Flyht Aerospace wins Canadian aviation supplemental type rating for 777
Dec 17, 2012 (Menafn - AIRLINE INDUSTRY INFORMATION via COMTEX) --Canada-based airline technology provider Flyht Aerospace Solutions Ltd. said that it has received an activation Supplemental Type certificate for its Automated Flight Information Reporting System 228 on the Boeing BA 777 model aircraft from Transport Canada.
On July 18, 2011, Flyht announced the receipt of a provisions only STC for the Boeing 777 series aircraft. The activation STC now allows for the activation of the AFIRS technology and enables its full functionality.
The receipt of the activation STC is the first step in enabling an existing customer, a US specialty carrier, to install AFIRS on its first Boeing 777. The next step will be the familiarization of the STC with the Federal Aviation Administration in the United States because the customer is flying US registered aircraft.
This process is expected to begin immediately and normally takes six to eight weeks. Once the FAA has approved the STC and installation in completed, the customer will be able to activate the AFIRS technology on two Boeing 777 in their fleet of nine aircraft.
AFIRS 228 is Flyht's next-generation flagship product, Flyht said. It will 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 will also provide 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.
AFIRS UpTime allows airlines to monitor and manage aircraft operations in real time, Flyht said.
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