Vector Aerospace receives FAA STC to extend ADS-B upgrade

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January 19, 2017

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Vector Aerospace has been granted FAA approval to extend its ADS-B solutions to cover the Airbus Helicopters H120/EC120, H125/AS350, H130/EC130 and H135/EC135 series, with operators able to choose from either the L3 Lynx NGT-9000 or Garmin GTX-345 transponders. Vector Aerospace Photo

Vector Aerospace receives FAA STC to extend ADS-B upgrade

Vector Aerospace has received Federal Aviation Administration supplemental type certificate approval to extend its ADS-B solutions to cover several Airbus Helicopters models, with operators able to choose from either the L3 Lynx NGT-9000 or Garmin GTX-345 transponders.

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