Avionica Taps Duncan Aviation
to Expand Footprint into Business Aviation Segment
MIAMI, Fla. – March 22, 2016 –– Avionica Inc. is pleased to announce that Duncan Aviation, with offices at 35 airports across the United States, is the newest authorized dealer and installation center for all Avionica products.
“Avionica is proud to be associated with Duncan Aviation, which is a premier completion and modification center serving the business aviation market. Duncan’s vast experience in this market allows business jet operators to easily access our leading edge technologies for automated flight data collection and global wireless delivery that support valuable safety programs, including Flight Operations Quality Assurance. Furthermore, the addition of Avionica’s FANS-1/A+ approved satellite communications equipment to Duncan Aviation’s portfolio allows operators a one-stop solution for complete FANS-1/A compliance well ahead of the 2020 mandate deadline,” said Anthony Rios, vice president of sales at Avionica.
With headquarters in Miami, Avionica is the world’s leading manufacturer of aircraft data collection and satellite communication data transmission equipment. Founded in 1992 by two computer engineers with $500 in start-up capital, Avionica has grown to 60 employees and a customer list of airlines from around the world.
“Avionica has been an industry leader in innovation and projects and Duncan Aviation is proud to offer their products,” said Mark Francetic, Duncan Aviation’s regional avionics sales manager. “Their quick-access recorder (miniQAR) has been certified in many general aviation aircraft. Avionica also has projects and systems available for FANS 1/A+ solutions using FANS Over Iridium (FOI).”
Avionica carved a market niche by producing the industry’s first lightweight miniature quick-access recorder (miniQAR) that records and downloads aircraft data. To date, Avionica has approved certifications and installations on more than 7,000 aircraft, including those manufactured by Boeing, Gulfstream, Dassault, Cessna and Bombardier/Learjet. For decades, Avionica has served business and air transport aircraft operators including Jet Aviation, NetJets, Lufthansa, Emirates, United, Delta, GOL, UPS, COPA, FlyDubai, and FedEx.
Avionica’s core product lines are:
- The miniQAR, a 4G wireless miniature quick-access recorder;
- avSYNC, a secure, automated data transfer service supporting WiFi and 4G cellular communication;
- satLINK MAX, the world’s smallest and lightest FANS-1/A+ and ATS safety-voice certified Iridium™ satellite communications solution, is available for retrofit on all business aircraft to satisfy FANS/1A requirements.
Founded in 1992 and headquartered in Miami, Avionica is the world’s leading data collection and data transmission manufacturer, designing and producing innovative, safety-qualified, affordable solutions that are revolutionizing air transportation. Committed to the highest standards, Avionica has earned 18 Supplemental Type Certificates (STCs) from the FAA and multiple certification approvals from Canada, EASA, UAE GCAA and China and is approved on more than 250 models of aircraft under the FAA’s Approved Model List (AML). For more information, please visit www.avionica.com.
About Duncan Aviation
Duncan Aviation is an aircraft service provider with more than 2,000 team members supporting the aviation needs of government and business operators and other service providers. Services include major and minor airframe inspections and maintenance, engine services, major retrofits for cabin and cockpit systems in addition to full paint and interior services and aircraft sales and acquisitions. Duncan Aviation also has aircraft components solutions experts available 24/7 at 800.562.6377 who can handle any aircraft system problem with immediate exchanges, rotables, loaners or avionics/instrument/accessory/propeller repairs and overhauls. Complete service facilities are located in Lincoln, Neb., Battle Creek, Mich., and Provo, Utah. Additional locations include satellite avionics facilities and Rapid Response launch offices strategically located throughout the United States. For more information about any of Duncan Aviation’s services, please visit www.DuncanAviation.aero.
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