Eclipse Aerospace, Inc. (EAI) received today from the FAA an amended Production Certificate authorizing the final assembly, test, and certification of the new production Eclipse 550 Twin-Engine Jet. In order to earn this amended Production Certificate, EAI demonstrated all assembly, quality, inspection, and flight verification processes required by the FAA.
Satellite Communications Provider Satcom Direct Integrates Exinda Mobile Platform
Network control solutions provider Exinda announced Tuesday that Satcom Direct, a developer of satellite communications solutions for corporate and military aircraft, has selected the Exinda Mobile platform to be integrated into its first hardware product, the Satcom Direct Router (SDR). Acting as a Wi-Fi access point on an airplane, the SDR will utilize the Exinda Mobile platform to improve the consistency and response time of Internet applications.
The Department for Transport in the United Kingdom has awarded Bristow Helicopters Limited a new contract to provide civilian Search and Rescue (SAR) services for all of the UK. Bristow helicopters is the UK affiliate of The Bristow Group who announced the contract award Tuesday in a news release.
Sikorsky has entered into agreements to sell two S-76D helicopters to PT Travira Air, a Jakarta, Indonesia-based charter airline company. The purchase of the two S-76D aircraft represents the latest addition to the company's fleet but also represents the launching of the S-76D helicopter in Southeast Asia.
First Heavy-Lift Helos For Company's Oil And Gas Operations
Eurocopter has followed up major orders of the EC225 signed at the Heli-Expo earlier this month with an order for two units from Weststar Aviation Services at the Langkawi Maritime & Aerospace Exhibition this week in Malaysia.
The FAA has granted additional STCs to Latitude Technologies (Latitude) for the SkyNode S100 flight following and flight date transceiver for installation in more than 800 Part 23 category aircraft. Latitude has also recently received FAA approval of the SkyNode S100 including the IONode Flight Data Monitoring system for light helicopters including Bell 206/407 and Eurocopter Aerospatiale 250/355 types.
The Time To Prepare For NxtGen and Link 2000 Is Now; ICG Is Ready, Are You?
International Communications Group, Inc. (ICG) of Newport News, Va. is a recognized leader within the aerospace industry in the development and manufacture of aeronautical communications systems and solutions for the General Aviation and Air Transport industries. ICG’s products provide satellite-based global voice and data telecommunications services for both cabin requirements and flight deck operations. Implementation of ICG avionics provides a comprehensive communications solution that can be customized for any size airframe or application.