Avionics

First Piaggio Avanti equipped for LPV

December 5, 2012 0

Universal Avionics customer Advanced Aerospace Solutions (AdvAero) has upgraded its Piaggio P.180 Avanti human factors research aircraft with a WAAS/SBAS-capable UNS-1Ew Flight Management System (FMS) and LP/LPV Monitor. Mid-Canada Mod Center (MC2), a Universal Avionics […]

Innovation

Agilent Signal primed for Galileo

October 8, 2012 0

Agilent Technologies’s Signal Studio for Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) software has been enhanced with real-time and basic mode capabilities designed to allow engineers to simulate Galileo signals for receiver testing and to address the […]

CAAs/ANSPs

India’s SBAS-GAGAN passes final test

July 25, 2012 0

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has successfully conducted the Final Acceptance Test of India’s Satellite Based Augmentation System-GAGAN, paving the way for the scheduled commissioning of the system in mid-2013. GAGAN (GPS Aided Geo […]

Airlines

Air Iceland upgrades Dash 8 avionics

July 19, 2012 0

Air Iceland recently completed a historic 2,345 nautical mile trip from Toronto’s Pearson Airport (CYYZ) in Canada after the completion of a modification programme by Universal Avionics’ Authorised Dealer, Field Aviation. The Toronto to Reykjavik […]

CAAs/ANSPs

FAA’s NextGen Update (May 2012)

June 6, 2012 0

In May, the Federal Aviation Administration published 15 new satellite-based navigation WAAS LPV procedures. Satellite-based procedures are updated every eight weeks and are real implementations that currently provide benefits. These implemented procedures and identification of […]

Navigation

Augmentation market worth +$6bn: ATC Global

May 30, 2012 0

ATC Global’s new market intelligence report reveals a $6 billion price tag on the emerging global market for GBAS and SBAS systems. With a new generation of air traffic management (ATM) systems being planned and […]

Avionics

TSO approves Universal Avionics’ UniLink CMU

April 25, 2012 0

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted Technical Standard Order (TSO) approval for Universal Avionics’ third generation Airborne Datalink System, UniLink UL-800/801 Communications Management Unit (CMU). Universal Avionics reports that delivery of UL-800/801 units […]

Airlines

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 […]

Avionics

Garmin receives EASA approval for GTN touchscreen avionics

December 13, 2011 0

Garmin has received the European Aviation Safety Agency’s (EASA) validation of the US Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for its GTN 650 and GTN 750 series touchscreen avionics. With this validation, these avionics are certified and […]

Airlines

Evergreen prepares for GPS augmentation trials

November 30, 2011 0

Evergreen Airlines has confirmed that it is to begin equipping the first of six Boeing 747 freighters with a Universal Avionics flight management system to boost GPS accuracy using a variety of global satellite-based augmentation […]