FAA Proposes NavWorx AD
The FAA has proposed an AD that would require the removal of certain NavWorx ADS-B transceivers because it claims the devices might broadcast "unreliable position information to air traffic control and nearby aircraft, resulting in potential aircraft collision.
New This Week
AVweb's search of news in aviation found announcements from Banyan Air Service, the Recreational Aviation Foundation, the Unmanned Safety Institute and Sporty's. Banyan Air Service at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport will host a free Seaplane Splash-In on Nov. 19, 2016 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Splash-In will include two workshops.
Twin Pilot Runs Out Of Fuel, Lands By Highway
The pilot of an Aerostar 601P landed his twin alongside a highway Thursday in Georgia after he may have run out of fuel. Area news outlets photographed Ian McMahon standing by the aircraft as local law enforcement officers milled about and motorists looked on.
Textron Inc. says it's restructuring its Textron Aviation devision in response to a "stubbornly soft" business jet market.
ModAero Is Back With NextGen Aviation Fest
The founders of the ModAero NextGen Aviation Festival launched their first event early this year with a great idea -- to target millennials, the 18 to 35 age group. But the project got off to a rocky start, when its social media reach of more than 1.2 million translated to just over 500 attendees on the ground. The team now is taking that in stride and working on bigger and better plans for next year, with a festival set for May 19 to 21, 2017, at the Conroe-North Houston Regional Airport in Conroe, Texas.
Duncan Aviation to Develop STCs for Gogo Biz Av 4G
Falcon business jets in Duncan Aviation hangar. Photo: Duncan Aviation [Avionics Magazine 10-19-2016] Gogo has chosen Duncan Aviation to develop the...
Astronics Max-Viz 1400 EVS DO-160G RTCA Certified
Astronics Max-Viz EVS 1400. Photo: Astronics [Avionics Magazine 10-18-2016] Astronics Corp.'s Max-Viz 1400 Enhanced Vision System (EVS) for fixed- and rotor-wing aircraft has been certified to DO-160G standards by the Radio Technical Commission for Aeronautics (RTCA). DO-160G is the industry standard...
Dassault Falcon Eye CVS Certified on Falcon 2000S and LXS Twinjet
Dassault Falcon Eye combined vision system. Photo: Dassault Falcon [Avionics Magazine 10-12-2016] The FAA and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) have certified Dassault Aviation's Combined Vision System (CVS), FalconEye, for use on the...
Stellar Labs Acquires FlightApps, Poised to Aid in Rockwell Collins Joint-Endeavor
Stellar Labs digital marketplace for private aviation. Photo: Stellar Aviation [Avionics Magazine 10-12-2016] California's Stellar Labs has acquired FlightApps, according to a company news release. A digital marketplace for aviation, Stellar's will now...
How Operators Will Be Impacted by ICAO's CORSIA Agreement
[Avionics Magazine 10-11-2016] Last week the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) announced the Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA), designed to serve as a global Market-Based Measure (MBM) to control increases in CO2 emissions from international aviation...