Wed, Oct 11, 2006
Sky Connect has earned two STCs to
Sky Connect LLC which permit installations of Sky Connect equipment
on two popular series of helicopters – the Bell 206B, L-1,
L-3, and L-4 aircraft and the Sikorsky S-76 (models A thru C).
Currently, more than 150 service facilities are authorized to
install Sky Connect equipment worldwide.
“This is a great step forward for our rapidly growing
company and makes it even easier for customers to choose Sky
Connect for their missions,” said Wiley Loughran, senior vice
president of sales and marketing. Loughran said that the STCs
include Sky Connect’s newest control head called the Mission
Management Unit, which provides flight crews with two-way text
messaging and unlimited phone calling capabilities.
More than 2,000 aircraft around the world are flying with Sky
An STC is the document issued by the FAA certifying that a
product may be installed on an aircraft as an approved modification
to the aircraft’s original type certification. Sky Connect
offers a range of satellite-based tracking, text messaging, and
telephone systems for airborne, ground-based, and marine
applications in both the commercial and government markets.
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