Electronic flight bag

December 8, 2006 - 5:12am

After receiving an STC for a cockpit retrofit incorporating 15-inch-diagonal displays in the Pilatus PC-12 in May, Innovative Solutions & Support has followed the approval with a version of the system incorporating four 10-inch displays.

December 4, 2006 - 2:34pm

Jeppesen and Rockwell Collins have teamed up to offer a customer-focused, flexible electronic flight bag (EFB) to airline and military operators. The agreement between the two companies allows them to provide compatible EFB solutions that may include all or part of Jeppesen’s software and data offerings with all or part of Rockwell Collins hardware, software, service and support offerings.

December 1, 2006 - 6:13am

An alliance between Jeppesen  and CMC electronics will integrate Jepp’s software, data and applications into CMC’s second-generation PilotView class 2 electronic flight bag (EFB).

Meanwhile, a separate satellite communications antenna deal with Japan Airlines highlights the Canadian company’s continuing advances in the field of air transport avionics.

December 1, 2006 - 6:06am

Singapore Airlines is to replace its paper-intensive manual processes with Rockwell Collins eFlight electronic database and document management services.

December 1, 2006 - 5:53am

Singapore Airlines (SIA) will add Boeing’s Class 3electronic flight bag (EFB) installation kits on its entire fleet of new and existing 777s. SIA now flies a fleet of 58 Boeing 777s, the largest of any airline, and holds orders for another 19. Boeing expects to begin fitting the EFB installation kits on the 19 new 777-300ERs starting in November.

November 29, 2006 - 6:20am

Exalit of Zurich, Switzerland, offers an electronic flight bag (EFB) starting at $10,000. The system includes a base unit of 4.75 pounds and two display units of the customer’s choice. The D800 has a high luminescent 10.4-inch XGA screen (3.6 pounds) that displays Jeppesen charts at full size, while the smaller D350 has a space-saving 8.4-inch XGA screen and weighs 2.1 pounds. The system is also on display at the Jeppesen exhibit (Booth No.

November 28, 2006 - 10:07am

Universal Avionics president and CEO Ted Naimer (left) and CMC Electronics president and CEO Jean-Pierre Mortreux signed a multiyear distributor agreement here yesterday afternoon that clears the path for Universal to market CMC’s M-Series infrared enhanced-vision system.

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.