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2012-06-05 02:20:57

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii, June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mokulele Airlines has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval for the use of iPads (Electronic Flight Bags) replacing paper on the flight deck. The use of i-Pads replaces logbooks, manuals, charts and also displays satellite weather. The 1.5 pound iPad replaces about 15 pounds of paper on each of Mokulele's Caravans saving an estimated 1,400 gallons of fuel per year. The FAA has granted Mokulele approval to be the...

2012-05-21 02:20:56

MELBOURNE, Fla., May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LiveTV, a wholly-owned subsidiary of JetBlue Airways, has received Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for the first commercial aircraft to install the Iridium OpenPort-Aero(SM) high-speed communications platform. Iridium OpenPort-Aero delivers aviation's only satellite communications service with fully global coverage, providing vital high-speed data and voice connectivity to aircraft around the world. Iridium Communications Inc. (Nasdaq:...

Air Force Cancels iPad Order
2012-02-24 05:19:46

Nextgov reports that the Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) has canceled a planned acquisition of 2,861 Apple iPads. The iPads were going to be used as electronic flight bags, replacing the current 40 pounds of charts and technical manuals that the pilots and flight crew currently carry on-board the plane. Apparently the purchase was withheld because of a specified reader program titled GoodReader. This program was developed in Russia and met the security standards that the Air...

2012-02-08 07:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) at next week's Singapore Airshow will showcase a full range of advanced systems for commercial aircraft, defense and space applications. The 2012 Singapore Airshow takes place at the Changi Exhibition Center, Singapore on February 14-19. The Goodrich pavilion (CD-07) will prominently feature an engine nacelle inlet cowl displayed on the outside of its building at the beginning of chalet row nearest the exhibit...

2011-12-19 08:45:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- InFlight Labs, LLC, announced today it is adding the industry's first aircraft-wide InFlight 911 Audio / Video Recording System to its InFlight Emergency Services portfolio. "The new product, InFlight 911 Recorder(TM) is a major step forward in passenger safety, counterterrorism and aviation security," said Jay Bekanich, spokesperson for InFlight Labs. With the help of inflight Wi-Fi providers, InFlight 911 Recorder(TM) will record...

2011-11-30 07:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Monarch Airlines Limited has selected Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) to provide SmartDisplay® Electronic Flight Bags (EFB) for its Airbus A300, A320, A321 and A330 aircraft. Monarch has completed initial installation of the system on an A321 and conducted a successful 2-month in-service demonstration period. SmartDisplay EFBs will be rolled-out across the Airlines' remaining Airbus fleet with planned retrofit...

2011-11-16 14:33:00

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Qatar Airways have announced that Qatar Airways will be the launch customer for Boeing's new Electronic Flight Folder (EFF).The carrier will install the EFF on their entire fleet of Boeing 777s, making it the first in the world to transmit day-of-flight data such as flight plans and weather information directly to the 777 Class 3 Electronic Flight Bag (EFB). Qatar Airways will also install the Electronic...

2011-11-02 08:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Goodrich Corporation (NYSE:GR) will showcase a range of advanced civil and military technologies at the Dubai Airshow, which takes place from November 13 to 17, 2011. On the company's booth, W360, the display will encompass: ISR (intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance) data collection, exploitation and dissemination systems The TERPROM® digital terrain system SmartDisplay® electronic flight bag...

2011-10-07 08:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) will display an array of advanced technology for the U.S. Army and National Guard at the Association of the U.S. Army (AUSA) annual meeting, Oct. 10-12, 2011 in Washington, D.C. Goodrich (booth 1909) will showcase integrative capabilities in a system display bringing together several Goodrich technologies which benefit the helicopter operator. The system display combines capabilities for mission data recording,...

2011-09-22 07:03:00

DENVER, Sept. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MyGoFlight, a company focused on the iPad In Motion(TM) for aviators, introduced the Flight Bag PLC(TM) series of flight bags, designed from the ground up for the "paperless" cockpit (PLC). This augments a product line that already includes kneeboards, cases, mounts and accessories for the iPad in-flight. "The paperless cockpit is gaining tremendous momentum as pilots in general, commercial and military aviation move to using iPads as EFB devices...