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2014-04-03 08:20:40

Finding confirms usability of Jeppesen Apps and content on 7.9 inch iPads ENGLEWOOD, Colo., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently issued Jeppesen a letter of operational suitability confirming the form and functionality of iPad mini for use in the cockpit when paired with Jeppesen's electronic flight bag (EFB) solutions. Jeppesen, a part of Boeing Digital Aviation, worked with the FAA Seattle Aircraft Evaluation Group (AEG) to evaluate the...

2014-03-31 23:24:31

Operation Exceeding Original Mission Capabilities and Performance Criteria Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Aeroscraft Corporation (Aeros), a leading FAA-certified lighter-than-air (LTA) manufacturer and technology innovator, announced today the new low-cost and rapidly deployable ‘Sky Crow” tactical aerostat system has received its seventh unit delivery order for OCONUS operations as part of ongoing serial production. “We are experiencing growth in our Sky Crow product line...

2014-03-19 12:22:11

-Results of FAA/Boeing report validate company confidence in 787 design EVERETT, Wash., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Boeing (NYSE:BA) have completed a comprehensive review of the 787's critical systems. The joint review, initiated in January 2013, included an examination of the processes for the design, certification and production of the 787-8. The review's findings validate the integrity of the airplane's design and confirm the...

2014-03-14 23:26:43

ProFlight has won distance learning approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for their Cessna CitationJet Series aircraft online Learning Management System. Carlsbad, CA (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 ProFlight, an innovative and esteemed pilot training company with more than 25 years of flight training experience, has won distance learning approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for Cessna CitationJet Series aircraft. Thanks to this FAA approval, much of the...

2014-03-13 16:21:27

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi continued its preparations to be fully operational as one of only six federal test sites for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) with another series of test flight missions this week over South Texas ranchland. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120502/DC99584LOGO Researchers have been conducting missions twice a day with the University's RS-16 unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), and...

2014-03-03 12:21:10

This seminar to educate aircraft and aircraft parts suppliers on FAA rules and regulations for doing business overseas. DAYTON, Ohio, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ohio Aerospace Institute (OAI) and the Dayton Region Manufacturers Association (DRMA) announced today that they will host, "Practical Tips for Suppliers of Civil Aircraft and Aircraft Parts to Increase Exports," a seminar on Thurs., March 20, 2014, at the Dayton Crown Plaza from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. This seminar...

2014-02-24 23:04:36

Airship Will Enter Service in Spring of This Year Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Aeroscraft Corporation (Aeros), a leading FAA-certified lighter-than-air (LTA) manufacturer and technology innovator, announced today that another 40D airship S/N A40D-22 is entering final stages of production before entering service in the spring of this year. The 40D Sky Dragon is designed to accommodate a market demand for airships capable of multi-mission applications, ranging from advertising...

2014-02-24 08:21:22

FAA-Tested Solution Helps Airlines Migrate From Decommissioned Networks to NextGen Networks AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AvFinity, developer of data communication solutions for the aviation industry, today announced the availability of AvFinity NADIN CONNECT AIRS(TM), a solution designed to speed aviation's adoption of the FAA's NextGen digital communications advancements. The AvFinity NADIN CONNECT AIRS provides rapid benefits from NextGen efficiencies and an...

2014-02-06 12:21:48

SEATTLE, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviation Partners Boeing (APB) announced today that it has received Supplemental Type Certification (STC) from the FAA for Split Scimitar Winglets to be installed on Boeing 737-800 aircraft. The Split Scimitar Winglet program is the culmination of a five-year design effort using the latest computational fluid dynamic technology to redefine the aerodynamics of the Blended Winglet into an all-new Split Scimitar Winglet. The unique feature of the...

2014-01-31 23:04:15

Aeros’ 3200e Aerostat Lends Persistent Aerial Surveillance to Structure and Event Security Missions Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Aeroscraft Corporation (Aeros), a leading FAA-certified lighter-than-air (LTA) manufacturer and technology innovator, today announced the availability of a new mid-size aerostat designed to address evolving infrastructure security challenges, the 3200e ISR surveillance system. Key infrastructure security concerns have increased over recent years...