Rockwell Collins introduces new ARINC Flight Data Display with launch customer Royal Jordanian Airlines

Royal Jordanian is using Rockwell Collins’ new ARINC Flight Data Display to get a simple and clear visual representation of its entire fleet.

  • Powered by ARINC MultiLinkSM, flight tracking tool enhances enroute awareness for carriers

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (April 25, 2017) – In an on-going effort to meet the increased demand for enhanced flight tracking capabilities, Rockwell Collins today introduced the web-based ARINC Flight Data Display, a new situational awareness display that provides a simple and clear visual representation of an entire fleet. The new display, launching with Royal Jordanian Airlines and available for carriers globally, ensures key flight information is available to support airline operational decision making.

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Bahrain Institute for Political Development Presents Lecture on Bahrain’s Constitution at Parliament in Westminster

London, 25 April 2017: A lecture entitled “The Constitutional Framework of the Kingdom of Bahrain: Reforms and Challenges Since 2001” was held in the House of Parliament at Westminster on Monday, 24 April 2017. The event was sponsored by Conor Burns, MP, Chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Bahrain, in partnership with the Bahrain Institute for Political Development (BIPD).

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Federal Aviation Administration and Aireon Announce Space-Based ADS-B NextGen Technology Flight Test Success

Three AireonSM payloads receive 2,462 FAA Test Aircraft ADS-B messages in the Washington / New York Flight Information Region

MCLEAN, VA – April 26, 2017 – Aireon and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced a successful flight test of space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) technology, collecting ADS-B data to be used as part of a larger validation effort exploring the new system’s capability from low-earth orbit.  The flight took place on Thursday, March 30, 2017, utilizing the FAA’s specially equipped “flying laboratory” Bombardier jet with three AireonSM payloads available to receive data.  A total of 2,462 ADS-B messages were received and decoded providing comparable data to that of terrestrial ADS-B stations.  The flight test was highly choreographed and precisely located and timed within the Washington and New York Flight Information Regions (FIRs) to help provide validation of the capabilities of the Aireon system.

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End of April AYGP News – Its never over, till its over…

End of April 2017 – AsianYachting Grand Prix – NewsGoto 2016-17 AYGP Microsite

2016/2017 AYGP Skipper & Yacht of the Year
“Hardest sports trophy to win in Asia”

Goto 2016-17 AYGP MicrositeThe AYGP is never over, till its over…
By AY MultiMedia
April 26th 2017: One of the biggest yachting achievements in Asian waters for many years, came during the recent Hong Kong to San Fernando Race. Seng Huang Lee’s 100’ super maxi Scallywag, skippered by David Witt, took the treble, winning Division IRC 0, the coveted IRC Overall and set a new race record, at an impressive 34h 27m 17s; slashing an incredible 15h 27m 55s faster than Sam Chan’s 70’ ULDB Sled, FfreeFire, 16 year old record set in 2001. It wasn’t easy or a problem free race, as they cracked the back deck behind the helmsman, pounding into rough seas, coming out of Hong Kong and then survived an unreported protest against them, was dismissed for not notifying them of a protest during the race. If no further action is taken by the RHKYC, (See Protest Committee Report) this record will stand for many years to come, unless they compete again or some other super maxi, turns up in two years time.

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Chipotle Payments System Hacked – Comments

Tim Erlin, VP at Tripwire:

“While we may have become numb to these breaches, criminals continue to target point of sale terminals.  As long as compromised credit card data continues to be a valuable commodity on the black market, any company collecting or processing valid credit card information will continue to be a high value target. Organizations from fast food chains to clothing stores should pay attention to the lessons learned, not just from how criminals are getting in, but also from how compromised companies are handling the incident response to such events.

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