ModStore Newsletter

Dear Madam, dear Sir,

It is our pleasure to share the following announcements, recently published by or on behalf of our Seller Members. Next to these newsfacts, we gladly give you the opportunity to view the modifications these companies offer on ModStore.

We wish you a very pleasant read!

Hélène de Wolf
Manager ModStore
 

FAA issues STC to Fokker Services for its ADS-B Out modification for the Airbus 320 aircraft

GKN Fokker Services has been issued the Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) ST04157NY for its ADS-B Out modification for the the A320 Family of aircraft.

After having obtained the EASA STCs for the Airbus A320 Family, Bombardier Q400 and the Boeing B737NG earlier, Fokker Services is finalizing its ADS-B Out program for other aircraft types as well, such as the Boeing 737 Classics, 747, 757, 767 and Dash 8 Classics.

Besides the EASA STCs, Fokker will also apply for STCs from the FAA and other authorities.
 
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Jet Aviation gains EASA STC Approval for ADS-B Out compliance on B747 in Basel

Jet Aviation received the EASA STC for ADS-B Out compliance for the B747 series aircraft, some 2 years ahead of EASA and FAA 2020 mandates.

With this approval, Jet Aviation’s MRO and Completions facility in Basel is authorized to configure and install ADS-B Out systems on B747 aircraft subject to specific equipment configurations.

Jet Aviation is pleased to have extended their services to owners and operators of Boeing B747 aircraft with this ADS-B Compliance. Read more

 
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L3 Commercial Aviation Introduces Lynx® NGT-9000 System Enhancements in New Software Upgrade

L3 Commercial Aviation announced a new software upgrade that provides performance, start-up and compatibility enhancements for the ADS-B Transponder and Display System. The upgrade, named Release 3.2, will be available starting August 2018 for Lynx® NGT-9000 operators.

The Lynx NGT-9000 is an all-in-one touchscreen transponder that is also a display for traffic, terrain and weather. The unit displays graphical and textual weather, as well as moving maps depicting geopolitical boundaries. Read more
 
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Duncan Aviation Releases ADS-B Compliance Numbers

In early August, Duncan Aviation’s market research team ran numbers and found that although the FAA’s deadline for upgrading business aviation aircraft to Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) is a mere 16 months away, 52% of the aircraft in the industry have yet to comply.

Despite the fact that the FAA has frequently reiterated that the deadline, Wednesday, January 1, 2020, is firm, roughly 14,000 business jets still need the mandated upgrades. Read more
 
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Lufthansa Technik New ModStore Member

ModStore is proud to inform you that Lufthansa Technik has signed up as a Seller Member. As from today you can find all their solutions on ModStore.aero and contact them directly from there.

Lufthansa Technik is a leading provider of maintenance, repair, overhaul and modification services for civil aircraft.

As a Part 21J Design Organization, Lufthansa Technik offers modifications services for the entire aircraft and holds numerous EASA and FAA Supplemental Type Certificates. Over 300 STCs are currently listed on ModStore and Lufthansa Technik will soon add their Minor Changes to this impressive list of modifications as well.

To learn more about this company and the solutions they provide, please click here.
 
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Avionics Support Group joins ModStore

Avionics Support Group, Inc. (ASG) has joined ModStore as new Seller Member. From now on, you can easily find all modifications on ModStore and contact them directly from there.

ASG provides professional avionic services to airlines, OEMs, and Modification Centers. These services include STC development, avionics system upgrades, harness and kit fabrication and systems research and development.

ASG's avionics engineering staff has over 75 years of combined commercial aircraft and military aircraft experience and works closely with the FAA Aircraft Certification Office to ensure a complete and comprehensive certification package is developed.

To learn more about this company, please click here
 
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ASU applauds agreement promoting shared learning, emphasis on European NVG regulations

A recently announced agreement between The National Mountain Rescue Corps (CNSAS) and the Italian Company Aersud Elicotteri promotes the regulatory advancement of NVG use in helicopter regulations among other objectives to improve effectiveness.

The collaborative agreement is aimed at increasing the safety of HEMS and SAR (Search and Rescue) missions, with particular reference to the improvement of on-board helicopter equipment and staff training.

As an advocate for the safe integration of night vision technology ASU applauds CNSAS and Aersud on their dedication to safer operations. Read more
 
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328 rewards retiring pilot with special farewell flight on Dornier 328

Captain Peter Weger has rounded off a stellar 50 years of uninterrupted flying with a positioning flight of 328 Support Services GmbH’s Dornier 328 turboprop (D-CSNC) back from Farnborough Airport, UK to Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany.

To thank Peter Weger for his achievements as one of Germany´s most experienced test pilots, type-rated on 50 aircraft types and with a total of 13,000 logged hours, he was rewarded with a spectacular water salute for this special occasion. Read more
 
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