AVIONICS

12/04/2019

Collins Aerospace Systems has implemented its first High Frequency Data Link (HFDL) Ground Station in Korea’s South Jeolla Province, which will enhance the company’s air-to-ground communication services in the North-Pacific region. This new station joins 15 other HFDL ground stations located around the world. Collins Aerospace is actively expanding its ground station network to ensure […]

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09/05/2019

Garmin has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for the GFC 500 autopilot in the Mooney M20 and 36/A36 Bonanza Intended for piston single-engine aircraft, the GFC 500 delivers superior in-flight characteristics, self-monitoring capabilities and minimal maintenance needs when compared to older generation autopilot systems. Specific aircraft models approved for the GFC 500 […]

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29/04/2019

Universal Avionics (UA), an Elbit Systems Company, is partnering with AerSale, Inc. to develop an FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the ClearVision™ Enhanced Flight Vision System (EFVS) on the Airbus A320 aircraft. FAA certification for the retrofit upgrade is expected by the end of first quarter of 2020, with CAAC and EASA STC validation […]

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29/03/2019

Today’s passengers and flight crew require secure, real-time connections through texting, phone calls, social media, email, transferring information, and streaming videos. GORE® Microwave/RF Assemblies are helping SmartSky Networks launch the next-generation of inflight connectivity above the clouds. They selected Gore’s vapor-sealed 7 Series for their new inflight connectivity system that provides travelers with a true […]

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12/04/2019

Garmin International, Inc., announced it has received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approval of the retrofit GFC™ 500 autopilot for fixed-wing general aviation aircraft in Europe. Delivering superior performance and in-flight precision, as well as self-monitoring capabilities, the GFC 500 incorporates a number of safety-enhancing technologies, including Electronic Stability and Protection (ESP™), underspeed protection, overspeed protection, […]

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10/04/2019

BendixKing, a business unit of Honeywell (NYSE: HON), is unveiling its new AeroVue Touch Integrated Flight Deck at the 2019 AERO Friedrichshafen trade show. This advanced Class III cockpit system includes three smart, high-resolution touchscreen displays that incorporate all required functions into one lightweight, panel-mounted flight deck. The system is easily customisable, allowing aircraft manufacturers […]

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04/04/2019

RUAG achieved the installation the GoGo Avance L5 system on the basis of a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC), designed by Dassault Falcon Jet Corp, and specifically validated for this project by EASA. “Our Falcon customer required full and seamless connectivity, for the broad selection of business and entertainment applications across various devices, at any given […]

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18/04/2019

Universal Avionics (UA) Authorized Dealer, Skyservice Business Aviation Inc., has received TCCA and FAA approval for Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for its Bombardier Learjet 45 ‘NextGen and Beyond’ upgrade. EASA approval for certification is imminent. Completed for a corporate customer, the certification covers the addition of a UA UniLink™ UL-801 Communications Management Unit (CMU) and […]

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25/04/2019

Garmin has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for the GFC 500 autopilot in the Cessna 180/185. Additionally, the GFC 500 autopilot will soon be approved for the 36/A36 Bonanza. Intended for piston single-engine aircraft, the GFC 500 delivers superior in-flight characteristics, self-monitoring capabilities and minimal maintenance needs when compared to older […]

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03/04/2019

Satcom Direct (SD) announced the commercial service introduction of Intelsat FlexExec as part of its SD Xperience portfolio. The first high-speed, managed, end-to-end broadband service designed specifically for the business aviation sector, FlexExec is now being commercially delivered in partnership with Intelsat (NYSE: I) and Astronics AeroSat. At service introduction, four aircraft types are utilizing […]

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02/05/2019

Garmin has received Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for new features and upgrades for the G1000 NXi integrated flight deck in the King Air 200/250/300/350 series aircraft.   A new, Bluetooth-enabled audio panel for the G1000 NXi integrated flight deck in the King Air offers an expanded feature set alongside innovative sound quality. Home theater-like music effects […]

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21/05/2019

Ahead of EBACE 2019 Satcom Direct (SD), the business aviation solutions provider, notes a year-on-year increase of attempted cybersecurity attacks on business aviation aircraft subscribed to the multi-layered SD Threat Monitoring service. Eighty-one percent of the nearly 600 subscribed aircraft have experienced a cyber event that has been thwarted by the SD service. In addition, […]

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28/03/2019

Garmin’s TeamX experimental avionics group introduced new Flight Information Service-Broadcast (FIS-B) weather capabilities to several popular Garmin products. These capabilities are available through the Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast) ADS-B ground station network in the United States. Pilots can now access this new weather information on the G3X Touch flight display for experimental aircraft and the aera […]

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03/04/2019

Inmarsat, the world leader in global mobile satellite communications, announced that its Indian telecommunications partner, BSNL, has received an In-Flight and Maritime Connectivity (IFMC) license from the Government of India’s Department of Telecommunications. The issuing of the license marks a major step for Inmarsat’s services in the Indian connectivity market. BSNL is now approved to […]

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19/03/2019

Universal Avionics (UA), an Elbit Systems Company, invites Authorized Dealers and Integrators to join the company’s training sessions during the AEA’s 2019 Annual International Convention and Trade Show in Palm Springs. The company’s first training session focuses on Data Comm Requirements for NextGen and covers: What ‘Data Comm’ is and why it is important to […]

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