Avionics

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

May 26, 2022, 10:30 AM

AEA Reports Avionics Sales Increase

Worldwide business and general aviation avionics sales amounted to $634.5 million during the first quarter of 2022.

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StableLight-equipped AS350 helicopter
Mar 9, 2022 - 7:02 PM
StableLight, a four-axis autopilot for retrofit on AS350 helicopters, is being demonstrated at Heli-Expo with demo flights available at the convention.
FreeFlight Systems RA-4500 MK II radar altimeter boxes
Mar 9, 2022 - 10:49 AM
FreeFlight Systems has introduced an upgrade to its RA-4000 and RA-4500 radar altimeter that offers a 5G mitigation solution.
Astronautics’s AeroSync
Mar 9, 2022 - 7:24 AM
Aeronautics AeroSync wireless airborne comm system will be the standard connectivity solution for Airbus H125, H130 helicopters.
Bell 212
Mar 8, 2022 - 3:11 PM
Central American Aviation Services (CAAS) has upgraded the Guatemalan Air Force’s first Bell 212 with Archangel Systems heading sensors.
MD530F equipped with Foresight MX HUMS shown in flight
Mar 8, 2022 - 9:00 AM
GPMS International received an STC for Foresight MX on the MD530 and plans to obtain STCs for Airbus, Bell, and Sikorsky helicopters later this year.
Mar 7, 2022 - 3:42 PM
Shadin's new embedded controls can be used for a wide variety of rotorcraft applications.
Fully autonomous, unmanned Sikorsky S-70 Black Hawk in flight near Fort Campbell, Kentucky
Mar 7, 2022 - 3:22 PM
Sikorsky sees its Matrix autonomy system as a game-changer for high-risk civil missions.
Genesys Aerosystems is upgrading Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawks with a modern integrated avionics system and its HeliSAS autopilot.
Mar 2, 2022 - 10:00 AM
During a demo flight of the Genesys Aerosystems HeliSAS, AIN writer Kipp Lau experienced the systems' many safety benefits.
Garmin Smart Glide
Mar 1, 2022 - 9:00 AM
Smart Glide is another tool in Garmin's box of Autonomi safety products and helps lower pilot workload during an engine-out emergency.
Feb 22, 2022 - 11:48 AM
A draft FAA Advisory Circular provides guidance and recommended practices for operational procedures and training related to flightpath management.