Coming Up: October/November 2021

Coming up in the October/November 2021 edition of Avionics International.

North Atlantic Airspace OTS NIL Initiative Ends as NATS and IATA Study the Benefits

Will the Organized Track System be eliminated from the North Atlantic airspace system?

How Are Industry and Regulators Working Together on Mandates for Drone Integration?

An updated look at how EASA and the FAA are streamlining equipment requirements for commercially operated drones.

Early End-to-End Cybersecurity Testing Urged for Commercial/Business Aircraft

Civil aviation agencies in the U.S. and Europe are working on streamlining cybersecurity regulatory requirements that new aircraft systems must meet.

What’s Next for ADS-B in the US Air Traffic System?

An updated look at the latest ADS-B related challenges and opportunities that the FAA is working on with airlines.

FAA Works on Latest ADS-B Challenges and Opportunities

Version 3, new ADS-B In applications and fixing the call sign mismatch problem.

Should Airline IFC Business Models Reflect Coffee Shops and Hotels?

In-flight Connectivity Remains Mixed Bag for Low Cost Airlines Regionally

Interviews with new low cost carrier Avelo and Minnesota-based leisure carrier Sun Country Airlines give perspective on why IFC is still not widespread among low cost airlines.

In-Flight Connectivity Demand for Business Jets Remain High During Pandemic

Demand for IFC from business jet operators surged during the pandemic.

Will LEO Change the Paradigm of IFC Service?

Low earth orbit (LEO) satellite networks have the potential to disrupt in-flight connectivity (IFC).

Waveforms Lead the Charge as OEMs Aim to Tackle Helicopter ‘Through the Blades’ Connectivity Problems

Has the "through the rotor blades" problem been resolved for helicopter satcom?

Growth of IFEC in Aircraft to Drive Industry Demand for New Ethernet, Fiber Optics Wire, and Cable Technologies

Wiring, cabling, and interconnect component suppliers are still finding ways to introduce innovations that enable speedier data transmissions.

Coming Up: August/September 2021

Here's what to expect from our upcoming August/September issue.

Coming Up: June/July 2021

Here's what to look forward to in our upcoming June/July issue of Avionics International.

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Advancing in Aviation

The AI and ML issue of Avionics International.

Future Military AI/ML: Multi-Plane Collaboration, Precision Targeting, Full Autonomy

As governments and the defense industry project the expansion of artificial intelligence/machine learning (AI/ML) into new use areas in the next decade, future applications of artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) may include multi-aircraft collaboration, precision targeting, and fully autonomous operations in denied communications environments.

Xwing CTO Talks Software Stack for Autonomous Cargo Aircraft

A Q&A with the CTO of Xwing, a California-based aviation startup looking to develop the next generation of autonomous air cargo aircraft.

Are Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Essential to the Success of the Commercial UAS Industry?

The use of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) is no longer siloed to military applications.

NLR is Testing Flight Schedule Driven AI for Commercial Aircraft Maintenance Planning

An applied science institute in the Netherlands is developing flight schedule driven AI for commercial aircraft maintenance planning.

PU-3000 Achieves Multicore Processor Industry First for Commercial Avionics Systems

PU-3000 is the first civil certified avionics multicore processor computer, developed by CMC Electronics.

Are Batteries Truly Enough to Power eVTOLs?

Analyzing some of the latest technological developments for eVTOL battery power.

10 eVTOL Development Programs to Watch in 2021

A list with the latest program developments for some of the top eVTOL aircraft makers in the world right now.

eVTOL Investments Will Continue Billion Dollar Trend in 2021

Will 2021 Be the Year of the eVTOL?

Analysis and perspectives from some of the biggest names in the growing eVTOL market that were given during last month's Electric VTOL Symposium presented by the Vertical Flight Society.

Despite COVID-19, eVTOL Avionics Development Forges Ahead

Analysis of the latest technologies being developed by avionics OEMs for the emerging eVTOL market.

2021: A Year of Advancements for eVTOLs

Europe’s Largest Air Traffic Project Enters Digital Age as COVID-19 Complicates Operations

Coming Up in February/March 2021

Here's what to expect in our upcoming February/March digital edition.

Can Next-Generation Satellite Networks Make In-flight Connectivity Free?

In-flight Connectivity providers are shifting into their third, fourth and fifth generation networks, but a question among airlines remains, whether those networks will come at a price point that allows passengers to connect for free.

Business Aviation MROs Adapt to COVID-19, As Aircraft Disinfection Takes Precedence

Business aviation Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MROs) providers have adapted to the COVID-19 pandemic, as the aviation sector looks toward a recovery.

