FAA & EASA AML STC Approved for Universal Avionics ATN B1 Module

Allows Operators to Upgrade for European Data Link Services (DLS) Mandate


LAS VEGAS, NV – Universal Avionics announces FAA and EASA sign-off for Authorized Dealer, Chicago Jet Group’s amendment of their AML STC to include the ATN B1 Module for the UniLink® UL-800/801 Communications Management Unit. Transport Canada and ANAC approvals are imminent.

Operators can now upgrade for Aeronautical Telecommunications Network Baseline 1 (ATN B1) CPDLC and Context Management functions required for the 05 February 2020 European mandate, formerly known as Link 2000+.

AML STC #ST03262CH covers the following aircraft platforms:

  • Bombardier: Challenger 600, 601, 604
  • Dassault Falcon®: 50/50EX, 2000/2000EX
  • Gulfstream: Astra, G100, GII, GIII, G-V, G500

Chicago Jet Group is also working on STC #ST03369CH which will cover the Dassault Falcon 900/900EX, Gulfstream G-IV/G-IVSP, and Boeing 767-200.

“Aircraft operating in European airspace will need to be equipped for ATN B1 CPDLC,” said Mike Marie, Universal Avionics Central U.S. Regional Sales Manager. “Universal’s UniLink UL-800/801 now has the capability to meet the data link requirements around the world,” he added. “We are excited to provide operators with the opportunity to prepare for the future of our airspace worldwide, including the European ATN B1 CPDLC mandate.”

“I’m very pleased that we’ve been able to add the ATN B1 capability to our AML STC’s for CPDLC,” said Mike Mitera, President of Chicago Jet Group. “This is a very significant accomplishment that is going to provide data link solutions for not only the operators based in Europe, but for the operators here in the U.S. that will be traveling to the EU with their aircraft,” he added. “We will continue to enhance and expand our AML CPDLC STC solutions for Business and Commercial aircraft.”

To help operators meet the requirements for FANS 1/A+ and ATN B1, the AML STC provides choices for Rockwell Collins’ ICS-120A/220A, True North’s TN1007-100, and Latitude’s DL150 as Iridium SatCom solutions.

For more information, visit Universal Avionics booth 411 during the 2018 AEA International Convention and Trade Show.

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Universal Avionics is a leading manufacturer of innovative avionics systems offered as retrofit and forward-fit solutions for the largest diversification of aircraft types in the industry. Markets served include Business, Helicopter, Airline (regional/commercial), Government/Military, Special Missions, and OEM. To learn more about Universal Avionics, visit www.uasc.com/company/about.