Scottsdale, Ariz. – December 14, 2015 – StandardAero recently completed its first certified ADS-B solution for an Embraer Legacy 650 aircraft at the company’s Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) MRO facility. Along with the ADS-B installation, StandardAero also completed a full Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS) GPS upgrade. Both upgrades were performed through Embraer Service Bulletins.
“We continue to see an increasing number of requests for our affordable ADS-B solutions for a wide variety of airframes,” said Jerry Sanders, Avionics Product Director for StandardAero Business Aviation. “As a result of these recent upgrades, this Embraer Legacy operator now meets the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) and Eurocontrol’s 2020 ADS-B mandate.”
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 FAA Organization Designation Authorization (ODA).
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.