AVIONICS

15/10/2019

Elliott Aviation, a leader in a diverse set of business aviation services, has announced they will bring a Garmin G5000 equipped Citation Excel to the indoor static display at the 2019 NBAA annual convention October 22-24 in Las Vegas, NV. The aircraft is one of the first dealer-installed Garmin G5000 retrofits in a Citation Excel/XLS. […]

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16/09/2019

Autopilots have been around nearly as long as aircraft themselves. For decades, they have been assisting pilots by reducing workload on long flights and helping to precisely navigate approaches. The fundamental concept of an autopilot remains the same: to automatically provide pitch, roll and yaw forces without the pilot touching the flight controls. What’s changed […]

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16/09/2019

Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), is teaming with leading satellite operator SES to bring business aviation customers the fastest broadband speeds available within the United States. The two companies are launching LuxStream — the only service that offers speeds up to 25 Mbps in the United States and 15Mbps […]

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06/09/2019

Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), announced the G1000H® NXi integrated flight deck has received Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) certification. Bell recently achieved this certification in the 407GXi, which gives pilots the flexibility of operating in degraded weather conditions with valuable situational awareness tools and advanced capabilities in a next generation integrated […]

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11/07/2019

Yingling Aviation, which has installed over 250 Garmin glass panels in Textron-produced turbine aircraft, has announced the launch of a new program to install the Garmin G5000 integrated glass flight deck (IFD) on Citation Excel and XLS aircraft. An authorized Garmin IFD facility, Yingling can leverage its extensive experience retrofitting Textron turbine powered aircraft Garmin […]

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09/07/2019

Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), announced the addition of five aircraft eligible for its G1000® NXi integrated flight deck upgrade. Aircraft currently equipped with a WAAS G1000 integrated flight deck that are now eligible for the G1000 NXi include the Cessna 172/182/206 and Beechcraft Bonanza and Baron. The G1000 NXi includes a […]

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01/07/2019

Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), announced the certification of the G5000™ integrated flight deck for Textron Aviation’s Citation Excel and Citation XLS. The G5000 integrated avionics suite modernizes the cockpit, significantly reduces operational costs, addresses airspace modernization requirements, and solves long-term concerns related to parts obsolescence. “With close to 50 […]

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26/06/2019

 Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced expanded engine monitoring capability on the G600 TXi/G500 TXi and Engine Indication System (EIS) TXi flight displays to now include single-engine turboprop aircraft. Pratt & Whitney PT6A turboprop engine display compatibility is initially available for several popular aircraft models, including the Cessna 208/208B, […]

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17/06/2019

Universal Avionics (UA), an Elbit Systems Company, is seeing increased interest from the Airline Aftermarket for Enhanced Flight Vision System (EFVS) solutions. The company recently kicked-off a ClearVision EFVS program with AerSale, Inc. to develop an FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the Airbus A320 aircraft. That retrofit upgrade certification is expected by the end […]

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17/06/2019

Universal Avionics (UA), an Elbit Systems Company, is showcasing its unique Interactive-Synthetic Vision System (i-SVS) during the 2019 Paris Air Show. The innovative operator’s sight-control concept allows pilots to easily select entities on the company’s conformal SkyLens Head-Wearable Display (HWD), sending it directly to the InSight Display System. SkyLens and InSight are both critical components […]

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17/06/2019

Universal Avionics (UA), an Elbit Systems Company, introduces the next generation of Flight Management System (FMS), the ClearVision™ Interactive-FMS (i-FMS). The i-FMS is a software-based FMS designed to be an end-supplier solution for flight management in an Integrated Modular Avionics (IMA) infrastructure. The i-FMS offers the latest in Human-Machine Interface (HMI) by augmenting Head-Up Displays […]

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06/06/2019

SmartSky Networks has initiated the final site completion phase of its next generation Air-to-Ground (ATG) network for business and commercial aviation, launching later in 2019.  SmartSky’s airborne network, which began its nationwide deployment a few years ago, incorporates many 5G wireless technologies that have been experienced during a large number of highly successful inflight demonstrations […]

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04/06/2019

SmartSky Networks has initiated the final site completion phase of its next generation Air-to-Ground (ATG) network for business and commercial aviation, launching later in 2019.  SmartSky’s airborne network, which began its nationwide deployment a few years ago, incorporates many 5G wireless technologies that have been experienced during a large number of highly successful inflight demonstrations […]

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04/06/2019

Garmin has incorporated new enhancements and features to the GTN 650/750 series touchscreen navigators. With the latest software update and a compatible ADS-B In receiver, pilots can now view new FIS-B weather products on the GTN. Also, when the GTN 650/750 is paired with a G3X Touch flight display in experimental/amateur-built aircraft, pilots now have […]

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03/06/2019

Gogo, the leading global provider of broadband connectivity products and services for aviation, announced its plans to build a 5G network for aviation. The new ATG network will be designed for use on business aviation aircraft, commercial regional jets, and smaller mainline jets operating within the contiguous United States and Canada. Gogo expects the network […]

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