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


ForeFlight Oceanic Plotting Now Available

The plotting feature can help pilots eliminate paper charts
ForeFlight Oceanic Plotting

FAA Proposes Increase in CVR Recording to 25 Hours

Rule would not expand CVR applicability in the general aviation fleet
The HCR-25

HondaJet Added to ForeFlight Runway Analysis 

The new ForeFlight service simplifies HondaJet performance planning

FAA Revises Safety Alert on 5G Interference

Update encourages operators to upgrade to 5G-resistant radar altimeters

Honeywell Launches Darwin Single-pilot AI Project

Project addresses minimum-crew challenges
Honeywell Darwin artificial intelligence project

FAA Opens CPDLC to All Equipped Operators in U.S.

En route datalink is available in many areas of the U.S. national airspace
FAA Data Comm coverage map for U.S. airspace

Gogo Business Aviation Releases Over-air Avance Updates

Customers can remotely update Avance system software through the Gogo Dash app
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TJC Agrees To Buy L3Harris Commercial Aviation Solutions

The acquisition of L3Harris CAS is set for the first half of 2024

STCs Underway for Klatt Works AR Oxygen Mask

The Klatt Works mask helps pilots fly the airplane in case of smoke in the cockpit
Klatt Works Saved Augmented Reality Oxygen Mask System on Boeing 777

Honeywell AAM Unit Grows into $10 Billion Business

Honeywell has contracts with AAM companies such as Archer, Lilium, Pipistrel, Supernal, and Vertical Aerospace
Lilium saudi

Skyryse Claims First Automated Autorotation Landing

The company aims to roll out the first production example of its converted R66 helicopter in early 2024
Skyryse is modifying Robinson R66 helicopters to use its automated flight controls
Cabin Interior and Electronics

Moment and ExecuJet Launch IFE Collaboration

Moment introduces Flymingo Jet, an innovative IFE system designed specifically for business aviation
ExecuJet MRO Services Middle East has partnered with Moment to introduce Flymingo Jet.

GPS Spoofing Incidents Increase in Middle East

Some aircraft departing Tel Aviv are being led toward Lebanon
OpsGroup spoofing map (Image: OpsGroup)

Retrofit Avionics Market Grows Modestly as Forward-fit Sales Skyrocket

The AEA's Q3 2023 Avionics Market Report shows $814 million in sales
Textron avionics install

Flying Firefighters Upgrading to Universal Avionics

The upgrade adds Universal's modern InSight avionics
De Havilland Canada CL-415 firefighting aircraft

Garmin Releases Biggest-ever Pilot Watch

The new watch adds a flashlight and ECG capability
Garmin D2 Mach 1 Pro watch

Skytrac's SDL-350 Satcom Terminal Gets Iridium Nod

L-band connectivity speeds of up to 704 kbps
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ForeFlight’s Portfolio Gains New Features

Simpler purchasing and oceanic plotting have been added
ForeFlight 3D engine-out procedure

FreeFlight’s 5G-Tolerant Radar Altimeter Gains TSO Certification

The RA-4500 MK II resists 5G interference
Freeflight RA-5500 Terrain Series Radar Altimeter

More Honeywell Guided Visual Approaches Now Available

Pilots can fly guided visual approaches by hand or coupled to the autopilot
TEB Jeppesen chart

ForeFlight Enhances Dispatch Flight Planning Software

Ocean plotting and fleet tracking software integrate with Dispatch
Tim Schuetze, CEO of ForeFlight and David Best, senior vice president and general manager the Americas for Jet Aviation (Photo: Jet Aviation)

Outerlink Selected for U.S. Navy’s King Airs

The system records and analyses a wealth of aircraft data and communications

Satcom Direct Unveils Viasat Jet ConneX Broadband Plans

Service to be available exclusively to SD operators
Satcom Direct Viasat Jet ConneX Broadband, woman in aircraft

SmartSky Airborne Connectivity System on Display in Citation CJ3+

Owner-pilot David Natinsky is on hand to meet showgoers
SmartSky at NBAA-BACE 2023

Genesys Aerosystems Makes Moog Transition

While pursuing special-missions work, Genesys still supports its GA products
Genesys’s integrated avionics and autopilots

Cirrus Adds Auto Radar to Vision Jet G2+

Radar upgrade simplifies building a picture of thunderstorm activity
Auto Radar help pilots see what's happening in thunderstorms

Honeywell Adds Guided Visual Approach FMS Option

Option helps prevent unstable and wrong-runway approaches
Honeywell guided visual approach FMS

Scott IPC Brings More Tech to Int’l Plotting App

App continues improving since it was introduced three years ago
Scott IPC Plot app

Bose Demos In-ear and Over-the-ear Headsets

The A30 is Bose's latest aviation headset
Bose A30 headset

Textron Aviation Adds Autothrottles to Citation M2 Gen2

Garmin autothrottles come standard-equipped starting in 2025
A Garmin autothrottle is pictured in the cockpit of a Citation M2 Gen2