EUROCAE appoints new Secretary General

February 17, 2012 0

The European Organisation for Civil Aviation (EUROCAE) is an organisation dedicated to aviation standardisation in Europe and in the world for nearly 50 years. EUROCAE is a well-established standardisation body recognized globally by the International […]


Singapore Airlines selects Rockwell Collins

February 15, 2012 0

Singapore Airlines has selected Rockwell Collins avionics, including its WXR-2100 MultiScan Threat Detection System and GLU-925 Multi-Mode Receiver (MMR), for up to 15 new Airbus A330s. Deliveries are expected to begin in 2013. “Singapore Airlines […]


FAA approves ARINC's HFDL for datalink

February 13, 2012 0

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has prepared the way for data link Air Traffic Control (ATC) communications over the global High Frequency Data Link (HFDL) network of ARINC. The technology is known as FOH, […]


SESAR conducts world first 4D flight trial

February 10, 2012 0

The first initial four dimensional (i4D) trajectory flight successfully took place on February 10 two and a half years after active SESAR development work. SESAR members Airbus, Eurocontrol, Honeywell, Indra, NORACON, and Thales contributed to […]


Cockpit surveillance now operational

February 8, 2012 0

Swiss Airlines operated the first-ever commercial flight equipped with a certified traffic situational awareness system on February 7, providing pilots with real-time surveillance information on surrounding traffic. The Swiss International Airlines A330-300, equipped with a […]


Trig Avionics secures ADS-B certification

February 7, 2012 0

UK business Trig Avionics has become the first company in the world to be awarded FAA TSO C166b certification for their TT31 and TT22 1090ES ADS-B Out transponders. This is a major milestone reflecting Trig’s […]


Universal partners with ATI on FANS training

February 4, 2012 0

Universal Avionics Systems Corporation has partnered with Air Training International Ltd. (ATI) to provide Future Air Navigation System (FANS) operational training for UniLink® UL-800/801 Airborne Datalink System. Universal Avionics has committed to provide guidance for […]


Inmarsat begins SwiftBroadband safety service implementation

January 30, 2012 0

Global mobile satellite communications services business Inmarsat has awarded a contract to the Systems Engineering Division (SED) of Calian Technologies to develop an ACARS Ground Gateway, a key component of its new SwiftBroadband Safety Service […]


Universal's WAAS/SBAS-FMS and TAWS for Cree Nation airline

January 25, 2012 0

Canada’s Air Creebec is to fit its entire Q-Series Dash 8 fleet with Universal Avionics’s Wide Area Augmentation System/Satellite-Based Augmentation System Flight Management Systems (WAAS/SBAS-FMS) and Terrain Awareness and Warning Systems (TAWS). They are the […]


ARINC and Airtel deploy next-generation routers

January 16, 2012 0

Together with its technology partner Airtel ATN of Dublin, Ireland, ARINC has upgraded the router technology in its ATN/VDLM2 air/ground network in Europe, which ARINC first installed in 2003. Newly enhanced ATN routers are now […]