Aviation Electronics Europe 2017 Preliminary Conference Programme

  The premier annual conference and exhibition for the international avionics community, Aviation Electronics Europe, has launched the preliminary conference programme which addresses discussions on the latest challenges facing the industry. Aviation Electronics Europe will take place on 25th-26th April 2017 in Munich, Germany, with leading international experts speaking on key industry topics  including the […]

PXIe Testing Duo Released by Astronics

Astronics Test Systems has developed a new PXIe-1802 Arbitrary Waveform Generator and a new PXIe-1803 Digitizer deliver for aerospace, defense, communications, and other high-reliability applications. “The demand for high performance PXI test instruments continues to rise both as legacy test systems are upgraded with additional functionality, and as new systems are introduced,” explained Steve Fairbanks, […]

‘Hot Topics’ Headline at Avionics & Space Testing Conference

The Avionics & Space Testing conference has released the list of hot topics that will be discussed during the event. These include: – Structural Testing – Open Architecture – Software Certification – COTS Testing – CNS, Flight & Radar Testing – Inflight Measurement & Testing The event will be staged over 25th-26th April 2017 in […]

Satair Group Signs Global Distribution Agreement with TechSAT

Satair Group has signed a new distribution agreement with TechSat which covers the Americas (except USA and Canada), Asia Pacific and Europe (except France, Spain, Portugal, Russia and CIS). The agreement covers TechSAT portable data loading and upgrades running on current and feature versions of Windows, including touch-screen laptops and tablets across Airbus, Boeing, Embraer […]

Inmarsat Signs MoU With Satcom Direct for SwiftBroadband-Safety

Inmarsat has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) appointing Satcom Direct (SD) as a global distribution partner for its next generation SwiftBroadband-Safety aviation service. A pre-agreement between the two companies has outlined the intention for SD to supply aviation operators worldwide with SwiftBroadband-Safety, an advanced new aviation safety service from Inmarsat. SwiftBroadband-Safety utilises secure IP-based […]

IBM’s Five Year Deal With Air Mauritius

Air Mauritius has signed a five-year technology and services deal with IBM for Cloud and Analytics technology services. The Mauritian airline, the fourth largest in Africa, will use the IBM Cloud and analytics-enabled enterprise planning solution to better manage budgeting cycles, decrease turnaround time for processing data and boost its capacity to uncover predictive insights […]

Beechcraft Secures ANAC Certification for Pro Line-Fusion

Beechcraft has received certification from Brazil’s Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil (ANAC) for its line of Pro Line Fusion-equipped Beechcraft King Air turboprop aircraft with cabin enhancements. The company states that deliveries into the Latin American region are imminent, beginning with a King Air 250. Pro Line Fusion avionics systems are standard equipment on all […]

Thomas Global Receives FAA STC for EFIS Upgrade

Thomas Global Systems has received a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for its TFD-8601 Electronic Flight Instrument System (EFIS) upgrade on Embraer EMB 120 aircraft. The STC was achieved as part of a collaborative effort with leading EMB 120 operator Ameriflight, and is available now through Thomas Global and Thomas Global authorized […]

Kymeta and Tecom Team Over mTenna

Kymeta has announced a development agreement with Tecom to incorporate its mTenna technology into an aviation terminal to demonstrate connectivity to a Ku-band satellite. The flat panel satellite antenna is light and has a low profile which, the company states, helps to reduce drag, weight, and maintenance when in position. The Kymeta satellite antenna is […]

Boeing Selects Rockwell Collins for 777X Touchscreen Flight Displays

Boeing has selected Rockwell Collins to provide its industry-leading touchscreen flight displays for all five flight deck displays on the new Boeing 777X. The advanced touchscreen capability will make the flight deck more intuitive for pilots and more efficient for flight operations. This is the first time a commercial air transport aircraft will be equipped […]