After shrugging off the recurring threat of replacement by unmanned systems, the U-2S is poised for a comprehensive avionics upgrade that Lockheed Martin says will position the spy plane for follow-on capability enhancements and a new lease on life at the heart of the U.S. Air Force’s ambitious Advanced BattleRead More →

Multi-core interference can increase avionics system task execution times tenfold or more, according to Green Hills Software. “We definitely have some strong viewpoints on multi-core interference,” Richard Jaenicke, the marketing director of safety and security-critical products for Green Hills Software, told Avionics International in a March 11 telephone interview. “We’ve been poundingRead More →

As part of its continuing commitment to the legendary Learjet product line, Bombardier is pleased to announce that the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has certified the latest update to the popular Garmin G5000 avionics suite aboard Learjet aircraft. The upgrade will be incorporated on new Learjet aircraft deliveries. In a few months’ time, the newRead More →

Universal Avionics Systems has received European Union Aviation Safety Agency certification for its ClearVision enhanced flight vision system (EFVS) with SkyLens head-wearable display, the first time that a head-wearable display has been certified for civil aviation. This approval will allow operators to use the “visual advantage” available with the ClearVisionRead More →

With the ADS-B mandate coming into effect at the beginning of this year, it may not come as a surprise that avionics manufacturers had a good year in 2019. A lot of aircraft owners installing new, compliant transponders also chose to take advantage of recent innovations in avionics equipment, replacingRead More →