Avionics News January 2016 - 68
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Cobham Aerospace Communications
COBHAM AEROSPACE COMMUNICATIONS named JIM JACKALONE
director of sales and marketing.
He served most recently as director of technical sales with Honeywell
Aerospace. Prior to Honeywell, he was vice president of marketing, sales
and service with Triumph Aviation Services Asia. He also worked with Eaton
Aerospace and AAR Corp.
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AVIONICA selected Satmetrix NPX for managing and improving the cus-
tomer experience as it builds a broader foundation for the next phase of the
"At Avionica, we embrace the Rockefeller Habits for continuous improvement, and we are confident that the Satmetrix NPX software and the Net
Promoter Score methodology will help us to achieve even greater levels of
customer loyalty and satisfaction, said RAUL SEGREDO, founder and president. "The customer analytics and closed loop management system will provide the information we need to ensure our customers are being treated like
we would want to be treated. I am excited to see how our embrace of NPS
and an even greater focus on our customers will help improve our bottom
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SANDIA AEROSPACE added BILL SHUERT as manufacturing and service manager.
Shuert joins Sandia after 34 years with the Air Force National Guard, retiring as a Lt. Col. A private pilot and licensed A&P, Shuert owns a Cessna 150,
which he maintains and flies on a regular basis.
Shuert is a founding member of the New Mexico Aviation Aerospace
Association where he was instrumental in organizing the New Mexico Aviation
Career Expo. In the three years since its inception, the event has grown to be
the largest of its kind in the U.S., hosting more than 2,000 students.
For more information, visit sandia.aero. q
BLUE AVIONICS said its BA-440
Router/Filter provides Safran
Engineering Services and Duncan
Aviation with the SBAS GPS
interface and full ADS-B system
monitoring for their supplemental
type certificate of ADS-B solutions
on Bombardier Challenger CL6013A/R aircraft with Honeywell GNSSU
HG2021GD04/06 and Rockwell
Collins TDR-94D (-500 series)
"The goal of our AML-STC is to
create cost-effective, easy to install
ADS-B Out solutions that not only
meet regulatory requirements but
provide straightforward solutions
for installers," said SCOTT HALL,
aftermarket sales manager for
Safran Engineering Services.
"The Safran Engineering Services
ADS-B Out AML-STC will be made
available to all Rockwell Collins
authorized sales and service center
installation facilities around the
globe, streamlining the installation
process allowing operators easier
access to ADS-B Out solutions for
In addition to FAA approval,
Safran Engineering Services intends
to seek appropriate approvals with
Transport Canada and the European
Aviation Safety Agency, which will
streamline the installation process
for ADS-B Out equipage in the U.S.,
Canada and Europe.
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