Swiss company RUAG Aviation (Hall D, Stand 178) has announced that it has earned European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for the Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast Out update as mandated by both EASA and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
The upgrade solution was purpose-developed to be fast and economical, and can be implemented with minimum downtime. The STC is available for upgrades to Dassault Falcon 2000 and 2000EX platforms working on Rockwell Collins’ GPS 4000S and ProLine 21 or ProLine 4, and is DO260B certified for meeting the 2020 compliance date.
The ADS-B Out is a precise satellite-based surveillance using GPS technology to broadcast an aircraft’s position, and other aircraft data, to other ADS-B capable aircraft and Air Traffic Control (ATC) centres.
RUAG is an authorised service centre for most major OEMs and is a partner to the Swiss Armed Forces and other international air forces.