Becker Avionics and Axnes Aviation AS Sign Teaming Agreement for the Sale and Marketing of Polycon Wireless Intercom System

This teaming agreement will provide Axnes Aviation the ability to better present our technologies to the professional aviation market.


About Polycon Wireless Intercom System. Polycon communication system was developed by professionals, for professionals and its superior performance and unique patented features are unmatched by competitors. The Polycon system was also developed in close cooperation with professional Search and Rescue (SAR) teams. The system fully integrates the external operating crew into the aircraft intercom system and provides increased situational awareness and constant un-interrupted communication between crew members which is critical to mission execution. The Polycon system has become standard equipment in SAR helicopters from major European helicopter manufacturers and other aircraft OEMs.

Features include: Wireless Intercom Extension; Waterproof design; Rugged construction; Long Range; Effective Noise Canceling technology; Hands Free Operation; No Loss Voice Activation; Casualty Communication; Multiple Aircraft Certifications; Small Physical Size.

The System provides semi duplex communication, based on 16 optional channels (Standard 409 – 419 MHz, UHF). Additionally, the system provides two operational modes, PTT operation or No Interrupt Voice X-mission (NIVOX) activation and allows for TX output power adjustment up to 0.5 W. The mobile transceiver is waterproof to 10 feet, or up to 24 hours in a submersion vest.

pWith its integral microphone built into the mobile transceiver, helmet removal is not required to speak to casualty/patient. The unique patented antenna (isotropic radiation non directional) provides outstanding performance and a typical range with external antenna of up to 10 – 15 NM, or line of sight.

The Aircraft Mounted Base Station is qualified to RTCA DO-160D, with installations flying on the most popular SAR Helicopters, such as EC135, EC145, AS332L2 / EC225, S-76, S-92, and AW139.

The Polycon system is also used in other applications, such as: Mechanics working with running engines; Pre-Flight ground checks; On/Offloading of personnel; Ground personnel when using sling loads; Interoperations with ships, boats, and ground personnel; Interoperations with ground rescue teams; Mechanics on the ground when conducting short test flights; Loadmasters on larger helicopters and aircraft.

About Axnes Aviation. Axnes Aviation AS specializes in developing, manufacturing and distributing advanced and highly durable wireless intercom systems for use under harsh conditions in aircraft and on other operational platforms.

In close cooperation with SAR operators, Axnes Aviation developed the Polycon system, a Wireless Headset Communication System seamlessly integrating an audio and intercom system for fixed and rotary wing aircraft, and has been supplying it to the Aviation industry for 10 years.

Axnes Aviation was founded in 1995, and is a privately held company. The company is located in Norway with offices in Grimstad and Stavanger, close to SAR and EMS operator bases, as well as helicopter operations responsible for servicing SAR and transportation needs of the Oil & Gas industry in the North Sea. Axnes Aviation AS products are standard and optional equipment for most major rotary wing aircraft suppliers. www.axnes.com

About Becker Avionics. Becker Avionics is a privately held high-tech company that develops, manufactures and distributes the latest communications, navigation, surveillance and search & rescue equipment for airborne and ground applications. Becker Avionics has a longstanding history of over 50 years in providing equipment to General and Corporate Aviation, ATC, law enforcement and military organizations around the world. In order to support international market requirements the Company has established branches around the world. Becker Avionics supports an extensive customer base, such as, but not limited to Eurocopter, EADS, Airbus, British Aerospace, ATR, CASA, RUAG, Xi’an Aircraft Corporation, Agusta-Westland, Pilatus, German Air Force, Navy and Army, German Border Patrol, German Police, Austrian Army and Police, Swiss Air Force, Dutch Police, Security Civil, Irish Air Corps, Egyptian Navy, Indonesian Navy, Portuguese Air Force, US Army, US Air Force, US Navy and US Auxiliary Civil Air Patrol, etc. For more information see:www.beckerusa.com

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