Duncan Aviation and Gogo Business Aviation Collaborate on ST 4300 STC for Challenger Aircraft

LINCOLN, NEB — Duncan Aviation and Gogo Business Aviation recently worked together to develop a new Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for installing the Gogo ST 4300 Iridium Satcom Satellite Telecommunication System configuration for Future Air Navigation Systems (FANS) 1/A+ in a Bombardier Challenger 604 variant (Challenger 605 model). This new STC includes Challenger 605 aircraft, serial numbers 5701 through 5990.

“This STC is designed for customers who have the Gogo Axxess II system installed in their aircraft. Although that system will be replaced, they will be able to keep Gogo Iridium and upgrade to the Rockwell Collins Proline 21 Advanced with FANS,” said Avionics Sales Representative Justin Vena. “From the perspective of a customer who already has the Gogo Axxess II systems, adding the ST 4300 will integrate with existing Air-to-Ground (ATG) systems for broadband internet capability. Further, customers can continue to use existing handsets for their voice communications.”

This STC when installed along with the factory Service Bulletin 605-34-019 Proline 21 Advanced will help customers achieve a FANS solution to satisfy the upcoming 2020 mandate in a cost-effective way. The ST 4300 combines global voice and data functionalities into a single box to reduce weight and size. It takes everything Iridium can offer, including FANS and ACARS, and lets the customer configure cabin and flight-deck connectivity based on their specific needs and budget.

Call Justin Vena or any of the Avionics Sales Representatives at Duncan Aviation (www.duncanaviation.aero/company/employee-directory#AvionicsInstallationSalesSupport) if you have any questions.

If you’re heading to the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) convention in Orlando, Florida, October 16-18, plan to stop by the Duncan Aviation booth #3896 and visit with Vena, too. Watch for Duncan Aviation’s NBAA announcements at www.DuncanAviation.aero/nbaa.

About Gogo Business Aviation

Gogo is the inflight internet company. We are the leading global provider of broadband connectivity products and services for aviation. We design and source innovative network solutions that connect aircraft to the Internet, and develop software and platforms that enable customizable solutions for and by our aviation partners. Once connected, we provide industry leading reliability around the world. Our mission is to help aviation go farther by making planes fly smarter, so our aviation partners perform better and their passengers travel happier.

You can find Gogo’s products and services on thousands of aircraft operated by the leading global commercial airlines and thousands of private aircraft, including those of the largest fractional ownership operators. Gogo is headquartered in Chicago, Ill., with additional facilities in Broomfield, Colo., and locations across the globe. Connect with us at business.gogoair.com.

 

About Duncan Aviation

Duncan Aviation is an aircraft service provider supporting the aviation needs of government and business operators and other service providers. Services include major and minor airframe inspections, engine maintenance, major retrofits for cabin and cockpit systems, full paint and interior services, and preowned aircraft sales and acquisitions. Duncan Aviation also has international aircraft components solutions experts available 24/7/365 at +1 402.475.4125 who can handle any aircraft system problem with immediate exchanges, rotables, loaners or avionics/instrument/accessory repairs and overhauls. Complete service facilities are located in Battle Creek, Michigan; Lincoln, Nebraska; and Provo, Utah. We also have dozens of other facilities strategically located throughout the United States to provide customers with regional support and the quickest response possible to avionics, engine and airframe Aircraft On Ground (AOG) situations.

For more information about any of Duncan Aviation’s services, call +1 402.475.2611 or visit www.DuncanAviation.aero

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