Latest Avionics Stories

2013-12-23 23:02:53

New research report “The Global Military GPS/GNSS Market 2013-2023” worked out by Strategic Defence Intelligence (SDI) has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. According to the study, the worldwide market for GPS/GNSS devices is poised to register a 4.6% CAGR through the next ten years. London, UK (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 The overall spending on GPS/GNSS devices and systems is likely to stay robust through upcoming decade. The worldwide market for GPS/GNSS devices is...

2013-12-17 11:30:52

Amid news reports on the National Transportation Safety Board hearings regarding possible causes of the Asiana plane crash at San Francisco International Airport in July, questions have been raised about pilots’ overreliance on or failure to understand cockpit automation and even whether pilots are sufficiently trained to fly without it. Eric Geiselman and colleagues propose that user interfaces that take advantage of avionics’ underlying data and logic could enable pilots to better cope...

2013-12-13 23:01:03

Suntactics provides tips on how to improve survival odds. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 A family of six (including 4 children) survived the brutal arctic-like cold in a remote location in the northern Nevada mountains. James Glanton (age 34) and girlfriend Christina McIntee (age 25) managed to keep themselves alive after a car crash in the Seven Troughs mountain range. The family managed to survive two days in the 16-below-zero cold by making the crashed vehicle a makeshift...

Galileo Satellites Achieve First Airborne Tracking
2013-12-12 10:18:44

ESA ESA’s Galileo satellites have achieved their very first aerial fix of longitude, latitude and altitude, enabling the inflight tracking of a test aircraft. ESA’s four Galileo satellites in orbit have supported months of positioning tests on the ground across Europe since the very first fix back in March. Now the first aerial tracking using Galileo has taken place, marking the first time ever that Europe has been able to determine the position of an aircraft using only its own...

Word of the Day
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.