Bombardier receives largest order in company history

Bombardier receives largest order in company history

Michael Rielly

VectorCAST user Bombardier, recently received the largest business jet order in its history. Charter business jet company VistaJet of Salzburg Switzerland, placed firm orders for 56 Bombardier Global business jets valued at $3.1 billion and...

Watch aviation history in the making online

Watch aviation history in the making online

Michael Rielly

You can witness aviation history right this very second all from your browser! Solar Impulse is a long-range aircraft powered entirely by solar power. Today the Solar Impulse aircraft will attempt to complete the world’s first fully...

Green Hills Software Receives 2011 Boeing Performance Excellence Award

News: Green Hills Software Receives 2011 Boeing Performance Excellence Award

Michael Rielly

Providence, RI -- [ via ] - Green Hills Software , the largest independent vendor of embedded software solutions, was presented with Boeing's 2011 Performance Excellence Award. The Boeing Company issues the...

Don't be fooled by the coverage report

Don't be fooled by the coverage report

John Paliotta

Last week, someone sent me a link to this paper: In pursuit of code quality: Don't be fooled by the coverage report I know this is not a new paper. It’s from 2006. But my inbox is really deep! In...

News: FAA Reaffirms Approval of LynuxWorks LynxOS-178 Reusable Software Components RTOS for Safety-Critical Applications

News: FAA Reaffirms Approval of LynuxWorks LynxOS-178 Reusable Software Components RTOS for Safety-Critical Applications

Michael Rielly

San Jose, CA -- [ via ] - LynuxWorks, Inc., the first and only embedded...

New RAF helmet allows pilots to shoot down enemy jets using eyesight

New RAF helmet allows pilots to shoot down enemy jets using eyesight

Michael Rielly

Marking one of the biggest leaps forward in attack capabilities in military history, Vector Software customer BAE Systems, has developed a headset that allows RAF pilots to shoot down planes simply by looking at...

News: New Boeing 747-8 performs ultimate rejected takeoff

News: New Boeing 747-8 performs ultimate rejected takeoff

Michael Rielly

Having to hit the brakes to avoid an inattentive lane changer or unwary pedestrian is a frightening experience, even putting the systems on a car weighing a couple thousand pounds under serious stress. However, this pales in comparison to the rejected takeoff test recently performed on Boeing's...

News: HighRely's DO-178C Training Selected by Top Five Aerospace Companies

News: HighRely's DO-178C Training Selected by Top Five Aerospace Companies

Michael Rielly

PHOENIX, AZ [ via ] -- Five of the world’s top aerospace companies just selected HighRely to deliver DO-178C solutions including DO-178C Training, DO-178C Gap Analysis, DO-178C Strategic Guidance, DO-178C...

Popular DO-178B Myths

Popular DO-178B Myths

Michael Rielly

DO-178B has increasingly evolved into the de-facto standard for both commercial and military avionics; and more recently, general aerospace electronics. Yet, there are still a lot of questions and even a few myths surrounding the cost and benefits of DO-178B. Is DO-178B really expensive and does...

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