10-inch displays in the Pilatus PC-12. Like its previous PC-12 approval for installation of two 15-inch display units, IS&S’s latest STC includes TCAS, TAWS and RVSM compatibility.

November 8, 2006 - 5:11am

AirGator, Inc. of Mount Kisco, N.Y., is introducing its new line of NAVAir electronic flight bag (EFB) portable computers here this week. NAVAir products are aimed at airline, corporate and other professional pilots, allowing flight planning, route calculations and destination operations to be done with one device. The EFBs are being showcased at AirGator’s NBAA display (Booth No. 2006).

November 8, 2006 - 4:57am

What if you had an electronic flight bag (EFB) that doubles as a backup multifunction display with airspeed, altimeter, attitude and heading indicators in case your glass-panel cockpit goes completely dark on a stormy night?

 
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