Avionics and ATC » Avionics

New developments and products in avionics, specifically about aircraft electronics in the cockpit.

November 29, 2006 - 9:02am

Here at EBACE Honeywell is exhibiting its runway awareness and advisory system (RAAS), which gives the crew of an airplane the proper information to avoid making a runway incursion.

November 29, 2006 - 7:37am

Europe continues to be a happy hunting ground for companies selling business aviation, with more grounds for optimism very evident in the latest Business Aviation Outlook research released by Honeywell Aerospace last November. Over the next five years, more than one in four European operators plans to purchase new business jets–a marked increase on the findings from the 2004 and 2003 surveys.

November 29, 2006 - 7:11am

Honeywell and Arinc have reached a licensing agreement that will allow corporate operators to use either Honeywell’s Global Data Center or Arinc Direct for datalink messaging services to all Primus Epic avionics platforms as well as Mark II and Mark III platforms.

November 29, 2006 - 6:50am

Honeywell (Booth No. 406) has delivered its 500th DL-950 data loader since the product became available last year. As a data loader for Honeywell’s FMZ-2000 flight management system, the DL-950 uses a USB memory device instead of diskettes and fits into existing mounting hardware with no need for any new aircraft wiring.

November 29, 2006 - 6:38am

Airbus has made Lufthansa Technik’s Mobile Access Router (MAR) a standard option on the A380. The equipment is described as a fully integrated flying office solution that supports telephone, fax, video conferencing, Web browsing, e-mail, wireless local area network and moving-map functions.

November 29, 2006 - 4:58am

Embraer has selected Thales’ integrated electronic standby instrument (IESI) for the Phenom 100 and 300 business jets. The Thales IESI already flies aboard every other Embraer model, from the ERJ 135 regional twinjet to the Embraer 190, launched in a business jet derivative here at EBACE on Tuesday.

November 29, 2006 - 4:43am

Aviation Communications & Surveillance Systems (ACSS), a joint L-3 Communications and Thales company, has announced that Cessna has selected the TCAS 2000 traffic alert and collision avoidance system as standard for the Citation X, XLS and Sovereign. Launched in 1997 by Honeywell, TCAS 2000 was the industry’s first TCAS II system. In 1999 when AlliedSignal and Honeywell merged, ACSS was formed to buy the product.

November 28, 2006 - 1:02pm

Yesterday, EBACE Convention News incorrectly reported that Universal Weather and Aviation has 12,000 employees. In fact, the flight-planning group has a global staff of 1,200.

November 28, 2006 - 12:56pm

In preparation for the commercial availability of SwiftBroadband high-speed-data services next year, Rockwell Collins has introduced two new data-ready satcom terminals, the HST-2110 and HST-2120. The HST-2110 will support one channel of SwiftBroadband and the HST-2120 will support two channels. SwiftBroadband will offer passengers Internet access at a 432-kilobyte-per-second data rate per satcom channel.

November 28, 2006 - 12:36pm

Visitors to Universal Weather & Aviation (Booth No. 1020) can learn of the company’s recently launched In-flight Alerts system designed to keep flight crews apprised of weather hazards or other changing conditions that could affect planned and active flight routes. By means of significant system enhancements, Universal now provides automated alerts of new weather or flight-impacting notifications to one of its 60 staff meteorologists.

 
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