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Genesys Aerosystems Selected for HAL HINDUSTAN-228 Upgrade

Joy Finnegan

Genesys Aerosystems announced that it has been selected by Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. (HAL) for its HINDUSTAN-228 aircraft to provide the S-TEC 4000R Autopilot product. The S-TEC 4000R Autopilot integrates seamlessly with the existing Genesys cockpit on the aircraft today. It adds additional advanced functions not previously available in the HAL manufactured commuter aircraft fleet, expanding…

Inflatable Space Habitats Use Sensors Embedded in Webbing for Structural Health Monitoring

Joy Finnegan

By Ted Fetterman Future human space exploration requires a safe living environment for astronauts. That is why a robust structural health monitoring (SHM) process is imperative to ensure equipment safety, particularly for the inflatable habitat structures that are the most cost-efficient solution to the astronauts’ living space needs. A novel approach is moving away from…

Abaco Announces DEVPX3 OpenVPX Development Chassis

Joy Finnegan

AMETEK Abaco Systems announces the new DEVPX3 development chassis, aligned to both OpenVPX and SOSA standards, providing a flexible, cost-effective platform for open-standards-based application development, integration, and testing. The chassis helps you maintain a robust, fast-paced development program by being able to quickly demonstrate and prove the end capability of your 3U VPX solutions at…

NTIA’s Institute for Telecommunication Sciences and DoD Launch 5G Challenge

NTIA’s Institute for Telecommunication Sciences and DoD Launch 5G Challenge

Joy Finnegan

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s (NTIA) Institute for Telecommunication Sciences (ITS), in Boulder, Colo., announced the launch of the 5G Challenge in collaboration with the Department of Defense (DoD). This prize competition aims to accelerate the adoption of open interfaces, interoperable components, and multi-vendor solutions toward the development of an open 5G ecosystem. “Increasing…

Universal Avionics and Trimec Collab to Deliver Falcon 2000/EX Flight Deck Upgrades

Universal Avionics and Trimec Collab to Deliver Falcon 2000/EX Flight Deck Upgrades

Joy Finnegan

Universal Avionics has joined forces with Trimec Aviation to provide integrated avionics solutions for all Dassault Falcon 2000/2000EX aircraft equipped with Collins Aerospace’s Pro Line 4. The solution will include UA’s InSight Flight Display System, SBAS-Flight Management System, SkyLens head wearable display and Unilink Communications Management system. Completion of the Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) is…

SkyWest Airlines Will Be Launch Customer for Thomas Global TFD-4000 LCD Flight Displays

SkyWest Airlines Will Be Launch Customer for Thomas Global TFD-4000 LCD Flight Displays

Joy Finnegan

Thomas Global announced that it has secured SkyWest Airlines, as the launch customer to upgrade its CRJ Pro Line 4 flight decks with Thomas Global’s TFD-4000 LCD flight displays beginning this summer. The TFD-4000 LCD retrofit for the EFD-4076 Pro Line 4 CRT displays captures the performance, reliability, and lifecycle cost benefits of AMLCD technology,…

Collins Aerospace Teams up with Intel to for Future Flight Computing

Collins Aerospace Teams up with Intel to for Future Flight Computing

Joy Finnegan

Collins Aerospace announced its Perigon computer will be the first certified aviation solution to use the Intel Atom x6400E processor. The advanced processor will underpin Perigon’s ability to support customers’ next-gen flight control and vehicle management needs across a broad range of commercial and defense platforms. To bring advanced capabilities like single pilot and autonomous…

TruWeather Solutions Forges Partnership with Iris Automation for UAS Weather-enhanced Ground-based Surveillance

Joy Finnegan

Micro weather data and analytics firm Weather Solutions has joined forces with safety avionics pioneer Iris Automation to integrate TruWeather’s micro weather services and cost-effective weather sensors into Iris Automation’s Casia G ground-based surveillance system (GBSS).  This meshed network will provide real-time integrated communications, collision avoidance and micro-weather data to operators. Micro weather or low-altitude local atmospheric conditions…

ICELAND’S ISAVIA ANS OPERATIONAL AIRSPACE WIDE WITH AIREON DATA‘>

ICELAND’S ISAVIA ANS OPERATIONAL AIRSPACE WIDE WITH AIREON DATA‘>ICELAND’S ISAVIA ANS OPERATIONAL AIRSPACE WIDE WITH AIREON DATA

Joy Finnegan

Isavia ANS, Iceland’s Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP), has achieved new levels of operational efficiency with expanded use of data from Aireon, a leader in space-based ADS-B for enhanced air traffic surveillance and aviation data analytics. Isavia ANS has been at the forefront of ADS-B surveillance since 2014 when it first went operational with ground-based…

The NASA/JPL Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Team Awarded the 2021 Robert J. Collier Trophy

Joy Finnegan

The National Aeronautic Association (NAA) awarded NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Team the 2021 Robert J. Collier Trophy for “… the first powered, controlled flight of an aircraft on another planet, thereby opening the skies of Mars and other worlds for future scientific discovery and exploration.” Since 1911, the Collier Trophy has…

FAA Commissions New Air Traffic Control Tower at Charlotte Douglas International Airport

Joy Finnegan

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration today dedicated the newly commissioned and environmentally sustainable air traffic control tower at Charlotte Douglas International Airport. “Aviation is an invaluable part of our American life and our national economy. The new, taller control tower will enable the airport to continue to expand its flight operations to…

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