Rockwell Collins and China Electronics Technology Avionics Co. have launched their joint venture company, which will develop communication and navigation equipment for the COMAC C919 and other aircraft programs in China.
FAA said it has completed “nationwide installation” of an Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) radio network to support its ongoing transition to the satellite-based NextGen air traffic control (ATC) system....More
Rockwell Collins and China Electronics Technology Avionics Co. have launched their joint venture company, which will develop communication and navigation equipment for the COMAC C919 and other aircraft programs in China....More
Equipment and technology from all over the world, and on an unprecedented scale, are being brought to bear in the southern Indian Ocean in the effort to locate and retrieve the missing Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200....More
Mobile satellite communications specialist Inmarsat leveraged a “groundbreaking but traditional mathematics-based process” to analyze data from other flights that use its satellite network and establish a pattern that helped investigators nail down Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 final flight path as traveling south over the Indian Ocean, an Inmarsat executive explained....More
Saint Petersburg-based Rossiya Airlines has become the first carrier in Russia to distribute Apple iPads equipped as electronic flight bags (EFB) for pilots, who are able to use them during all phases of flight—including takeoff and landings, the carrier said in a statement....More
Thales is aiming to close its $400 million acquisition of JetBlue’s LiveTV subsidiary this summer, but Thales Avionics CEO Dominique Giannoni is remaining tight-lipped on other potential acquisitions....More
Airbus was unable to display its planned design for 11-abreast seating on its A380 at the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg, despite indicating that a cabin mock-up would be there as recently as last week....More