Avionics

LITEF hybrid INS for Citation Sovereign

October 31, 2012 0

Northrop Grumman Corporation has been selected by Cessna Aircraft Company to be a provider of gyro-compassing, hybrid inertial navigation systems as core components of the avionics system for the 680 Citation Sovereign business jet aircraft. […]

Avionics

Garmin presents GTS 8000 TCAS II/ACAS II

October 30, 2012 0

Garmin has launched the GTS 8000 Traffic alert and Collision Avoidance System (TCAS II)/Airborne Collision Avoidance System (ACAS II) for transport category aircraft. The GTS 8000 improves safety by maintaining constant surveillance, identifying potential traffic […]

Avionics

ARINC DirectSM introduces ConnectOnboard

October 30, 2012 0

Flight services solution business Arinc Direct is showcasing its new ARINC Direct ConnectOnboard Communications System for business aviation at this year’s NBAA Annual Meeting and Convention. The new system offers three distinct capabilities in one […]

Airports

Metron to optimise SA airside capacity

October 30, 2012 0

Metron Aviation has won a contract to evaluate airside  capacity  enhancements for South Africa. The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) provided a grant to South African air navigation service provider Air Traffic and Navigation […]

Avionics

FAA green lights Flexjet iPad2 solution

October 30, 2012 0

Fractional jet ownership business Flexjet has received conditional authorisation from the Federal Aviation Administration for the use of Apple iPads as electronic flight bags (EFB) for fractional flights. Conducted under 14 CFR 91, Subpart K, […]

Airports

Virtual Worlds

October 30, 2012 0

Remote tower technology promises to revolutionise the provision of air traffic services. Last year, Air Traffic Management magazine interviewed several leading exponents of this technology. Round Table Participants: Detlef Schulz-Rückert, formerly head of tower systems […]

Avionics

FAA OKs Challenger 605 low vis approaches

October 30, 2012 0

Rockwell Collins’ Head-up Guidance System (HGS) with enhanced vision for Bombardier Challenger 605 aircraft is now approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for low visibility approaches to 100 feet. “Challenger 605 aircraft operators who […]

Airports

ASDE-X comes under audit scrutiny

October 29, 2012 0

A US aviation watchdog plans this week to initiate an audit on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Airport Surface Detection Equipment –Model X (ASDE-X) Programme. ASDE-X provides detailed information to air traffic controllers on aircraft […]

Avionics

JV to develop comms, nav systems

October 29, 2012 0

Rockwell Collins and China Electronics Technology Avionics (CETCA) have signed an agreement to establish a joint venture to develop and manufacture the communication and navigation systems for the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC) C919 […]

Avionics

Garmin debuts GTX 3000 transponder

October 29, 2012 0

Garmin has launched the GTX 3000, a new remote-mount, Mode-S transponder designed to accommodate the environmental and operational demands of transport category aircraft. The GTX 3000 meets the requirements for TCAS II/ACAS II compatibility and […]