FreeFlight Systems Launches New Part 29 Radar Altimeter FRA-5500
Lightest-Weight, Lowest-Cost Radar Altimeters Solutions Available
Waco, Texas, March 03, 2015 -- FreeFlight Systems announced today that they are extending the Radar Altimeter product line to add a Level B capable system to meet the stringent design safety requirements for Part 29 rotorcraft.
FreeFlight Systems' Avionics Suite Receives ADS-B 'Field Approval' Compliance For King Air 200
FAA Grants Rare 'Field Approval' from Existing King Air 90C Supplement Type Certificate
Waco, Texas - December 19, 2014 -- FreeFlight Systems (freeflightsystems.com) announces that Hawker Beechcraft Services - Tampa has successfully integrated an Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) compliant suite of FreeFlight avionics components that includes dual FDL-1090-TX
Extended Squitter Transponders; a 1201 WAAS/GPS Receiver Unit and a FDL-978-RX Universal Access Transmitter that enables operators to display weather and traffic conditions to portable iPad devices for the King Air 200 aircraft.
FreeFlight Systems Introduces FRX-250 Integrated ADS-B Position Source, FIS-B Receiver For Part 25 Business Aircraft
Compact Unit Connects to Approved ADS-B Transponders For a Fully Compliant In-Out System
Waco, Texas, October 21, 2014 -- FreeFlight Systems introduced today the FRX-250 system for Part 25 aircraft, integrating an ADS-B In FIS-B weather data receiver and a certified GPS/GNSS ADS-B position source in a compact unit. When paired with an approved ADS-B transponder the FRX-250 is a highly cost-effective way to add NextGen compliance to Part 25 aircraft.
DAHER-SOCATA Selects FreeFlight Systems RA-4500 Radar Altimeter For The TBM 900
Precise, High Performance Safety System Integrated with Glass Cockpit Displays Available as Factory Option on Very Fast Single-Engine Turboprop
Waco, Texas, July 28, 2014 -- FreeFlight Systems announced today that DAHER-SOCATA has selected FreeFlight Systems RA-4500 radar altimeter system as a factory standard for the TBM 900 very fast single-engine turboprop. The RA-4500 integrates with the TBM 900's cockpit displays to add precise AGL information at critical low-altitude phases of flight to the aircraft's robust set of safety and performance features.
With precision from 2,500 feet to ground level, the RA-4500 offers improved situational awareness when flying over water or rough terrain, at nighttime, in close ground proximity and in other environments lacking visual cues to the flight path. The system uses an ARINC 429 connection to integrate seamlessly with cockpit displays for altitude pre-select and altimeter readout and optional audio alerting for altitude and other aircraft conditions. Known for their precision, reliability, light weight and low cost, the RA-4500 and the RS-232-equipped RA-4000 are available for factory or retrofit installation on dozens of light general aviation aircraft worldwide. The RA-4500 also is available as a factory option on the TBM 850.