Embedded Executives Talk Next Generation Military Avionics Systems

COVID-19's Impact on Commercial Aircraft Values

Innovation, Challenges Fluctuate as COVID-19 Uncertainty Continues

Regional Turboprops Showing Potential for Hydrogen Power in the Near Future

Avionics International highlights research and development activity happening at two companies, Universal Hydrogen and ZeroAvia that could enable the entry into service for a hydrogen powered regional turboprop aircraft in the near future.

Otto Aviation CEO Talks Avionics, Connectivity Suppliers for Celera 500L

Otto Aviation has proven the performance of its overly laminar flow over the course of 31 flights and is now in the process of considering avionics and connectivity suppliers for the Celera 5000L, CEO Bill Otto Jr. told Avionics International.

Intelsat CCO Says Gogo Acquisition Will ‘Transform’ the In-flight Connectivity Experience

Intelsat recently made the news with its acquisition of Gogo‘s Commercial Aviation division. The acquisition spins Gogo's business aviation division off into its own company.

FAA Privacy ICAO Program Gains Foothold, But Extent Limited Thus Far

A look at the use of the FAA's Privacy ICAO address option for business and general aviation operators.

Aerion Makes Supersonic Avionics, Connectivity Progress for AS2

Aerion COO Steve Berroth gives some updates on avionics and connectivity progress for the AS2 supersonic business jet.

Avionics International Changes and our Business Aviation Issue

Providing some updates on some editorial staff and coverage changes we've made recently at Avionics International, while highlighting some of our most recent business aviation stories.

ADS-B Mandate Approaches in Europe as Airlines Manage COVID-19 Uncertainty

Finding Commonality in Air-Ground Data Communication Strategies

A joint effort between the U.S. and the European Union identifies criteria in transitions toward achieving airspace harmonization.

Synthetic Vision: New Findings, Standards and Research

Synthetic vision technology has made rapid advances in the vivid 3D representation of terrain, bodies of water, obstacles and other real world environmental information that is critical to a pilot’s success.

The Ultimate Experience in Situational Awareness

Fresh Possibilities: Aviation Services Reinvented

Crowd Sourced and 3D Aircraft Weather Radar Technology

Using 3D data memory, volumetric buffering and advanced radar technologies, and the latest generation weather radar equipment, airspace operators now have unprecedented access to information about weather that will immediately affect their airborne aircraft as well as projected weather patterns thousands of nautical miles away that will eventually impact operations.

Global Airspace Mandates: Benefits, Changes & Requirements

Mandated equipage is necessary to help ANSPs manage the projected increase in air traffic volumes over the next two decades. Avionics Magazine discusses requirements, dates and perspectives from the experts in key regions that have established mandates over the next 10 years.

On-Demand Cabins: The New In-Flight Entertainment

We examine how airframe manufacturers are providing the infrastructure that operators then build upon with innovative content deals and third party partnerships to facilitate today's airborne on-demand cabin.

Airplane Connectivity — Innovation, Security, and Speed

The next paradigm shift in aircraft communications technology will be a tremendous step forward into a satellite-based network specifically designed to provide enough bandwidth and flexibility to enable improvements in flight operational efficiency and passenger experience for airlines and operators across the globe.

Synthetic Vision: Ascending to New Levels of Safety

Synthetic vision is no longer a technological luxury. Over the last five years, avionics and airframe manufacturers, operators and civil aviation authorities have researched aircraft accidents and overall flight operations to show the incredible safety enhancing benefits that result from providing a pilot with a clear, bright, high-definition view of the outside world right in the cockpit.

Wireless Data: The new age of flight operations efficiency

In today's environment, data acquisition is more important than ever. Increasing the efficiency of flight operations in today's ultra-competitive global aviation industry requires operators to take advantage of 21st century data automation solutions.

Retrofitting: Complying with Future Airspace Mandates

Avionics systems software and hardware upgrades can provide 21st century communications between pilots and Air Traffic Controllers like never before. Those same upgrades can also allow airspace users to fly more efficient flight paths with greater situational awareness than has ever been available in the global air transportation industry.

The Connected Aircraft: Beyond Passenger Entertainment and Into Flight Operations

Operators around the globe are deploying satellite and broadband-based connectivity solutions on their aircraft everyday to keep up with passenger demand. However, these systems can also provide enhanced flight operations by enabling real time data sharing with ground-based operational teams. We dig deeper into what the connected aircraft really means for the industry and global end users.