FAA Certifies IS&S Satellite Weather Upgrade for Jet Cockpits
[Satellite TODAY 03-26-10] The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has certified Innovative Solutions and Support’s (IS&S) Class 3 electronic charts and XM satellite weather upgrade for the Avio EA500 very-light jet cockpit system, IS&S announced March 25.
This upgrade aims to provide satellite weather information on a moving map. The system also provides charts for approaching aircraft on points along or off-route for ease of selection and quick viewing of nearby airports, with multiple graphic viewing options, including the ability to zoom, pan and scroll view high-resolution imagery.
IS&S also offers Class 3 satellite weather functions in the Cessna Citation, Dassault Falcon 2000, Pilatus PC-12, and all Vantage Cockpit/IP systems.