Landmark Aviation Receives STC to Install Rockwell Collins Tailwind 550 Multi-Region Satellite TV on Airbus Corporate Jet

NBAA, Atlanta — Associated Air Center located at Dallas Love Field today announced that it has received Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval for the installation of the Rockwell Collins Tailwind 550 Satellite TV system on the Airbus Corporate Jet.

The system receives satellite TV over the continental United States, Europe and the Middle East.

“Associated Air Center now offers a new capability for installation on the Airbus Corporate Jet,” said Jeff Bosque, President. “This system offers the availability of a full range of TV programming in the cabin whether in flight or on the ground.”

The system has an antenna that is fuselage mounted and rotates 360 degrees while pivoting -10 to +90 degrees for greater up and down angle. A dynamic reaction rate enables it to quickly stay on target.

The Tailwind 550 can be configured for multiple zones throughout the cabin. The system provides reliable in the air and on the ground performance.

Associated Air Center is a Class IV FAA certified repair station and can perform major overhauls, structural modifications, avionics upgrades and heavy maintenance.

Associated Air Center offers a full range of design and luxurious completion options for transport class aircraft. Associated Air Center professionals work with customers from original concept through the design of the floor plan to selection of fabric, furniture and fixture fabrication, and the integration of cabin and cockpit systems including audio/visual equipment, business computers, facsimile machines, voice scramblers and security components.

Standard Aero and Landmark Aviation, Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) Engineering companies with $1.3 billion in combined annual revenue, specialize in engine maintenance, repair and overhaul, and nose-to-tail services that include airframe, interior refurbishments and paint for business and general aviation, air transport, and military aircraft. Associated Air Center produces luxury and VIP interiors for transport size aircraft. The companies, part of the DAE Engineering division, form a global services network of 12 primary facilities in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Singapore and Australia, with an additional 14 regionally located service and support locations.

DAE is a fast developing global aerospace, manufacturing and services corporation made up of six divisions – Airports, Capital, Engineering, Manufacturing, Services and University.

Headquartered in Dubai, the group is growing through a series of phased developments and acquisitions to become a global player and to produce an integrated aerospace cluster, based at Dubai World Central – the new 140 square kilometer airport and logistics city. It is forming international partnerships at the highest level of industry with the aim of establishing one of the most innovative and successful businesses in the global aerospace industry within the next decade.

DAE’s shareholders include EMAAR, ISTITHMAR, Dubai Airport Free Zone Authority (DAFZA), Dubai International Capital, DIFC Investments LLC, the Government of Dubai and AMLAK Finance.