Avilution, a software-based avionics solutions producer in Huntsville, Alabama, debuted the Unpanel, an integrated avionics display, in the new Zenith CH-750 Super Duty aircraft, at EAA AirVenture.

Avilution’s core product, XFS, is software-based framework that integrates disparate avionic components into a single, unified, avionics experience. In it’s most simplest form, XFS can be used to build a graphical interface for a radio, show and/or log engine monitoring system(s), or drive and monitor the state of switches and/or relays. However, XFS is much … More Avilution, a software-based avionics solutions producer in Huntsville, Alabama, debuted the Unpanel, an integrated avionics display, in the new Zenith CH-750 Super Duty aircraft, at EAA AirVenture.

Avilution: Avionics from scratch

  Software developers seek avionics without constraints April 23, 2015 By Jim Moore The Zenith CH750 instrument panel assembled by Avilution was made from cheap, readily available components designed for non-aviation applications and operated by Avilution’s XFS software. In the Sun ‘n Fun exhibit area amidst aircraft fitted with dazzling arrays of high-end avionics, panels … More Avilution: Avionics from scratch

Two of the very best SDR sites

http://www.rtl-sdr.com/about-rtl-sdr/ http://www.radiohobbyist.org/blog/ What is RTL-SDR? RTL-SDR is a very cheap software defined radio that uses a DVB-T TV tuner dongle based on the RTL2832U chipset. With the combined efforts of Antti Palosaari, Eric Fry and Osmocom it was found that the signal I/Q data could be accessed directly, which allowed the DVB-T TV tuner to be converted into a … More Two of the very best SDR sites

Connectivity, Human Factors Drive Next-Gen Cockpit

By John Croft John Croft Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Olathe, Kan.; Phoenix and Tucson In September 2012, Rockwell Collins gathered 18 airline, business aviation and owner-operator pilots in its Cedar Rapids hometown for some straight talk on the automation problems with today’s integrated cockpits. What they learned could help the avionics company create next-generation flight decks … More Connectivity, Human Factors Drive Next-Gen Cockpit

SDR: Softrock

Building the SoftRock SDR Posted by Andrew Back on Thu, Dec 20 2012 09:37:44 DSP GSM Test Solder Assembly Communication Applications 723 views This is the first of two posts which take a look at the relatively simple and easy to construct SoftRock software-defined radio (SDR) that is designed for HF amateur radio use. SDR is a particularly … More SDR: Softrock

Mode S: USB DVB-T hardware to create a low cost Mode S aviation SDR receiver

 Software-defined Radio on a Shoestring Posted by Andrew Back on Tue, Jul 10 2012 09:15:18 Circuit Simulation Test USB (Universal Serial Bus) Wireless Display & Lighting Human Machine Interface PIC FRAM Power Software-defined radio (SDR) holds incredible promise for the future of communications: from reducing the bill of materials and enabling software upgrade of equipment, to cognitive radio … More Mode S: USB DVB-T hardware to create a low cost Mode S aviation SDR receiver

Mode S: Using an An SDR for $17: Decoding ADS-B Aircraft Transponders:

An SDR for $17 – The R820T USB RTL-SDR DVB-T Dongle Posted on January 12, 2013 by Chris Smolinski You may have heard of the latest SDR craze to hit the radio hobby – the RTL based USB dongle TV tuners. These were originally made to receive and decode the European standard digital television broadcasts. An enterprising hobbyist … More Mode S: Using an An SDR for $17: Decoding ADS-B Aircraft Transponders: