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2013-08-06 12:21:14

DULUTH, Minn., Aug. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cirrus Aircraft today announced impressive airplane delivery results for the second quarter of 2013 with 79 Cirrus aircraft delivered to customers worldwide, up 32 percent over the same period in 2012. The total 2013 first half shipments of 130 Cirrus aircraft marks the best half-year delivery performance since 2008. The latest industry shipment and billing figures were released today by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association, the...

2013-08-06 04:23:55

FORT COLLINS, Colo., Aug. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rocky Mountain Tracking (RMT) announces addition of new GPS tracking devices which utilize CDMA cellular data networks in addition to its existing GSM based devices. CDMA coverage has steadily grown within North America during the last decade and is sometimes available in places where GSM networks don't currently provide coverage. "Adding support for CDMA based devices allows us to offer our customers a choice of cellular provider...

2013-08-03 23:02:33

Of three newly released ADS-B receivers tested, only Clarity SV provided continuous ADS-B coverage during flight tests over the rugged foothills of the Cascade Mountain Range. Hood River, Oregon (PRWEB) August 03, 2013 “Clarity is designed to be the finest ADS-B receiver in the market,” remarked Sagetech’s President, Kelvin Scribner, “not the cheapest.” Sagetech Corporation, having started as an avionics innovator for unmanned aircraft, made its official entry into the manned...

2013-08-01 23:26:20

Answering the call for improved productivity and reduced cost in the development of complex airborne electronic hardware, Logicircuit, Inc. announces an extensive, and growing, catalog of soft IP targeting DO-254 compliant designs. ALPHARETTA, GA (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 Logicircuit, a leading DO-254 services company, today announced the availability of the industry’s most extensive DO-254 certifiable intellectual property (IP) portfolio, headlined by the Xilinx MicroBlaze™ soft...

2013-07-25 08:21:19

LAKE FOREST, California, July 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Panasonic Avionics has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with China Telecom Satellite Communications Limited (China Telecom Satellite) to jointly develop, implement and support in-flight connectivity solutions for the Chinese market. The signing of the MOU will also make possible the first ever provision of in-flight connectivity to Panasonic's 36 non-Chinese customer airlines when flying into and over...

2013-07-23 08:22:02

FAA STC approval and US dealer network established - sales and installation now available through West Star Aviation RALEIGH, NC, July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Jetcraft Corporation and its subsidiary Jetcraft Avionics LLC, today announced that their HUD Vision Access(TM) system is now available for sale and installation on the Bombardier Challenger 604 (CL604). Last month, Kollsman announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) had awarded a "lower landing credit"...

2013-07-22 12:20:40

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla., July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] recently delivered a full-sized, functional prototype of the next-generation Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station to test facilities and pre-launch processes in advance of the arrival of the first GPS III flight satellite. The GPS III Non-Flight Satellite Testbed (GNST) arrived at the Cape on July 19 to begin to dry run launch base space vehicle...

2013-07-17 04:20:13

LONDON, July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Following on from the Global success of Reevu's introduction of the World's First "Rear Vision" Yes, rear vision in a helmet. Reevu have now invented another World first, a commercially available fully functioning Intelligent Helmet with internal Heads up Display. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130717/629060-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130717/629060-b ) Reevu's development...

2013-07-15 23:02:35

In-demand research study “Global Digital Glass Military Aircraft Cockpit Systems Market 2013-2023: Multi-Function Displays (MFD) for Fighters, Airlifters, Trainers & Helicopters” created by Visiongain has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. According to the report, the worldwide market for digital glass military aircraft cockpit systems is expected to be worth just over USD 1.7 billion by end-2013. London, UK (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 In the past several years, digital...

Distorted GPS Measure Hurricane Winds
2013-07-15 16:23:45

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Truck drivers and commuters rely on GPS technology to get themselves where they need to go in the shortest amount of time. During massive storms, these GPS signals can be buffeted by storm conditions. Now, scientists have figured out how to measure wind speeds based on these disruptions, according to a new study in the journal Radio Science. The research team from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said...