Monday, January 11, 2016
Flyht AFIRS 228S for Voice and Datalink Receives Canadian TSO
[Avionics Today 01-11-2016] Flyht Aerospace has received Canadian Technical Standard Order (CAN-TSO) design approval, CAN-TSO-C159b, for the Automated Flight Information Reporting System (AFIRS) 228S. The certification, granted by Transport Canada, represents an additional level of airworthiness standards met by AFIRS.
The TSO simplifies the Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) and installation process for the AFIRS 228B Iridium Satcom system, which functions as an improvement to the initial AFIRS 228B system. It also provides Aircraft Communications Addressing and Reporting System (ACARS) over Iridium messaging capability and meets DO-262B Minimum Operational Performance Standards (MOPS) for Avionics Supporting Next Generation Satellite Systems (NGSS) and Iridium satcom supporting Future Air Navigation System (FANS) -1/A capability