The European Aviation Safety Agency has certificated a Honeywell voice over internet protocol system for installation on the Dassault Falcon 7X long-range trijet. The Honeywell MCS-7120 satellite communications system provides voice as well as data communications for cabin and cockpit applications. It can operate over the Inmarsat SwiftBroadband network, which offers bandwidth of up to 432Kbps per channel.
Emirates-CAE Flight Training and CAE have signed a three-year contract with ExecuJet Aviation Group for pilot and technical training services on more than 30 aircraft types - including Bombardier, Cessna, Dassault, Gulfstream, Hawker, King Air, Turbo Commander and Westwind models. The training will be conducted at CAE's four training centres in the UAE, UK and the USA.
Rockwell Collins is now offering its Venue high-definition cabin management system as an aftermarket upgrade through its dealer network. The CMS is certificated on the Beechcraft King Air 350i and Cessna Citation CJ4 business jets.
CMC BAGS APPROVAL
CMC Electronics' PilotView electronic flight bag has been approved by the European Aviation Safety Agency for installation on Airbus A320 family aircraft, including the A318 Elite, Airbus Corporate Jetliner and A320 Prestige. The supplemental type certification was developed by the French modifications and design company Aeroconseil. Air Mediterranée is the launch customer for the installation.
Eclipse Aerospace has added Boca Aircraft Maintenance to its fledgling service centre network. The Florida-based company will provide maintenance, parts distribution, airframe, engine and avionics inspections as well as aircraft on ground services for the Eclipse 500 very light jet within south-east USA.