Connectivity

Alternative Propulsion, Miniaturization, and Data Trends Driving Aerospace Connectors Industry

Alternative Propulsion, Miniaturization, and Data Trends Driving Aerospace Connectors Industry

Teledyne Controls’ Aircraft Cabin Environment Sensor Now Certified for A320

Joy Finnegan

Teledyne Controls has obtained FAA Supplemental Type Certification (STC) approval for installation of its Aircraft Cabin Environment Sensor (ACES) on the Airbus A320 aircraft series. Teledyne ACES is an autonomous solution that enables air transport operators to monitor, measure and analyze air quality in the cabin and flight deck to help them ensure a safe and…

TNO and Celestia STS Sign Agreement to Commercialize Optical Modem

Joy Finnegan

The availability of optical modem technology (optical digital converter aka ODC) for the market has taken a major step forwards with the signing of an agreement between TNO, the Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research, and Celestia STS for an IP licence agreement to commercialize Optical Modems. The commercialization of optical modem technology will contribute…

Adacel and Fiji Airports Commission New Aurora ATM for En Route and Tower Control

Joy Finnegan

Adacel along with Fiji Airports, commissioned the new Aurora Air Traffic Management (ATM) for surveillance control in Fiji’s domestic airspace. The new Aurora ATM system integrates oceanic, approach, and tower control capabilities and includes a new simulator to train air traffic controllers in an ADS-B surveillance environment. “Fiji Airports has been our customer for over…

Connectivity Issue Grounds Multiple Southwest Airlines Flights

Joy Finnegan

About 500 Southwest Airlines flights were cancelled Tuesday June 15 just a day after another glitch grounded additional flights. The ripple effect will impact passengers for days as the airline works to rebook them. The airline said “intermittent performance issues” with its network connectivity were to blame for the situation Tuesday and Monday’s problems were…

Boeing Selects Dukane Seacom Distress Tracking ELT DK-406-DT

Joy Finnegan

Dukane Seacom has been selected by Boeing to supply their DK-406-DT Emergency Locator Transmitter (ELT) to support the new Global Aeronautical Distress & Safety System (GADSS) regulations that go into effect in January 2023. The DK-406-DT is the latest in the AeroELTTM family of products designed and manufactured by Dukane Seacom in their Sarasota, FL….

SITA Delivers Tailored Internet Connectivity to Pax on Corsair’s New Airbus A330 Fleet

Joy Finnegan

French long-haul airline Corsair is offering members of its loyalty program, Le Club Corsair, flying aboard the airline’s new Airbus A330neo fleet, a highly personalized internet connectivity package based on their tier of loyalty program and class of travel, with SITA’s Internet ONAIR. This allows passengers to access the internet and pay in one click. …

Honeywell Touts Enroute CPDLC Avionics Trial

Joy Finnegan

As most operators using CPDLC in the U.S. are now familiar with, the initial implementation of U.S. Domestic En Route CPDLC demonstrated that certain avionics versions and configurations had a lower than expected transmission success rate. These were primarily on Business and General Aviation aircraft. As a result, the FAA decided to temporarily exclude these…

FLYHT Signs Waltzing Matilda Aviation’s New Brand, Connect Airlines

Joy Finnegan

FLYHT Aerospace Solutions announced a multi-year contract with U.S. charter operator Waltzing Matilda Aviation for its new scheduled air carrier branded, Connect Airlines. Under the terms of the five-year agreement, FLYHT will install AFIRS and Actionable Intelligence (“AI”) services on Connect Airlines’ entire fleet of DHC-8-Q400 turboprop aircraft. FLYHT’s Actionable Intelligence solution includes voice and…

Delta, Apple and AT&T Work Together to Provide Improved Connectivity

Joy Finnegan

Delta says it is not wavering in its commitment to innovation, even during the pandemic. The airline’s latest collaboration with Apple and AT&T brings forward a the goal improved connectivity. They say it will be “built upon technology and rooted in humanity.” Beginning late this summer, all Delta flight attendants will be equipped with the…

Delta Air Lines and Sabre Ink Agreement to Drive Value Creation

Joy Finnegan

Delta Air Lines and Sabre announced a global distribution agreement that will evolve their long-standing partnership on May 3, 2021. The airline hopes it will drive change in the travel industry through commercial and technological innovation. The new, value-based, multi-year distribution agreement represents a model that creates value for the entire travel ecosystem, including travel agencies and travelers. “Our…

Harbour Industries Receives M25038/3 QPL

Harbour Industries Receives M25038/3 QPL

Joy Finnegan

Harbour Industries, a Marmon | Berkshire Hathaway company announced they have achieved qualification to MIL-DTL-25038/3 from the US Department of Defense, Defense Logistics Agency. With a continuous operating temperature rating up to 260 C, AeroPOWER Firezone M25038/3 wire and cable are high-temp solutions for harsh environments such as aircraft engines. Harbour’s QPL includes gauge sizes…

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