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UTC Aerospace Systems Adds Universal In-Flight Aircraft Health Monitoring and Automated Flight Tracking Capabilities

Apr 16, 2015

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- UTC Aerospace Systems can cost-effectively add continuous flight tracking and aircraft health monitoring to aircraft across the globe, monitoring position and status while en route. The company extended its innovative Aircraft Data Management (ADM) solution to provide airlines with an effective means of flight tracking that reports both position and aircraft health. UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).

UTC Aerospace Systems' aircraft health, flight tracking and position reporting system is unique in its ability to integrate with a variety of communications providers selected by the customer, regardless of the communications channel, SATCOM or standard ACARS. The system is based on the UTC Aerospace Systems ADM Aircraft Interface Device (AID), a proven solution that is certified on multiple aircraft platforms since 2009. This standard interface gives customers the autonomy and control to seamlessly pair their current SATCOM or standard ACARS system with existing UTC Aerospace Systems ADM solutions.

Brian Sartain, director of business development, Sensors and Integrated Systems said, "UTC Aerospace Systems has a history of providing innovative solutions to industry challenges. By using Aircraft Data Management solutions as a building block, we have been able to expand existing technology and offer customers an efficient means to incorporate flight-tracking capabilities on their aircraft, providing immediate benefits and long-term security."

UTC Aerospace Systems' ADM solutions include the proven technologies of the AID, Tablet Interface Module (TIM™) and Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) systems. Currently, over 500 aircraft flying today have UTC Aerospace Systems' ADM systems.

UTC Aerospace Systems designs, manufactures and services integrated systems and components for the aerospace and defense industries. UTC Aerospace Systems supports a global customer base with significant worldwide manufacturing and customer service facilities.

United Technologies Corp., based in Hartford, Connecticut, provides high technology products and services to the building and aerospace industries.

www.utcaerospacesystems.com  

 

SOURCE UTC Aerospace Systems

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