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2009-12-09 02:37:00

HONG KONG, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Shanghai-based China Cargo Airlines today announced an agreement to incorporate two key Boeing solutions into the carrier's operations over the coming months. China Cargo's new 777 Freighters will use Boeing Class 3 Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) to bring advanced computer information delivery and management to the airplanes' flight decks. Multiple Airplane Health Management (AHM) modules will be deployed on the airline's new...

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2009-11-04 06:45:00

The recent incident involving a Northwest Airlines plane missing Minneapolis by 150 miles has spurred lawmakers to seek a ban on the use of laptops and other personal electronic devices in airline cockpits. Chairman of the aviation subcommittee, Sen. Byron Dorgan, said in an interview that his staff is busy drawing up a bill he hopes to introduce in about a week. After the incident on October 21, the senator was shocked to find that the Federal Aviation Administration does not already...

2009-07-28 06:15:00

OSHKOSH, Wis., July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EAA AIRVENTURE -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) introduced today its AV8OR ACE, a new seven-inch touch screen handheld Global Positioning System (GPS). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080425/LAF040LOGO) The Bendix/King by Honeywell AV8OR ACE is being introduced at introductory pricing of $1,999 at the EAA AirVenture air show, and is now available at authorized sales and service centers. The AV8OR ACE offers a large display - seven...

2009-02-27 10:37:00

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeppesen announced today that Continental Airlines has successfully completed the world's first flight using Jeppesen Airport Moving Map on a Class 2 Electronic Flight Bag (EFB). Also on board were Jeppesen digital charts. Continental plans an aggressive retrofit deployment of navAero Class 2 EFB systems starting with 12 airplanes the first month, leading to deployment on all Boeing 757 and 767 aircraft. Combined with Class 3 EFBs already deployed...