Industry Round-up, February 7, 2020


AVweb’s weekly news roundup found reports on a new wearable aviation oximeter, a general aviation engine and avionics upgrades company opening an online store, and the launch of an online safety learning management system. Aithre Aviation has introduced its Illyrian wearable aviation oximeter. According to the company, Illyrian can monitor blood oxygen levels (SpO2) and heart rates for up to six users simultaneously and interfaces with the Aithre Connect app to provide continuous, real-time health monitoring, alerts and notifications.

Kansas-based general aviation engine and avionics upgrade company Air Plains Services has announced the opening of its new online store. The shop, which can be found at, will offer many of the company’s STC and PMA parts. Also with something new in the online world, aerospace insurance provider Global Aerospace has launched its SM4 Aviation Safety Program’s online learning management system (LMS). The company says its 11-year-old SM4 program, which is free to its general aviation policyholders in the U.S., focuses on “providing resources to help the aviation industry achieve higher levels of operational safety.”

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