LAS VEGAS, NV – October 23, 2019 – Latitude Technologies today announced, with engineering partner Heron Aero Solutions LLC and distribution partner DAC International, an FAA STC project for the installation of its esteemed DL150-00 Satellite Data Unit and S200-012 Safety Services SATVOICE Line Replaceable Units.
The STC is central to achieving a FANS 1/A Data Link capability on the Boeing 757 in advance of the NAT mandates. The STC includes Latitude’s S200-012 Safety SATVOICE as an approved ATC Long Range Communications System (LRCS). With the approval of this STC, Latitude’s DL150-00 / S200-012 package will become available to the Part 25 Transport Category Aircraft market.
The DL150-00 and S200-012 units are both approved under TSO-C159b Next Generation Satellite System (NGSS), providing uninterrupted worldwide Data Link coverage and Safety Services voice communication for Air Traffic Control communications.
This joint STC enables Latitude Technologies to provide its leading-edge Iridium-based Safety Services solutions to heavy transport aircraft to meet Air Traffic Services (ATS) connectivity requirements from pole-to-pole.
“This is a solid market expansion for Latitude Technologies. The STC facilitates continued growth in the VVIP aircraft segment with cost- effective solutions,” commented Ray Larkin, Business Aviation Sales at Latitude Technologies.
To learn more or to inquire about our latest innovations, visit Latitude Technologies in Las Vegas, Nevada from October 22 to 24th at Booth C9639 during NBAA-BACE or visit www.latitudetech.com
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About Latitude Technologies Corp.
Founded and operating out of Victoria, British Columbia for over 17 years, Latitude is a leading avionics design and manufacturing firm that provides flight data monitoring, flight following, satellite data link and voice communications equipment and services to fixed and rotary wing airline operators and OEMs. Latitude offers complete aircraft communication systems with air-time and service options supporting flight safety, fleet logistics, operations, and maintenance information through data analytics platforms. For more information about Latitude’s products and solutions, visit www.latitudetech.com.
About Heron Aero Solutions LLC
Heron Aero Solutions is an engineering services and product company based in Maryland, USA. Heron is a certification and PMA kit provider for aircraft operators, modifiers, and manufacturers that is focused on creating cost reducing solutions for aircraft maintenance and operations issues. Key Heron Aero staff have over 100 years of collective experience with a proven track record in aircraft certification and PMA parts production for FAA Parts 23, 25, 27, and 29 aircraft. For more information, visit www.heronaero.com.
About DAC International Inc.
DAC International Inc., a subsidiary of Aero Precision Holdings LP, is a worldwide distributor of avionics, test equipment, data converters and aviation supplies for general, corporate, military, regional and commercial aircraft. DAC International has an FAA approved manufacturing and development facility, holding several Supplemental Type Certificates, Parts Manufacturer Approvals and Technical Standard Orders. For more information, go to www.dacint.com.