New developments and products in avionics, specifically about aircraft electronics in the cockpit.
Europe focus: enhanced flight vision systems
The aircraft systems group has stepped up investment in product improvements and sees growing demand for new installations of cabin and cockpit systems.
Based on the Collins Proline Fusion, the X-59 avionics were designed to account for the aircraft's lack of forward-looking windows.
Worldwide business and general aviation avionics sales in the first quarter fell 13.9 percent year-over-year, to about $568.8 million, AEA said.
Piper Aircraft recently received EASA approval for its M600/SLS Halo safety system and plans to begin deliveries to European customers in June.
Avidyne's now-certified Atlas FMS will add new life to legacy business jets.
For low-cost airborne connectivity, a portable Iridium satcom like this one offers a useful alternative.
ForeFlights's new Taxi Routing editor helps pilots plot routes on the airport surface.
The company has announced the GWX 8000 StormOptix weather radar, available in four sizes for Part 23 and 25 business jets.
Airbus is using its H130 Flightlab helicopter to evaluate new cameras, sensors, tablets and head-mounted displays for autonomous flight development work.