Pro Star Aviation Announces Approval of SwiftBroadband for King Airs
Londonderry, NH January 10, 2014 - Pro Star Aviation, LLC is pleased to announce it has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval of a Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for the installation of a Cobham SATCOM AVIATOR 200 SwiftBroadband System with WiFi for installation in Beechcraft Corporation King Air models: B200, B200C, and B300 (Super King Air 350) aircraft. The Cobham SATCOM AVIATOR 200 SwiftBroadband Satellite Communication system is the lightest, most compact, airborne broadband solution on the market. It simultaneously provides ramp to altitude worldwide data and voice. The AVIATOR 200 System allows a wide range of in-flight capability including: - Email - Internet browsing - Smart phone connectivity - One high quality low cost AMBE2 voice channel Practical and affordable, the AVIATOR 200 provides a simple, easy to use cabin LAN network for laptops, tablets and smartphones via WiFi and three hardware Ethernet connections. Multiple users can access this broadband system at speeds up to 200 kilobytes per second. The AVIATOR 200's built-in PBX telephone exchange provides a voice connection through a corded or cordless cabin handset and a cockpit PTA12-100 Airborne Telephone Dialer/Adapter. "Like our Caravan 208 series and Pilatus PC-12 series STC's, the AVIATOR 200 is an excellent broadband and voice solution," says Kevin Harriman, Pro Star General Manager. "The installed price and broadband coverage is a prefect match for our King Air customers." About Pro Star Aviation: Located at the Manchester - Boston Regional Airport (MHT) in tax-free Londonderry, New Hampshire, Pro Star Aviation, LLC is an Part 145 FAA repair station specializing in state-of-the-art avionics installations, airframe maintenance, and electrical and structural engineering for business aircraft. As the area's leading avionics installation facility, Pro Star holds various STC's for retrofit upgrades on all types of business aircraft - the AVIATOR 200 being the latest for its King Air line. With designated Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) Organization Designation Authorization (ODA), Pro Star develops STC's both in-house and in partnership with other leading organizations in the industry. As an independent Beechcraft Service Center, Pro Star works on all King Air and Hawker series airframes. For further details and technical information visit us at www.prostaraviation.com or call 603.627.7827.