Jet Aviation St. Louis Develops WiFi STC for the Bombardier Global Express, Global Express XRS and Challenger 300 Series Aircraft

St. Louis, Mo. / January 24, 2012 – Jet Aviation St. Louis has developed a WiFi Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for Bombardier Challenger 300, Global Express and Global Express XRS series aircraft, providing customers internet access in their aircraft. The new STC joins existing WiFi STCs for Gulfstream V, Challenger 605, Learjet 40 and Learjet 45 aircraft.

WiFi coverage is now available for both domestic and international operations, providing full internet functionality in the aircraft. Among the internet-access systems included in the Global Express/XRS STC are Aircell GoGo, EMS CNX-200 and Honeywell CR-710 product lines, and the Challenger 300 STC covers Aircell GoGo, Thrane SBB and Lufthansa Nice Mate for iPod control of the CMS. Each system creates a certified WiFi hotspot in the cabin offering customers complete internet access in their aircraft.

“With all the advanced communications technology choices on the market today, it is now possible for a corporate aircraft to fully function as a second office,” said Skip Madsen, vice president, MRO operations at Jet Aviation St. Louis.

For more information contact Blake Hogge, senior manager, avionics sales, at 618-646-8041 or

Jet Aviation St. Louis is a full-service AS9110-certified aircraft maintenance, modifications and completions provider. The company employs close to 1,000 people at its St. Louis Downtown Airport location. Jet Aviation St. Louis has in-house design and engineering departments, along with on-site cabinetry, upholstery, composite, avionics, sheet metal and paint shops. Jet Aviation St. Louis is a Bombardier and Embraer authorized service center and a Dassault Falcon, Hawker and Gulfstream center of expertise. The location also offers FBO services. For more information, visit

Jet Aviation, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), was founded in Switzerland in 1967 and is one of the leading business aviation services companies in the world. Close to 5,000 employees cater to client needs from 25 airport facilities throughout Europe, the Middle East, Asia and North and South America. The company provides maintenance, completions and refurbishment, engineering, fixed base operations, along with aircraft management, charter services, aircraft sales and personnel services. Jet Aviation's European and U.S. aircraft management and charter divisions jointly operate a fleet of more than 200 aircraft. For more information, please visit

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