Avionics http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7429/more en Flight tracking systems undergoing trials http://atwonline.com/avionics/flight-tracking-systems-undergoing-trials <div class="node-body article-body">Two systems designed to prevent incidents similar to the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines MH370 are undergoing trials, with one due to be rolled out imminently.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/avionics/flight-tracking-systems-undergoing-trials" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/avionics/flight-tracking-systems-undergoing-trials#comments Air Traffic Management Avionics Daily News Operations & Technology ATW Plus Thu, 14 Apr 2016 22:33:00 +0000 204611 at http://atwonline.com Airbus completes Navtech acquisition http://atwonline.com/avionics/airbus-completes-navtech-acquisition <div class="node-body article-body">Airbus Group has completed the 100% acquisition of Navtech, a Canadian company specializing in flight operations tools such as electronic flight bags. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/avionics/airbus-completes-navtech-acquisition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/avionics/airbus-completes-navtech-acquisition#comments Avionics Daily News Manufacturers Airbus ATW Plus Didier Lux Mike Hulley Navtech Wed, 09 Mar 2016 15:54:00 +0000 200401 at http://atwonline.com Air New Zealand upgrades ATR avionics http://atwonline.com/avionics/air-new-zealand-upgrades-atr-avionics <div class="node-body article-body">Air New Zealand is boosting the capabilities of some of its core turboprop and jet aircraft types by investing in advanced avionics upgrades.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/avionics/air-new-zealand-upgrades-atr-avionics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/avionics/air-new-zealand-upgrades-atr-avionics#comments Airlines Avionics Daily News Air New Zealand ATR 72-600 ATW Plus avionics Boeing’s Electronic Logbook David Morgan electronic flight bag required navigation performance–authorization required RNP-AR Thu, 11 Feb 2016 19:44:00 +0000 197041 at http://atwonline.com <p>Rendering of ATR 72-600 in Air New Zealand livery</p> ATR Airbus to acquire digital flight ops solutions provider Navtech http://atwonline.com/avionics/airbus-acquire-digital-flight-ops-solutions-provider-navtech <div class="node-body article-body">Airbus has agreed to buy Navtech, a Canadian company specializing in flight operations tools such as electronic flight bags.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/avionics/airbus-acquire-digital-flight-ops-solutions-provider-navtech" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/avionics/airbus-acquire-digital-flight-ops-solutions-provider-navtech#comments Avionics Daily News Manufacturers Airbus ATW Plus electronic flight bags Fabrice Brégier Mike Hulley Navtech Tue, 22 Dec 2015 17:18:00 +0000 190301 at http://atwonline.com Europe adopts new aircraft tracking rules http://atwonline.com/safety/europe-adopts-new-aircraft-tracking-rules <div class="node-body article-body">Newly manufactured aircraft must be trackable, even when severely damaged, and cockpit voice recorder (CVR) recordings will be extended to 25 hours under a new set of regulations adopted by the European Commission.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/europe-adopts-new-aircraft-tracking-rules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/europe-adopts-new-aircraft-tracking-rules#comments Airframes Airlines Avionics Regulation Daily News Safety AF447 Air France aircraft tracking ATW Plus cockpit voice recorder CVR EASA European Aviation Safety Authority FDR flight data recorder Malaysia Airlines MH370 regulation Violeta Bulc wreckage Wed, 16 Dec 2015 13:00:00 +0000 189631 at http://atwonline.com Report: AirAsia crash partly due to faulty equipment http://atwonline.com/safety/report-airasia-crash-partly-due-faulty-equipment <div class="node-body article-body">The fatal crash of Indonesia AirAsia flight QZ8501 in December 2014 was precipitated by a fault in the aircraft's rudder warning systems, according to a report just released by the Indonesian National Transportation Safety Committee (NTSC).</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/report-airasia-crash-partly-due-faulty-equipment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/report-airasia-crash-partly-due-faulty-equipment#comments Airframes Airlines Avionics Daily News Safety A320 accident AirAsia Airbus ATW Plus crash FAC Flight Augmentation Computer Indonesian National Transportation Safety Committee Java Sea NTSC Nurchayo Utomo QZ8501 RTL Rudder Travel Limiter Tony Fernandes Tue, 01 Dec 2015 09:48:00 +0000 188031 at http://atwonline.com Weather Matters http://atwonline.com/avionics/weather-matters <div class="field-deck"> Pilots will soon be able to search for clear air much more effectively. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Real-time weather services in easy-to-understand graphical format are coming to pilots&rsquo; electronic flight bags (EFBs). Some services will work, to a limited degree, with traditional VHF radio communication, like aircraft communications addressing and reporting system (ACARS).</p></div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/avionics/weather-matters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/avionics/weather-matters#comments Avionics Airports & Routes AIRCOM Connect VHF EFBs Honeywell's WIS Schneider Electric SITA's OnAir Wed, 25 Nov 2015 20:38:00 +0000 187861 at http://atwonline.com <p>Schneider Electric&#39;s picture of turbulence.</p> Schneider Electric Aeromexico signs up for Rockwell Collins flight tracking service http://atwonline.com/avionics/aeromexico-signs-rockwell-collins-flight-tracking-service <div class="node-body article-body">Aeromexico has become the launch customer for a global airliner flight tracking tool produced by Rockwell Collins.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/avionics/aeromexico-signs-rockwell-collins-flight-tracking-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/avionics/aeromexico-signs-rockwell-collins-flight-tracking-service#comments Air Traffic Management Airlines Avionics Daily News Technology Aeromexico ARINC ATW Plus flight tracking IATA Malaysia Airlines MH370 Rockwell Collins Mon, 23 Nov 2015 17:59:00 +0000 187401 at http://atwonline.com <p>Aeromexico Boeing 737-700</p> Rob Finlayson Volaris rolls out new technology for pilots http://atwonline.com/avionics/volaris-rolls-out-new-technology-pilots <div class="node-body article-body">Mexican low-cost carrier (LCC) Volaris has rolled out new tablet-based technology for pilots, and is studying how it could provide new entertainment options for passengers’ mobile devices, airline executives said at the ALTA Airline Leaders Forum.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/avionics/volaris-rolls-out-new-technology-pilots" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/avionics/volaris-rolls-out-new-technology-pilots#comments Airlines Avionics Daily News Technology Apple iPad ATW Plus Eduardo Lasala Holger Blankenstein inflight entertainment SITA ultra low-cost carrier Volaris Wi-Fi Wed, 18 Nov 2015 15:13:00 +0000 186841 at http://atwonline.com <p>Rendering of A350-900 in Ethiopian Airlines&rsquo; livery</p> Airbus AirAsia adopts inflight tracking system http://atwonline.com/avionics/airasia-adopts-inflight-tracking-system <div class="node-body article-body">Malaysia-based low-cost carrier (LCC) AirAsia will install 90 Airbus A320s with inflight aircraft tracking systems from Panasonic.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/avionics/airasia-adopts-inflight-tracking-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/avionics/airasia-adopts-inflight-tracking-system#comments Air Traffic Management Airlines Avionics Daily News AirAsia Airbus A320 ATW Plus Panasonic QZ8501 Wed, 30 Sep 2015 15:04:00 +0000 181491 at http://atwonline.com <p>AirAsia Airbus A320 at Perth</p> Rob Finlayson