TSO Awarded for Latitude’s ATS Safety SATVOICE Solution

Latitude Technologies, the premier global supplier of flight data management, flight following, and satcom solutions for fleet operators, has received Transport Canada CAN-TSO Design Approval AP-106 for the company’s S200-012 ATS Safety Voice System. The S200-012 is approved to TSO-C159b "Next Generation Satellite Systems (NGSS) equipment" recognized by Transport Canada, FAA and EASA. The S200-012 utilizes the Iridium® satellite network to provide global pole-to-pole coverage and meets the airworthiness fitment guidelines of AC 20-150B for SATVOICE equipment for Long Range Communication Systems (LRCS). At just 1.7 lbs., the S200-012 interfaces to an aircraft’s communication system and supports dual MCDU interfaces, or Latitude’s own low-profile CDU dialer. The latter option is well suited to legacy aircraft without ARINC-739 MCDUs.  Regardless of the user interface method selected, all ICAO and FAA recommended SATVOICE functions including Call Priority and ATS/AOC directories are supported by the S200-012. Commenting on their latest TSO approval, Latitude President Mark Insley noted, “It’s very satisfying to be able to offer long...
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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 equips ORNGE AW139 fleet with SkyNode

Latitude Technologies, a leading provider of satellite based communication, tracking and onboard aircraft data systems, is pleased to announce that their SkyNode S200-021 satellite based Satcom/tracking/messaging system has been selected by Ornge for their new fleet of AW139 helicopters. The new fleet is currently being completed at Agusta Westland’s Philadelphia, Pennsylvania manufacturing facility with dual SkyNodes and multiple crew station dialling/ messaging PTA12 keypads. “As Ornge enters a new era in transport medicine with the introduction of our new fleet, the safety of our patients and crews is of utmost importance” said Rick Potter, Chief Operating Officer of Ornge Air “The Skynode system enhances our situational awareness and resource management capabilities, providing Ornge with the accurate and up to date information we need to fulfill our mandate of high quality patient care.” Latitude Skynode S200-021 with PTA12-100 messagingThe SkyNode S200 system is the smallest and lightest field proven Satcom, tracking and data telemetry device in the industry. It provides security and...
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