Victoria, BC Canada- Latitude Technologies, the premier global supplier of flight data monitoring, flight following, and satcom solutions has received EASA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) on Bombardier’s Dash-8 model aircraft for all Latitude SkyNode SATCOM models, including the latest Safety Services Voice TSO’d S200-012 ATS system. The STC also supports the installation of the IONode Flight Data Monitoring (FDM) system, which is capable of providing fully automated data gathering and distribution, real-time alerting for flight operations and maintenance quality assurance including fuel management programs. Latitude is excited to expand their system capabilities into the European community and its member states.
Bombardier’s Dash-8 aircraft, which have been in circulation for over 30 years, are a series of twin-engine, medium range, turboprop airliners that operate with a focus on improved cruise performance and low operational costs. The inclusion of Latitude’s hardware helps to assist these operational goals by providing Dash-8s with a reliable means for satellite voice, data networking and messaging that works everywhere, while also supporting FOQA/MOQA functions. Latitude is proud to add the Dash-8 to their SkyNode S200’s list of FAA, TCCA, and EASA certified aircraft models, consisting of over 900 different helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft.
The STC in accordance with EASA include the following Bombardier Dash-8 models:
- DHC-8-102 / 103 / 106
- DHC-8-201 / 202 / 301
- DHC-8-311 314 / 315
- DHC-8-401 / 402
To learn more about Latitude or their products and solutions, visit us in Dallas for AEEC/AAI 2018, or find us online at www.latitudetech.com
About Latitude Technologies
Latitude Technologies, headquartered in Victoria, British Columbia, is an aerospace parts manufacturer and provider of flight data monitoring, flight following, and satellite data and voice communications equipment and services. Latitude's SkyNode® products are the most versatile and economical-to-operate aeronautical communication devices in the world. Latitude's DL150 FANS 1/A+ Data Link has the fastest RSP and RCP measured values and is complemented by the industry’s only TSO’d single channel ATS Safety Voice unit, the S200-012. The company's IONode™ is the industry's foremost advanced data acquisition unit, capable of real-time event and exceedance alerts as well as automated post-flight wireless data transfer. Since 2001, Latitude has provided cost-effective, reliable, and secure aviation data and communication options for crew safety, fleet logistics, and operations and maintenance efficiencies with WebSentinel™ flight tracking, and Latitude Flight Data Analytics™; two web-based data management platforms for desktops, dispatch centers, and mobile devices.