15 Feb 2017

Duncan Aviation and Gogo Business Aviation Developing Several STCs for Gogo Biz 4G

Duncan Aviation is working closely with Gogo Business Aviation (NASDAQ: GOGO) to develop Supplemental Type Certificates (STCs) for Gogo’s new 4G service and Wi-Fi equipment. The leaders in business aircraft connectivity have partnered for years, and mutual customers are excited for Gogo’s scheduled launch of 4G service in the first half of 2017.

Duncan Aviation is a maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) organization with three full service facilities and more than 20 satellite avionics teams located throughout the United States. Duncan Aviation’s trained and experienced avionics technicians have installed more than 575 Gogo Air-To-Ground Broadband & WLAN systems. In addition, Duncan Aviation is the exclusive AOG service partner for Gogo Business Aviation, supporting Gogo customers around the clock with LRU serviceable units and spare parts strategically placed at Duncan Aviation’s network of facilities and avionics satellite locations within the United States.

The six 4G STCs in development with Gogo and Duncan Aviation include the following aircraft:

  • Bombardier, Inc., CL-600-2B16 (Challenger 604, 605 & 650)
  • Bombardier, Inc., BD-100-1A10 (Challenger 300 & 350)
  • Bombardier, Inc., BD-700-1A10 & BD-700-1A11 (Global Express and Global 5000)
  • Dassault Aviation, Mystere-Falcon 900 & Falcon 900EX
  • Dassault Aviation, Falcon 2000 & Falcon 2000EX
  • Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation, G-IV & GV

“The new Gogo Biz 4G system is the next generation in Wi-Fi connectivity for business aircraft," says Steve Elofson, Duncan Aviation Avionics Installation Sales Rep. “Our customers are looking forward to this enhanced connectivity and we are excited to be able to provide them with this wireless experience.”

Gogo will deliver a 4G experience with reliable connectivity for passengers over existing technologies. The new service will include services like Gogo Vision, providing the latest movies and TV episodes, flight tracker, weather reports, and additional features; Gogo Text & Talk, allowing passengers to call and text with their personal smart phones and mobile numbers; streaming video and audio; as well as face-to-face conversations with a user’s favorite applications;

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