Associations

navAero completes RTCA rapid decompression and EMI tests on iPad Air

navAero completes RTCA rapid decompression and EMI tests on iPad Air

SUNDSVALL, Sweden, 17 March 2014. navAero, having completed RTCA DO160-G testing for Electromagnetic Interference and Rapid Decompression on Apple iPad Air tablets, announces additional offerings of value-added services for deployment of tablet devices as Class 2 electronic flight bag (EFB) platforms.

boeing

Boeing to pay bonuses to engineers, machinists, others following strong 2013

EVERETT, Wash., 5 Feb. 2014. The Boeing Company officials announced plans to pay bonuses to engineers, machinists, and other employees in response to the company's strong 2013 performance.

IAM

International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers District 751 president to retire

SEATTLE, 15 Jan. 2014. The International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) Union District Lodge 751 President Tom Wroblewski in Seattle announced that he will retire, due to health concerns, at the end of January.

ICAO

Aerospace plays critical role in economy, international partnerships, innovation, says ICAO’s Woerth

MONTREAL, 2 Dec. 2013. The U.S. and aerospace have been inseparable, from birth, explains Ambassador Duane E. Woerth, U.S. permanent representative to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) council at the Aerospace Innovation Forum in Montreal.

INCOSE

INCOSE to host Avionics Forum for industry leaders at Dubai Airshow

DUBAI, 25 Oct. 2013. Building on the momentum of the local avionics industry, and the world-renowned Dubai Airshow, theInternational Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) will be hosting its first Avionics Forum, an all-day avionics engineering event during the Dubai Airshow on 19 November 2013.


INCOSE

Join aerospace leaders for free, technical forum hosted by INCOSE during Dubai Airshow

DUBAI, 16 Oct. 2013. Join avionics professionals from the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE), Wind River, RTI, Xellerix, Curtiss-Wright Controls Avionics & Electronics, TE Connectivity, and more at the first INCOSE Avionics Forum. Register today for this free, all-day avionics engineering event held at the Dubai Airshow on 19 Nov. 2013. Click here to register and reserve your free seat at this must-attend technical event

Semi-annual Avionics Intelligence magazine to be distributed at Dubai Airshow

Editor Courtney E. Howard provides a snapshot of the hottest trends and technologies in the Avionics Intelligence Semi-Annual Magazine, written exclusively for avionics engineers and aerospace executives.

INCOSE

INCOSE brings avionics forum to Dubai Airshow; registration opens for free, high-tech industry event

DUBAI, 8 Oct. 2013. International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) officials are announcing the first INCOSE Avionics Forum, a free, all-day avionics engineering event being held at the Dubai Airshow on 19 Nov. 2013.

SPEEA: Boeing reduces staff in U.S., increases outsourcing to Moscow

SEATTLE, 18 April 2013. Officials at Boeing Commercial Airplanes are outsourcing engineering work to Russia while laying off up to 1,700 employees in the U.S., recognizes the Society of Professional Engineering Employees in Aerospace (SPEEA), IFPTE Local 2001.

American Association of Airport Executives: Airport infrastructure financing in FAA budget request falls short

ALEXANDRIA, Va., 12 April 2013. President Obama's fiscal year 2014 budget proposal for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) "airport infrastructure financing is an improvement over last year's proposal, but it still falls short of what is necessary to meet the long-term needs of airports across the country,” says American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) Gov. President Todd Hauptli.

Airlines for America implores DHS to cancel customs preclearance facility at Abu Dhabi International Airport

WASHINGTON, 12 April 2013. Airlines for America (A4A) officials are calling for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to scrap its plans to establish a Customs and Border Protection (CBP) preclearance facility at Abu Dhabi International Airport in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). A4A is calling it a “pay-to-play” scheme that sets a dangerous and unauthorized precedent and harms U.S. citizens, jobs, the economy and the global competitiveness of the U.S. airline industry.

AOPA: User fee proposal in budget request could cripple general aviation

WASHINGTON, 11 April 2013. President Obama’s budget proposal includes a $100-per-flight user fee—a charge that AOPA warns could be disastrous for general aviation (GA).

Six metro airport Jet Aviation facilities join Paragon Aviation to grow network of independent FBOs to 25 locations

Six metro airport Jet Aviation facilities join Paragon Aviation to grow network of independent FBOs to 25 locations

CYPRESS, Texas, 7 April 2013. The six fixed-base operator (FBO) locations in the U.S. have joined the Paragon Aviation Group, growing the Paragon network of independent FBOs in 25.

Unmanned Aircraft Systems Summit kicks off in Oklahoma

NORMAN, Okla., 26 March 2013. Hundreds of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) engineers and executives are in Norman, Okla., today attending the annual Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Summit hosted by the Unmanned Systems Alliance of Oklahoma (USA-OK).

Verocel provides DO-178C training at Avionics Europe 2013

MUNICH, 20 Feb. 2013. Verocel officials continue to educate software engineers and managers on DO-178C, Software Considerations in Airborne Systems and Equipment Certification from RTCA Inc., during a two-day course during Avionics Europe in the MOC Event Centre in Munich.

NBAA changes name of its largest annual U.S. convention to unify with co-hosted trade shows and events throughout the world

NBAA changes name of its largest annual U.S. convention to unify with worldwide co-hosted trade shows and events

WASHINGTON, 10 Feb. 2013. The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) in Washington is changing the name of its largest annual U.S. event. Formerly known as the NBAA Annual Meeting & Convention, the annual gathering of the business aircraft community now is called the Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (BACE).

Protocol analyzers instrumental in embedded systems development

LONG BEACH, Calif., 21 Jan. 2013. Storage is a hot area, particularly in avionics and medical markets, describes John Wiedemeier of Teledyne LeCroy Corp. in Chestnut Ridge, N.Y., during VITA’s Embedded Tech Trends in Long Beach, Calif.

Boeing negotiations

Mediation between Boeing and the Society of Professional Engineering Employees in Aerospace suspended until 2013

WASHINGTON, 6 Dec. 2012. "Negotiations between The Boeing Company and the Society of Professional Engineering Employees in Aerospace (SPEEA), IFPTE Local 2001 are being suspended until after the first of the year,” at the request of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, says Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) Director George H. Cohen.

Florida

Organizations in Florida’s Great Northwest invest in aviation, aerospace, and defense

AVIONICS INTELLIGENCE REPORT, 4 Dec. 2012. Florida’s Great Northwest focuses on, invests in, and advances aviation, aerospace, and defense.

Biofuel

Industry organizations applaud biofuel amendment to National Defense Authorization Act

WASHINGTON, 29 Nov. 2012. It is increasingly important to find domestically produced crude oil alternatives to improve the United States’ energy security, meet global energy demands, and provide jobs, while strengthening its military and domestic industry, affirms a coalition of industry associations that includes Airlines for America, the Advanced Biofuels Association, and the National Biodiesel Board.