Cockpit Electronics & Avionics Technology

Advanced avionics systems and components

 

Marine Corps chooses 3D weather radar avionics from Honeywell for upgrade of KC-130T aircraft

PHOENIX, 24 Nov. 2014. U.S. Marine Corps avionics experts needed an advanced weather radar system for a planned upgrade to 14 KC-130T aircraft. They found their solution from Honeywell Aerospace in Phoenix.

Eight-channel discrete-to-digital sensor IC for avionics applications introduced by Holt

MISSION VIEJO, Calif., 24 Nov. 2014. Holt Integrated Circuits in Mission Viejo, Calif., is introducing the HI-8429 eight-channel discrete-to-digital sensor IC for avionics applications.

SMART Aircraft flight deck communications and health monitoring system unveiled

SMART Aircraft flight deck communications and health monitoring system unveiled

TORONTO, Ontario, 21 Nov. 2014. Star Navigation Systems Group Ltd. and International Communications Group of Newport News, Va., are launching an integrated solution for Status Monitoring, Analysis, Reporting and Tracking System (S.M.A.R.T. AIRCRAFT), a result of the integration between ICG's NxtLink Series of satellite-based flight deck communications systems and the STAR-ISMS.

Honeywell and AVIAGE Systems adopt Crane Aerospace & Electronics power electronics for COMAC C919 narrow-body aircraft

Honeywell and AVIAGE Systems adopt Crane power electronics for COMAC C919 narrow-body aircraft

LYNNWOOD, Wash., 20 Nov. 2014. Crane Aerospace & Electronics, Power Solutions, officials in Lynnwood, Wash., is supplying its power electronics products for use on the much-anticipated C919 family of narrow-body aircraft from Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China Ltd. (COMAC), a Chinese state-owned aerospace manufacturer in Shanghai, China.

Boeing undertakes major avionics upgrades to extend life spans of Air Force One aircraft

TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla., 17 Nov. 2014. Military avionics experts at the Boeing Co. are preparing to upgrade important avionics subsystems aboard the nation's two VC-25A presidential transport aircraft, which when in operation are known as Air Force One.

Boeing to upgrade cabin and cockpit avionics for Japan's fleet of E-767 AWACS aircraft

HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass., 17 Nov. 2014. Airborne electronics experts at the Boeing Co. Defense, Space & Security segment in Kent, Wash., will upgrade cockpit avionics and cabin avionics on four of Japan's wide-area radar surveillance jets under terms of a $25.6 million contract.

AIM-USA upgrades software at the interface level in PBA.pro for databus interfaces

TREVOSE, Pa., 17 Nov. 2014. AIM-USA in Trevose, Pa., is introducing the PBA.pro Engine option for the AIM Ethernet based ANET avionics databus interface family to offer software functionality at the interface level.

Indonesia airline Lion Air adopts L-3 data and voice recorders, integrated surveillance equipment for 234 Airbus A320 aircraft

Indonesia airline Lion Air adopts L-3 data and voice recorders, integrated surveillance equipment for 234 Airbus A320 aircraft

PHOENIX, 14 Nov. 2014. Officials at Lion Air in Indonesia sought integrated surveillance and voice- and data-recording equipment for the airline’s fleet of 234 Airbus A320 aircraft. They found their solutions at L-3 Aviation Products (L-3 AP) in Phoenix: L-3 AP’s FA2100 Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR)/Flight Data Recorder (FDR) and T3CAS Integrated Surveillance System.

Gulfstream Aerospace selects L-3 touch-screen standby displays and recorders for G500, G600 bizjets

Gulfstream Aerospace selects L-3 touch-screen standby displays and recorders for G500, G600 bizjets

PHOENIX, 13 Nov. 2014. Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. officials have selected the new GENESIS Touch Screen Standby System and FA5003 Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR)/Flight Data Recorder (FDR), both from L-3 Aviation Products (L-3 AP) in Phoenix, for installation on the business jet (bizjet) manufacturer’s newest G500 and G600 aircraft.

Virgin America adopts Astronautics Flight-Intelligence System for A320 aircraft fleet

Virgin America adopts Astronautics Flight-Intelligence System for A320 aircraft fleet

MILWAUKEE, Wis., 12 Nov. 2014. Virgin America officials in Burlingame, Calif., needed multifunction displays and robust server systems for the airline’s electronic flight bags (EFBs) onboard Airbus A320 aircraft. They found their solution at Astronautics Corp. of America in Milwaukee, Wis.

CFM International’s LEAP-1C Integrated Propulsion System with Nexcelle engine nacelle powers the COMAC C919

CFM International’s LEAP-1C Integrated Propulsion System with Nexcelle engine nacelle powers the COMAC C919

ZHUHAI, China, 11 Nov. 2014. CFM International’s LEAP-1C Integrated Propulsion System (IPS), which takes advantage of Nexcelle’s engine nacelle, has been selected to power COMAC’s C919 narrow-body commercial aircraft.

Crane Aerospace & Electronics expands power electronics portfolio, introduces new products at Electronica

Crane Aerospace & Electronics expands power electronics portfolio, introduces new products at Electronica

MUNICH, 11 Nov. 2014. Crane Aerospace & Electronics officials in Redmond, Wash., are unveiling several new power electronics products well suited to commercial aircraft, military aircraft, and civil and defense space platforms during Electronica in Munich, Germany, this week.

Curtiss-Wright to provide embedded computing for Army UH-60V helicopter avionics

ASHBURN, Va., 10 Nov. 2014. Helicopter avionics experts at Northrop Grumman Corp. needed rugged commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) single-board computers for a project to install glass cockpits in Army UH-60 utility helicopters. They found their solution from the Curtiss-Wright Corp. Defense Solutions division in Ashburn, Va.

Rockwell Collins wins $101.1 million avionics radio contract for foreign sales

Rockwell Collins wins $101.1 million avionics radio contract for foreign sales

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 10 Nov. 2014. Military radio communications experts at Rockwell Collins in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, will provide 1,160 AN/ARC-210 avionics radios and related equipment for foreign militaries under terms of a $101.1 million contract.

Kontron introduces rugged embedded computing switches for commercial and military avionics

Kontron introduces rugged embedded computing switches for commercial and military avionics

POWAY, Calif., 10 Nov. 2014. Kontron in Poway, Calif., is introducing the AIRES line of rugged switch products for harsh-environment avionics networking embedded computing applications in military and commercial avionics, mining, smart grid, homeland security, rail transportation, and oil & gas applications.

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