Category Archives: Airlines

Rockwell Collins’ next-gen MMR now certified and set to enter 737 MAX service this summer

Rockwell Collins’ GLU-2100 next-generation Multi-Mode Receiver (MMR) for air transport aircraft has achieved certification with Boeing and will enter into service on the 737 MAX with several … More ››

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Drone collision guidance issued to pilots and air traffic control

British pilot and air traffic control bodies have worked together to create guidance in preventing drone collisions. The British Airline Pilots’ Association (BALPA) and the … More ››

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FAA approves 777X folding composite wingtips

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved Boeing’s folding CFRP wingtip design for its two 777X aircraft variants, the 777-8 and 777-9 allowing the aircraft to use standard … More ››

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Unintended Consequences

When US legislators passed a bill in 2010 requiring longer rest periods and more flight training for commercial airline pilots, the goal was to improve … More ››

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European pilots align cross-border strategy

The growth of transnational airlines operating throughout Europe, and further afield, has led pilots to recognise that they must cooperate even more closely and adopt … More ››

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InFlight Labs to support airline GADSS needs

InFlight Labs have developed Smart ADT, an industry-first GADSS (Global Aeronautical Distress Safety System) compliant avionics interface which works with the aircraft’s communication system to trigger real-time tracking … More ››

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Ryanair pilots signal birth of transnational group

Pilot unions and Ryanair company councils have joined forces in a bid to secure direct permanent employment contracts subject to local law, equal and transparent … More ››

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FAA outlines impact of new airspace entrants

Small hobby drones will more than double from the current level of 1.1 million units to 2.4 million by 2022 while the commercial drone fleet … More ››

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The Vision Thing

Two Airbus teams that have been working separately on a synthetic vision system (SVS) and a primary full-format flight display (PF3D) have come together to … More ››

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SITAONAIR, DTN partnership adds weather alerting feature to AIRCOM FlightTracker tool

A weather-alerting feature, allowing flight dispatchers to avoid or anticipate weather disruption throughout flights, has been launched as a new feature of SITAONAIR’s AIRCOM FlightTracker, … More ››

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