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StandardAero Awarded SmartSky STC for Embraer Jets

By Staff Writer | March 28, 2019
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SmartSky's 4G LTE in-flight connectivity system. Photo: SmartSky Networks

StandardAero achieved the first supplemental type certificate (STC) for SmartSky’s in-flight connectivity system for an Embraer model aircraft type.

Under the new STC, SmartSky’s system can be installed on the Embraer ERJ135/140/145 regional airliners and Legacy 600/650 business jets. The STC was awarded to StandardAero under its organization designation authorization from the FAA.

The company is also working on additional SmartSky STCs for Embraer Legacy 450s and 500s, as well as Dassault Falcon 7X, 8X and 50EX models.

“This allows a significant section of the aviation community to access SmartSky’s affordable and secure inflight connectivity solution,” says StandardAero Certification Services Director John Miedwig.

SmartSky recently announced JetSuiteX as the official launch customer of its next-generation air to ground in-flight connectivity network. The company is anticipating full coverage across U.S. airspace by the end of 2019.

Under the new STC, SmartSky’s system can be installed on the Embraer ERJ135/140/145 regional airliners and Legacy 600/650 business jets. The STC was awarded to StandardAero under its organization designation authorization from the FAA.

The company is also working on additional SmartSky STCs for Embraer Legacy 450s and 500s, as well as Dassault Falcon 7X, 8X and 50EX models.

“This allows a significant section of the aviation community to access SmartSky’s affordable and secure inflight connectivity solution,” says StandardAero Certification Services Director John Miedwig.

SmartSky recently announced JetSuiteX as the official launch customer of its next-generation air to ground in-flight connectivity network. The company is anticipating full coverage across U.S. airspace by the end of 2019.

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