Aviation International News » May 2003

February 4, 2008 - 9:26am

The FAA has issued a long-awaited amendment to an advisory circular that outlines operational guidelines for anyone seeking to fly with so-called electronic flight bag (EFB) portable computers. Eliminating confusion that accompanied the original draft AC, the revised document, AC 120-76A, clarifies many of the requirements for certification, airworthiness and operational approval of EFB devices.

February 4, 2008 - 9:26am

The FAA has issued a long-awaited amendment to an advisory circular that outlines operational guidelines for anyone seeking to fly with so-called electronic flight bag (EFB) portable computers. Eliminating confusion that accompanied the original draft AC, the revised document, AC 120-76A, clarifies many of the requirements for certification, airworthiness and operational approval of EFB devices.

February 4, 2008 - 9:23am

TCAS has done a remarkable job of helping pilots avoid midair collisions, providing a last line of defense in those all-too-common instances when two aircraft are racing toward a single point in the sky at precisely the same moment.

February 4, 2008 - 9:23am

TCAS has done a remarkable job of helping pilots avoid midair collisions, providing a last line of defense in those all-too-common instances when two aircraft are racing toward a single point in the sky at precisely the same moment.

February 4, 2008 - 9:00am

Some have called enhanced vision the single most important advance in aviation safety since the introduction of airborne weather radar more than 40 years ago. And for good reason. Enhanced vision systems (EVS)–infrared cameras and/or millimeter-wave radar married to a HUD or MFD in the cockpit– provide pilots with outside visual reference from the start of taxi through takeoff, cruise and approach, right down to the landing flare.

February 4, 2008 - 9:00am

Some have called enhanced vision the single most important advance in aviation safety since the introduction of airborne weather radar more than 40 years ago. And for good reason. Enhanced vision systems (EVS)–infrared cameras and/or millimeter-wave radar married to a HUD or MFD in the cockpit– provide pilots with outside visual reference from the start of taxi through takeoff, cruise and approach, right down to the landing flare.

February 4, 2008 - 8:52am

Teledyne Controls is leaping into the corporate-jet passenger information marketing scene as an equipment and software integrator, promising services “so powerful you’ll think you never left the ground.” These include worldwide voice and broadband data, real-time Internet and e-mail under the umbrella SmartCabin Office.

February 4, 2008 - 8:52am

Teledyne Controls is leaping into the corporate-jet passenger information marketing scene as an equipment and software integrator, promising services “so powerful you’ll think you never left the ground.” These include worldwide voice and broadband data, real-time Internet and e-mail under the umbrella SmartCabin Office.

February 4, 2008 - 8:47am

MedAire and AirCell have teamed to provide a low-cost airborne communication system that links passengers directly with doctors in the event of an in-flight medical emergency. “The physicians within our MedLink Global Response Center are managing upwards of 60 in-flight medical emergencies daily,” said MedAire president and CEO Joan Sullivan Garrett.

February 4, 2008 - 8:47am

MedAire and AirCell have teamed to provide a low-cost airborne communication system that links passengers directly with doctors in the event of an in-flight medical emergency. “The physicians within our MedLink Global Response Center are managing upwards of 60 in-flight medical emergencies daily,” said MedAire president and CEO Joan Sullivan Garrett.

 
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