|Scottsdale, Ariz. – November 2, 2015 – StandardAero has completed its first certified ADS-B solution for a Falcon 50 aircraft at the company’s Augusta, Georgia MRO facility. The system incorporates CMD Flight Solutions’ ADS-B DO260B upgrade and Supplemental Type Certificate (STC). As a result, this Falcon 50 aircraft is now in full compliance with the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) 2020 mandate for ADS-B capabilities.|
“This Falcon 50 is one of only several aircraft in the nation with this specific system. The CMD Flight Solutions ADS-B installation provides operators with an affordable upgrade path,” said Jerry Sanders, Avionics Product Director for StandardAero Business Aviation. “We anticipate a growing interest from other Falcon 50 customers due to the overall success of this first installation.”
Benefits from this system will provide increased fuel efficiency through better aircraft routing along with increased safety and situational awareness for business aviation pilots.
StandardAero provides a variety of avionics, cabin management and connectivity capabilities via its network of service providers. The company is factory authorized by the majority of avionics manufacturers and provides in-house engineering design, system integration and installation capabilities along with an Organizational Design Authority (ODA) authorization.
StandardAero is one of the world’s largest independent providers of services including engine and airframe maintenance, repair and overhaul, engine component repair, engineering services, interior completions and paint applications. StandardAero serves a diverse array of customers in business and general aviation, airline, military, helicopter, components, energy and VIP completions markets. The company celebrated its 100th year of industry leadership in 2011. In 2015, StandardAero was purchased by Veritas Capital, a leading private equity firm headquartered in New York City. Veritas invests in companies that provide critical products and services to government and commercial customers worldwide including those operating in aerospace & defense, healthcare, technology, national security, communications, energy and education. More information can be found on the company’s web site at www.standardaero.com.