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First HondaJet Elite with Gogo AVANCE L3 Wi-Fi Installed by Banyan

Banyan Air Service completed the installation of a Gogo AVANCE L3 Wi-Fi system in a HondaJet Elite; the first install of its kind in the country. The project was strictly a standalone avionics install and was quoted with respect to man hours at 15 business days. This install provided inflight connectivity domestically for a startup…

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Honeywell To Supply New Radar System For Urban Air Mobility Manufacturer

Honeywell has signed an agreement with an unnamed air taxi developer to supply multiple units of its new IntuVue RDR-84K Band Radar System for the developer’s urban air mobility (UAM) prototype aircraft. The compact, lightweight software-based radar can detect multiple obstacles in and around its flight path and is a step toward automating the takeoff…

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First HondaJet Elite with Gogo AVANCE L3 Wi-Fi Installed by Banyan

Banyan Air Service announced the completion of an installation of a Gogo AVANCE L3 Wi-Fi system in a HondaJet Elite; the first install of its kind in the country.  This project was strictly a standalone avionics install and was quoted with respect to man hours at 15 business days.  This install provided inflight connectivity domestically…

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SESAR GOF U-Space Project: Demonstrations Begin in June 2019

With the start of the first demonstrations in June 2019, the SESAR Joint Undertaking Gulf of Finland (GOF) U-space project in Estonia and Finland is soon entering the next important phase. Seven advanced drone operational scenarios including both manned and unmanned aircraft in shared airspace demonstrate many of the most attractive use cases, relying on…

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FAA Breaks Ground for New Air Traffic Tower at GSO

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) held a groundbreaking ceremony today for a new Air Traffic Control Tower and Terminal Radar Approach Control (TRACON) at Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSO) in Greensboro, N.C. The agency will invest $61 million in the new facility. “This investment in infrastructure and technology will place the…

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Elliott Aviation Signs 50th Garmin G5000 Installation

Elliott Aviation has announced their 50th signed Garmin G5000 retrofit. The 50th signed installation was for a 2000 model year Citation Excel. For operators not yet able to make an upgrade, Elliott Aviation also offers a Garmin ADS-B STC bridge program that replaces the current transponders with Garmin GTX 3000 smart transponders. Over 150 Citation Excel/XLS and…

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New Pressure Transducer Provides Digital Communication

The new KD41 pressure transducer combines the rugged and reliable Ashcroft® sensor with industry standard CANbus protocol to provide state-of-the-art digital communication. Available in CANopen 2.0A, CANopen 2.0B and CAN SAE J1939, this versatile transducer is designed to meet the requirements of a wide variety of OEM applications. The stainless steel KD41 is available in…

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CertifyNation Receives FAA STC for Honeywell TRA-100B ADS-B

CertifyNation – A Division of The Angelus Corporation has been issued an FAA STC for Honeywell’s TRA-100B Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B). CertifyNation received certification for Honeywell’s TRA-100B Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) on Boeing 737 – 500/700/800/900ER aircraft. The FAA STC number for the Retrofit Installation of the Honeywell TRA-100B Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) is ST04269CH.

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Gogo to launch 5G network in 2021

Gogo has announced its plans to build a 5G network for aviation. The new air-to-ground (ATG) network will be designed for use on business aviation aircraft, commercial regional jets and smaller mainline jets operating within the contiguous United States and Canada. Gogo says it expects the network to be available for business and commercial aviation in 2021….

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Barfield Awarded Two-Year ELT Support Agreement by ECA Group Aerospace

Barfield Inc.has  signed an agreement to continue providing repair service and warranty support for the full range of ECA Group Emergency Locator Transmitters in the USA, Canada, and Mexico.  Barfield has provided these services for ECA Group airline and military customers since 2003 when the range of ADT406 Emergency Locator Transmitters (ELT) was introduced to…

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Garmin Celebrates First Flight of G3000 in a Supersonic Tactical Aircraft

Garmin International recently celebrated the maiden flight of a Garmin integrated flight deck in a supersonic F-5 fighter aircraft. In just under six months, Tactical Air Support, Inc. (Tactical Air) completed the engineering design, installation and first flight with the G3000 integrated flight deck and dual Garmin touchscreen controllers (GTCs). The G3000 in the F-5…