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2013-10-22 08:24:39

The Synthetic Vision Avionics Backbone combines multiple sensors and databases into a single, integrated 3-D scene for pilots WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In a major contribution to advancements in helicopter safety, Honeywell (NYSE: HON) Aerospace has completed successful testing of a newly designed Synthetic Vision Avionics Backbone (SVAB) that enables helicopter operators to integrate multiple types of sensors with Honeywell's Synthetic Vision System to provide pilots with a...

2013-07-03 04:21:07

KARMIEL, Israel, July 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Opgal [http://www.opgal.com ], a leader in thermal imaging technology, announced today that it signed a new contract with Elbit Systems of America, LLC, for the design and manufacturing of hundreds of advanced EVS (Enhanced Vision System) units. The newly designed systems will include Opgal's advanced thermal imaging and optics technology integrated into the Elbit Systems of America's next generation EVS. The Opgal...

2013-06-08 23:00:24

World's fastest jet takes off on its first ever charter flight New York, NY (PRWEB) June 08, 2013 Early Friday morning at a private airfield outside Dallas, Texas, Gulfstream´s highly anticipated G650 took off on the world´s first ever charter flight for the brand new business jet. The amazing G650 is the fastest jet in the world (beating out the Citation X by 3mph at 704 mph) and is capable of non-stop flights from New York to Hong Kong. Priority One Jets, a New York based...

2013-03-06 12:20:12

Significant Flight Deck and Electrical System Upgrades in Near-Term Product Development Pipeline MESA, Ariz., March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MD Helicopters Inc. (MDHI), a Lynn Tilton company and leading manufacturer of commercial, air-rescue, military and law enforcement helicopters, announced that next generation enhancements to the MD Explorer platform and its performance capabilities are in active development. Significant upgrades to the avionics and electrical system, along with...

2012-09-07 10:20:16

SAVANNAH, Ga., Sept. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Gulfstream Aerospace Corp.'s ultra-large-cabin, ultra-long-range Gulfstream G650 business-jet aircraft received a type certificate today from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The certification verifies the airworthiness of the aircraft's design. Gulfstream expects to deliver the first fully outfitted G650 business jets to customers before year-end. The company has received more than 200 orders for the aircraft. "The G650 is a...

2012-09-04 02:20:36

SAVANNAH, Ga., Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Gulfstream Aerospace Corp.'s best-in-class G280 aircraft has earned type certificates from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Civil Aviation Authority of Israel (CAAI). The certificates verify the airworthiness of the aircraft's design and are among the final steps required before Gulfstream delivers the first fully outfitted G280 to a customer. The G280, a joint effort between Gulfstream and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI),...

2012-07-22 14:20:04

OSHKOSH, Wis., July 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Equipping pilots with sophisticated tools to simplify flight operations, Bendix/King, a division of Honeywell (NYSE:HON), today revealed myWingMan, a flight planning and in-flight navigation support application. myWingMan is an intuitive application that provides full enroute navigation on a moving map display, real-time weather information, and synthetic vision for improved flight navigation and safety. In addition, Bendix/King has unveiled a new...

2010-12-15 17:05:00

ASHLAND, Ore., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Symbolic Flight announced immediate availability of a major update to Symbolic Flight that sets a new standard in general aviation by delivering a complete, portable, synthetic vision experience for general aviation pilots at a price any pilot can afford. Symbolic Flight 4.0 provides threshold-to-threshold route planning using current FAA enroute and terminal data: Airports, Airspace, Airways, Approaches and Obstacles, marked-up in...

2010-10-18 05:02:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- NBAA -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON), booth 6600, and Gulfstream, the only companies to have a certified synthetic vision system on large business jets, announced today that they have been awarded a $1.2 million contract for an 11-month testing program of Synthetic and Enhanced Vision Systems (SEVS) technologies for the NextGen flight environment. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080425/LAF040LOGO) (Logo:...

2010-10-18 05:01:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- NBAA -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON), booth 6600, the first avionics company to bring a certified synthetic vision system to business aircraft, is now flying Enhanced Vision Systems infrared technology integrated with synthetic vision on a test aircraft to develop the future version of the SmartView(TM) synthetic vision. It is expected the blended synthetic vision and infrared technologies will provide pilots with even greater situational awareness at night or in...