Western Aircraft, a Greenwich AeroGroup company, announced today that it has received Transport Canada Civil Aviation approval of its Supplement Type Certificate for the new Gogo AVANCE L5 system for the Dassault Falcon 2000 series aircraft.
Western is an authorized full-service maintenance, repair and overhaul Gogo Business Aviation (NASDAQ: GOGO), dealer that has been developing STCs for Gogo AVANCE L5 – which connects using the Gogo Biz 4G network – for Dassault Falcon 2000 series aircraft, and participates as a partner for hardware sales and installations on other business aircraft.
“We are eager to now offer this outstanding Gogo 4G Biz system to our Canadian customers,” said Western Aircraft’s Avionics Manager John Crabtree. “It provides an excellent 4G connectivity experience for passengers.”
Operating on the Gogo Biz 4G network, Gogo AVANCE L5 delivers faster speeds and enhanced network capacity enabling a more robust experience for activities such as live streaming video and audio, on-demand movies, personal smartphone use, real-time data for cockpit apps, and remote diagnostics and support while in flight. Gogo AVANCE is an innovative approach that combines Gogo’s advanced hardware and software technology to create a fully integrated, aviation-grade inflight connectivity and entertainment platform.
Created specifically for the business aviation market, the Gogo Biz 4G network is built on Gogo’s existing ground network of more than 250 towers and fiber backhaul, which has provided connectivity for hundreds of thousands of flight hours aboard thousands of business and commercial aircraft. The AVANCE L5 equipment package will incorporate dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi service and a host of other features – all from a single box.