Fri, Aug 10, 2012
STC Covers Installation On -300, -400, and -500 Models
The FAA has granted an STC to Innovative Solutions & Support, Inc. for the installation of its Flat Panel Display System (FPDS) on Classic B-737 aircraft.
The STC covers the B737-300/-400/-500 series aircraft and provides B-737 operators with a retrofit of their flight deck avionics with a modern pilot and copilot suite of high resolution multi-color LCD flat panel displays. The company says operators will benefit from improved dispatch reliability, logistics savings, and adaptability to future airspace requirements.
“Working with customers, we continue to expand our Flat Panel product line to additional aircraft types,” said Shahram Askarpour, president for IS&S. “With the launch of this program late last year, IS&S is able to deliver another certified program in to the market quickly and efficiently to support increasing customer demand for integrated avionics offerings.”
The receipt of the STC positions IS&S to pursue the more than 1,000 Classic B-737 aircraft with the need for Flat Panel Display System upgrades. The cockpit upgrade of the B737 replaces aging flight instruments and includes the installation of an Electronic Standby Instrument System (ESIS). The FPDS utilizes a common 10.4-inch display architecture that IS&S developed and certified, and that IS&S has installed on more than 160 B-757 and B-767 aircraft. “What makes this installation revolutionary is the short aircraft down time, while removing 10 net LRU’s and approximately 100 pounds, which can be less than 24 hours,” added Askarpour. The company will provide a complete turn key installation including installation at remote sites.
As it continues to deliver technology to support NextGen and SESAR requirements, IS&S has delivered multiple solutions which satisfy Communications, Navigation, and Surveillance/Air Traffic Management (CNS/ATM) needs. “The FPDS serves as the foundation of future technology by providing a true Forward Field of View (FFV) display of information and data to flight crews,” said Mike Glover, Director – IS&S Atlanta Region Director. “We are pleased to announce the B737 program certification and to deliver features and functions which operators need to support existing and emerging airspace requirements.”
The B737 FPDS is available for purchase and delivery through IS&S and offers an open architecture flat panel display system that allows operators to upgrade their aircraft while not replacing installed third party avionics. This approach allows the operator to select the best new equipment and minimizes the cost and down time of the upgrade.
(Image provided by IS&S)
Next Big Step Taken In Honda's Plans For The Business Aviation Market The HondaJet has received provisional type certification (PTC) from the FAA. This achievement indicates the FA>[...]
Klyde's Got Worries... Lots Of Them FMI: www.klydemorris.com>[...]
Even The Best Airshow Performers In The World Need Sponsorships, And Julie Clark Has Just Announced She Will Be Sponsored By Tempest And Electroair At Sun-N-Fun 2015 Julie Clark Ai>[...]
Also: AirVenture Update, Barnstorming Opines On Media Aero-Reporting, NTSB Update, ERAU Scholarships, Doolittle Raiders, Tecnam P2010 The loss of Germanwings Flight 9525 due to wha>[...]
“EAA AirVenture creates unmatched opportunities for people to see aircraft in one place that you cannot see anywhere else in the world. It’s only fitting that on the B->[...]