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FLYHT Receives Environmental Testing Certification on the AFIRS Edge™

AFIRS Edge Now Available for Aircraft Installation

Calgary, Alberta – April 11, 2023 – FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltd. (TSX-V: FLY) (OTCQX: FLYLF) (the “Company” or “FLYHT”) announced today that its AFIRS Edge 5G-enabled wireless quick access recorder (WQAR) has received DO-160 certification, which is the standard for the environmental testing of avionics hardware. With this certification in hand, the AFIRS Edge is ready for installation on commercial aircraft and FLYHT is currently in the process of obtaining Supplemental Type Certificates (STC) for the product on multiple aircraft platforms.

Kent Jacobs, President and Interim CEO of FLYHT, stated, “Receiving DO-160 certification is the culmination of a lot of hard work and development over the past year, and we are thrilled to be able to provide this revolutionary technology to the industry. The AFIRS Edge brings state of the art secure cloud and industrial Internet of Things (IoT) technology on to the aircraft in a light weight, powerful avionics product that can be quickly installed, providing airlines, military aircraft and business jet operators capabilities that will help improve their operational efficiency.”

The AFIRS Edge is an enhanced Aircraft Interface Device (eAID), connecting aircraft data with EFB applications, providing airlines with enhanced Wireless Quick Access (eWQAR) capabilities, all while serving as an application server and gateway on the aircraft for critical real-time analytics, onboard data storage and least cost routing off the aircraft. The Edge also serves as an operational network node on the aircraft enabling Actionable Intelligence services such as fuel management, aircraft health monitoring, real-time engine data reporting and aircraft turnaround performance monitoring. Furthermore, when coupled with the Iridium Certus service, the Edge enables FLYHT’s weather data customers to work with airlines to implement weather data Aircraft Based Observations (ABO) reporting, uniquely including water vapor humidity data that powers enhanced weather forecasting capabilities in support of IATA and WMO initiatives.

About FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltd.

FLYHT provides airlines with Actionable Intelligence to transform operational insight into immediate, quantifiable action, and delivers industry leading solutions to improve aviation safety, efficiency, and profitability. This unique capability is driven by a suite of patented aircraft certified hardware products. These include AFIRS™, an aircraft satcom/interface device that enables cockpit voice communications, real-time aircraft state analysis, and the transmission of aircraft data while inflight. The AFIRS Edge is a state-of-the-art 5G Wireless Quick Access Recorder (WQAR), Aircraft Interface Device (AID), and Aircraft Condition and Monitoring System (ACMS). The Edge can be interfaced with FLYHT’s TAMDAR probe or the FLYHT-WVSS-II relative humidity sensor to deliver airborne weather and humidity data in real-time.

CrossConsense, FLYHT’s wholly owned subsidiary, offers highly skilled services to the commercial aviation industry and provides preventative maintenance solutions. These include Aircraft Fleet View, a native application that gives a real-time view of airline fleet status; AviationDW, a managed data warehouse for enhanced business intelligence; and ACSIS, a visualization and predictive maintenance alerting tool.

FLYHT is headquartered in Calgary, Canada, and is an AS9100 Quality registered company.

CrossConsense, located in Frankfurt, Germany, is an ISO9001 certified operation. For more information, visit

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