AVIONICS

30/10/2019

Garmin International, Inc. announced a revolution in general aviation – the first Garmin Autoland system. In the event of an emergency, Autoland will control and land the aircraft without human intervention1. The Autoland system determines the most optimal airport and runway, taking into account factors such as weather, terrain, obstacles and aircraft performance statistics. Autoland […]

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30/10/2019

Duncan Aviation’s Fixed Based Operator (FBO) facilities in Battle Creek and Kalamazoo, Michigan, have received Stage I accreditation from the International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH). Duncan Aviation’s other two main facilities in Lincoln, Nebraska, and Provo, Utah, had previously earned this accreditation. IS-BAH certification means that the FBOs have met all international standards […]

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24/10/2019

Universal Avionics (UA), an Elbit Systems Company, debuts its latest advancement in the ‘Fly by Sight’ flight deck concept this week at the 2019 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) in Las Vegas, NV. The company unveils the ‘Fly By Sight’ Navigation System, which combines ClearVision™ SkyLens™ Head Wearable Display (HWD) and the company’s […]

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23/10/2019

Garmin International announced certification of the G1000® NXi integrated flight deck upgrade for the King Air C90. With the G1000 NXi, aircraft owners and operators receive a wealth of new features, innovative capabilities and added utility all within a modern flight deck. King Air C90 owners and operators can easily upgrade from the G1000 to […]

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22/10/2019

Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, has received supplemental type certificate (STC) approval for the Gogo AVANCE L5 connectivity system upgrade for its Cessna Citation X+, Citation Sovereign+ and Citation Latitude business jets. Aircraft equipped with Gogo AVANCE L5 will experience faster inflight connectivity speeds and an enhanced network to support on-the-go business needs. This […]

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22/10/2019

Embraer, an industry leader in adopting connectivity solutions, has received Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for the Gogo AVANCE L5, the most capable inflight Wi-Fi system from Gogo Business Aviation (NASDAQ: GOGO), on the Phenom 300. The Phenom 300 is the first aircraft from Embraer to receive an FAA approval for an in-service fleet STC for […]

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22/10/2019

Collins Aerospace Systems is redefining flight operations for business aviation with the industry’s first digital Oceanic Plotting Chart for pilots. This new offering, available on the company’s ARINCDirectSM iPad app, eliminates paper plotting charts and manual processes being used today for navigating oceanic airspace. This new feature, which will be on display at NBAA booth […]

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22/10/2019

Satcom Direct (SD), the business aviation solutions provider, releases SD PostFlight at NBAA – BACE 2019 – booth C10217. The industry-first, web-based software, automatically populates the aircraft flight log with all available data relating to flight times and cycle events for each leg of a journey. The automated and timely record keeping precision of critical […]

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22/10/2019

North America-based Flying Colours Corp. – booth C7215 – completed a retrofit of the Honeywell Primus Elite™ flight-deck for a Bombardier Global Express, along with installation of the Honeywell JetWave™ Ka-band system in an unusual two phase project. The dual avionics upgrade successfully modernised the privately-owned Bombardier Global Express to enhance the crew’s situational awareness […]

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22/10/2019

With the all-new Honeywell (NYSE: HON) IntuVue® RDR-7000 Weather Radar System, bad weather doesn’t have to be bad news for pilots or passengers. The latest, most advanced addition to the IntuVue family expands Honeywell’s advanced weather radar capabilities to more aircraft, helping pilots safely navigate inclement weather, keep passengers comfortable and get them to their […]

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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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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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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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