Calgary, Alberta – November 7, 2013 (TSX-V: FLY) – FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltd. (“FLYHT”) reported today that it has received an activation Supplemental Type Certificate (“STC”) for its Automated Flight Information Reporting System (“AFIRSTM“) 228 on the Boeing 737 – 700/800 series aircraft from Transport Canada.
The Boeing 737 is the most popular airframe globally and with a service life in excess of 30 years is a mainstay of the global aviation industry. FLYHT is pleased to add the AFIRS 228 STC for this popular aircraft type to the options available to our customers.
An STC constitutes regulatory approval to modify an aircraft’s design while retaining airworthiness certification and is necessary to permit retrofit installation of aeronautical products such as AFIRS. The Company has activation STCs for 43 aircraft types for AFIRS 220 and 228 products. The Company continues to develop STC’s for numerous other aircraft types.
AFIRS 228 is FLYHT’s next-generation flagship product. It is designed to provide a fully certified avionics platform capable of meeting all air navigation communications requirements in Europe, the United States and other jurisdictions around the world. It also provides the input and outputs necessary to enhance the value of real-time data for FLYHT’s customers globally. The AFIRS 228 will be the first safety services certified platform on the planet to provide black box data streaming via FLYHTStream™, FLYHT’s patent pending solution.
About FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltd.
FLYHT provides proprietary technological products and services designed to reduce costs and improve efficiencies in the airline industry. The Company has patented and commercialized three products and associated services currently marketed to airlines, manufacturers and maintenance organizations around the world. Its premier technology, AFIRS™ UpTime™, allows airlines to monitor and manage aircraft operations anywhere, anytime, in real time. If an aircraft encounters an emergency, FLYHT’s triggered data streaming mode, FLYHTStream™, automatically streams vital data, normally secured in the black box, to designated sites on the ground in real time. The Company has been publicly traded on the TSV Venture Exchange since 2003.
AFIRS, UpTime, FLYHT, FLYHTStream and AeroQ are trademarks of FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltd.
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