FreeFlight Systems and CMD Flight Solutions Achieve EASA Validation for ADS-B Out AML STC
November 1, 2016 - WACO, Texas - NextGen avionics manufacturer FreeFlight Systems announced today that engineering and certification company CMD Flight Solutions have successfully obtained EASA validation of their AML STC for the integration of a FreeFlight Systems1203C SBAS/GNSS sensor paired with Rockwell Collins’ TDR-94/94D transponders. The pairing is a cost effective way to help aircraft owners meet any ADS-B mandate worldwide.
“Expanding this solution to serve our European customer base was essential, as global demand for cost-effective solutions rises, we want to ensure that we are meeting the demands of our customers regardless of where they are located” said Pete Ring, FreeFlight Systems’ Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “We are pleased to partner with CMD Flight Solutions on the expansion of this AML STC which provides cost effective solutions for more than a 100 different models of Aircraft in Europe,”
The FreeFlight Systems 1203C SBAS/GNSS sensor is easy to install and simple to integrate with other avionics systems, giving customers flexible, practical ADS-B retrofit solutions for their aircraft.
As a certified ADS-B position source, approved for all ICAO jurisdictions, the integrated 15-channel 1203C SBAS/GNSS sensor is part of a fully rule-compliant ADS-B Out system when paired with a compatible, certified Mode S transponder like the TDR-94/94D. The 1203C continues to provide reliable service to fleets worldwide and also serves as an approved position source for CPDLC, TAWS/FMS, RNP and other NextGen applications.
Designed for business, regional, airline transport, military and heavy rotary-wing aircraft, the 1203C provides state-of-the-art aviation GPS technology in a proven package. The 1203C allows customers to take advantage of the benefits of NextGen without the need for extensive and costly avionics upgrades.
About FreeFlight Systems
FreeFlight Systems designs and manufactures high-performance avionics for flight safety. These solutions deliver substantial safety, cost, environmental, and other benefits from the NextGen airspace transformation. Founded in 2001 and based in Texas, the company pioneered the first certified aviation WAAS/GPS receiver and the first rule-compliant UAT ADS-B system. FreeFlight Systems produces a range of high-quality, American-made, competitively priced systems for installation in all aircraft types.
About CMD Flight Solutions
CMD Flight Solutions was formed to develop, market and provide FAA certified modification kits to support Next Gen Avionics mandates and assist service and installation facilities with cost-effective modification solutions to satisfy the upcoming FAA mandated requirements. For more information, visit www.CMDFlightSolutions.com.