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Universal Avionics recently completed helicopter vibration testing and approval for its airborne datalink system, UniLink UL-800/801 Communications Management Unit (CMU). UniLink UL-800/801 CMU adds to Universal’s expanding line of products designed for the unique requirements of the helicopter market.
Universal Avionics recently completed the required testing to successfully approve its Radio Control Unit (RCU) for helicopter installation. The RCU is a mature product, and has successfully been installed in 28 fixed wing aircraft platforms. Now, the unit is approved for helicopter-specific vibration profiles, signifying a new installation platform for the product.
With installation of Universal Avionics’ UNS-1Ew Flight Management Systems (FMS), Canada’s Porter Airlines has gained Localizer Performance with Vertical Guidance (LPV)-capability, positioning itself for increased competitiveness and customer satisfaction with its all-Bombardier-Q400 operation.
Duncan Aviation has partnered with Universal Avionics to install and certify a technologically advanced cockpit for the Dassault Falcon 900B.
Dan Reida, Universal Avionics’ Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Support, has announced that the company will open a new satellite office in Singapore.
Universal Avionics’ long-time customer, Horizon Air, has hit a new milestone; as of Friday, November 30th, all 48 of their Bombardier Q400 aircraft were modified with Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS) using dual Universal Avionics’ UNS-1Ew Flight Management Systems (FMS).
Universal Avionics’ long-time customer Advanced Aerospace Solutions (AdvAero) recently upgraded its Piaggio P.180 Avanti human factors research aircraft with a WAAS/SBAS-capable UNS-1Ew Flight Management System (FMS) and LP/LPV Monitor.
NASA’s DC-8-72 jetliner, modified to support the agency’s Airborne Science mission, was recently equipped with Universal Avionics’ latest airborne datalink, UniLink UL-801 Communications Management Unit (CMU) and UNS-1Fw WAAS/SBAS-Flight Management Systems (FMS). The dual WAAS/SBAS-FMS and UniLink UL-800/801 installation provides an opportunity for NASA to take full advantage of the safety and efficiency benefits that precision navigation and advanced datalink offer to complete missions integral to advancing the scientific community.
Universal Avionics is pleased to announce Duncan Aviation as its 2012 Top Dealer North America award recipient. Every year at the NBAA Meeting and Convention, Universal Avionics recognizes one North American dealer out of several hundred in its Authorized Dealer Network that has achieved outstanding sales performance. The awards presentation will occur at the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) 65th Annual Meeting and Convention in Orlando, Florida.
Universal Avionics is pleased to announce Scandinavian Avionics A/S (SA), the SA Group, as its 2012 Top Dealer International award recipient. Every year at the NBAA Meeting and Convention, Universal Avionics recognizes one international dealer out of several hundred in its Authorized Dealer Network that has achieved outstanding sales performance. The awards presentation will occur at the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) 65th Annual Meeting and Convention in Orlando, Florida.