Avionics

T minus 13 months

November 27, 2018 1

The US ADS-B mandate is coming, an immovable deadline looming over airlines, business aviation and general aviation (GA) alike, reports Mark Boguski.  Billions of dollars are being spent to equip with certified ADS-B equipment to […]

Avionics

Tooling Up

November 27, 2018 0

Is the European Commission admission that it could allow ‘reasonable, justified’ exemptions for ADS-B retrofits an embarrassing climbdown as the 2020 deadline looms? Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast – ADS–B for short – is a […]

NextGen

Cloud Watching

November 1, 2018 0

Dave Hughes reports how the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is connecting SWIM to the Cloud The FAA is sending its System Wide Information Management (SWIM) flight, aeronautical and weather data to the cloud via […]

NextGen

Front & Center

November 1, 2018 0

Dave Hughes visits the Federal Aviation Administration’s William J Hughes Technical Center and learns that alongside advanced ATC simulation, unmanned aviation and commercial space are some of the vital aspects of its testing and development […]

Innovation

Weather Eye

November 1, 2018 0

John Croft reports on how FAA weather researchers are working to put more smarts in weather cameras to give pilots in remote areas a better way to establish visibility at airports and en route waypoints. […]