New developments and products in avionics, specifically about aircraft electronics in the cockpit.


AeroMech Adding Starlink STCs for Citation 560XL Series

Certification programs are also underway for other Cessna Citation models as well as the Cessna SkyCourier
Starlink antenna mounted on Cessna Citation Excel

Butler National Updates Learjet Standby Instruments

The upgrade will be available to avionics shops for installation in customer Learjets
Mid-Continent Instruments MD-23 aircraft standby attitude indicator

EASA Updates Guidance on Navigation System Interference

A safety information bulletin has been revised since the November 2023 edition
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Columbia and Piasecki To Upgrade Model 107 Helicopters

The upgrades to the rotorcraft will be done in a former Sikorsky factory now run by Piasecki
Columbia Helicopters Model 107-II heavy-lift rotorcraft

FAA SAFO Targets Incorrect uAvionix ADS-B Installations

Pairing with a Mode S transponder is causing ADS-B problems
The uAvionix tailBeacon ADS-B transceiver replaces the tail position light

Garmin GI 275 Approved for MD Helicopters MD500/530

The approval expands installation options for Garmin's electronic flight instrument
Garmin GI 275 electronic flight instrument

Aussie ADS-B Rebate Scheme To Enter New Phase

Next round of funding will help cover cost of ADS-B In/Out equipment in Australia-registered aircraft

Honeywell Preparing FMS-guided Visual Approach for KHPN

The new approaches give pilots visual guidance at challenging airports
Sound visual approach Runway 34 at Westchester Country Airport

Dassault Test Pilot Explains How the Falcon 6X’s Avionics Suite Makes Long-Range Flights Easy

Advanced avionics reduce pilot workload and improve situational awareness
Dassault Falcon 6X in flight

Merlin Engineers Fly on Stratotanker for Autonomy Research

Human factors guide enhancements to the Merlin Pilot autonomous flight control system
Merlin engineers Josie Cater, Nick Lepore, and Carl Pankok pose for a photo in front of a Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker

Garmin STCs Cockpit Upgrade for Citation CJ2

Dealers can now install a new Garmin avionics system in the CJ2
Garmin avionics for Citation CJ2 business jet

EASy IV Paves Way for Dassault Falcon 10X’s Nexus Avionics

The Falcon 10X’s flight deck is based on the field-leading EASy IV of the 6X and 8X
Dassault's EASy IV flight deck
Cabin Interior and Electronics

Viasat Showcases Innovations, Collaborations at EBACE

The company celebrates the approval of Satcom Direct's Ka-band tail mount terminal for the G650
Viasat satelite

Pilots Can View Wake Turbulence Alerts on ForeFlight App

The alerts graphically display potential areas of dangerous wakes
ForeFlight wake turbulence alerts

EASA Clears ProLine Fusion Avionics for Citation CJs

European-registered aircraft can now be fitted with the Collins avionics suite
Collins ProLine Fusion integrated flight deck

Avionics Upgrades Coming to Citation Latitude and Longitude

Latest Garmin G5000 upgrade includes synthetic vision guidance system
Cessna Citation

ForeFlight Adds Tracking and Trip Support Services

New features expand the services available to aircraft operators
ForeFlight Dispatch tracking

Flight Tests Could Pave Way for Quantum-based INS

UK government is funding research into spoof-proof navigation technology
UK quantum test flights in RJ100 aircraft

EASA Addresses AI Implementation in Updated Concept Paper

Concepts include visual guidance and virtual copilot technology
Daedalean visual landing system

Airbus UpNext Testing Automatic Taxiing Technologies

Airbus is using an electric truck testbed to trial the automation
Airbus UpNext's electric truck testbed (Photo: Airbus)

Hands On: Flying Honeywell’s FMS Guided Visual Approaches

Visual approaches may look easy, but formal guidance is a significant safety enhancement
Honeywell cockpit Simulator

Southeast Aero STC Amended for SPZ-equipped Hawker 800s

Upgrade breathes new life into a venerable airframe
Hawker 800 with Collins autopilot

Leasing Group Orders Reliable Robotics Flight Automation System

The customer wants to convert 30 Cessna Caravans for cargo flights
Reliable Robotics' Cessna Caravan test aircraft

Canada ADS-B Expansion Prompts Update Notice

On May 24, ADS-B is scheduled to include Canada’s Class B domestic airspace
Canadian flag and sky

MIT and Merlin To Integrate Collision Avoidance Technology

The partners are pursuing new uncrewed aircraft applications for the FAA-funded system
Merlin Pilot flight automation technology

Lilium To Reveal Full-scale eVTOL at EBACE

The company aims to start flight testing later this year
Lilium Jet Pioneer Edition eVTOL aircraft

ForeFlight Crowdsources AHRS-based Turbulence Reports

The reported turbulence layer shows not only three turbulence levels but smooth air as well
ForeFlight reported turbulence on iPad

Leading Edge Upgrades R44s with 5G-tolerant Radalts

The radar altimeters are essential for helicopter terrain avoidance and warning systems
Leading Edge Flight Academy helicopters

Garmin Expands Avionics Database Solutions for Europe

European aircraft operators now have a more cost-effective option to update their Garmin aviation databases
Garmin navigation database offerings expanded in Europe

Universal Weather Updates the Worldwide ADS-B Landscape

Better equipped and better served is still the case in many countries
Universal Weather and Aviation ADS-B