Elliott Aviation, a leading business aviation services company, today announced their FAA STC approval for the activation and use of
products in Phenom 100, Lear 40/40XR45/45XR/70/75, Premier I/IA and the Socata TBM Series. This STC allows for blanket approval of the activation of the new AC band of aircraft wireless router protocol to allow for faster WiFi speeds. The STC applies to new installations and allows for updates to existing installations that cover the bands A, B, G and N.
Additional aircraft that can be upgraded to the AC band under this STC include the Hawker series, King Air 200/300 series, Phenom 300 and Beechjet 400A/Hawker 400XP. Installations can either be at an Elliott Aviation facility, or other dealers can purchase an STC for one time usage at $5,000 each.
“We have taken many steps in our engineering department to make sure we are creating STC’s that our customers have been asking for,” said Mark Wilken, Vice President of Avionics Programs and Operational Logistics at Elliott Aviation. “This STC creates solutions that many aircraft owners have been asking for. With faster WiFi speeds, our customers can have true office-in-the-sky technology.” Elliott Aviation is an authorized service center for Phenom 100/300, Beechjet/Hawker 400XP, Premier, King Air, TBM. In addition, they are a Part 145 repair station for Challenger 300, Lear 45 and multiple Citation airframes.
About Elliott Aviation: Elliott Aviation is a second-generation, family-owned business aviation company offering a complete menu of high quality products and services including aircraft sales, avionics service & installations, aircraft maintenance, accessory repair & overhaul, paint and interior, charter and aircraft management. Serving the business aviation industry nationally and internationally, they have facilities in Moline, IL, Des Moines, IA, and Minneapolis, MN. The company is a member of the Pinnacle Air Network, National Business Aviation Association (NBAA), National Air Transportation Association (NATA), and National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA).