Jeppesen

January 31, 2007 - 11:29am

Airservices Australia wants to impose licensing fees to provide data for aeronautical information publications, including Jeppesen charts. If levied, the Englewood, Colo.-based company said the additional charges would be passed along to customers. Jeppesen opposes the fees, viewing them as “multiple taxation” because they would be in addition to Australia’s existing ATC and navigation user fees.

January 24, 2007 - 10:03am

Gulfstream G1159B, Burbank, Calif., Oct. 13, 2006–Landing at Bob Hope Airport, the GII rolled into the engineered materials arresting system (EMAS) at the end of Runway 8. The captain said that the airplane landed in the first 20 percent of the runway and slowed to taxi speed.

December 21, 2006 - 11:00am

Eighty percent of pilots polled said they would make the switch to electronic charts if the cost was reasonable, the FAA said it was OK to do so and the hardware needed to run the e-charts was reliable and easy to use. Jeppesen published the poll results at a new Web site it launched last month called FlyElectronic.net. The site provides answers to questions about the transition to e-charts, from costs to what the regs say.

December 18, 2006 - 1:02pm

Jeppesen says it’s ready to offer avionics makers an enhanced terrain and synthetic-vision database package that it claims offers a much more accurate model of the world than has been available until now.

December 13, 2006 - 1:17pm

Jeppesen and Arinc yesterday announced an alliance that will integrate “best of class” EFB components from each company’s portfolios to produce what officials are billing as “the industry’s most advanced electronic flight bag system.” Arinc’s eFlightDeck technology combined with Jeppesen’s EFB software, applications and data will give buyers a complete package from a single source.

December 13, 2006 - 10:03am

Jeppesen will provide Kalitta Air with its Class-2 electronic flight bag (EFB) software for the U.S.-based freight carrier’s fleet of 14 Boeing 747s, the company announced here on Monday. Jeppesen’s selected products include electronic charts and a document browser. EFB hardware specialist NavAero will supply the displays and interface. Jeppesen, a Boeing subsidiary, can be found here in Hall 4 on Stand C5.

December 13, 2006 - 7:48am

Believe it or not, there’s a pilot shortage out there, not in the U.S. or Europe, but in Asia, where a flourishing airline business needs first officers, and lots of them.

December 8, 2006 - 5:36am

DAC International has entered the EFB fray with the “Gen-X” electronic flight bag, a product that the company touts as unique because it is constructed to professional-grade avionics standards yet carries an uninstalled list price of less than $10,000.

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.

 
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