Fighter Technology Moves Into Biz Av | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Airborne On ANN

Airborne 11.28.16

Airborne 11.29.16

Airborne 11.30.16

Airborne 12.01.16

Airborne 12.02.16

Airborne Hi-Def On YouTube

Airborne 11.28.16

Airborne 11.29.16

Airborne 11.30.16

Airborne 12.01.16

Airborne 12.02.16

Wed, Mar 24, 2004

Fighter Technology Moves Into Biz Av

Company Uses F-35 Lighting On Hawker Horizon 

Astronics Corporation announced Tuesday that its subsidiary, Luminescent Systems, Inc. (LSI), was awarded the contract to develop the landing and taxi lighting system for the Hawker Horizon. Scheduled for first delivery in late 2004, the Hawker Horizon will be Raytheon's largest business aircraft, with high cruise speed and intercontinental range. Astronics will use its metal halide high-intensity discharge (HID) technology in the landing and taxi light system for the Hawker Horizon.

LSI developed the HID technology in conjunction with its development work on the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program exterior lighting contract, which Astronics was awarded in late 2002. HID claims its lamps provide improved reliability and longer life than traditional incandescent lamps significantly increasing aircraft dispatch reliability.

James S. Kramer, Vice President of Engineering and Sales for LSI said, "The award demonstrates the successful application of technology developed for the Joint Strike Fighter to non-military aircraft."

Astronics previously announced that it was awarded the cockpit lighting system contract for the Hawker Horizon. This contract included the development of a range of power supplies, keyboards, and control panel assemblies for the aircraft. Estimates on potential revenue were not provided, as it is highly dependent upon the timing and level of production volume of the Hawker Horizon.

FMI: www.astronics.com

Advertisement

More News

Airborne 12.01.16: New SecTrans, Trio NextGen Autopilot, WTO v Boeing

Also: Solar Flight, SAFE, Predator B, Delta Requires 'Civility', ISS-RapidScat, UPS Dispute, airBaltic CS300 President-elect Donald Trump has tapped Elaine Chao, the former Labor S>[...]

Airborne 11.30.16: C Series Type Ratings, ATC Reform, Highest Air Show Grounded?

Also: EAA Warning, ABQ Balloon Fiesta, NTSB, El Al, Coast Guard, Alaska Airlines, Heli Move The European Aviation Safety Agency and Transport Canada have awarded the CS100 and CS30>[...]

Airborne 12.01.16: New SecTrans, Trio NextGen Autopilot, WTO v Boeing

Also: Solar Flight, SAFE, Predator B, Delta Requires 'Civility', ISS-RapidScat, UPS Dispute, airBaltic CS300 President-elect Donald Trump has tapped Elaine Chao, the former Labor S>[...]

Here We Go Again -- ISS Resupply Mission Goes Astray

Russian Resupply Ship Experiences 'Anomaly' We've heard versions of this story before... but this time, its the Russians that are bemoaning their circumstances. The Russian space a>[...]

AeroSports Update: The Student Pilot Certificate

Whether Your Goal Is Being A Recreational Pilot Or A Career Commercial Pilot, We All Start As Student Pilots It doesn’t matter what sort of pilot certificates you’re af>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2016 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC