1

2
Thomas F McGuffin, Willard R True, Michael D Holder, Mark C Erwin: Adaptive communications system and method. Honeywell International, Fogg & Powers, April 15, 2008: US07359703 (11 worldwide citation)

System and method for the adaptive control of VHF communications in aircraft. In one embodiment, the invention includes an adaptive communications system for an aircraft having a communications processor that accesses a communications switching model to select a preferred ground communications stati ...


3
Willard R True, Alfonso Malaga, Matt E Larsen, Richard J Eckert: Aircraft data link network routing. Honeywell International, Fogg & Powers, June 1, 2010: US07729263 (10 worldwide citation)

A method for routing aircraft data link messages over a plurality of communications networks is disclosed. The method assigns at least one data link message routing service for an aircraft having a first message processing application based on prescribed criteria, the prescribed criteria comprising ...


4
Willard R True, Alfonso Malaga, Matt E Larsen, Richard J Eckert: Aircraft data link network routing. Honeywell International, Fogg & Powers, October 9, 2012: US08284674 (8 worldwide citation)

A method includes selecting a first communications network from a plurality of communications networks based on one or more aircraft state inputs. The one or more aircraft state inputs include at least one of a flight phase, a flight event, an aircraft position, an aircraft trajectory, an aircraft s ...


5
Brian Paul Bunch, Michael M Grove, Willard R True, Ken Kuttler: Systems and methods for aircraft to aircraft exchange of radar information over low bandwidth communication channels. Honeywell International, Lowe Graham Jones PLLC, July 17, 2012: US08223062 (4 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods communicate weather information between aircraft using low bandwidth communication transceivers. An exemplary embodiment receives weather information from a weather radar system on board a remote aircraft, processes the received weather information into weather radar image inform ...


6
Ruy C Brandao, Rosa Maria Nicole Weber, Willard R True, Michael L Olive, Christine Marie Haissig: Automated decision aid tool for prompting a pilot to request a flight level change. Honeywell International, Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz P C, May 3, 2016: US09330573 (2 worldwide citation)

Provided are methods and systems for the automatic calculation and presentation of data on a display device alerting a pilot that a change in flight plan is desirable, possible and administratively compliant under air traffic control protocol. The methods and systems may automatically request the fl ...


7
Carl Esposito, Kenneth R Jongsma, Willard R True: Weather data dissemination. Honeywell International, Shumaker & Sieffert P A, May 8, 2018: US09967707 (1 worldwide citation)

In some examples, a first entity is configured to request weather data for a region of interest from a second entity. The second entity may transmit the requested weather data to the first entity in response to receiving the request. In some examples, the second entity only transmits the weather dat ...


8
Thomas F McGuffin, Willard R True, Michael D Holder, Mark C Erwin: System and method for selecting a ground station in an air-ground data network. Honeywell International, Fogg & Powers, March 23, 2010: US07684820 (1 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for selecting a ground station for air-ground communications are disclosed. In an embodiment, a system includes a communications device operable to maintain bi-directional communications between an aircraft and a selected ground station, and a communications processor coupled to ...


9
Thomas F McGuffin, Willard R True: Method and system to reduce impact of non-ATC data-link messages on ATC data-link messages on a shared air-ground communication link. Honeywell International, Fogg & Powers, October 2, 2012: US08280563

A system to send air traffic control (ATC) data-link messages from an aircraft is provided. The system includes ATC applications in a first portion of an application layer, non-ATC applications in a second portion of the application layer; and a communication manager in the aircraft having two addre ...


10
Tom D Judd, Willard R True, Mark E Henninger, Bryan L Rowe, Therin L Dastrup, Cory M Berg: Systems and methods for encoding and decoding data messages. Black Lowe & Graham Pllc, August 18, 2005: US20050181787-A1

A system and method for allowing changes to Abstract Syntax Notation One (ASN.1) defined messages without initiating regulatory requirements. The system receives a message formatted according to ASN.1 compatible encoding rules, such as Basic Encoding Rules (BER) or Packed Encoding Rules (PER) and de ...