Flightstar Announces Upcoming Completion of CPDLC, ATN-B1 and FANS 1/A+ STC for Bombardier Learjet 40 and 45 Series
Flightstar Corporation announces the upcoming completion of its latest supplemental type certificate (STC) for the Bombardier Learjet 40 and Learjet 45 series of aircraft. Its STC allows operators to conduct controller-pilot data link communications (CPDLC) with options for Aeronautical Telecommunications Network Baseline 1 (ATN-B1) and Future Air Navigation System (FANS) 1/A+ capabilities.
The STC utilizes the aircraft’s existing UNS-1Ew SBAS-FMS and incorporates a Universal Avionics UniLink® UL-801 communications management unit (CMU) and CVR-120 cockpit voice recorder. Operators have the flexibility to include FANS A/1+ capabilities with the addition of a TrueNorth Iridium Data Link Unit and antenna. Expected completion of this STC is scheduled for end-of-year, 2017.
For more information about the Flightstar CPDLC, ATN-B1 and FANS 1/A+ solution for the Learjet 40 and Learjet 45, visit www.Flightstar.com/cpdlc.