Cutter Aviation gains STC for WiFi


Company awarded Beechjet 400A/Hawker 400XP STC for Aircell Wi-Fi Gogo Biz System

Cutter Aviation has announced
the completion of the first Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for in-flight,
high-speed wireless connectivity for the Beechjet
400A and Hawker 400XP family for Aircell Gogo Biz in-flight broadband. Cutter Aviation avionics
engineers in Phoenix, AZ developed the STC in partnership with Aircell, utilizing the Aircell
ATG 4000 and ATG 5000 systems for installation in the Beechjet
airframe. The STC was awarded on 19 December 2011 after nearly a year of
development and is now available for purchase and installation on all Beechjet 400A and Hawker 400XP light business jet

“In-flight wireless internet
access is no longer just an ‘extra’ for business aviation aircraft… it has
become a requirement for peak in-flight productivity in the digital age” said
David Lohmeyer, director of R&D for Aircraft Avionics and Services at
Cutter Aviation  “Beechjet and Hawker 400XP
operators have been waiting for a light, cost-effective in-flight WiFi solution for their aircraft and Cutter Aviation
stepped up to meet their needs with the Aircell STC