Jet Aviation St Louis installs first FANS on Challenger 604
Jet Aviation St. Louis is performing the first follow-on installation of a Future Airspace Navigation System (FANS) in a Bombardier Challenger 604 after completing and receiving FAA approval for a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC).
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The FANS 1/A upgrade package, which includes the Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Contract (ADC-C) and Controller Pilot Data Link Communication (CPDLC).
“This first FANS installation in the industry on the CL604 advances navigation technology and demonstrates again that Jet Aviation St. Louis is a global leader in aviation technology.”
Blake Hogge, senior manager, Avionics Sales at Jet Aviation St. Louis said: “This first FANS installation in the industry on the CL604 advances navigation technology and demonstrates again that Jet Aviation St. Louis is a global leader in aviation technology. We can complete the fully integrated FANS1/A upgrade with minimal downtime and cost, all during a scheduled or unscheduled maintenance event.”
Rockwell Collins teamed with Jet Aviation St. Louis to develop the Rockwell Collins STC for the Challenger 604 FANS 1/A aftermarket solution, leveraging their combined experience and expertise on the Challenger 604 airframe.