La Jolla, Calif. – April 6, 2010 – Blue Sky Network, a leading global provider of GPS tracking and communication solutions for land, sea, and aviation assets, today announced Brazilian-based TAM Executive Aviation (TAM EA) selected Blue Sky Network’s automated flight following and communication equipment for its fleet of planes.
TAM EA opted for Blue Sky’s newly launched D410A tracking device to better monitor and manage its flights and consequently improve operational safety and efficiency. Additionally, the D410A’s flight following features improve the service delivered to customers of TAM EA’s charter flights, as they now have easy access to information on the progress and status of each flight.
“We chose Blue Sky Network because it provided the most comprehensive flight logistics solution for our needs,” said Samuel di Pietro, OCC Manager for TAM EA. “The hardware, software and network components are well supported in our country.”
The D410 is a compact, flexible and low-cost tracking device which can be easily deployed and transported between aircraft. At less than one pound, the unit can be placed near the glare shield to provide reliable GPS and sensor data via the Iridium global satellite network. With key features like an integrated antenna, optional Blue Sky Messenger software for Windows Mobile PDAs, and 2-yr Li battery, the D410A is ideal for low maintenance installations where two-way text communication and location reporting are a requirement.
“TAM EA’s selection of our new D410A device demonstrates its growing acceptance within the aviation market,” said Tiago Senna, CEO, Blue Sky Network Brasil Communicacao Por Satelite, Ltda. “Pilots operating and ground crew monitoring TAM EA’s planes can now rest assured knowing they are utilizing reliable, powerful technology from an industry leader in flight tracking and communications solutions.”
TAM EA was founded in 1961. It is the exclusive sales representative of Cessna Aircraft, Bell Helicopters and FlightSafety International in Brazil. The product portfolio includes the sale of aircraft and helicopters, aircraft charter, aircraft maintenance, aircraft management, sales training and FBO. It currently has approximately 550 employees.
About Blue Sky Network
Blue Sky Network is a leading global provider of voice and data services via the Iridium satellite network. Our aviation, marine and vehicle products for GPS tracking, real time flight tracking and fleet management provide reliable fleet tracking and communication services. Blue Sky Network’s solutions serve the Aviation, Oil and Gas, Government, Forestry, Mining, Supply Chain Management and Intermodal Transportation markets. Founded in 2001, Blue Sky Network is headquartered in La Jolla, California with customers and distributors worldwide. For more information about our company and solutions, visit the Blue Sky Network website at www.blueskynetwork.com.
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