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QantasLink selects FreeFlight Systems 1203C SBAS/GNSS sensor to achieve ADS-B compliance

Feb. 9 2016 - WACO, Texas - NextGen avionics leader FreeFlight Systems announced today that QantasLink, Australia's largest regional airline, has selected the FreeFlight 1203C SBAS/GNSS sensor for retrofit into its DHC-8-200/300 series of aircraft.

QantasLink paired the 1203C with the Dash 8's TDR-94D Mode-S transponders.

"We're pleased to demonstrate once again that there are practical ADS-B solutions for aircraft that have been in service for a while," said Pete Ring, FreeFlight Systems' Director of Sales and Marketing. "We are proud to supply QantasLink with a straightforward, retrofit solution that extends the life of their DHC-8 fleet."

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-94D. Providing reliable service to fleets worldwide, the 1203C also serves as the approved position source for CPDLC, TAWS/FMS, RNP and other NextGen applications.

Designed for business, regional, airline transport 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.

www.freeflightsystems.com 

FreeFlight Systems Announces Team Changes

Kyle Ashley

Oct. 15, 2015 - WACO, Texas - NextGen avionics leader FreeFlight Systems announced today that Ashley Kelly and Kyle Williams have re-joined the organization as inside sales manager and regional sales manager, respectively.

"We are thrilled to have Ashley and Kyle rejoin our sales team. Their professionalism and skill sets are an ideal match for our core initiatives aimed at improving dealer and end-customer experiences," said FreeFlight Systems Director of Sales and Marketing, Pete Ring.

Having spent more than three years as an inside sales and marketing representative with FreeFlight Systems, Kelly re-joins the FreeFlight team with a high level of skills, knowledge, and eight years of experience in the avionics industry. As FreeFlight's inside sales manager, Kelly facilitates communication between the company's large network of dealers and team members to provide product information, prompt deliveries and optimum customer service support.

Williams brings expertise as a single engine pilot with more than 500+ hours of flight time and 12 years of experience in the aviation industry. Prior to joining FreeFlight, Williams held regional sales manager positions with Aspen Avionics and Avidyne Corporation. He has also brings years of experience from working in support of multiple airlines both domestically and internationally. Williams continues his role as as regional sales manager at FreeFlight Systems, overseeing operations in the Southeast United States and Australia.

To learn more about Ashley Kelly or Kyle Williams, visit freeflightsystems.com/company/sales.

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.

www.freeflightsystems.com

 

Committed to Quality: FreeFlight Systems Launches Five­-Year Standard ADS­-B Warranty

Oct. 5, 2015 –WACO, Texas – NextGen avionics leader FreeFlight Systems announced today that it has extended its warranty on the company's popular RANGR product line of certified ADS­-B systems to five years.

Now through Dec. 31, 2015, customers who purchase and register a RANGR product will receive FreeFlight's industry­-leading 24­-month warranty, as well as three years of Blue Care, the company's extended warranty program, at no additional cost. FreeFlight's Blue Care program provides users enhanced support through access to exchange options providing a faster turnaround time, minimizing potential aircraft downtime. Outbound shipping costs are also included in the Blue Care program.

"Our five­-year extended warranty program demonstrates our commitment to quality, and provides our customers with confidence that they will be supported through and beyond the ADS­-B mandate," said Pete Ring, FreeFlight Systems' director of sales and marketing.

FreeFlight Systems is one of the most experienced ADS­-B providers in the marketplace. An industry trailblazer, the company was the first to produce and certify an ADS­-B UAT. FreeFlight's line of ADS­-B avionics have accumulated thousands of hours of operations in the harshest flying conditions resulting in a mature and robust product line. All RANGR systems go through rigorous environmental and functional checks that includes helicopter vibration testing, ensuring superior long­life performance. The RANGR solutions are designed to interface with a broad range of aircraft avionics and tablet applications, providing customers with flexible upgrade and display options. The superior quality of these products drives FreeFlight's relentless commitment to customer satisfaction. 

The RANGR series consists of fully­-featured, TSO certified ADS­B solutions that accommodate a wide variety of customer needs. The most popular RANGR configuration, the FDL-­978-­XVR, provides customers full ADS­-B capability in a single­-box solution. The system is fully TSO certified, diversity capable and automatically synchronizes with legacy transponders without the need for additional pilot interaction. The FDL­-978­-XVR is part of the company's 400­-plus AML STC for general aviation aircraft, and was selected by the FAA to provide upgraded ADS­-B avionics in aircraft equipped during the original Capstone Program.

Five­-year warranty coverage is guaranteed after customers register their product on freeflightsystems.com/register or through contacting our sales team directly at 254-495-3077.

About FreeFlight Systems
FreeFlight Systems designs and manufactures high­performance 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 rule­compliant UAT ADS­B system. FreeFlight Systems produces a range of high quality, American­-made, competitively priced systems for installation in all aircraft types.

www.freeflightsystems.com

 

FreeFlight Systems Announces New Director of Sales and Marketing

Sept. 23, 2015 –WACO, Texas – NextGen avionics leader FreeFlight Systems announced today that Peter Ring has been appointed as the company's director of sales and marketing.

Based in Irving, Texas, Mr. Ring is responsible for the implementation of sales initiatives, objectives and policies, data collection and market analysis, and overseeing staff operations, business planning and budget development among additional duties.

"Pete's leadership ensures we continue to effectively meet the needs of our clients and dealers through his knowledge, skills and hands-on approach," said FreeFlight Systems CEO Tim Taylor.

Pete RingWith more than 8 years of experience in the avionics manufacturing industry, Mr. Ring brings outstanding credentials to his new role. Known by industry peers as "the ADS-B Expert," Pete most recently served as the global aftermarket sales manager for FreeFlight System responsible for detailed data tracking, communication with global dealers and the development and execution of trade show presentations. Prior to joining FreeFlight, Mr. Ring held a sales leadership position at the Avidyne Corporation and is an active pilot with more than 16 years flying experience holding both private and commercial / instrument certifications.

"In this new position, I am excited to expand upon our current sales initiatives and assist the aviation community in the understanding and adoption of NextGen technologies," Mr. Ring said.

Any sales-related inquiries may be directed to Mr. Ring at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 254-495-3077.

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.

 

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