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December 17, 2023

Boom Taps Honeywell for Avionics

Anthem Integrated Flight Deck to Helm Future Supersonic Flights

Honeywell's recently introduced Anthem integrated flight deck will be the avionics of choice for all Overture supersonic passenger carriers, not long after the system began test flights for its FAA certification. The combined Boom/Honeywell effort will see Anthem's modularity pay off in spades, with techs from both sides integrating the system into the Overture's development process. The interface will be included in the simulator development for the type, too, providing perfect training continuity to future Overture pilots. The system remains quite new, with Anthem taking to the skies for the first time in May of this year, installed on a testbed Pilatus PC-12.

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Maeve Aerospace Unveils 80-Seat Hybrid Commuter Aircraft

Longer Range, Gas-Slurping Regional Carrier Shows Pivot to Tried and True Tech

Dutch manufacturer-to-be Maeve Aerospace announced a second aircraft model in their roster of products, building on their electric 44-seat commuter plane, the Maeve01, with a hybrid concept about double its size and capacity. The new aircraft will eschew the naming scheme of its predecessor, being called the M80. Instead of the Maeve01’s purely battery powered flight, the M80 will be given longer range, more easily refueled hybrid powerpants. It will accordingly see twice the range, 800 nm to the 01’s 400 nm, while hauling 80 passengers.

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Classic Aero-TV: ‘Agreeable’ Fly-By-Wire – Sagem’s Active Side Stick Program

From 2015 (YouTube Version): Fly By Wire Is No Longer Just For Fighter Jets And Airliners!

This video addresses the subject of active side sticks for aircraft with fly-by-wire control systems. NBAA2014 was the place to get the latest information on this technology, and ANN CEO and Editor-In-Chief, Jim Campbell, spent some time at Sagem Avionics Division talking with Phillipe Arnaud, the vice president of sales and marketing, about their entry into this high technology field. As more aircraft enter the market with fly-by-wire control it’s been typical for side stick controllers to have little feel for the aircraft and limited or no crossover

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