New Office

Satcom Direct, of Satellite Beach, Calif., opened a new office in Savannah, Ga.

The Satcom Direct Savannah office includes a business office and a satellite testing and integration lab. Customers who visit the location have access to Satcom Direct’s avionics and testing lab, training facility and support services for pilots, flight operations and maintenance staff. Visit

Monitor PMA Approval

Aircraft Cabin Systems, of Redmond, Wash., received FAA Parts Manufacturing Authority (PMA) for its 17-inch Wide Screen LCD monitor.

The monitor is designed for bulkhead and/or ceiling installation. The PMA covers bulkhead installation kits consisting of shrouds/mounting brackets and cable assemblies to support the monitor.


Flight Info Upgrade

Rockwell Collins enhanced its Ascend flight information systems, adding capabilities for the Flight Manager’s iPad application, as well as higher levels of integration between the Ascend Flight Operations System scheduling and dispatch software and Ascend Flight Manager web portal.

The enhancements include a document management tool that allows customers to view and edit a variety of documents related to the aircraft, airports, flight legs, training or trips.


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