Yesterday, the FAA issued supplemental type certificates (STCs) to Jet Aviation’s St. Louis facility for the installation of Satcom Direct’s router onboard several Bombardier Global models.
Jet Aviation St. Louis Senior Manager Avionics Sales Blake Hogge speaks highly of the Satcom Direct Router (SDR), as the upgraded router delivers better bandwidth capabilities, allowing a higher amount of data transfer for Bombardier Global aircraft. According to a Satcom Direct company statement, “the SDR allows customers to manage all cabin communications systems in combination with Inmarsat Swift 64, SwiftBroadband, Ku-Band, and Ka-Band satellite connections.”
The Houston, TX-headquartered UVair FBO network has gained three members, bringing the total number of affiliated FBOs to 25.
The Air Charter Safety Foundation (ACSF) is pleased to recognize Landmark Aviation as a sustaining member. Landmark has shown their commitment to the foundation’s vision of enhancing and improving safety through their generous financial support.
A long-term contract between Pilatus and Tata Advanced Systems Limited (TASL) has been signed for a ten-year period providing for delivery of the first complete PC-12 NG aero structure during the second half of 2016.
Textron Aviation announced that Cessna Aircraft Company delivered the 10,000th single-engine aircraft from its Independence, Kan. facility since its first delivery in June 1996. Liberty University took delivery of this milestone aircraft, a Cessna Skyhawk, along with two other Cessna Skyhawks, adding to its growing flight training fleet.