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April 29, 2016

Jeppesen, BridgeNet Team To Enhance Airport & Airspace Modeling Capabilities

BridgeNet To Use Jeppesen TAAM Data To Quantify Visualizations

Jeppesen recently entered into an agreement with BridgeNet International to provide its Total Airspace and Airport Modeler (TAAM) software to supplement BridgeNet's visualization and simulation technology used in complex airspace operations and airport environments.

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A4E Calls For The Abolishment Of Passenger Taxes

Move Would Boost Economic Growth And Create More Jobs In Europe

Airlines for Europe (A4E) and executives from its member airlines participated in an aviation briefing organized by MEP Ramon Tremosa i Balcells.

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F-35 Program Accelerating, At 'Pivot Point'

Program Chief Addresses Senate Armed Services Committee

The program executive officer of the F-35 Lightning II aircraft program said the rapidly changing, growing and accelerating program is at a "pivot point" as officials address a number of challenges.

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Textron Systems Announces Membership In The Center For UASs

Company Brings More than One Million Flight Hours Of UAS Experience Across Numerous Platforms

Textron Systems Unmanned Systems has been named as a participant in the Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (C UAS). Founded in 2012, the C-UAS is part of the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Industry/University Cooperative Research Center program. The center, which is the only National Science Foundation funded unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) research organization, is designed to link the research and development needs of industry with university research capabilities.

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Bombardier And Fokker Renew Agreement To Support Dash 8/Q Series Aircraft

ABACUS FLY Program Improves Cost Predictability And Parts Availability For Aircraft Operators

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced that it has renewed a strategic alliance with Fokker Services, which is a subsidiary of Fokker Technologies, a GKN Aerospace division, to provide the industry-leading ABACUS FLY program to operators of Dash 8/Q Series 100/200/300 aircraft.

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Teamsters Continue To Be At Odds With FlexJet And Flight Options

Teamsters File Temporary Restraining Order Seeking To Compel Bargaining

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Teamsters Airline Division and Teamsters Local 1108 filed a temporary restraining order against Flexjet and Flight Options the evening of Friday, April 22 to compel the companies to accept the integrated seniority list of pilots created by pilots’ committees and to bargain with the Teamsters in good faith to reach an amended collective bargaining agreement.

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EDMO Appoints New VP Of Sales & Marketing

Will Also Lead Efforts In Business Development, Vendor Relationships

EDMO Distributors has appointed Michael Schmidt as their vice president of sales and marketing; he will also take the lead in vendor relationship management and business development.

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Cleveland Passes UAV Legislation

Mirrors FAA Rules For Commercial And Recreational Drones

The Cleveland City Council has passed legislation that mirrors restrictions placed on both commercial and recreational UAV operators.

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Western Aircraft Joins the Avilon Dealer Family

Brings Knowledge And Experience In King Air Installations

Sandel Avionics will join the Certified Avilon Dealer family for King Airs. 

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ALTO Aviation Unveils A New Cabin Audio Amplifier; ALTO Acapella DZ-290

Designed As An Update To New Or Legacy Systems

ALTO Aviation has introduced a new Cabin Audio Amplifier ALTO Acapella DZ-290, ALTO Aviation’s new qualified and FAA approved solution specifically engineered as a solution for cabin audio upgrade, to update new or legacy systems with outstanding sound.

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AD: Airbus Airplanes

AD NUMBER: 2016-08-14

PRODUCT: All Airbus Model A330-200 and -300 series airplanes, and Model A340-200, -300, -500, and -600 series airplanes.

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AD: Dassault Aviation

AD NUMBER: 2016-08-01

PRODUCT:  All Dassault Aviation Model FALCON 7X airplanes.

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Delta Air Lines, Bombardier Sign Largest C Series Order

Carrier Orders 75 Firm CS100 Aircraft With Options For 50 More CS100 Aircraft

Bombardier and Delta Air Lines have executed a firm agreement for the sale and purchase of 75 CS100 aircraft with options for an additional 50 CS100 aircraft. Delta Air Lines may elect to convert a number of these aircraft into CS300 at a later date.

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ANN Announces Massive AEA-Live and Aero-TV Schedules for AEA16!

After 2 Decades of Innovative NewMedia Coverage, ANN Continues to Raise the Bar

The crew at the Aero-News Network is eagerly anticipating yet another chance to showcase one of the most innovative industries in the aviation and aerospace world. Riding on nearly a decade’s worth of high-tech NewMedia coverage (and over 20 years of online reporting), much of it LIVE, ANN and its Aero-TV and Airborne affiliates will be producing 10-12 hours of live coverage from the floors of the 2016 AEA International Convention & Trade Show as well as dozens of Aero-News stories online along with a number of Aero-TV Interviews and features for added distribution among one of the largest audiences in the Aero-Verse.

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Boeing, China Eastern Airlines Finalize Order For 15 787-9 Dreamliners

Order Valued At Nearly $4 Billion

Boeing and China Eastern Airlines have finalized an order for 15 787-9 Dreamliners. The order, valued at nearly $4 billion at current list prices, strengthens China Eastern's expanding long-haul fleet.

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Tecnam P2010 Enhancements Achieve FAA Approval

The FAA Has Approved Enhancements To The Avionics And Communication Systems, And Now Allows MoGas

The FAA completed its review of the subject level 1 major change(s) in close cooperation with both EASA and the Tecnam Design Office on April 18th, resulting in the issuance of an FAA approval Type Certificate.

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Universal Avionics Provides Authorized Dealers And Integrators Online Training

Online Familiarization Modules Available on UniNet Online Service Center

More training options for Universal Avionics Authorized Dealers and Integrators are now available with the addition of online familiarization modules to the UniNet Online Service Center.

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AeroSports Update: News About Skydiving Competition

USPA Chooses The Canopy Piloting Team, And Skydivers Set A Formation Record

The National Aeronautics Association (NAA) informs us about happenings in the world of skydiving competition. While skydiving is a popular sport, it can be celebrated as an individual challenge, or you can add the extra challenge by participating in various types of skydiving competition.

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Astronics Launches Next-Gen Radio Test Set

Combines Nine Test Capabilities In One Device

Astronics Corporation, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Astronics Test Systems, is introducing a breakthrough radio test solution for use in commercial aerospace, military, and civil security applications.

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Klyde Morris 04.29.16

Was That The Knee Jerk You Were Looking For?


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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (04.29.16)

"As we reshape our fleet for the future, the innovative onboard experience of the C Series is a perfect complement for the top-notch service provided every day by Delta people." Source: Ed Bastian, Delta's incoming chief executive.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (04.29.16): Flight Management Systems

A computer system that uses a large data base to allow routes to be preprogrammed and fed into the system by means of a data loader.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (04.29.16)

AEA Pilot's Guide to Avionics

For years, the AEA has published the Pilot’s Guide to Avionics, a consumer’s directory containing educational articles and timely information about the avionics industry, its products and its people.

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