St. Louis / September 20, 2012 –Jet Aviation St. Louis is the first company to install Honeywell’s DU-875 flight deck upgrade in an Embraer Legacy 600.
The new Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) DU-875 is capable of displaying XM Weather and paperless charts. The system incorporates an LED backlight and patented wide-angle visibility technology. The upgraded system weighs less than previous displays and is more reliable.
Jet Aviation St. Louis performed the upgrade while the aircraft was in the facility for routine maintenance. It is the first time theDU-875 system has been installed in a Legacy 600; Jet Aviation St. Louis has installed the system previously in Bombardier Global Express aircraft.
“Jet Aviation St. Louis is proud to have accomplished the first installation of this technology in this aircraft type,” notes Chuck Krugh, senior vice president and general manager, Jet Aviation St. Louis.
Jet Aviation St. Louis is an authorized Embraer service facility and an authorized Honeywell avionics dealer.
Jet Aviation St. Louis is a full-service aircraft maintenance, modifications and completions provider certified to AS9110C, ISO 140001:2004 and OHSAS 18001-2007 standards. 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, Embraer and Gulfstream authorized service center and a Dassault Falcon and Hawker center of expertise. It also is an authorized service center for GE, Rolls-Royce and Honeywell engines. The location also offers FBO services. For more information, visit www.jetaviation.com/stlouis.
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 www.jetaviation.com.
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