La Jolla, Calif., July 1, 2008 – Blue Sky Network , a leading global provider of mobile asset management and fleet management solutions using GPS tracking , today announced it has received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from the Federal Aviation Administration for installation of its D1000C and ACH1000 kits on Bombardier DHC-8-201 aircraft. The certified Blue Sky Network equipment provides Dash 8 operators enhanced communication between managers and crew from anywhere in the world, adding safety and tracking capabilities to increase security and efficiency.
Blue Sky Network’s D1000C offers near real-time tracking of fleets through built-in GPS position reporting combined with an Iridium satellite transceiver and telemetry data link. The ACH1000 communications control head adds voice communication and two-way messaging connectivity between operators and the control center. Managers are also able to visually track aircraft and view take-off, landing and other flight updates using SkyRouter, Blue Sky Network’s secure online web portal.
“This certification is proof of the high quality of our asset management equipment. We are very proud to provide our customers the added value and assurance of another STC,” said Jon Gilbert, president and CEO of Blue Sky Network. “We will continue to add product certification where needed in order to bring secure tracking and communications to more aircraft worldwide.”
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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