New developments and products in avionics, specifically about aircraft electronics in the cockpit.


EASA Addresses AI Implementation in Updated Concept Paper

Concepts include visual guidance and virtual copilot technology
Daedalean visual landing system

Airbus UpNext Testing Automatic Taxiing Technologies

Airbus is using an electric truck testbed to trial the automation
Airbus UpNext's electric truck testbed (Photo: Airbus)

Hands On: Flying Honeywell’s FMS Guided Visual Approaches

Visual approaches may look easy, but formal guidance is a significant safety enhancement
Honeywell cockpit Simulator

Southeast Aero STC Amended for SPZ-equipped Hawker 800s

Upgrade breathes new life into a venerable airframe
Hawker 800 with Collins autopilot

Leasing Group Orders Reliable Robotics Flight Automation System

The customer wants to convert 30 Cessna Caravans for cargo flights
Reliable Robotics' Cessna Caravan test aircraft

Canada ADS-B Expansion Prompts Update Notice

On May 24, ADS-B is scheduled to include Canada’s Class B domestic airspace
Canadian flag and sky

MIT and Merlin To Integrate Collision Avoidance Technology

The partners are pursuing new uncrewed aircraft applications for the FAA-funded system
Merlin Pilot flight automation technology

Lilium To Reveal Full-scale eVTOL at EBACE

The company aims to start flight testing later this year
Lilium Jet Pioneer Edition eVTOL aircraft

ForeFlight Crowdsources AHRS-based Turbulence Reports

The reported turbulence layer shows not only three turbulence levels but smooth air as well
ForeFlight reported turbulence on iPad

Leading Edge Upgrades R44s with 5G-tolerant Radalts

The radar altimeters are essential for helicopter terrain avoidance and warning systems
Leading Edge Flight Academy helicopters

Garmin Expands Avionics Database Solutions for Europe

European aircraft operators now have a more cost-effective option to update their Garmin aviation databases
Garmin navigation database offerings expanded in Europe

Universal Weather Updates the Worldwide ADS-B Landscape

Better equipped and better served is still the case in many countries
Universal Weather and Aviation ADS-B

Merlin Accelerates Autonomous Flight Development with Simulator

The company's Certification System Bench means Merlin Pilot can be continuously tested
Merlin Pilot Certification System Bench

Lightspeed Offers Headset Safety Discounts for CFIs

The Delta Zulu headset with built-in CO detector adds safety when flying multiple aircraft
Lightspeed aviation headset

Textron Aviation To Offer CJ2 Garmin Avionics Upgrade

The Garmin suite replaces the CJ2's original Collins Pro Line 21 avionics
Garmin Cessna Citation CJ2 avionics retrofit
Training and Workforce

New AI Search Tool Scans Flight Manuals for Pilots

Amelia AI is the first in a planned series of artificial intelligence features
Web Manuals Amelia AI document search tool uses artificial intelligence to retrieve relevant information from pilots' flight manuals.

Lilium Fits Garmin Standby Instruments in eVTOL Aircraft Cockpit

Manufacturer aims to start flight testing full-scale prototype by the end of 2024
Lilium Jet cockpit

CMC, Hexagon Partner on GNSS Jamming, Spoofing Solution

Technology uses multi-constellation, multi-frequency solutions to mitigate jamming and spoofing
CMC GNSS jamming and spoofing solution

Honeywell Makes Offer for Autonomous Tech Group Civitanavi

Proposed deal is part of the U.S. aerospace group's plan for the advanced air mobility sector
Honeywell cockpit technology for eVTOL aircraft

Bell 412EP Gets Glass Retrofit Approval

Upgrade adds Astronautics Badger Pro+ displays and Garmin navigators
Bell 412EP helicopter with the Basix-Pro avionics upgrade

Avidyne Vantage Upgrade To Add Volume of Work to Dealers

The package includes adapters and harnesses to make installation easier
Avidyne Vantage avionics upgrade for Cirrus SR20/SR22

Honeywell Sees Consolidation and Longer Path to Market for eVTOL Makers

Technology group does not expect scaled air taxi service until at least 2028
Honeywell is developing ground control stations for uncrewed eVTOL cargo operations

Shadin Updates AIS-450 Synchro for Legacy Output

Enables retention of legacy interfacing systems in older aircraft
Shadin AIS-450 Synchro

Garmin's Citation CJ2 Avionics Upgrade Nears Approval

The retrofit will include TXi flight displays, GTN Xi navigators, GFC 600 digital autopilot
Garmin avionics upgrade for Cessna CJ2
Cabin Interior and Electronics

Astronics Unveils Typhon T-400 Satcom System

Only two line replaceable units are required
the Typhon T-400 Series antenna

Spoof-proofing is Send’s New Solution

The add-on to Airtext+ will be available in April
Spoof-proof annunciator by Send Solutions

Dual Avidyne Atlas FMSs Upgrade Falcon 50 Avionics

Modernizing a legacy jet's flight deck improves safety and operational efficiency
Avidyne Atlas flight management system

Garmin Adds Display Options for StormOptix Radar 

Integrated flight decks will no longer be required for the GWX 8000
Garmin GWX 8000 StormOptix weather radar displayed on GTN Xi
Maintenance and Modifications

Davinci Jets Installs SmartSky Lite on King Air 350

Fastest ATG now available for nearly 2,000 King Airs
Beechcraft King Air 360

Iridium Agrees To Buy GNSS Protector Satelles

The acquisition may help avionics providers prevent GNSS jamming and spoofing
Iridium satellite network