Latitude’s Next Gen Satellite Solution Installed on Gulfstream G-III

Latitude Technologies Corporation has announced that its DL150 Datalink SDU has been installed on the Gulfstream G-III to provide CPDLC/FANS/ACARS satellite datalink services. The installation was completed in mid-July 2017 with the issuance of the FAA/STC expected by the end of October 2017. The DL150 was interfaced to the Universal Avionics UNS-1/UL-801 UniLink System. The company’s SkyNode S200 was also installed with an RC6000/A Control and Display Panel to enhance flight deck communication and add a global SATVOICE Long Range Communications System (LRCS) capability to the cockpit. The systems were installed on an undisclosed Gulfstream fleet operator and paves the way for the scheduled installation of 9 additional aircraft. Latitude’s President, Mark Insley comments “our customers are unique and we pride ourselves on maintaining a leading position in offering effective and cost-efficient solutions. For this customer, adding the Latitude Technologies FANS 1/A+ and voice Satcom terminals to their capabilities with a proven product set solved their need to meet the CPDLC...
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Chicago Jet Group Selects Latitude’s Safety SATVOICE and FANS Datalink SDU Solution

Chicago Jet Group, the premier installation and training facility for Next Generation Satellite Services (NGSS) including CPDLC and FANS 1/A+, has chosen Latitude's DL150 SDU and the SkyNode S200-012 for Satcom Safety Services Data and SATVOICE solution to include on their extensive list of STC's they hold for Dassault Falcon, Gulfstream and Bombardier Challenger Series Aircraft. Mike Mitera, president of CJG commented, "We're really pleased to be able to offer Latitude's safety voice and FANS datalink products to our customers. It's a game changer, bringing solution affordability for owner's retro-fitting their aircraft to meet the FANS and Safety Services mandate deadlines. It is a pleasure to work with Latitude's enthusiastic and highly technical staff. We find it quite the bonus." "Chicago Jet Group has a breadth of experience in aircraft installation and certification and additionally offers the training of the flight crews to attain their Letter of Authorization (LOA) for FANS 1/A+ flight operations," added Latitude Technologies Corporation President, Mark Insley. "Chicago...
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Latitude Technologies Strategically Growing Dealer Network

Latitude Technologies continues to make significant advancements in the business aviation market gaining aircraft manufacture vendor approval status and growing its dealer network with Safety Voice and Safety Data STC certifications completed or underway on a variety of airframes. Unmatched performance, small form factor and exceptional value provide business jet owners and operators the competitive advantage when selecting their Next-Gen Avionics Satcom.  The DL150 Satellite Data Unit (SDU) provides the satellite connectivity for a FANS 1/A+ CPDLC system allowing capture and retransmission of ATS messages. The DL150 has FAA, TCAA and EASA approval to TSO C159b as well as meets requirements of AC20-140B.  The DL150 SDU acts as a communications link for a FANS compliant FMS via an ARINC 741 interface....
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Latitude Technologies Receives Gulfstream Aerospace Approval

Latitude Technologies of Victoria, Canada has been approved by Gulfstream Aerospace as a supplier of Satellite Tracking Systems and Satcom solutions. The approval was granted on June 27, 2016 following a complete facilities survey and examination of the Quality Control/Assurance system, and will be valid for three years. “Being approved by Gulfstream as a supplier is a great accomplishment for Latitude,” said Latitude Owner and founder Mark Insley. “When an aircraft manufacturer places trust in your organization and products it is a tremendous vote of confidence.  Our team of engineers, programmers, and developers have strived to create quality products that fill a need in the aerospace market.”...
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Latitude DL150 Satellite Data Unit Earns CAN-TSO-C159b Approval

Victoria, BC Canada — December 1, 2015 — Latitude Technologies, the premier global supplier of flight data management, flight following, and Satcom solutions for fleet operators, has received Transport Canada CAN-TSO-C159b approval of the company’s DL150 SDU (Satellite Data Unit) built to Technical Standing Order C159b "Next Generation Satellite Systems (NGSS) equipment."The DL150 SDU utilizes the Iridium(R) satellite network to provide global pole-to-pole coverage and also meets the component fitment requirement of AC 20-140B "Guidelines for Design Approval of Aircraft Data Link Communications System Supporting Air Traffic Services (ATS)."  The company has begun taking orders for immediate shipping of the DL150 SDU to channel partners across the world. Commenting on the C159b approval, Latitude President, Mark Insley, noted, “Our DL150 FANS Datalink SDU is the first product to have gained Rev b. notable for its more complex MOPS (Minimum Operational Performance Standards) testing than was required with prior versions.  It is wonderful to also acknowledge the close cooperation between the FAA...
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Duncan Aviation Builds First STC for Latitude DL150 SDU

Victoria, BC Canada – November 16, 2015 - Latitude Technologies, a global supplier of flight data monitoring, flight tracking, and Satcom solutions for business and transport category aircraft, is very pleased to announce that Duncan Aviation is building the first STC for Latitude’s DL150 SDU (Satellite Data Unit).  The DL150 STC will be added to Duncan’s Challenger 601 FANS 1/A+ STC program. The DL150 SDU provides the satellite connectivity for a FANS 1/A+ CPDLC and ACARS messaging system allowing air to ground information to meet the requirements of AC20-140B. The DL150 is designed to meet TSO-159b.  The device acts as a communications link for a FANS compliant Communication Management Unit (CMU) via ARINC 741 protocols.  DL150 design is based on Latitude’s legendary SkyNode S100 transceiver that is the toughest and most reliable data satcom tracker in the industry today. “We are very excited about working with Latitude Technologies on this program,” said Mark Francetic, Duncan Aviation Regional Avionics Manager. “Latitude has been...
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Latitude Taking Orders for FANS 1/A+ Satellite Data Unit

Victoria, BC – October 22, 2014 - Latitude Technologies, a global supplier of satellite data and voice communications products and services, will be introducing and taking orders for the company’s newest data communications device – the DL150 SDU (Satellite Data Unit) at NBAA2014 in Orlando, October 21 to 23. The DL150 is targeted to business and commercial jet operators who are looking for a lightweight, multi-function, cost affordable datalink device to complete their FANS 1/A+ installation. Qualification is currently underway for TSO-C159b, DO-262B, DO-178C Level D, and DO-160G for Next Generation Satellite Systems (NGSS). The DL150 supports ATS notification, ACARS and CPDLC messaging, and ARINC-741 and ARINC-618 protocols. The DL150 also supports optional flight-tracking and 3-axis acceleration monitoring. The unit has discrete inputs and outputs for optional event reporting. In commenting on today’s announcement, Latitude President Mark Insley, said, “I am very pleased to see Latitude expanding our footprint in the long range business and executive jet market. Our new DL150 SDU...
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