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2014-03-18 08:40:44

ST 4300 is a single-box solution for global voice, narrowband data and cockpit data link services BROOMFIELD, Colo., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo Inc. (NASDAQ: GOGO), announces that its business aviation group, Aircell, has unveiled the ST 4300 - a new in-flight communications system for business aircraft. The ST 4300 combines voice, narrowband data and cockpit data link services into a single unit. Available with one, two or three Iridium voice/narrowband data channels, plus one...

2014-02-11 12:20:41

TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Securaplane Technologies, a leading supplier of avionics products for business, commercial and military aircraft, and Airbus Americas today celebrated 10 years of working together to support air transport customers around the world. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140211/MN62613) Dave Williams, Vice President of Procurement for Airbus Americas, and Robert Wrigley, Vice President-Government Relations for Airbus...

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...

2013-07-15 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...

2013-06-10 08:20:41

DUBLIN, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pg5k2k/the_automotive) has announced the addition of the "The Automotive Cockpits & Dashboards Report 2013" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pg5k2k/the_automotive ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This 2013 edition of the cockpits and dashboards report looks at some of the key developments...

2013-05-16 23:26:37

Omnivex Moxie software is being used by the Norwegian Military to take real-time F16 cockpit video and project it to the ground on large screens for over 500,000 attendees at air shows. Concord, ON (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 Omnivex Corporation, a provider of enterprise-level software for digital signage networks, announced today that their Moxie software is being used by the Norwegian Military to take real-time F16 cockpit video and project to audiences on the ground at air shows. To celebrate...

2013-01-22 20:20:13

ALPHARETTA, Ga., Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- American Panel Corporation (APC) of Alpharetta Georgia has been selected to provide the AMLCD for Elbit's Advanced Cockpit System. Earlier this year, Elbit Systems of America was selected by Boeing to provide the Large Area Display System targeted for F/A-18E/F and the F-15 family of aircraft. APC will provide the AMLCD portion of this new state of the art display system. http://boeing.mediaroom.com/index.php?s=43&item=2291 The...

2012-03-22 10:20:37

BABENHAUSEN, Germany, March 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental, the international automotive supplier, is providing the second generation head-up display for the new BMW 3 Series. The head-up display shows relevant information such as speed, navigation and infotainment data, as well as warnings in the driver's direct field of vision. The head-up display's virtual screen appears around two meters in front of the driver above the engine hood, so he is informed of all important issues without...

FAA OK’s iPads In Airplane Cockpits, Still Not OK For You In The Back
2011-12-15 09:35:43

We have all heard it uttered over the intercom while waiting for a flight, “Please turn off all electronic devices while the plane is taking off”. But now, American Airlines pilots have been testing iPads in the cockpit on a trial basis, FAA spokesman Les Dorr tells PCMag. With that, ZDNet.com reporter Jason D. O´Grady says American Airlines “is the first airline in the world to be fully FAA approved to use iPads during all phases of flight.” However,...

2011-02-23 07:07:00

OWEGO, N.Y., Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has successfully delivered the 300th Common Cockpit, the nerve center for every multi-mission helicopter in the U.S. Navy fleet, aboard an MH-60S. "The Common Cockpit underwent one of the most demanding certification processes at NAVAIR, and is now the standard by which all cockpits are judged," said Capt. Dean Peters, NAVAIR program manager for H-60 Multi-Mission Helicopters. "Our MH-60R and MH-60S crews rely on this...