AVIONICS DIGITAL, DECEMBER 2016/JANUARY 2017
THE EVOLUTION OF CIVIL AVIATION DISPLAYS
Avionics Magazine feature article looks at how current and coming innovations and technologies are changing cockpit displays, including Thomas Globals CRT-to-LCD upgrade solutions.
AUSTRALIAN INNOVATION IS ALIVE AND FLYING
Aviation Business magazine Editor Philip Smart offers a snapshot of 20 Australian aviation-related companies, including Thomas Global, that are producing innovative products and finding success both in Australia and on the world stage.
AVIATION WEEK INSIDE MRO, NOVEMBER 2016
AIRLINES UPGRADE FLIGHT DECKS, ALLOWING HIGHER-PRECISION NAVIGATION
The airline avionics retrofit market is posied to grow as more legacy aircraft see extended service. Andrew Hutchinson, president of U.S. operations for Thomas Global, discusses the immediate need for some operators to replace aging CRT-based cockpit displays, due to obsolescence and reliability problems.
INDUSTRY SPOTLIGHT: Thomas Global Offers "Plug and Play" Cockpit Upgrades
Thomas Global Chief Executive Angus Hutchinson has grown used to the look of surprise from visitors when they discover an Australian company making commercial and military aircraft cockpit avionics.
Air transport remains a vital link for small communities. Low-Fare & Regional Airlines magazine reports on some of the programs being developed to help turboprop operators to maintain such services, including Thomas Global's innovative plug-and-play LCD upgrade solutions...
INDUSTRY INTERVIEW: In the Hot Seat
Keith Mwanalushi speaks to David Barnes, COO, Thomas Global.
COVER STORY: MRO Insights - High Flying Ambitions
It seems 2015 was also a highly successful year for Thomas Global in a number of areas particularly for CRT-to-LCD upgrade solutions for business, commercial and regional aircraft. Angus Hutchinson, CEO, Thomas Global reminds that these products were launched in Q1 this year and that the company has received an outstanding level of response...
Flight deck avionics suppliers, such as Thomas Global, benefit from the great networking platform that the AEEC I AMC conference provides for topics such as NextGen and Single European Sky ATM Research (SESAR) equipage. "The impact of new technology, NextGen and ADS-B mandates were very key topics of importance at this year's conference," says Thomas Global Systems CEO Angus Hutchinson . "OEMs are focusing on the new technologies, while becoming less focused on legacy systems. That's why we are committed to taking up the challenge to support and sustain legacy avionics, of which the critical obsolescence element is the CRT display.
The TFD-7000 Series is built on our Adaptable Display Architecture (TADA) and is designed as a growth platform through expandability. Among TADA's features are ARINC 429 interfaces and card expansion slots, meaning that the new TFD-7000 Series displays are capable of displaying or handling additional information related to new technologies such as ADS-B or [Required Navigation Performance] RNP."