U.S. Eyes NextGen Avionics Upgrade Programs

American Eagle regional jet aircraft
Most 50-seat regional jets need avionics upgrades to take full advantage of satellite-based routing and approaches.
Credit: joepriesaviation.net
The push to equip more of the U.S. airline fleet with technology that takes advantage of new, satellite-based navigation could get a boost from government plans to spend billions on the country’s infrastructure. Several industry groups have talked with U.S. transportation officials about supporting...
Sean Broderick

Senior Air Transport & Safety Editor Sean Broderick covers aviation safety, MRO, and the airline business from Aviation Week Network's Washington, D.C. office.

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