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FLYHT Receives BOEING 777 Activation STC from Federal Aviation Administration for AFIRS 228
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
FLYHT Receives BOEING 777 Activation STC from Federal Aviation Administration for AFIRS 22807:11 EDT Wednesday, June 26, 2013
CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - June 26, 2013) - FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:FLY) ("FLYHT") reported today that it has received an activation Supplemental Type Certificate ("STC") for its Automated Flight Information Reporting System ("AFIRS™") 228 on the Boeing 777 model aircraft from the Federal Aviation Administration ("FAA").
On December 12, 2012, FLYHT announced the receipt of an Activation STC for the Boeing 777 series aircraft from Transport Canada which was the first step in enabling an existing customer, a US specialty carrier, to install AFIRS on its first Boeing 777. This activation STC from the FAA will allow the customer to activate the AFIRS technology on two Boeing 777's in their fleet of nine aircraft.
"FLYHT has been diligently working towards securing the Boeing 777 STC from the FAA," said Bill Tempany, CEO and President of FLHYT. "This popular aircraft is flown around the world by several of our existing customers as well as several prospects we are pursuing. The receipt of this activation STC is the first from the FAA for the AFIRS 228. Details are available on our website for products and countries in which we have STCs for Boeing's products.
AFIRS 228 is FLYHT's next-generation flagship product. 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.
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 Exhange since 2003.
AFIRS, UpTime, FLYHT, FLYHTStream and AeroQ are trademarks of FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltd.
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FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltd.
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