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Tapping Technology to Increase a Pilot's Awareness

Posted Wednesday, December 18, 2013 Posted in Blog, Industry News, Events

CFIT remains the leading cause of aviation accidents worldwide...

Excerpt from: Enhancing Pilot Situation Awareness for Increased Safety
Avionics Intelligence Executive Briefing, Courtney E. Howard.

CFIT remains the leading cause of aviation accidents worldwide, according to a representative at FlightSafety International in Flushing, N.Y. Yet, new developments in aircraft technology can increase a pilot’s awareness of terrain.

Operator Experience is a factor in helicopter accidents

Posted Wednesday, December 18, 2013 Posted in Blog, Industry News

“A pilot can easily be task saturated and over stimulated by too many items in the cockpit,”

Excerpt from: Enhancing Pilot Situation Awareness for Increased Safety
Avionics Intelligence Executive Briefing, Courtney E. Howard.

“A pilot can easily be task saturated and over stimulated by too many items in the cockpit,” recognizes Brett Harlow, military/government aviation business development manager at Garmin International in Olathe, Kan. “We have shown improvement in pilot interface by making it a lot easier to learn. And by condensing it into one to two simple screens, like Garmin has done, you also minimize the heads down time and keep them looking outside longer.”

Enhancing pilot situational awareness for increased safety

Posted Friday, December 13, 2013 Posted in Blog, Industry News

Modern helicopter avionics technologies enhance situational awareness to increase safety and reduce common aviation accidents.

Enhancing pilot situational awareness for increased safety

By Courtney E. Howard, Military & Aerospace Avionics Intelligence

Aviation accidents can have far-reaching effects and often unforeseen consequences. Rather than recoiling in reaction to helicopter-related fatalities, the rotorcraft community has banded together and taken a proactive approach—advancing cockpit avionics technologies to aid in reducing unfortunate aviation incidents, assisting pilots, and bolstering safety.

United Nations Mandates HTAWS on all UN Helicopters

Posted Tuesday, November 19, 2013 Posted in Company News, Industry News

UN Selects APG to Install more than 30 Units of Sandel HeliTAWS

Las Vegas, Nevada, October 24, 2013 – APG, Aviation Partners Group, Inc. (dba APG Avionics) APG Avionics was established in 2006 as an international avionics sales company, and Sandel Avionics, Inc., a global leader in compact, integrated display systems technologies, announced at NBAA Convention in Las Vegas, the first purchase order for more than 30 units of Sandel HeliTAWS to be installed by APG on helicopters being flown for the United Nations.