PrivateSky Aviation Services Mode S Enhanced Surveillance Solution (EHS) Offers Immediate European Compliance

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PrivateSky® Aviation Services' Mode-S Enhanced Surveillance Solution (EHS) has been developed, accomplished & approved by the FAA for full compliance with mandates in European Airspace. Gulfstream Model aircraft now being booked into the PrivateSky® Fort Myers Service Center for the STC installation.

Fort Myers, Florida USA PrivateSky® Aviation Services, Inc., based in Fort Myers, Florida (KRSW) and Spectralux Corporation, based in Redmond, Washington announce the release of their new, FAA approved, Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for Mode-S Enhanced Surveillance (EHS) on Gulfstream aircraft. The installation requires approximately six days downtime and costs less than $20,000, depending on the current configuration of the Transponder installation in the aircraft.

Mode- S Elementary (ELS) and Enhanced (EHS) Surveillance is scheduled for mandatory compliance in European airspace by March 30, 2007.

PrivateSky® and Spectralux teamed together to provide customers with a top-notch quality (EHS) solution for the fast approaching mandate for operating in European Airspace. The new STC incorporates a Translator, manufactured by Spectralux that enables Enhanced Surveillance to report “Selected Altitude” as required by ICAO and EUROCONTROL. Installation of the new PrivateSky® STC enables all Gulfstream IV operators to be fully compliant with the requirements to operate in European Airspace.

Royce Stevens, PrivateSky® General Manager-Director, stated “We are very confident that the installation of our STC is the right value solution for our customers. The quality of the Spectralux Translator and the overall installation is the best that one can get in this industry. It is a straight forward install without the headaches of complex software changes that have previously caused us many problems over the years with system changes of this type. Additionally, it’s FAA approved and ready to be installed right now.”

Contact PrivateSky® Aviation Services, Inc. at 239 225 6100 for information and reservations for the (EHS) STC.

PrivateSky® Aviation Services, Inc. (a Wolanin Companies Ltd. affiliate) an Aviation Services Organization (ASO) is a FAA certified repair station Y3PR003X for Gulfstream II, III, IV, V models, handles complete scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, avionics upgrades and complete refurbishments. PrivateSky® is known in the Gulfstream and Aviation World for quality and customer satisfaction under a philosophy of Total Excellence™. PrivateSky® has been voted Gold Status 5 years in a row by the vote of Professional Pilots and Dispatchers. Further Information at:

PrivateSky® will also be exhibiting and booking time slots for installation of the Mode S Enhanced Surveillance Solution at the 59th Annual NBAA Convention (booth 1082) in Orlando October 17, 18, 19.


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