Avionics https://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7429/more en FAA targets late May, early June for MAX airworthiness approval https://atwonline.com/regulation/faa-targets-late-may-early-june-max-airworthiness-approval <div class="node-body article-body">FAA is targeting late May or early June for approving Boeing’s proposed changes to the 737 MAX and issuing an airworthiness directive that would mandate the upgrades and clear the way for US MAX operations to resume, the agency told airline representatives April 12.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/regulation/faa-targets-late-may-early-june-max-airworthiness-approval" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/regulation/faa-targets-late-may-early-june-max-airworthiness-approval#comments Airframes Avionics Regulation Daily News Manufacturers ATW Plus Fri, 12 Apr 2019 21:50:00 +0000 312721 at https://atwonline.com Getty Images/Stephen Brashear L3 Commercial Aviation debuts new line of CVRs, FDRs https://atwonline.com/avionics/l3-commercial-aviation-debuts-new-line-cvrs-fdrs <div class="node-body article-body">L3 Commercial Aviation announced a new line of cockpit voice and flight-data recorders (CVR/FDR) designed to meet the 2021 European mandate for CVRs with a minimum of 25 hrs. of recording time.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/avionics/l3-commercial-aviation-debuts-new-line-cvrs-fdrs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/avionics/l3-commercial-aviation-debuts-new-line-cvrs-fdrs#comments Avionics Daily News Wed, 10 Apr 2019 19:54:00 +0000 312331 at https://atwonline.com <p>L3 Commercial Aviation announced a new line of SRVIVR25 cockpit voice and flight-data recorders.</p> L3 Commercial Aviation FDR analysis of Ethiopian MAX crash supports vane detachment, incorrect procedures https://atwonline.com/safety/fdr-analysis-ethiopian-max-crash-supports-vane-detachment-incorrect-procedures <div class="node-body article-body">As the investigation continues into the causes of last month’s Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX accident, sources close to the probe say flight data recorder (FDR) data firmly supports the supposition that the aircraft’s left angle-of-attack (AOA) sensor vane detached seconds after takeoff and that, contrary to statements from the airline, suggests the crew did not follow all the steps for the correct procedure for a runaway stabilizer. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/safety/fdr-analysis-ethiopian-max-crash-supports-vane-detachment-incorrect-procedures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/safety/fdr-analysis-ethiopian-max-crash-supports-vane-detachment-incorrect-procedures#comments Avionics Daily News Safety ATW Plus Wed, 10 Apr 2019 15:54:00 +0000 312231 at https://atwonline.com Getty Images/Stephen Brashear AIX Hamburg 2019: Astronics shows new rescue kit https://atwonline.com/avionics/aix-hamburg-2019-astronics-shows-new-rescue-kit <div class="node-body article-body">It’s a piece of airline equipment that everybody hopes will never be needed. But if an emergency locator transmitter (ELT) does have to be pressed into use, it’s important is as efficient as possible.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/avionics/aix-hamburg-2019-astronics-shows-new-rescue-kit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/avionics/aix-hamburg-2019-astronics-shows-new-rescue-kit#comments Avionics Daily News ATW On-Location Safety Mon, 08 Apr 2019 13:29:00 +0000 311891 at https://atwonline.com <p>Astronics sales manager Adam Beach demonstrates the compact nature of the SRB-406G emergency locator transmitter.</p> Alan Dron FAA issues ADS-B noncompliance policy statement https://atwonline.com/avionics/faa-issues-ads-b-noncompliance-policy-statement <div class="node-body article-body">Nine months before operators must equip aircraft flying in US controlled airspace to signal their position by automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast Out (ADS-B Out), FAA has issued a statement explaining how it will handle non-equipped aircraft.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/avionics/faa-issues-ads-b-noncompliance-policy-statement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/avionics/faa-issues-ads-b-noncompliance-policy-statement#comments Avionics Daily News Thu, 04 Apr 2019 16:23:00 +0000 311701 at https://atwonline.com Boeing 737 MAX AOA warning light was an option https://atwonline.com/avionics/boeing-737-max-aoa-warning-light-was-option <div class="node-body article-body">Details of Boeing’s plans to upgrade the 737 MAX’s flight control system are increasing the spotlight on flight-deck human factor breakdowns in the model’s design.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/avionics/boeing-737-max-aoa-warning-light-was-option" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/avionics/boeing-737-max-aoa-warning-light-was-option#comments Airframes Avionics Daily News Safety ATW Plus Thu, 21 Mar 2019 21:13:00 +0000 310301 at https://atwonline.com Getty Images/Stephen Brashear US legislators introduce bill to mandate secondary cockpit barriers https://atwonline.com/security/us-legislators-introduce-bill-mandate-secondary-cockpit-barriers <div class="node-body article-body">A bipartisan group of US lawmakers have introduced a bill that would require all commercial aircraft operating in the US be retrofitted with secondary cockpit barriers to prevent terrorist attacks similar to 9/11. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/security/us-legislators-introduce-bill-mandate-secondary-cockpit-barriers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/security/us-legislators-introduce-bill-mandate-secondary-cockpit-barriers#comments Aircraft Interiors Avionics Daily News Security ATW Plus Tue, 12 Feb 2019 20:57:00 +0000 306331 at https://atwonline.com Honeywell, Curtiss-Wright to develop new-generation CVR, FDR https://atwonline.com/avionics/honeywell-curtiss-wright-develop-new-generation-cvr-fdr <div class="node-body article-body">Honeywell and Curtiss-Wright Corp. have partnered to develop a new generation of cockpit voice and flight-data recorders (CVR/FDR) that comply with an upcoming 25-hour CVR mandate and allow inflight access to data.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/avionics/honeywell-curtiss-wright-develop-new-generation-cvr-fdr" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/avionics/honeywell-curtiss-wright-develop-new-generation-cvr-fdr#comments Avionics Daily News Safety ATW Plus Thu, 07 Feb 2019 20:46:00 +0000 305971 at https://atwonline.com ATR: Enhanced vision system, new cargo aircraft on track https://atwonline.com/avionics/atr-enhanced-vision-system-new-cargo-aircraft-track <div class="node-body article-body">Turboprop manufacturer ATR is on schedule with the development of a wearable enhanced vision system and the ATR 72-600F cargo aircraft, and is gearing up for the launch of a short takeoff and landing (STOL) variant of the ATR 42, CEO Stefano Bortoli said.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/avionics/atr-enhanced-vision-system-new-cargo-aircraft-track" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/avionics/atr-enhanced-vision-system-new-cargo-aircraft-track#comments Avionics Daily News ATW Plus Thu, 31 Jan 2019 19:08:00 +0000 305341 at https://atwonline.com Panasonic Avionics names Catherine Razzano as chief compliance officer https://atwonline.com/people/panasonic-avionics-names-catherine-razzano-chief-compliance-officer <div class="node-body article-body">Panasonic Avionics Corp. (PAC), which settled bribery and accounting fraud charges brought by the US government earlier this year, has appointed a new chief compliance officer.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/people/panasonic-avionics-names-catherine-razzano-chief-compliance-officer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/people/panasonic-avionics-names-catherine-razzano-chief-compliance-officer#comments Avionics Daily News People ATW Plus Tue, 14 Aug 2018 20:16:00 +0000 290681 at https://atwonline.com