Avidyne Press Release
For Immediate Release
Avidyne Extends Approved Model List for MLX770 Satellite Datalink Transceiver
Amended STC approval adds Pilatus and Diamond aircraft plus the addition of Avidyne’s newest EX600 MFD as an approved display.
Lincoln, MA – Tuesday, May 15, 2012 – Avidyne Corporation, a leading provider of integrated flight deck and safety systems for general aviation aircraft, announced today that they have received an amended Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the MLX770 two-way worldwide Iridium® datalink transceiver which extends its approved model list (AML) to include Pilatus and Diamond aircraft. This amended STC also adds the EX600 multi-function display (MFD) as an approved display.
“We are continuing to expand the market for the MLX770 with additional aircraft approvals, and greater display compatibility,” said Avidyne Chief Operating Officer, Patrick Herguth. “Having access to worldwide weather products is vital for strategic planning and safety when flying anywhere in the world, and Avidyne is leading the way.”
About the MLX770
Standard weather products include worldwide graphical METARs, textual METARs and TAFs, Winds and Temps Aloft; regional Radar, Lightning, and Satellite IR products are offered through the Premium service. Additionally, the MLX770 provides convenient two-way text messaging between your airborne MFD or EFB and compatible ground-based SMS-capable mobile phones or e-mail addresses, allowing pilots to communicate with family and friends from their aircraft while in flight.
Product Images of the MLX770 are available for download from our website at: http://www.avidyne.com/news/images.asp#mlx770