Category Archives: Avionics

Australia’s CASA plans lower cost ADS-B

Australian aviation regulator CASA will be developing rule changes aimed at making it cheaper and easier for aircraft flying under visual flight rules to voluntarily … More ››

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FLYHT Aerospace, Spectralux integrate systems to offer enhanced FANS over Iridium solution

FLYHT Aerospace’s automated flight information reporting system has been integrated with Spectralux’s Envoy FANS Data Link Unit to offer a cost-effective FANS over Iridium solution. … More ››

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Wingtip ADS-B solution secures FAA nod

uAvionix has received a Technical Standard Order Authorization (TSOA) for its skyBeacon wingtip-mounted ADS-B OUT solution from the US Federal Aviation Administration. The skyBeacon integrated solution … More ››

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Ebanga to head Thales flight avionics

Thales has appointed Jean-Paul Ebanga as vice-president of flight avionics activities. “Jean-Paul will accelerate business model renewal and digital transformation of our flight avionics activities … More ››

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Inmarsat, ESA complete major Iris milestone

Inmarsat and the European Space Agency (ESA), have completed the first test flight using the world’s most advanced aviation satellite technology for their Iris programme … More ››

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Airbus targets FANS-C certification by year-end

European airframer Airbus is to demonstrate new FANS-C navigation capability for Airbus-led SESAR project. An Airbus-led project to demonstrate the sharing of an aircraft’s predicted … More ››

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Brussels signals U-turn on ADS-B equipage

The European Commission admits it will allow ‘reasonable, justified’ exemptions for ADS-B retrofits after previously ruling that all airspace users had to be compliant by … More ››

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ERA seeks ADS-B let-off for costly, older aircraft

Europe’s regional airlines are seeking an exemption on retrofitting ADS-B surveillance equipment where there is no obvious safety benefit. In a statement, the European Airlines … More ››

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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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Cobham debuts business jet FANS upgrade

Cobham has launched a communications upgrade option that delivers all the benefits of Inmarsat’s SB-S technology platform and FANS 1/A compliance to business jets at a … More ››

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