Duncan Aviation Receives In-Flight Wi-Fi STC for Thane and Thrane-Equipped Falcon 2000s and 2000EXs

LINCOLN, NEB — Duncan Aviation is pleased to announce that it recently received a Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for in-flight Wi-Fi operations in Falcon 2000 and 2000EX aircraft equipped with Thrane and Thrane.   The certification allows...


LINCOLN, NEB — Duncan Aviation is pleased to announce that it recently received a Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for in-flight Wi-Fi operations in Falcon 2000 and 2000EX aircraft equipped with Thrane and Thrane.  

The certification allows SwiftBroadband aircraft Wi-Fi service in the cabin by upgrading the Thrane and Thrane Swift 64 Aero HSD+ Satellite Communication System to the SwiftBroadband Aviation 700 Satellite Communication System. The SwiftBroadband service provides high-speed in-flight internet connectivity, allowing passengers to use their iPads®, laptops, BlackBerrys, iPhones® and other Wi-Fi devices at connection speeds that provide an experience similar to that of ground-based Wi-Fi connections.

Thrane & Thrane’s SwiftBroadband System (Aviator 700) comes with four channels of global voice, one flight deck data link and up to two channels for internet (data). Other features of the system are:
·        VoIP connectivity
·        Low-cost voice
·        Built-in router to support multiple wired or wireless (Wi-Fi) laptops and/or PDA devices
·        Built in PBX to support multiple handsets
·        ISDN connectivity (video conferencing)

This aircraft communications upgrade can be scheduled now at any of Duncan Aviation’s avionics installation locations, including Lincoln, Neb., Battle Creek, Mich., and several of Duncan Aviation’s satellite avionics shops. For a complete list of Duncan Aviation’s avionics locations, go to www.DuncanAviation.aero/contact/duncan_avionics.php.

The certification was completed under Duncan Aviation’s STC and Major Repair and Alterations (MRA) Organization Designation Authorization (ODA).  Duncan Aviation is the industry leader in aircraft Wi-Fi equipment installations and holds STCs for in-flight Wi-Fi operation in a wide variety of business aircraft models, including the Hawker 800XP / 850XP, and 900XP, the Falcon 2000, 2000EX, 2000EX EASy and 900EX EASy, the Cessna 680, the Challenger 300 and the Citation 750.  

For more information, contact a member of Duncan Aviation’s Avionics Installations Sales team at 402.475.2611, 269.969.8400 or www.DuncanAviation.aero/avionics.

Duncan Aviation is an aircraft service provider supporting the aviation needs of government and business operators and other service providers. Services include major and minor airframe inspections and maintenance, engine services, major retrofits for cabin and cockpit systems in addition to full paint and interior services and aircraft sales and acquisitions. Duncan Aviation also has aircraft components solutions experts available 24/7/365 at 800.228.1836 or 402.475.4125 (international) who can handle any aircraft system problem with immediate exchanges, rotables, loaners or avionics/instrument/accessory/propeller repairs and overhauls.

Complete service facilities are located in Lincoln, Neb., and Battle Creek, Mich. Additional locations include a maintenance facility in Provo, Utah, more than 20 satellite avionics facilities and eight engine Rapid Response Team facilities strategically located throughout the United States.  

For more information about any of Duncan Aviation’s services, contact us at 402.475.2611 or 800.228.4277. Or visit us on the web at www.DuncanAviation.aero.

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