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2013 Completions & Refurbs Special Report


Slow aircraft sales stall industry awaiting rebound Until this most recent, long and painful recession, the rule of thumb followed by those who analyze the business aviation market is that aircraft... ...… Read more ...

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Ultimate Android setup – our recommendation


We sometimes get asked about the best Android package to fly with, and it's a fair question. So, which is the best tablet, app and accessories? Here are our suggestions ...… Read more ...

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Elbit Introduces Second-Generation Helmet Visor


Elbit Systems of America is supplying an upgraded, second-generation joint helmet-mounted cueing system (JHMCS II) for Alenia Aermacchi M-346 advanced jet trainers and is promoting the system for... ...… Read more ...

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Updated ADS-B coverage map released


The FAA has been rapidly expanding its network of ADS-B ground stations. A new map shows just how good coverage has become. ...… Read more ...

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Updated ADS-B coverage map released


The FAA has been rapidly expanding its network of ADS-B ground stations. A new map shows just how good coverage has become. ...… Read more ...

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FAA On NextGen: Steady as She Goes


The FAA’s NextGen Air Transportation System initiative is progressing, according to the agency’s recently issued NextGen implementation plan report. While the report focuses on improvements to... ...… Read more ...

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Kollsman Receives STC for EFVS in Challenger 604


An STC issued to Kollsman signals new opportunities for retrofit installation of enhanced flight vision systems (EFVS) in business jets. The FAA issued the STC on June 6 to Elbit Systems of America’s... ...… Read more ...

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WingX Pro Tip: ChartTouch


A handy feature in WingX Pro 7 allows you to tap any waypoint on an approach chart and add it to your active flight plan. This week's tip shows you how to do it. ...… Read more ...

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Airbus Corporate Jet Center Installs First Ku-band Antenna on Single-aisle Airbus


Airbus Corporate Jet Center is the first completion shop to install and activate a Ku-band-based “global communication suite” on a single-aisle Airbus, in this case an ACJ319. Installed in close... ...… Read more ...

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Airbus Corporate Jet Center Installs First Ku-band Antenna on Single-aisle Airbus


Airbus Corporate Jet Center is the first completion shop to install and activate a Ku-band-based “global communication suite” on a single-aisle Airbus, in this case an ACJ319. Installed in close... ...… Read more ...

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Bristow Equipping 44 Helicopters with Tcas II


Offshore oil helicopter operator Bristow Group is retrofitting all 44 of its helicopters with Rockwell Collins Tcas II systems. Working with the avionics manufacturer, Bristow has already retrofitted... ...… Read more ...

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European Research Project Studies Single-pilot Airline Ops


Avionics manufacturer Thales is leading a €30 million ($39 million) research project to investigate the possibility of single-pilot airliner operations. Named Across (advanced cockpit for reduction... ...… Read more ...

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European Research Project Studies Single-pilot Airline Ops


Avionics manufacturer Thales is leading a €30 million ($39 million) research project to investigate the possibility of single-pilot airliner operations. Named Across (advanced cockpit for reduction... ...… Read more ...

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French Researchers Mull Force Feedback, Augmented Vision for Commercial Helo Pilots


Eurocopter and French aerospace research center Onera are jointly investigating how augmented reality, for the senses of vision and touch, could benefit helicopter pilots in the future. The two... ...… Read more ...

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French Researchers Mull Force Feedback, Augmented Vision for Commercial Helo Pilots


Eurocopter and French aerospace research center Onera are jointly investigating how augmented reality, for the senses of vision and touch, could benefit helicopter pilots in the future. The two... ...… Read more ...

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iPad Apps Are The Key To Honeywell Avionics Functionality


Wireless loading of avionics data is coming to Honeywell’s Primus Apex and Epic avionics suites, beginning with the Pilatus PC-12 NG. For the PC-12 NG the new wireless data loading system requires... ...… Read more ...

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European Research Project Studies Single-pilot Airline Ops


Avionics manufacturer Thales is leading a €30 million ($39 million) research project to investigate the possibility of single-pilot airliner operations. Named Across (advanced cockpit for reduction... ...… Read more ...

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European Research Project Studies Single-pilot Airline Ops


Avionics manufacturer Thales is leading a €30 million ($39 million) research project to investigate the possibility of single-pilot airliner operations. Named Across (advanced cockpit for reduction... ...… Read more ...

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FAA Proposes New Rules For Enhanced Vision System Approaches


A new set of FAA regulations signals the agency’s intent to make installation of an enhanced flight vision system (EFVS) far more worthwhile and less burdensome, with new capabilities such as flight... ...… Read more ...

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Arinc Direct’s Xplore iPad Iridium Acars System Available This Month


With the new Xplore system Arinc Direct is jumping into the market for small portable Iridium-powered onboard communications devices that use Apple’s iPad as the control/display unit for cockpit and... ...… Read more ...

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