Electronic flight bag

May 1, 2011 - 5:30am

Electronic flight bags and newer devices like the Apple iPad and Android-based tablets are part of what is driving Jeppesen to more electronic distribution of its charting products, but that is just the tip of the iceberg.

March 5, 2011 - 4:40am

Sikorsky’s new S-76D is the latest application for the Vigor health usage and management system (HUMS) developed by Goodrich’s Sensors and Integrated Systems division.

February 15, 2011 - 10:00am

The FAA has authorized Executive Jet Management (EJM) to replace paper terminal charts with Apple iPad-based Class 1 electronic flight bags (EFBs) running Jeppesen’s Mobile TC chart display app. Jeppesen decompression-tested the iPad, and EJM conducted interference testing to meet requirements in FAA 8900.1.

December 29, 2010 - 8:32am

Jeppesen introduced an en route application that ­features worldwide, real-time weather service as a new component of its FliteDeck Pro electronic flight bag ­solution. Targeted at Part 121 and 135 operators, the new Jeppesen FliteDeck Pro en route service overlays graphical and textual weather display on the route of flight.

November 30, 2010 - 5:18am

Montreal-based Esterline CMC Electronics has acquired an exclusive technology license for L-3 Communications’ SmartDeck cockpit that will allow the firm to develop, build and market its own integrated flight deck products using L-3 technologies.

September 21, 2010 - 10:05am

The FAA has published a draft policy (ANM-113-10-004) that could affect the certification of permanently installed rechargeable lithium batteries in Part 25 airplanes.

July 19, 2010 - 1:35am

Rolls-Royce Opens JSF LiftSystem Facility

July 8, 2010 - 7:33am

Apple’s new iPad tablet computer is enjoying instant popularity, with more than two million of the $499-and-up units selling since deliveries began in early April. The iPad has also garnered serious interest from the aviation community, as a tool for preflight planning and in-flight moving-map display.

May 25, 2010 - 9:56am

Pilots now have many choices for viewing approach plates, arrival and departure charts and airport diagrams in the cockpit, from traditional paper to electronic flight bags (EFBs), built-in avionics and a plethora of devices from Apple’s new iPad to handheld computers, Amazon’s Kindle e-book reader and other devices adapted to the task.

May 25, 2010 - 9:28am

Esterline CMC Electronics has added real-time graphical weather linked through the Iridium satellite network to its 8.4-inch PilotView CMA-1100 Mk II and 10.4-inch CMA-1410 electronic flight bags (EFBs).

 
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