CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Goodrich (NYSE: GR) announced today that its Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) system has received Supplemental Type Certification (STC) from Transport Canada for the Bombardier Global Express family of aircraft. This includes the Global Express, the Global XRS and the Global 5000. The certification process was conducted by Business Jet Aircraft Completions (BJAC), based in Dorval, Quebec , Canada . Goodrich selected BJAC as a worldwide authorized sales and service center of Goodrich Electronic Flight Bag systems for business jet aircraft last year.
"High end business jet operators demand the very best products available for their aircraft. The Goodrich Electronic Flight Bag offers uncompromising, best-in-class EFB performance and reliability making it the perfect match for this market," said Jan Mathiesen , Vice President, Goodrich Sensors and Integrated Systems. "BJAC's experience and reputation with business jets make them an excellent channel to this market. The hardware and software integration provided by BJAC allows customized installation and personalized product support to maximize value to the operators."
"We teamed with Goodrich because of the simplicity of their EFB's pilot- to-aircraft interface," said Bryan Landry , President, Business Jet Aircraft Completions. "Their EFB offers many options including service-minded, one- touch menu applications. BJAC installations accomplished under Supplemental Type Certificates allow hard-mounted EFBs to meet and/or exceed client expectations."
The Goodrich EFB system is comprised of true avionics-grade equipment specifically designed for the aircraft environment. The company offers 8.4" and 10.4" optically enhanced, high-resolution, passively cooled displays which provide easy viewing in day or night conditions. The computer includes fully integrated video surveillance system capability and optional wireless connectivity. The system is fully qualified to DO-160. The BJAC "One-Touch" menu page integrates EFB software to allow seamless transitions between software hosted on the Goodrich EFB. The BJAC software also manages EFB software updates.
Goodrich Sensors and Integrated Systems provides a broad range of systems to the aerospace industry worldwide including SmartProbe(TM) air data systems, Electronic Flight Bag systems, security and surveillance systems, fuel measurement and management systems, vehicle health management systems, ice detection and protection systems, and rescue hoists and cargo winch systems.
Goodrich Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, is a global supplier of systems and services to aerospace, defense and homeland security markets. With one of the most strategically diversified portfolios of products in the industry, Goodrich serves a global customer base with significant worldwide manufacturing and service facilities. For more information, visit http://www.goodrich.com.
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