Avionics News October 2016 - 77
Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics
MID-CONTINENT INSTRUMENTS AND AVIONICS
promoted DAVID COPELAND to director of sales.
Copeland joined the company's
True Blue Power division as an
account manager in March 2014.
He brings many years of aviation
experience to the position and previously served with companies such as
Cessna, Beechcraft, Mooney Aviation,
Ametek Aerospace and Defense, CA
Aerospace, and the Federal Aviation Administration.
For more information, visit mcico.com. q
FREEFLIGHT SYSTEMS announced the promotion of
PETER RING to vice president of sales and marketing.
Based in Irving, Texas, Ring is responsible for getting
the company's range of products and services into the
global marketplace. Ring also will continue to develop
the company's team of sales,
marketing and business development
"Pete understands our products,
and he understands our customers,"
said FreeFlight Systems CEO TIM
TAYLOR. "As an experienced pilot,
Pete knows that our customers need
the best possible performance from
their avionics systems, combined with excellent pre- and
Ring has worked for FreeFlight Systems for more
than five years. Most recently, he served as the director
of sales and marketing. Previously, Ring held a sales
leadership position at the Avidyne Corp. and studied flight
operations at Daniel Webster College.
For more information, visit freeflightsystems.com. q
DAC INTERNATIONAL received Mexican
DGAC approval for the Part 25 approved model
list for the Esterline CMA-6800 display. According
to the company, the AML includes the Hawker
800/800xp/1000, Bombardier's Challenger
601-3A/3R, Dash 8-100/200/300 and its 415
Superscooper, Cessna Citation 650, Dassault Falcon
900, Fokker 50 and the Gulfstream III.
The CMA-6800 Electronic Display System was
designed to replace the aging Honeywell ED-800
Cathode Ray Tube displays. DAC partnered with
Peregrine to complete the engineering, test and
certification activity required for this STC.
In addition to the certification listed, DAC is
expecting European Aviation Safety Agency approval
and is adding additional aircraft types within the next
few months to the AML STC.
For more information, visit dacint.com. q
AVIONICA announced a partnership with GigSky,
a provider of mobile data solutions. According to
the company, the agreement enables Avionica to
offer GigSky mobile data services directly to flight
departments for their connected aircraft at an
affordable cost. The single-SIM data service will be
available to airlines and commercial flight operators
"Avionica is excited to offer global data services
from GigSky as part of our product portfolio for aircraft
data management," said SEAN REILLY, vice president
of business development for Avionica. "We've tailored
our combined services to the needs of airlines and
commercial flight operators, with an emphasis on
personalized customer service and support."
For more information, visit avionica.com. q