Banyan Air Service and EMS Aviation enter into an agreement


Companies will work together to get an STC certificate on Gulfstream aircraft for EMS Aspire 200 LG and eNfusion systems

Banyan Air Service and EMS Aviation have entered
into an agreement to work together to obtain STC certifications on Gulfstream
models GII/GIII aircraft for the EMS Aspire 200 LG and eNfusion systems
and products. In addition, Banyan Air Services will be certifying the
CNX Cabin Gateway series Wi-Fi solution for the GIV aircraft.

“We are excited to team with EMS Aviation to provide
Gulfstream operators with airborne connectivity,” said Brian Wilson, Banyan’s
director of avionics. “The flexibility and scalable architecture of the Aspire
system, when combined with data acceleration and Wi-Fi capabilities, provides
the versatility to meet the needs of our clients. Our customer’s aircraft are
currently being outfitted with the Aspire 200 LG broadband system and augmented
with a dual channel Iridium Satcom and we anticipate that we will receive STC
approval through the Federal Aviation Authority early in the fourth quarter of

“EMS Aviation and Banyan have worked together for a
number of years, and we are pleased to have their expertise as we continue our
quest to enable in-flight connectivity in business jets that is unparalleled
elsewhere in the industry,” said John Jarrell, general manager, EMS Aviation.
“With the pedigree of eNfusion systems behind it, the Aspire product family
raises the bar with business aviation’s first purpose-built full color Android
handset, designed to provide landline quality voice while offering cabin
control. Other features including Wi-Fi, exclusive acceleration and
compression, are expected to be key momentum builders with operators, owners
and OEMs alike.”