Becker Avionics Wins FAA Approval for DVCS

By Tish Drake | December 15, 2010
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Becker Avionics said Wednesday it was granted FAA production certification to manufacture the Digital Voice Communication System (DVCS) 6100 at its Miramar, Fla., facility. Production of system will begin immediately, the company said.

"This step is of great importance to the Becker Avionics Group, as we strengthen our presence in the U.S.," said Roland Becker, president and CEO of the Becker Avionics Group. "We are committed long-term to enhancing our U.S. presence as well as serving the North and South American aviation markets more closely. Over the past 2 years we have focused on penetrating the U.S. market, and it is critical for us that we remain competitive in the biggest aviation market in the world."

The DVCS6100, which was first introduced in 2005, offers up to 8 communication transmit (TX) and up to 8 receiver (RX) channels, an integrated warning tone generator for up to 8 different signals, an amplifier for 2 cockpit speakers, as well as interfaces for 2 Cockpit Voice Recorders (CVR), and a Public Address Amplifier (PA). Since 2005, more than 700 systems have been delivered, Becker said.

Components of the system are the Remote Electronic Unit (REU) 6100, the Audio Control Unit (ACU) 6100, and the optional Intercom Amplifier IC3100.

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