By Company (CMC Electronics)


January 2017

New FAA Rule Opens the Door to Widespread Use of Infrared Aircraft Landing Systems

Enhanced Flight Vision Systems (EFVS) with both cooled and uncooled FPAs

July 2014

November 2013

August 2013

January 2013

December 2012

January 2012

March 2011

December 2010

EVS Certified on Boeing Business Jet

The First Step to Wider Infrared Use in Commercial Aviation?

March 2010

November 2008

Aircraft EVS

Market Separates into High and Low Ends

January 2008

New Gen EVS Ready for 2008

A new generation of Enhanced Vision Systems (EVS) for aircraft is close to being certified by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Kollsman’s EVS II, an enhanced version of its original EVS, makes use of SCD’s 320 x240 InSb FPA on a Blue Fairy read-out and provides 30% increase in sensitivity.

March 2007

Esterline Corp. to Buy CMC Electronics

Esterline Corp. has agreed to buy CMC Electronics for $335 million. CMC Electronics (formerly Canadian Marconi Canada) is a leading supplier of avionics systems including both cooled and uncooled infrared Enhanced Vision Systems (EVS) for pilots.

November 2006

CMC Electronics Ships 100th EVS

CMC Electronics has shipped its 100th EVS (Enhanced Vision System) for aircraft. Most of these are the SureSight® I-Series.

October 2006

Kollsman Readying Uncooled EVS

Kollsman is preparing to roll out its uncooled enhanced vision system for general aviation aircraft, GAViS™ (General Aviation Vision System).