SkyTrac Systems Wins Contract to Provide Hydro One with Aviation Support Services

March 11, 2014 – SkyTrac is pleased to announce the award of the Hydro One Networks Inc. helicopter operations support contract. Hydro One, wholly owned by the Ontario government, is a transmission and distribution company that delivers electricity to people and businesses all across Ontario and is one of North America's largest electricity delivery companies.

The 5-year aviation services contract includes web-based aeronautical mapping and system management software, weather mapping overlays, SkyWeb mobile phone services, flight following services and text/voice communications. Fleet hardware provided under the contract includes Flight Data Monitoring (FDM) capable ISAT-200A satellite transceivers. The SkyTrac systems will support Hydro One dispatchers and flight crew and ground crew as they work on and maintain nearly 18,000 miles of transmission lines. The use of SkyWeb mobile will increase accessibility, enabling communication with, and monitoring of, their fleet operations from assigned mobile devices.

“This is an exciting win for us at SkyTrac, as more of the aviation community is enticed by the aviation support services we provide. We look forward to implementing the system and supporting Hydro One in their work,” commented SkyTrac President, Malachi Nordine.

For more information, contact Brian O’Flynn, VP of Sales at SkyTrac Systems boflynn@skytrac.ca

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About SkyTrac
 

SkyTrac Systems provides specialized flight support services and technology solutions to enhance flight safety and efficiency at every level in an aviation operation – in the air, on the ground and in the office. With over 185,000 daily satellite transmissions to customers in 50 countries on 7 continents, SkyTrac’s solutions offer unprecedented connectivity and access to vital aviation information. SkyTrac offers a comprehensive range of certified solutions that combine leading-edge software, firmware and hardware technologies. For more information go to www.skytrac.ca.

About Hydro One Networks Inc.

Hydro One delivers electricity to people and businesses in Ontario everyday – safely, reliably and efficiently. They are one of North America’s largest electricity delivery companies. Hydro One is renewing Ontario's transmission and distribution grid to continue to connect customers to safe and reliable electricity. Guided by Ontario’s Long-Term Energy Plan, they're helping to build a clean, modern and dependable electricity system for current and future generations. View the latest transmission projects Hydro One is working on across Ontario.

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