Avionics

The Av8 Group Develops an FAA-DER Approved Solution for MCDU Keyboard Replacement

AVIONICS

The Av8 Group Develops an FAA-DER Approved Solution for MCDU Keyboard Replacement

Joy Finnegan

The Av8 Group has developed an FAA-DER approved solution for the MCDU (Multipurpose Control Display Unit) Keyboard Replacement Unit in the Airbus A320, A330 and A340 aircraft. The MCDU keyboards are used often and the paint can become chipped or faded, along with the buttons themselves completely breaking. The replacement kit, developed by Av8 in…

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L3Harris Launches Automated Cockpit Voice Recorder and Flight Data Recorder Validation Service

Joy Finnegan

L3Harris Technologies has launched Express Readout, an automated aircraft recorder validation service which provides the necessary reports about recorder functionality as mandated by aviation authorities. Global aviation authorities require aircraft operators to provide annual compliance for flight data recorders and cockpit voice recorders, including those with datalink capabilities to prove they are functioning correctly. Express…

AVIONICS

Battery-Powered Single-Channel Signal Conditioner for use with Bridge and Differential Voltage Sensors

Joy Finnegan

MTS Sensors, a division of MTS Systems Corporation, released Endevco Model 4418 low-noise signal conditioner providing test engineers with a new battery-operated solution for lab and field testing. The Model 4418 signal conditioner is designed to work with piezoresistive bridge sensors and differential voltage sensors, including Endevco’s line of piezoresistive accelerometers, piezoresistive pressure sensors, variable…

AVIONICS

Thommen Offers Digital Replacement Services for Legacy CRT and LCD Displays

Joy Finnegan

Thommen Aircraft Equipment specializes in offering customized aftermarket digital replacements for legacy CRT or LCD cockpit and mission displays which are no longer supported or serviceable. LCDs (liquid crystal displays) can be tailor-cut to various sizes, even in small volumes. “We can offer inhouse lamination and assembly services in a clean and fully temperature and…

AVIONICSCONNECTED AIRCRAFT

Joy Finnegan

CAS Dataloggers is pleased to announce Delphin ProfiMessageD Modular Data Acquisi- tion system has been upgraded with a new PROFINET interface. The ProfiMessage D is the latest in the extremely successful Message family of products targeted at Industry 4.0 applications. It is designed as a modular measurement, monitoring and control system for use in industrial…

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Green Hills Software’s INTEGRITY-178 tuMP RTOS Selected for Embedded GPS/INS-Modernization Program

Joy Finnegan

Green Hills Software, the worldwide leader in high-assurance operating systems, today announced that its INTEGRITY-178 Time-Variant Unified Multi-Processing (tuMP) RTOS running on a quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 CPU has been selected by Northrop Grumman Corporation for the Embedded Global Positioning System (GPS)/Inertial Navigation System (INS)-Modernization (EGI-M) program. Key factors in the selection of INTEGRITY-178 tuMP were:…

AVIONICS

Stewart Connector Announces the Expansion of Their 60300 Jack Series

Joy Finnegan

Stewart Connector, a manufacturer of RJ45 connectors used in Ethernet communications, announced the expansion of their 60300 Jack Series. This product line delivers the only RJ45 connector solution capable of delivering a 10GBase-T Ethernet signal while also providing an economic solution and upgrade path for 2.5G and 5G applications. The 60300 Series form factor is…

AVIONICS

Astronics Receives 2019 GOOD DESIGN Award for Portable IFE

Joy Finnegan

Astronics Corporation, a provider of advanced technologies for global aerospace, defense, and other mission critical industries, announced recently that it has received the 2019 GOOD DESIGN Award in the transportation category for the design excellence of its portable inflight entertainment (IFE) product, Sierra. The GOOD DESIGN Awards are presented by the Chicago Athanaeum Museum of…

AVIONICS

Universal Avionics SkyVis Selected by Heli-One for New H215 Helicopters of the BPOL

Joy Finnegan

Universal Avionics, an Elbit Systems Company, was selected by Heli-One (Norway) AS to equip the new H215 helicopters of the Bundespolizei – German Federal Police (BPOL) with its SkyVis Helmet Mounted Display (HMD). Universal Avionics will partner with Heli-One to develop a European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the SkyVis on…

AVIONICS

Genesys Aerosystems Offers New Line of Digital Radios

Joy Finnegan

Genesys Aerosystems announced a new product line, the Genesys Digital Radio (GDR). The Genesys Digital Radio is a family of remote-mounted, software-definable radios. They feature combined VOR/localizer/glideslope navigation, marker beacon, and VHF communication with a frequency range of 118-136 MHz or 118-156 MHz, and 25 or 8.33 kHz channelization with transmit power of 16 or…

AVIONICS

Universal Avionics Introduces Latest Developments in ‘Fly by Sight’ Flight Deck Concept

Joy Finnegan

Universal Avionics (UA), an Elbit Systems Company, is debuting its latest developments in the ‘Fly by Sight’ flight deck concept to the helicopter market during the HAI HELI-EXPO 2020. The company’s ‘Fly by Sight’ concept brings various flight deck technologies together in an integrated way for more intuitive head-up operation during critical phases of flight,…

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