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April 30, 2016

Aspen Avionics, True Innovators, Present AEA2016 Special Event Coverage!

AEA2016 Sponsor: Always-Innovative Aspen Avionics

Based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Aspen Avionics specializes in bringing the most advanced display and sensor technology from the commercial and business aviation markets into general aviation cockpits—and budgets. Aspen’s Evolution Flight Display system enables aircraft owners to upgrade their primary flight instrument “six pack” to glass cockpit technology all at once, or in stages. Easy and inexpensive software upgrades add new features and capabilities, while future proofing the system and protecting owners’ investments. Our philosophy is that getting the latest avionics technology shouldn’t always mean spending a lot of money on equi

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NTSB Pushing Hard To Stop Loss Of Control Accidents

The Aircraft Owners And Pilots Association And The FAA Join Hands On This Issue

The National Transportation Safety Board will highlight lessons learned from its investigations of general aviation accidents involving loss of control, during a seminar scheduled for 9 a.m., May 14, 2016, at the NTSB Training Center, in Ashburn, Virginia.

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Boeing, Air France Celebrate Milestone Delivery Of Airline's 70th 777

French Flag Carrier Was Launch Customer For 777-300ER, 777 Freighter

Boeing and Air France have marked a milestone with the delivery of the airline's 70th 777.

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True Blue Power and Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics Power AEA2016!

True Blue Power Announces Series of High-Powered USB Charging Ports, Powers Current and Next-Generation Electronic Devices

True Blue Power today announced the TA202 Series High Power USB Charging Port, the latest addition to the company’s popular line of USB chargers. The TA202 Series simultaneously provides 3 amps of power per charging port. Available in single and dual USB Type-A and Type-C configurations, the high-powered units charge current and next-generation personal electronic devices, including phones, iPads and laptops. The TA202 Series is TSO-certified and designed with short-circuit, over-current and over-temperature protection. The in-seat, cabin and cockpit power sources can be front or rear mounted, and offer a two-year limited warranty. The TA202 wi

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SpaceX Founding Team Launches Vector Space Systems To Redefine Space Commerce

Space launch company Led By New-Space Industry Veterans from SpaceX, Virgin Galactic, McDonnell Douglas And Sea Launch

Vector Space Systems, a Micro Satellite space launch enterprise comprised of new-space industry veterans from SpaceX, Virgin Galactic, McDonnell Douglas and Sea Launch, has secured more than $1 million in angel funding at Space 2.0 in Silicon Valley. Vector Space Systems, which sports a roster of technology and aerospace giants to provide industry insight, expertise and leadership, was formed to fundamentally change the dynamics and economics of the space launch industry.

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L-3 Aviation Products Presents AEA2016 Special Event Coverage!!!

Innovative Avionics Powerhouse Showcases Latest Developments

It's been a great year for L-3 Aviation Products. In less than six months, they've finetuned some ground-breaking products and introduced new ones to an increasingly talented mix of avionics superstars. Recently L-3's Lynx® NGT-9000 and NGT-2500 models of Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) products were certified by the FAA to interface with the Aspen Evolution line of Multi-Function Displays (MFDs) and Primary Flight Displays (PFDs) for GA aircraft. The interface will allow ADS-B weather and traffic data from the NGT-9000’s or NGT-2500’s ADS-B receiver to be viewed on the Aspen displays. Additionally, Lynx NextGen Active Traffic® from the NGT-9000+ model will display active

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Avilution's Revolution: Designing Avionics' Next-Generation

Avilution Shows What 'Next-Gen' REALLY Looks Like!

When ANN first saw the Avilution concept in real-life, we took a few moments to let the idea sink in... and when it did... wow. Not a little 'wow' -- BIG WOW. Avilution challenged the indsutry and asked, simply, have YOU noticed that just a few hundred dollars invested in a tablet gives us more situational awareness than an entire avionics system? Have you ever felt like some technologies just haven't kept up with the rapidly evolving world around them? Avilution has not only noticed long before the resr of us - but is doing something about it. Imagine avionics -- avionics that make your life simpler rather than more complicated. Even better; imagine that when things go wrong, your avionics not only detects bad informati

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Airbus BizLab Toulouse Launches Its Second Call For Projects Worldwide

Innovative Start-Ups With Disruptive Ideas Are Invited To Apply

After its first successful year since launch in March 2015, Airbus BizLab in Toulouse is inviting talented and inventive start-ups to apply for its second call for projects.

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Brazil Approves Avionica’s STC For Cellular Modules

Devices Transmit Raw Flight Data Collected By Firm’s MiniQAR

Brazil has approved an STC for the avCM 3G and 4G cellular modules, which are compatible with Avionica’s line of miniature quick-access recorders (miniQAR).

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Malden, MO Mayor Declares April ‘General Aviation Appreciation Month'

MGA Contributes Over $857 Million To The State's Economy Each Year

The Alliance for Aviation Across America has commended Mayor Ray Santie of Malden, Missouri for proclaiming April “General Aviation Appreciation Month.” In Missouri, general aviation airports support an economic impact of over $857 million annually.

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The 'Southwest Effect' Makes Its Way Into International Markets

Analysis Shows Significant Savings For Consumers In New Routes To Mexico, Central America And The Caribbean

A study released Monday by online airline fare comparison site FareCompare shows that Southwest Airlines' entry into international markets is having a direct impact on what competing airlines charge on those same routes.

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Bombardier Recognizes Commercial Aircraft Operators And Suppliers

Announces Winners Of 2015 Airline Reliability Performance Awards

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft on Monday celebrated with airlines and suppliers who over the past year have achieved exceptional performance in their respective areas of operations.

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (04.30.16)

"We see innovation and value creation being the strongest in the Micro Satellite sector." Source: Jim Cantrell, Vector Space Systems CEO and founding member of SpaceX.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (04.30.16): Flight Recorder

A general term applied to any instrument or device that records information about the performance of an aircraft in flight or about conditions encountered in flight.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (04.30.16)

Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B)

Automatic Dependent Surveillance–Broadcast (ADS-B) is a precise satellite-based surveillance system.

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