May Meeting – FANS 1A/CPDLC , ADS-B & Available STC Solutions


May 27th Dinner Sponsored by: CJG, Universal Avionics, ICG and Cobham Satcom

Cocktails 5:30 to 6:30 PM Dinner at 6:30

  • Who will speak:  Mike Mitera

  • Topic of discussion:  FANS 1A/CPDLC , ADS-B & Available STC Solutions

  • Sponsored by: Chicago Jet Group (CJG), International Communications Group (ICG), Universal Avionics Corporation (UAC), & Cobham Satcom

Future Air Navigation System (FANS) mandates now require FANS 1/A equipage to access two of the existing NATS Routes to/from Europe. New mandates are going into effect in 2015 that will further define FANS controlled airspace and minimum aircraft equipage. CJG has completed a FANS 1/A retrofit package for the Falcon 50 and has an STC available for upgrade. STC projects are active for Gulfstream GIV, Falcon 900, and other aircraft type and models. This solution will be explained and represents a turn-key combination of UAC, ICG, and Cobham Satcom hardware with CJG installation, engineering flight manual supplements and operational approvals.

Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) is a cooperative surveillance technology for tracking aircraft. The aircraft determines is position via satellite navigation, and periodically broadcasts this via radio frequency.

Chicago Jet Group operates a Class 4 Part 145 Repair Station, focusing on the installation and certification of NextGen avionics technology in Part 25 aircraft, in addition to providing airframe and engine maintenance in Aurora, IL & Ronkonkoma, NY.

Universal Avionics manufactures and markets an extensive line of advanced avionics equipment. Product lines include the UNS-1 SBAS-enabled (WAAS) Flight Management Systems, Advanced Flight Display; and Communications Management Units

International Communications Group, Inc. (ICG) manufactures Satcom communications systems and solutions for Business Aviation, Air Transport and the military and is an approved FAA manufacturing facility and an FAA and EASA approved repair station.

COST:   MEMBERS:            $25.00
NON-MEMBERS:    $30.00
STUDENTS:             $20.00  


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